Bassac 2 Days: Cai Be - Can Tho 2 Days

Bassac 2 Days: Cai Be - Can Tho
Highlights: Aboard Bassac Cruise, you will be able to get a glimpse of the tremendous activity of the floating markets, of the peaceful life in the countryside and of the bountiful nature in the Mekong Delta


Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon –Cai Be – Tra On

• 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.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Tra On – Can Tho - Saigon

• 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, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.
End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cần Thơ.

Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Prices & Inclusions

Price is from~US$ 215 per person
All rates are quoted per person until Oct 2015
Prices Include:
• Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded, except if specifically mentioned in the group schedule;
• Three meals;
• Vietnamese tea and coffee, mineral water;
• Two visits on shore or on a smaller skiff;
• Access to all services on board;
• Access to and from the board on a smaller skiff.
Prices Exclude:
• Road or speedboat transfer except if specifically mentioned in the price schedule;
• Bar services and any other extra drinks;
• Visas
• Personal travel insurance
• Tips and gratuities.

Transportation services

For private round trip transfers Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be & Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh:VND3,150,000 (US$150)/4 seater car, VND3,224,000 (US$158)/7 seater car, VND3,552,000 (US$169)/16 seater minibus.

Special Conditions for Children
50% for kids under 12 years old
Free of charge for kids under 2 years old
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