Indochina Treks Travel Co.,Ltd Add: 24 Au Trieu Str, Hoan Kiem Dis, Hanoi Tel: (84) 4 66821230; Fax (84) 4 33769113 Website: www.luxurymekongcruisers.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Discover Mekong River with Bassac Cruise 2 Days (Code-VMK26) ------------All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta,with amendments where safety standards require. The Bassac are elegant rides sharing the samestandards and mostly differing in size. Bassac I actually once was a rice barge, which we bought andoverhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today, and although Bassac II and III are entirely new hulldesigns, more adapted to their present purpose, they were built with the same craftsmanship andaccording to the same tradition.Option 1: Can Tho - Cai Be or vvOption 2: Can Tho - Mang Thit - Can ThoItinerary:Route 1: Can Tho - Cai Be or vvDay 1: Can Tho (L/D)We board Bassac Cruise at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Upon arrival, we enjoy welcome drink,introduction to the ship and crew and check into the cabins. We will then cruise downstream of theHau River. Lunch on Bassac Cruise while en route. We take a tour near Tra On floating market.Branching into Nicolai canal, we cruise towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien Rivers. Rest on the upperdeck or enjoy the open bar in scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, woods on the near banks.In the afternoon, we visit of a village on the banks of river Mang Thit. Here, you will have chance tosee 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. Open bar and rest on the deckenjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit River towardsher anchorage point for the night.The Bassac Cruise sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit.Day 2: Cai Be (B)06:30 Departure towards Cai Be. Have breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the banks. We cruiseacross the Co Chien river then branches into Cho Lach canal for 30 minutes through the traffic of sandand 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 andhandicraft.End of the services on shore at Cai Be late morning.Route 2: Can Tho - Mang Thit - Can ThoDay 1: Can Tho (L/D)We board at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Upon arrival, we enjoy welcome drink, introduction to the shipand crew and check into the cabins. We will then cruise downstream of the Hau River. Lunch on boardwhile en route.We arrive Thot Not in the afternoon. Here, we transfer on the small to boat access to the bamboovillage in Thot Not. We will have chance to see the daily life of the local while walking to visit thevillage. Boarding back at dusk, rest on the deck for the sunset while taking some drinks at the bar.The dinner is served on board. The Bassac cruises the way back to Can Tho and casts anchor near CanTho for the night.Overnight on the Bassac CruiseDay 2: Can Tho (B)Breakfast is available from 06:30, while the Bassac is cruising towards Can Tho city. We arrive theCai Rang floating market, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, thenearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.Arrival at Ninh Kieu, Can Tho, late morning. Trip ends.Quotation: Net rate in US$/person in party of 2 pax 3 - 12 pax 13 pax up Children (5- 11) Sgl Sup 229 213 204 60% 50%Includes: Transportation on board Accommodation in a twin-share cabin. 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.See more about Bassac CruisesExcludes: Road transfer.