Cruise the Mekong with Bassac

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Cruising along the Mekong River on the Bassac Junk is one of the best ways to discover the riches of the region.  The boat departs Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from Can Tho, or the tour operates in reverse from Cai Be on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Can Tho  •  Vinh Long  •  Cai Be
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 – Saigon – Can Tho – Vinh Long
    Leave Saigon early for a 5 hour drive, without guide, to Can Tho. On arrival, board the Bassac Junk. A welcome drink is followed by a brief introduction to the boat and cabin crew. Cruise downstream on the Hau River towards Tra On and its floating market. Cruise along the Mang Thit and Co Chien Rivers, lunching onboard. Walk through some riverbank villages then continue to the My Thuan Bridge, Vinh Long. Dinner and overnight on board the Bassac.  (L,D)
    Day 2 – Vinh Long – Cai Be – Saigon
    Breakfast at sunrise as you approach the sights and sounds of the Cai Be floating market. Disembark at Cai Be and tour local family businesses making popcorn and rice cakes. Transfer back to Saigon by private vehicle, without guide. (B)

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  • Departure dates and prices

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    Updated 09May12. Please confirm prices when booking.

  • Price Includes:
    • Overnight accommodation on the Bassac Junk
    • Meals as listed (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Transfers and transportation as listed, by private vehicle with driver.
    • Sightseeing tours during the cruise as listed, inclusive of entrance fees.

    Sole Traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single cabin.
    The Single Supplement applies when two or more people travel together and a single cabin is required.
    Surcharges may apply for travel between 20Dec10 – 15Jan11 and 2-9 Feb11. Cruise itinerary is subject to change without notice.