VN68A Mekong Delta with Bassac Boat ( 3 days / 2 nights )
Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho – Bassac – Cai Be – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho – Leisure Cycling
Drive to Can Tho City in the morning. In the afternoon, enjoy a bicycle ride along quiet riverside lanes to get a taste of life in rural Can Tho with local ferries, villages, bridges and fruit gardens. Stop to visit a local pilgrimage site en route before taking a sampan ride along the canal in late afternoon.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2 Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Mang Thit
Enjoy a boat cruise in the morning to Cai Rang Floating Market which is filled with small boats and vessels arriving with goods from all over the Mekong Delta. You will observe the lively activities of merchants trading their produce. Visit a historic house in Binh Thuy before boarding the riverboat Bassac. Enjoy lunch onboard while cruising along the rivers to Tra On. Stop en route for brief walking tours of villages along the riverbanks with the Bassac’s guide. Dock at Co Chien for an overnight stay.
Overnight onboard the Bassac. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
Day 3 Mang Thit – Cai Be – Ho Chi Minh City
Cruise to Cai Be in the morning to visit the area before continuing by boat to a family-run business which produces rice cakes and rice paper before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.