The overnight package on board of Bassac cruise will take you to a fresh and peaceful area of the Mekong Delta and allow you the opportunity to discover life along the river. Wandering around a local village and the countryside to meet and talk with local people is an interesting part of the cruise itinerary, allowing guests the opportunity to embrace the warm and welcoming Delta people.
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE – MANG THIT – TRA ON (L/D)
This morning, leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind as the scenery is gradually replaced with rice paddies and rural villages on your drive to Cai Be. As you board 'The Bassac' and depart towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang River, enjoy a delectable lunch on the boat's upper deck. Along the way, visit a local village, fruit orchard, and rice field where you can learn more about the way of life here in the Delta. As the sun sets, enjoy dinner on board as the ship cruises along the Mang Thit River.
Overnight on join-in Bassac boat (private cabin, 2 persons per cabin)
DAY 2: TRA ON – CAN THO – HO CHI MINH CITY (B)An early breakfast will be served whilst the ship cruises the Tra On the floating market on the way to Can Tho. Here, you will disembark and travel by a small local boat to explore the Cai Rang floating market. The waterway becomes a maze of hundreds of boats packed with mango, bananas, papaya, pineapple, and even floating pho vendors. Check-out your cabin, say goodbye to the crew, and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City