Cruise along one of the world's mightiest rivers - the Mekong and enjoy a tapestry of sights and sounds. Rest on the upper deck of the "Bassac" your floating hotel and enjoy a landscape of rice fields, sugar cane, forest and local life.
Highlights: Boating, local life style and cultural experience
Day 1: Hochiminh city – My Tho – Can Tho
Start your journey south into the heart of the Mekong Delta, pass farmer tending their fields and drying their produce on the sides of the road. Exploring the real Mekong river with visit a local village that specializes in making bamboo baskets, getting closely thousands of stock nesting in a beautiful natural environment in Stork Sanctuary. Accommodation at Victoria Can Tho hotel, a beautiful French colonial style hotel situated on the river bank.
Day 2: Cantho- Tra On- Mang Thit
Rising to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, embark on Bassac cruise 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. Have lunch on board while en route. Boat cruises to nearby Tra On floating market, branching into Mang Thit River towards Co Chien River. Rest on the upper deck or enjoy the open bar in scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, woods on the near banks. 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 and the orchard or rice fields nearby. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river towards the anchorage point for the night. The Bassac sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit
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Day 3: Caibe- Hochiminh city
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. Board on the car for driving back to Ho Chi Minh city. End of services.
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The tour is sample and private, you may go with all details or we can modify to fix you way travel. Please contact us for further information.
- Pick up & drop off at your hotel as requested
- Transfer in air-condition vehicle
- 01 night accommodation at Victoria River Side hotel - 4 stars based on twin share
- 01 night accommodation on Bassac Cruise on cabin based on twin share with all amenities and a bathroom
- Full time escort by English speaking tour guide
- Private motorized boat & sampan on river
- Lunch and dinner with a soft drink, and breakfast on board
- Entrance fees
- International flights
- International departure tax
- Visas and visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Pre-post accommodation in Hochiminh city
- Other meals & drinks
- Admission fees during free time