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BASSAC CRUISE*****
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mslewis-09
Number of Cabins: 10 cabin(s) Ratings: 5
Description: Welcome to Bassac Cruise, a friendly and professional wooden boat in Mekong River. We bring to you the three elegant cruises that sharing the same quality in three impressing different sizes. It is known as one of the most long-standing boat in the rural Mekong, Bassac always receipts customers' believe from we have begun up to now. The cabins of Bassac I/II/III are perfectly decorated with full of modem things such as air-conditional, individual bathroom, accompanied by other convenient furnishes. Especially, Bassac Mekong Cruise have a standard restaurant which works all day, a very attracting gallery, a small office room and an amazing sundeck with 700 sqm. Furthermore, we, the three sister cruises of Bassac are pride of our original composition from Sao wood that are respected by the Mekong local shipbuilders. The Sao wood is only used in aristocrat level or royal products. The most outstanding points of Bassac Team is a flexible Itinerary. Our crews always prepare a list of interesting destinations with the aim of traveling with you to whatever you want in Mekong Delta.
  • Option 1: Can Tho – Cai Be

    Day 1: Can Tho (L/D)

    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.

    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 serves 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 (B)

    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 near Cai Be, check-out and transfer to a rowing boat for a quiet visit through a small canal if the tide allows.

    Rendez-vous with a local boat, which will take you to shore for a visit of Cai Be's 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.
    The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

    Option 2: Cai Be – Can Tho

    Day 1: Cai Be (L/D)

    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 Tra On for the night. 

    Day 2: Can Tho  (B)

    Breakfast is available as early as 07:00, as the ship passes by Tra On, where you may see a small 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 Cần Thơ.

    Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
    The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

    Option 3: Cai Be – My Tho

    Day 1: Cai Be (L/D)

    Boarding at Cai Be with a local boat through the Cai Be floating market. Transboarding onto the Bassac, welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew. Check into cabins.

    Lunch on board as the Bassac is en route towards Binh Hoa Phuoc Island.

    Rendez-vous with a local boat to visit an old colonial house and an orchard garden on the Island.

    Boarding back before dusk. Refreshment drink then departure towards My Tho.

    Dinner is served en route.

    The upper deck welcomes you for a cool evening, why not with a drink.

    The Bassac drops anchor for the night in front of the Ben Tre islands.

    Day 2: My Tho (B)

    Breakfast is available from 6:30 in the morning.

    Mid-morning, check out and transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of the Ben Tre islands: rowing through the arroyos shaded with water coconut trees, on a horsecart through to a honey farm where you will taste the local production, especially honey tea.

    Arrival at Mỹ Tho late morning.

    End of services by mid-morning on shore at Mỹ Tho.

    Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
    The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Selected accommodation with breakfast in twin share room
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary
    • Private air-condition transportation
    • Boat cruises while on tour
    • Experience and friendly English-speaking local guide
    • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
    • Service charge and VAT taxes

    Tour Exclusions:

    • Pick up and drop off transportation
    • Visa stamping fee at the Embassy
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Other foreign language guide
    • Peak tourist season or special event rates
    • Child or adult in triple sharing room
    • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
    • Solo traveller must single supplement
  • Option 1: Cai Be – Can Tho – Cai Be

    Day 1: Cai Be (L/D)

    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 Tra On for the night.

     Day 2: Can Tho (B/L/D)

    Breakfast is available as early as 07:00, as the ship passes by Tra On, where you may see a small 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, then a noodle factory 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.

    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 serves 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: Cai Be (L)

    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 near Cai Be, check-out and transfer to a rowing boat for a quiet visit through a small canal if the tide allows.

    Rendez-vous with a local boat, which will take you to shore for a visit of Cai Be's 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.
    The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

    Option 2: Cai Be – Can Tho – Chau Doc

    Day 1: Cai Be (L/D)

    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 Tra On for the night.

     Day 2: Can Tho (B/L/D)

    Breakfast is available as early as 07:00, as the ship passes by Tra On, where you may see a small 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, then a noodle factory 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 village.

    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 (B)

    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.
    The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Selected accommodation with breakfast in twin share room
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary
    • Boat cruises while on tour
    • Experience and friendly English-speaking local guide
    • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
    • Service charge and VAT taxes

    Tour Exclusions:

    • Private air-condition transportation
    • Visa stamping fee at the Embassy
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Other foreign language guide
    • Peak tourist season or special event rates
    • Child or adult in triple sharing room
    • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
    • Solo traveller must single supplement
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