Mekong Delta Cruise
Duration: 1 night river cruise tour
Price from: £335pp
Mekong Delta 1 night
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City/Tra On: Early morning private transfer by road to Cai Be. Upon arrival embark on the riverboat Bassac and cruise to Cho Lach whilst enjoying lunch onboard. As the Bassac slips into the Cho Lach Canal there's a unique opportunity to glimpse the very varied life on the banks as well as on the water itself. Enjoy a brief walking tour with a Bassac guide into the countryside, with a stop at a farm for fruit and tea. Return to the boat and perhaps sit back with a drink whilst enjoying the sunset. Dinner is served whilst the boat makes its way to Tra On where it will set anchor for the night.
Day 2 Tra On/Ho Chi Minh City: Early this morning the ship cruises past Tra On floating market, where locals congregate on a daily basis to sell their agricultural produce, before continuing towards Can Tho City. On arrival explore the colourful and bustling floating market at Cai Rang before disembarking. Private transfer by road to Ho Chi Minh City.
This Mekong Delta journey will be aboard one of the three Bassac boats; each are built of wood in the style of a traditional rice barge. Bassac I is 24 metres long and has two passenger decks with 6 cabins; Bassac II is 32 metres long, with two passenger decks and 10 cabins; Bassac III is also 32 metres long, has two passenger decks and 12 cabins. On board features include a dining room, bar, lounge (Bassac II and III only) and sundeck.
Accommodation: In air-conditioned cabins with bathroom.
Meals: Full board.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes private transfers as shown, sightseeing as outlined and one night on a Bassac boat.
Itineraries may vary depending on water levels.