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3-Days Cruise Can Tho – Cai Be – Can Tho | TransMekong

The Bassac III_1

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The Bassac


3 day(s)

Itinerary description

From: Can Tho
To: Can Tho
Day 1: Your journey starts in Cần Thơ with boarding at Ninh Kieu pier at noon. After a welcome drink and cabin check-in, the ship departs down the Hau River. Lunch is served on board as you cruise through picturesque areas like Nicolai Canal and the rivers Mang Thit and Co Chien, with scenic views of rice fields, sugar cane, and woodlands. In the afternoon, you can choose a shore visit or a short cycling tour. Back on the ship, enjoy a complimentary drink, watch the sunset, and savour dinner while cruising the Mang Thit River. The night is spent anchored on the Mang Thit River.

Day 2: Departing at 6:00 AM, the boat heads to Cai Be with breakfast served at 7:00 AM. You’ll cross the Co Chien river, navigate Cho Lach canal, and explore Cai Be’s handicrafts in the morning. After boarding at noon, enjoy lunch on the deck as you head to Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river. The ship enters the Chợ Lách canal, offering a unique view of river life. In the afternoon, there’s a shore visit or a cycling option. Return to the ship with a complimentary drink, dine, and anchor downstream from Tra On for the night.

Day 3: The boat departs at 6:00 AM and cruises back to Can Tho. Breakfast is available at 7:00 AM. Arriving in Cần Thơ, you’ll transfer to a local boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market, a small bamboo basket workshop, and then return to Ninh Kieu pier. The services conclude by mid-morning onshore in Cần Thơ. Please note that you’ll leave the Bassac for good when boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically around 8:00 AM. Keep in mind that program details and visits may vary depending on logistical or technical considerations.


  • Transportation on board
  • Two visits on shore or on a small skiff
  • Visit of Cai Be’s handicraft
  • Visit of the Cai Rang floating market
  • Bamboo basket workshop
  • Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin
  • English-speaking host on board and during the visits
  • 2 Breakfast
  • 2 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners
  • Vietnamese coffee, tea, mineral water
  • Exclusions

  • Extra road, speedboat transfer
  • Bar services
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Conditions apply

    All prices are per package based on twin or double room share. Single travellers will pay the whole package amount. Triple occupancy or extra bed are on request. If non bookable dates or high season surcharges are listed under "Additional Rate Conditions" then, no night of the stay can fall in to the non bookable period. The high season surcharge will be applicable if any of stay nights falls in to this date range. Surcharges are always per package. Certain package inclusions are subject to the hotels availability and schedule. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking.
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