Bassac Cruise

Mekong Cruise On Bassac
Mekong Cruise On Bassac by First Choice Travel Vietnam

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai BeBassac Mekong River Cruise


- 8:00 pick up from Saigon. Drive to Cai Be.
Arrival Cái Bè, on the first day at noon
- 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: Tra On -  Can Tho Bassac Mekong River Cruise


- 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 at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink. Departure upstream of the Hau river. Lunch on board while en route.
- Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat to take some walks at the bamboo village in Thot Not.
- Boarding back at dusk, rest on the deck for the sunset while taking somes drinks at the bar.
- The dinner is served on board. The Bassac takes the way back to Can Tho and casts anchor near Can Tho for the night.

Day 3: Can Tho- Ho Chi Minh City Kayak Bassac Mekong River Cruise


06:30 Bassac cruise sets sail again through the labyrinth of creek and canals towards Cai Be. The passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the river banks.The Bassac crosses Co Chien river then branches into Cho Lach canal for 30 minutes through bobbling commotion of laden boats 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. Pick up at Caibe and drive back to Ho Chi Minh city. End of services.

Cost in USD/person


2 pax

3 – 4 pax

5-6 pax

7- 9 pax

10 pax up

From 1st May to 30 Aug, 2013

Twin Sharing






From 1st Nov to 31st Dec, 2012 and 1st Jan to 30th Apr, 2013 & 1st Sep to 31st Oct, 2013

Twin Sharing






Contact us

Web Mekong Delta Travel
Tel +0912217448(Mr. Tran Quoc Long GM of First Choice)
Add 18 lane 32 chua ha street, hanoi, vietnam
Working Hour Mon- Fri: 8:00- 17:30 GMT+ 7

Destinations:  My Tho, Can Tho City, Ho Chi Minh City
Start Date: Every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday

Includes: Transport, Accommodation, meals as per itinerary, guide on board

Excludes: Drink, tips

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