From 01 Sep 2018 to 31 Oct 2019
332.00 USD / pax
Day 1 title: Saigon - Can Tho
Day 1 meals: L D
Day 1 overnight: Bassac Cruise 2 days 1 night - ROH cabin double/twin
Day 1 description: Meet and greet at your hotel at 8.00am. Travel south to Can Tho in the heart of the Mekong Delta by shuttle bus. 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 title: Can Tho - Cai Be - Saigon
Day 2 meals: B
Day 2 overnight: None of accommodation
Day 2 description: 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. Disembark at Cai Be, there you will be met by your driver for the drive back to Saigon, arriving your hotel in Saigon in the afternoon.