The Bassac is entirely built of wood, from the hull of an 80-foot-long rice barge.

She can accommodate up to 12 passengers in six nicely decorated cabins, each with air-con and a private bathroom, and features a 100 sqft restaurant that opens all around, a large gallery, a small office room and 700 sqft of sundeck.

The Bassac can take her passengers on cruises up to seven days without stopping, and offers a great flexibility in programming your journey.

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Day 1:  Ho Chi Minh city - Can Tho (L, D)

  • - Our car picks you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfers you to Can Tho.
  • - 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 is servered on board while en route.
  • - On the way visit Tra On floating market.
  • - Turn 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.
  • - Get back the boat, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck or around the bar 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.

Day 2: Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh city (B)

  • - At 06:30 am departure towards Cai Be.
  • - Enjoy your breakfast and the scenery on the banks.
  • - The Bassac passes 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.
  • - Arrive in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.
  • - Our driver will meet you at the pier in Cai Be and transfer you to Ho Chi Minh city. The trip ends.

Day 1: Can Tho - Thot Not (L, D)

  • - Our car picks you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfers you to Can Tho.
  • - Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Enjoy the welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew and check in the cabins.
  • - Departure upstream of the Hau river. Lunch is served on board on the way.
  • - Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat to take some walks at the bamboo village in Thot Not. 
  • - Board back at dusk, rest on the deck for the sunset while taking somes drinks at the bar. 
  • - The dinner is served on board. The Bassac takes the way back to Can Tho and casts anchor near Can Tho for the night.

Day 2: Can Tho - Tra On - Mang Thit (B, L, D)

  • -  Breakfast is available from 06:30 am, while the ship is cruising towards Can Tho city.
  • - Arrive in Cai Rang floating market, transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier. 
  • - Arrive in Ninh Kieu, Can Tho in the late morning. 
  • - Board at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Enjoy welcome drink, then depart downstream of the Hau river.
  • - Have lunch on board on the way. 
  • - Visit Tra On floating market. 
  • - Turn 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 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.

Day 3: Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh city (B)

  • - At 06:30 am departure towards Cai Be. Enjoy your breakfast and 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. 
  • - Arrive in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft. 
  • - Our car will meet you at the pier in Cai Be and take you back to Ho Chi Minh city. The trip ends.

Price inclusion:

  • 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
  • Access to and from the board on a longboat
  • All taxes are included

Price exclusion:

  • Private transfer around Saigon
  • Bar services
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities

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Day 1: Can Tho - Thot Not (L, D)

  • - Our car picks you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfers you to Can Tho.
  • - Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Enjoy the welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew and check in the cabins.
  • - Departure upstream of the Hau river. Lunch is served on board on the way.
  • - Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat to take some walks at the bamboo village in Thot Not. 
  • - Board back at dusk, rest on the deck for the sunset while taking somes drinks at the bar. 
  • - The dinner is served on board. The Bassac takes the way back to Can Tho and casts anchor near Can Tho for the night.

Day 2: Can Tho - Tra On - Mang Thit (B, L, D)

  • -  Breakfast is available from 06:30 am, while the ship is cruising towards Can Tho city.
  • - Arrive in Cai Rang floating market, transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier. 
  • - Arrive in Ninh Kieu, Can Tho in the late morning. 
  • - Board at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Enjoy welcome drink, then depart downstream of the Hau river.
  • - Have lunch on board on the way. 
  • - Visit Tra On floating market. 
  • - Turn 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 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.

Day 3: Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh city (B)

  • - At 06:30 am departure towards Cai Be. Enjoy your breakfast and 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. 
  • - Arrive in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft. 
  • - Our car will meet you at the pier in Cai Be and take you back to Ho Chi Minh city. The trip ends.

Price inclusion:

  • 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
  • Access to and from the board on a longboat
  • All taxes are included

Price exclusion:

  • Private transfer around Saigon
  • Bar services
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Tips and gratuities

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