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Bassac Mekong Cruiser – 3days

  • Duration: 3 days -2 nights
  • Trip Code: MKC10
  • Price: Price From: $354 - $412

Cai Be - Can Tho - Cai Be

Cái Bè, on the first day at noon
- Boarding at Cai Be at noon. Welcome drink, Introduction to the ship and crew, check into the cabins.
- Departure towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river.
- Lunch while en route. Rest on the deck.
- The Bassac slips into the Chợ Lách canal, in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the river traffic, between markets and churches, a unique opportunity for a glimpse of the very varied life on the banks as well as on the water.
- 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
- You may get up for breakfast as early as 06:30, as the ship is resuming its cruise 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 floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier by mid-morning.
- Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink, departure downstream of the Hau river. Lunch on board while en route.
- Tour near Tra On floating market.
- Turning into Nicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien rivers. Rest on the upper deck in a scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, woods on the near banks.
- By mid-afternoon, the Bassac casts anchor for a visit on shore: past the first tree line, quiet discovery of the peaceful life in the delta's countryside, of rice fields, fruit trees and the welcoming inhabitants.
- Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck or around the bar enjoying the sunset.
- The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river towards her anchorage point for the night.
- The Bassac sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit.

Day 3
- 06:30 Departure towards Cai Be. The passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the banks.
- The Bassac crosses Co Chien river then branches 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.
- Arrival in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.
- End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cái Bè.
- Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.

Hotel Class Price in party of Single
Supplement
 
1 - 2 pax 3 - 12 pax >=13 pax
Standard Class ** $ 412 $ 386 $ 354 + 60% Booking
 
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/person)
 
Tour price Include:
- English speaking guide onboard
- 2 nights in twin/ double cabin on Le Bassac Cruise
- Welcome dink
- Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L= lunch; D = diner)
- Admission fees and permits where applicable
 
Tour price Exclude:
- Private transfer from Saigon to Cai Be pier
- Airfares & airport taxes
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Visa and visa arrangement
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses
- Hotel in Sai gon & Chau Doc
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