Travel between Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc with The Bassac Cruises 3 Days

Itinerary Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc

Day 1: Cai Be

  • 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: Can Tho - Long Xuyen

  • 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 back, welcome drink and departure towards upstream river Bassac. Lunch is served on board while en route.
  • Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat 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: Chau Doc

  • Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM, as the Bassac is on its way upstream the river towards Châu Đốc.
  • Upon arrival to Chau Doc, check-out and transfer onto a local boat for the visit of a village of the Muslim Cham minority, then final disembarkment.
  • End of services by mid-morning on shore at Châu Đốc.
Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
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Itinerary Can Tho - Chau Doc - Cai Be

Day 1: Can Tho

  • Boarding at Can Tho at noon. Welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew, check-in into the cabins. Departure towards upstream on the Bassac river. Lunch is served on board while en route.
  • Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat 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 2: Chau Doc

  • Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM, as the Bassac is on its way upstream the river towards Châu Đốc.
  • Upon arrival in Chau Doc, transfer onto a local boat for the visit of a village of the Muslim Cham minority.
  • Boarding at noon at the Chau Doc pier, welcome drink.
  • Departure downstream on the Bassac river, as the crew serves lunch.
  • We connect through river Vam Nao and around the district of Cho Moi to the First River.
  • Mid-afternoon, we sail along a small tributary to Song Ho. Exploratory visit at Cho Moi: Village and old churches.
  • Boarding back at dusk, welcome drink. Dinner is served en route.
  • the Bassac drops anchor on the way in view of the My Thuan bridge for the night

Day 3: Cai Be

  • Breakfast is available from 6:30 on.
  • The Bassac sets sail after sunrise towards Cai Be, through sceneries of sweet water mangroves on river My Tho.
  • 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.
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Itinerary Chau Doc - Cai Be - Can Tho

Day 1: Chau Doc

  • Boarding at the Chau Doc pier, welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew, check into your cabin.
  • Departure downstream on the Bassac river, as the crew serves lunch.
  • We connect through river Vam Nao and around the district of Cho Moi to the First River.
  • Mid-afternoon, we sail along a small tributary to Song Ho. Exploratory visit at Cho Moi: Village and old churches.
  • Boarding back at dusk, welcome drink. Dinner is served en route.
  • the Bassac drops anchor on the way in view of the My Thuan bridge for the night.

Day 2: Cai Be

  • Breakfast is available from 6:30 on.
  • The Bassac sets sail after sunrise towards Cai Be, through sceneries of sweet water mangroves on river My Tho.
  • Arrival in Cai Be, transfer to a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.
  • Boarding at Cai Be at noon. Welcome drink, 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 3: Can Tho

  • 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, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.
  • End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cần Thơ.
Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
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Prices

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
Cabin Grade May - Sep Jan - Apr & Oct - Dec
Single Double Single Double
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Inclusion:

  • Transportation on board
  • Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded.
  • Meals served onboard
  • Vietnamese coffee, tea; mineral water
  • Visits on shore or on a small skiff
  • Access to all services on board
  • Access to and from the board on a longboat
  • All taxes are included

Exclusion:

  • Private transfer around Saigon
  • Bar services
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
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