Day 01: CAN THO, ON THE FIRST DAY AT NOON ( Lunch / Diner)
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.
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 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 02: CAN THO – CAIBE ( Breakfast )
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 on shore in Cái Bè mid-morning.
Please note: you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the smaller boat for the last visit.
The services of the Bassac include per night on board:
ü Transportation on board
ü Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded.
ü Except where other accommodation arrangements are mentioned in the booking slip
ü Three meals
ü Vietnamese coffee, tea; mineral water
ü Two visits on shore or on a small skiff
ü Access to all services on board
ü Access to and from the board on a longboat
ü All taxes are included
ü Road transfer
ü Except if specifically mentioned in the booking slip
ü Bar services
ü Travel insurance
ü Visas and visa fees
ü Tips and gratuities