Tour Mekong River Cruises

Bassac Mekong Cruise 2days

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Tour Code: 14MKRC 2D
Departure: Ho Chi Minh
Tour type: Mekong River Cruises
Duration: 2 Days-1 night
Destination: Ho Chi Minh
Price from: 172

The Bassac is entirely built of wood, from the hull of an 80-foot-long rice barge. She can accommodate up to 12 passengers in six nicely decorated cabins, each with air-con and a private bathroom, and features a 100 sqft restaurant that opens all around, a large gallery, a small office room and 700 sqft of sundeck.


Day 1: Cai Be – Can Tho (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 on route. Rest on the deck.

The Bassac slips into the Chợ Lach 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 -Saigon (B)

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 Can Tho.

Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.

Cruise Includes:

-Transportation on board
-Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded, except where other accommodation arrangements are mentioned in the group details
-Three meals
-Vietnamese coffee, tea; mineral water
-Two visits on shore or on a small skiff
-Access to all services on board
-Access to and from the board on a longboat.

Cruise Excludes :

- Transfer from/to Saigon
- Travel insurance
- Road transfer except if specifically mentioned in the price schedule
- Bar services and other non-included drinks
- Tips and gratuities
- Other not mentioned

Private Tour On Request


** Itinerary & program subject to change when necessary with or without prior notice
**Single cabin suppl. + 50% per single occupancy; typ. For an odd number of passengers" 
** Kids rebate + 50% for kid under 12 years old 
**Infants : FOC for kids under 2 years old 
**Late booking rebate  +20% for departure within 48 hours of booking

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