Mekong river cruise with Bassac 2

2 days, 1 nights 12:03:23.2900000 | 11.23.2010

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Tour Code: VTL 03
Tour Route: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An town (Charming World Heritage site) Saigon - Ho Chi Minh city, Mekong Delta
Tour Duration: 15 Days15 Days - Discover Vietnam's Highlights Tour Map
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Cruise Holidays, and Folk Arts
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, moderate walking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 1 Arrival Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi City tour
Day 3 Hanoi Halong Bay
Day 4 Halong bay - Hanoi
Day 5 Hanoi fly to Hue
Day 6 Hue
Day 7 Hue - Hoi An
Day 8 Hoi An
Day 9 Hoi An
Day 10 Hoi An - Da Nang fly to Saigon
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh tour
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Cao Dai
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong
Day 14 Mekong - Ho Chi Minh
Day 15 Departure

Detail Itinerary

Join in on the Bassac's regular overnight cruises between Can Tho and Cai Be! We will sail across the Mekong river. We keep you on small riverways as you enjoy the close contact with the changing scenery and local people...



Day 1: SAIGON – CAN THO (L, D)

The private vehicle and driver of Binhtours will pick up you from your hotel this morning to leave Saigon for Can Tho. It will take you roughly 4 hours driving there with stop en route for your refreshment and photo opportunities.

* 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 Mang Thit.


Day 2: CAI BE – SAIGON (B)

Breakfast on boat

* 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 in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.

End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cai Be. Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit.


Your private vehicle is waiting for you at the pier to bring you back to Saigon with stop en route for your own lunch.

Arrive your hotel in Saigon in the afternoon. End of services.



+ English or French speaking guide on boat (Other languages available upon request)

+ Package 2-day join-in trip on Bassac cruise with full board based on Twin-shared cabin.

+ All transfer and transportation by A/C vehicle as per program.

+ Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees

+ Mineral water and wet tissue (Bottle of 500ml/person/day)



+ Accommodation in Saigon

+ Travel insurance

+ Visa

+ Tips

+ Personal expenses


What to bring

Sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, sleeping bag (optional), rain coat, toiletries, original passport.


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