Travel between Cai Be - Can Tho with The Bassac Cruises 2 Days

Itinerary Cai Be - Can Tho

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

  • 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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Itinerary Can Tho - Cai Be

Day 1: Can Tho

  • Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew, check into the cabins. 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 2: Cai Be

  • 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.

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Prices

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
Cabin Grade Joining boat Single supplement
2 persons 3 - 4 persons 5 - 6 persons 7 - 8 persons
Double/ Twin 340 300 270 255 115

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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