Tho - Cai Be
Can Tho, on day 1 at noon
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.
Tour near Tra On floating market.
Branching into Mang Thit river towards Co Chien river.Rest on the
upper deck or enjoy the open bar in a scenery of rice fields, sugar
cane, woods on the near banks.
Visit of a village on the banks of river Mang Thit, an opportunity
to appreciate 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 deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve
dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river towards her anchorage
point for the night.
The Bassac sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit.
06:30 Departure towards Cai Be. The
passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the
The Bassac crosses Co Chien river then branches into Cho Lach canal
for 30 minutes through the traffic of sand and 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 and handicraft.
End of the services on shore at Cai Be late morning.
Please note you will leave the Bassac
for good at the time you embark for the last visit.