Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc (3 days and 2 nights) Charter Only
Departure on Thursday
DEPARTURE DATES: THURSDAY
Superb three-day journeys that will take you to the heart of the Mekong delta and to the Cambodian frontier.
DAY 1: SAIGON - CAI BE - TRA ON:
Pick up at hotel in Saigon City and drive to 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 on route. Rest on the deck.
Turning 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.
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: TRA ON - CAN THO
Breakfast is available from 06:30, while the ship is cruising 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.
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: CRUISING TO CHAU DOC
Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM, as the Bassac is on its way upstream the river towards Chau Doc.
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 on shore in Chau Doc mid-morning.
please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the smaller boat for the last visit.
***** Please note you will leave the Bassac for good at the time you embark for the last visit.
The trip is inclusive of
Private pick up and transfer
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
The trip is exclusive of
Visas and visa fees
Tips and gratuities
Please note the Cruise Itinerary and Program may be subject to change without prior notice.