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Bassac Cruise 3Days

Tour code: MKC-02

Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights

Route: Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh

Prices: 345 $

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be  (L, D)

At 7h30 in the morning, driver picks you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer the heart of the Mekong Delta. En route, pass farmers tending their fields and drying their produces on the sides of the road.
Boarding at Cai Be at noon. Welcome drink. Introduction to the ship and crew, check in the cabins.
Departure towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river.
Lunch en route. Rest on the deck.
Turning into Cho Lach canal for 30 minutes through the traffic of sand and rice barges, in a scenery of fruit drying facilities and wooden ship building yards.
Visit of a village on the banks of river Mang Thit, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life and hospitality of the local inhabitants. Visit of the orchard or rice fields nearby.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river.
The Bassac sets anchor just downstream from the little Tra On floating market, for the night.

Day 2: Cai Be – Can Tho (B, L, D)

Breakfast is available from 06:30, while the ship is cruising the Tra On floating market. The ship then departs towards Can Tho.
Arrival in Cai Rang floating market, transfer onto a local boat to visit the Mekong Delta floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.
Boarding back, welcome drink and departure towards upstream river Bassac. Lunch is served on board while en route.
Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on a long boat for a visit of a bamboo-knitting village near the Thot Not bird park, at the time the egrets return home from a day out.
Boarding back before dusk, a welcome drink and the dinner are served on board while en route.
Rest on the deck before the night. The Bassac drops anchor upstream of Long Xuyen for the night.

Day 3: Can Tho – Chau Doc  (B)

Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM, as the Bassac is on its way upstream the river towards Chau Doc.
Upon arrival at Chau Doc, check-out and transfer onto a local boat for the visit of a village of the Muslim Cham minority, then get disembarked and transferred to Saigon City. Tour ends.We await to serve you next time.

Tour Price
Group 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-15 pax 16 pax up Single supplement
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Accommodation

The Bassac is entirely built of wood, from the hull of an 80-foot-long rice barge.
She can accommodate up to 12 passengers in six nicely decorated cabins, each with air-con and a private bathroom, and features a 100 sqft restaurant that opens all around, a large gallery, a small office room and 700 sqft of sundeck.
The Bassac can take her passengers on cruises up to seven days without stopping, and offers a great flexibility in programming your journey.

Inclusion & Exclusion
Tour Included
  • Land transfer: Saigon – Cai Be, Chau Doc – Saigon
  • Tour programs as in the itinerary
  • Accommodation: twin sharing basis
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Entrance fees
  • English - speaking guide onboard
Tour Excluded
  • Airfares & airport taxes.
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Other not mentioned