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Cần Thơ - Cái Bè - Chợ Mới - Cái Bè

Home of the Bassac cruises

Should you wish to join in on a scheduled trip, please see our availabilities.

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Pick your itinerary if you would rather charter a boat and run along your own route.

Pick one port of call for each day of cruise1.

For instance, for a two-night cruise, pick the place of departure, the port of call on day two, and the destination. The trips between Chau Doc or Vinh Xuong and Phnom Penh are extensions on board speedboats.

Mekong Delta Map

Just fill-in the form, or simply click on your chosen ports of call on the map on the right.

See also our daytime cruise programs.

Program of the journey: Cần Thơ - Cái Bè - Chợ Mới - Cái Bè

[image] Cần Thơ - Cái Bè - Chợ Mới - Cái Bè

Cần Thơ - Cái Bè - Chợ Mới - Cái Bè

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Cần Thơ, on the first day at noon

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cái Bè.

Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.

Some possible extensions

Here are some extension possibilities about the journey you are preparing. These, for the most part, we manage ourselves. May you find here some inspiration.

Staying near Cần Thơ

activities If you are staying near Cần Thơ, you may make the best of your time and take a cycling tour, or a cruise to a Khmer sanctuary or try yourself at rowing Mekong delta style.

9Dragons offer a wealth of activities and day tours, and also initiations to arts and crafts: Mekong delta cuisine and fruit carving.

You will find with 9Dragons the same attention to detail and caring service as with us.

hotel You may also[image] Nam Bộ Boutique Hotel spend a night or more in the Nam Bộ Boutique Hotel, a charming hotel right on the Ninh Kiều pier, at a stone's throw of the Bassac's mooring point. The Nam Bộ has 7 suites only, welcomes families and offers breakfast on a comfortable terrace with a view, at l'Escale.

Before boarding

breakfast Before boarding, you may take your breakfast in one of the good places near the river in Cần Thơ. Try the Nam Bộ restaurant, 1 Ngô Quyền, facing the boat bus pier, near the statue of Uncle Ho, or the Sao Hôm, in the old market hall, right in front of the Bassac's mooring point. Or if you prefer to be away from the crowds, you may like to try breakfast at l'Escale, on the top floor of the Nam Bộ, a beautiful breakfast in front of the river.

floating market You may also[image] A Mystic sampan take your breakfast right at the floating market on board a Mystic sampan before boarding: a beautiful breakfast, maybe complemented with fruit bought directly on the floating market, on board sampans built in the same spirit as the Bassac.

We also offer a beautiful cruise to a Khmer sanctuary, which takes you back to shore on time to pack and board a Bassac.

fly in You may also fly directly from Đà Nẵng if you are coming from Central Vietnam, that will save you hours on the road from Saigon.

[image] VietJetAir There is a direct flight from Đà Nẵng every day. See VietJetAir.com

Staying near Cái Bè

hotel If you are staying near Cái Bè, you may[image] The Island Lodge, Thới Sơn have a good time at The Island Lodge, at Michel and Françoise's on Thới Sơn island, facing the Mekong. The Island Lodge offers a relaxing experience by the pool, a view over the lush and ever-varied green of the countryside, and gourmet dining at Le Comptoir de Marthe et Édouard.

There are opportunities for activities from The Island Lodge.

To book an extension

You may simply ask us to book any of these extensions, just mention it when booking the Bassac. We can also help you with the road transfer arrangements.

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  1. The cruise typically starts at noon on the first day and ends by mid-morning on the last day.