The Bassac take you into the greener areas of the Mekong Delta, overnight on the river and into the middle of the life about the river. They are entirely built of wood in the Mekong Delta and according to the local marine traditions, and adapted for discovery cruises, open to outside and offering an immediate contact with the green surrounding of the ship.
Day 1: Saigon – Mekong Delta
This morning, you will be transfer to Cai Be for an overnight experience onboard on Mekong River.
Upon arrival, embark Bassac Cruise and depart towards Cho Lach on Tien Giang River, a branch of Mekong River.
Lunch is served while cruising.
The Bassac slips into the Lach Market 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.
Back to the cruise and enjoy the sunset on the deck. Dinner is served 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: Mekong Delta – Saigon
You may get up for breakfast as early as 6:30AM, 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, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, then a noodle factory and return to the Ninh Kieu Pier.
End of services by mid-morning on shore at Can Tho.
**Please note that you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30AM.
What You will Enjoy from this Tour:
1-night package on Bassac Cruise (join-in cruise)
Private transfer from Saigon to Cai Be
Private transfer from Can Tho to Saigon
English speaking guide for transfers
Admission fees to the sightseeing spots as indicated
Meals on board: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner (drinks are on consumption)
Unlimited bottled water and cold hand-wipes during your transfers
What You will Manage on Your Own: