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Can Tho - Cai Be

2 days
Bassac Mekong Cruise
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Good For: World Class travellers who would like to explore a real great Mekong River Delta Vietnam. 
Made entirely of wood and designed based on the traditional rice barge of Mekong’s habitants without compromising safety or comfort, the three Bassac cruises offers 30 cabins in total. All rooms are equipped air-conditioner, soundproofed system to allow private and quite stay, en-suite bathroom and safety equipment. With short to medium itineraries, the cruises take you to explore life on the river in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s rice bowl.  Let the hustle and bustle of modern city slipping away by spending nights aboard in a relaxing and cozy atmosphere and tasting freshly regional specialties served by the attentive crew.

Fact sheet

Bassac I
• Passenger cabins: 6
• Flag: Vietnam
• Class: VR-SI, river cruiser
• Displacement: 107 metric tons
• Length: 24.40m
• Beam:  5.50m
• Draft: 1.50m half-loaded
• Propulsion: Caterpillar 14,6 liters, 400 BHP, built to run 5000 hours per year
Bassac II
• Number of cabins: 12
• Maximum: 24 passengers
• Flag: Việt Nam
• Class: VR-SII river cruiser
• Displacement: 230 metric tons
• Registered tonnage: 237 GRT
• Length overall: 105' / 32m
• Beam: 25' / 7.80m
• Draft: 4'2" / 1.30m at half-load
Bassac III
• Number of cabins: 12
• Maximum: 24 passengers
• Flag: Việt Nam
• Class: VR-SI river cruiser
• Displacement: 230 metric tons
• Length overall: 108' / 33m
• Beam: 25' / 7.80m
• Draft: 4'2" / 1.20m at half-load

Cabin Types and facilities

Bassac I Cabin
 6 cabins in the front of the main deck: 4 with twin bedding, 2 with a double bed.
Cabin size: 14.0 m2
Bed types:  Double or Twin
Location: Main deck
Bassac II & III Cabin
No of Cabin: 12
Cabin size: 15.0 m2
Bed types:  Double or Twin
Location: Maindeck
Facilities of all cabins: Hot water, Hair-dryer, Air-conditioning, Fan, Shower Toilet, Complimentary Drinking Water, Slippers, Safety Equipment and Life Vests, Safety box, En-suite Bathroom.

Restaurant  & Bar

The 500 square feet at the stern of the main deck accommodate the restaurant and the bar can be completely opened to outside for you to enjoy the evening.
Upper deck 1500 square feet, mostly shaded.
The front is fit for sunbathing and rest on sunbathing couches;
The bar at the back welcomes you for a drink outside as the sun sets.
Day 1: Sai Gon – Can Tho (Meals: B)
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.
Tour near Tra On floating market.
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 will serve 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 MangThit.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Be (Meals: B)
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.
Rendez-vous with a local boat, which will take you to shore for a visit of CaiBe's handicraft.

Package Prices ($) (From 01/01 To 31/12)

Tour package01-02 pax 03 - 12 pax 13 pax up  
Price$253$230$221Book a pack

What's included

  • Transportation on board
  • Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded. Exceptwhere other accommodation arrangements are mentioned in the booking slip
  • Meal as mentioned in program
  • 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
  • All taxes are included 

What's excluded

  • Road transfer except if specifically mentioned in the booking slip
  • Bar services
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities
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Cabin types Services and Facilities
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Deluxe Triple
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