Explore the bustling floating markets of Cai Rang, Cai Be and enjoy the hospitality of a local villages on route. Staying on the upper deck of the "Bassac" your floating hotel and enjoy a landscape of rice fields, sugar cane, forest and local life.
Day 01: Saigon - Can Tho:
You will be picked up from the hotel in Saigon for 4 hour driving to Can Tho.
Upon arrival Can Tho, we will board 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.
Branching intoNicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien rivers. Rest on the upper deck or enjoy the open bar in a 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. Visit of the orchard or rice fields nearby.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck 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 02: Can Tho - Cai Be - Saigon.
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.
? English or French speaking guide
? Land transfers by A.C vehicle with driver
? All accommodation at Victoria on single or double share basis with breakfast
? Accommodation in a twin-bed or double-bed cabin on the main deck, with all amenities and a bathroom, on a twin-sharebasis.