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1-night Discovery Cruises With The Bassac, Mekong Delta

1-night Discovery Cruises With The Bassac, Mekong Delta

On the discovery cruises, the Bassac will take you into the greener areas of the Mekong Delta. The voyages span one or more nights and are focused on exploring the countryside of the Mekong delta: a guided promenade or cycling tour, and a visit to Cai Rang, the largest floating in Mekong Delta.

Duration
01 nights
Price from
$292
when
Year-round
destination
Mekong Delta
type
Join-in

itinerary

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  • Day 1 Can Tho - Tra On

    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.

    Turning into Nicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit river. Rest on the upper deck in a scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, and 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, or, at your option, a short cycling tour of the surrounding area.

    Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck or around the bar enjoying the sunset.

    The Bassac sets anchor just downstream from Tra On for the night.

  • Day 2 Tra On - Can Tho

    The boat departs at 06:00, as the ship passes by Tra On. The ship then departs towards Can Tho. Breakfast is available at 07:00.

    Arrival in Can Tho, transfer onto a local boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market (08:45), then a noodle factory and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.

    Please note:

    The Bassac offer 1-night Discovery Cruises or 2-night Retreat Cruises itineraries across Mekong Delta. For longer cruises and charter a boat, please contact us for more details.

CRUISE PRICES & DETAILS

Please find below our cruise rates (rack, before any promotional discount), departures and additional information. You may also like to check actual availability by sending us directly a request at info@amasiatravel.com

Prices

2022 – 2023
Departure until Oct 31, 2022
1 or 2 passengers$267
3 to 12 passengers$243
13 passengers or more$230
Departure from Nov 01, 2022 until Oct 31, 2023
1 or 2 passengers$274
3 to 12 passengers$250
13 passengers or more$236
  • Rates are quoted in USD per person based on double sharing occupancy.
  • Rates apply for individual traveller booking only.
  • These rates are subject to change depending on the cost of fuel. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted rates.
  • Single cabin supplement: +50% per single occupancy; typ. for an odd number of passengers
  • Kids rebate: -50% for kids under 12 years old
  • Infants: -100% Free of charge for kids under 2 years old
  • Late Booking rebate: -20% for departure within 48 hours of booking. Booking can be declined if there are not enough passengers. And this rebate is not applied to other promotions.

What's Included

  • Transportation on board
  • Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded
  • English-speaking host on board and during the visits
  • Three meals
  • 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

What's Not Included

  • Road, speedboat transfer, except if specifically mentioned in the booking confirmation
  • Bar services
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Departures

Departure: Daily, 12:00 PM at Cần Thơ market hall; back at 10:00 AM D+1

Boat Information

The Bassac are among the last classic wooden river boat in Vietnam: these elegant vessels share one standard and differ mostly by their size. All the Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require. All ships harbour redundant propulsion and power generator, river water and wastewater treatment, and a professional galley.

The Bassac Factsheet

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