Journey to Cai Be and stay overnight on a cruise, to get a peek into the life of a Mekong local. “Boat shop” your way through the Cai Rang floating market, where boats are parked and serving local dishes to lacquerware knick-knacks. Relax on the wooden boat while cruising along one of the tributaries of the Mekong Delta river.
Depart from your hotel for 3 hours’ drive to Cai Be where your overnight cruise is waiting; for a closer look of the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, check-in and start cruising on the Tien Giang river. Lunch will be served en-route while the boat slips into Cho Lach canals which provides a unique opportunity for a glimpse into the local life along the river’s bank. Visit a local village where you will walk around the orchard gardens, then stop at a farmer’s house to sample the fresh fruits and interact with the locals. Later, returning from your cruise, enjoy a welcome drink which follows with watching the sunset and dinner on the boat.
Overnight on the Bassac Cruise
Travel Distance/Duration: HCMC - Can Tho Cai Be 3:00hrs (120 km)
Departing in the early morning from Tra On to Can Tho and breakfast will be served at 7am. Check out and embark on a local boat for visiting Cai Rang floating market where many wooden boats laden with local specialties such as fruits and vegetables from all over the Delta jostled for trade. Continue the journey to the noodle traditional workshop before cruising back to the shore and finishing your trip at Ninh Kieu Pier.
Drive back to the meeting point in Saigon and arrive in Saigon in the afternoon.
Air-con transportation. on seat-in-coach basis
In-house english speaking guide on board.
Overnight cruise in Mekong delta (Join-in cruise/Private cabin – based on twin sharing)
Mineral water & Cold Towel
Excursions and meals (without drinks) as mentioned in the program