3 Days » Can Tho - Cai Be - Can Tho
- Experience everyday working life of traders in the two famous floating markets, Cai Be and Cai Rang
- Explore many interesting places as small canals, rice fields, flower garden, fruit orchards Cai Be’s handicraft and noodle factory
- Have chance to admire natural scenery along the banks of the river
|Day 1||Cần Thơ, on the first day at noon||Embark the cruise at Ninh Kieu pier, downstream the Hau river, have a tour near Tra On floating market & Nicolai canal, visit rice fields, sugar cane, etc||Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 2||Can Tho - Cai Be||Depart for Cai Be, pass Co Chien river, branch into Cho Lach canal, visit Cai Be’s handicraft, depart for Cho Lach, visit a village, an orchard & rice fields, etc||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 3||Cai Be - Can Tho||Depart for Can Tho, arrive in Cai Rang floating market, visit the floating market and a noodle factory, return to Ninh Kieu pier.||Breakfast|
Cần Thơ, on the first day at noon
Activities: Embark the cruise at Ninh Kieu pier, downstream the Hau river, have a tour near Tra On floating market & Nicolai canal, visit rice fields, sugar cane, etc
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
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.
Turning into Nicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien rivers. Rest on the upper deck in a scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, woods on the near banks.
By mid-afternoon, the Bassac casts anchor for a visit on shore: past the first tree line, quiet discovery of the peaceful life in the delta's countryside, of rice fields, fruit trees and the welcoming inhabitants.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck or around the bar enjoying the sunset.
The crew serves 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.
Can Tho - Cai Be
Activities: Depart for Cai Be, pass Co Chien river, branch into Cho Lach canal, visit Cai Be’s handicraft, depart for Cho Lach, visit a village, an orchard & rice fields, etc
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
06:30 Departure towards Cai Be. The passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the banks.
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 near Cai Be, transfer to a rowing boat for a quiet visit through a small canal.
Rendez-vous with a local boat, which will take you to shore for a visit of Cai Be's handicraft.
Boarding at Cai Be at noon. Welcome drink, departure towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river.
Lunch while en route. Rest on the deck.
The Bassac slips into the Chợ Lách canal, in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the river traffic, between markets and churches, a unique opportunity for a glimpse of the very varied life on the banks as well as on the water.
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. Rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river.
The Bassac sets anchor just downstream from the little Tra On floating market, for the night.
Cai Be - Can Tho
Activities: Depart for Can Tho, arrive in Cai Rang floating market, visit the floating market and a noodle factory, return to Ninh Kieu pier.
You may get up for breakfast as early as 06:30, as the ship is resuming its cruise the Tra On floating market. The ship then departs towards Can Tho.
Arrival in Cai Rang floating market, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, then a noodle factory and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.
End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cần Thơ.
- Transportation on board
- Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded.
- Meals served onboard
- Vietnamese coffee, tea; mineral water
- Visits on shore or on a small skiff
- Access to all services on board
- All taxes are included