Deeply explore Mekong delta cruise (3 days / 2 night)

Cruise along Mekong River for panorama local life in the delta with overnight on board.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Cruise on Mekong River

Image result for bassac mekong boat cruise cabinPick up from your hotel at around 08:00 – 08:30AM to driving to Cai Be. Embarkation the cruise at 12.30 and enjoy a welcome drink and get comfortable in your cabin with a great view through the panoramic windows. As lunch is served the boat starts cruising towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang. Watch the flow of daily life on the Mekong, the sand and rice barges, the locals building boats on the wooden yards and drying tropical fruits.
The boat heads to Cai Nhum, a little town on the banks of the Mang Thit River. Disembark for a pleasant walk through the village life and the surrounding fruit orchards and rice fields.
Back on board, enjoy a drink at the bar or take a rest on the deck as the sunsets over the vast water landscape of the Delta. We continue to Tra On where the boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: En-suite cabin on boat

Day 2: Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho – Chau Doc

Wake up early for breakfast then take a sampan to enjoy sunrise cruise through Cho Lach canal, teeming with sand, rice barges, daily activities of the locals, discover one of the busiest - Cai Rang floating market - one of the region’s busiest markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skillfully handcrafted regional products. Stop in village to take a walk around visiting a rice-husking mill. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay then travel by land to Chau Doc, on the way we will pass Thot Not to visit Bang Lang Bird Sanctuary (Stork Garden) or Crocodile Farm. On arrival at Chau Doc, visit the Sam Mountain to enjoy the breath-taking view and enjoy the sunset on the top of Sam Mountain. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc

Day 3: Chau Doc – Ho Chi Minh or Express Boat to Chau Doc
A boat trip to visit the floating fish breeding farms reveals the amazing highlight of Chau Doc, a Cham minority village, whom still again employment from traditional weaving. The last stop in Chau Doc is to a local Islamic Mosque. Have lunch at local restaurant before going back to Ho Chi Minh City or take express boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh.

Meals: Breakfast



Hotel categories






First class 3*






Superior 4*








First Class

Superior Class

Mekong  cruise

Le Cochinchine cruise

Bassac cruise

Chau  Doc

Chau Pho

Victoria resort

Notes: The similar hotels can be replaced in case of fully book


  • 2days/1nighton board cruise with stops and visits as stated.
  • Privatetransfer through the trip
  • Hotelin Chau Doc
  • EnglishSpeaking guide
  • Mealas mentioned in itinerary
  • Admissionfee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
  • Biking,sampan boat ride.
  • Servicesof crews during the cruise.
  • Aperitif
  • Groupinsurance


  • Requested beverage
  • Othermeals than mentioned
  • Expressboat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh (US$25/person)
  • Tips,Travel insurance
  • Paymentfee (if any)
  • Cambodiavisa (35US$/pax)
  • Expenditureof personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.,


  • Deposit and Payment:30% of total invoice should be depositat the time of confirmation for guarantee. Balance should be paid onarrival date.
  • Cancellation: If cancelling less than 15days, the deposit is non-refundable. After final payment is received acancellation fee of approximately 75% applies. This percentage may be lessdepending on the date of cancellation. A cancellation fee of 100% isapplicable within 03 days of travel.
  • Pricing: All prices are shown in Americandollars and are current at the date of printing this itinerary. If thereis a dramatic fluctuation in the exchange rate or the price of servicesprovided, which are beyond the control of Ciao Travel, Ciao Travelreserves the right to adjust tour prices accordingly, even though thebalance of payment may have been made. This would only happen in unusualcircumstances.
  • Itinerary Validity and Content: Thisitinerary is valid until 20th Dec 2015, unless otherwise specified. Everyeffort has been made to ensure accuracy. Ciao Travel shall not be liablefor any injury, damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy. Ciao Travelreserves the right to change tour arrangements or accommodations due tosafety or security reasons, and will endeavor to provide alternativearrangements of the same standard as that originally booked.
  • Special Requirements: Please advise CiaoTravel of any special requirements such as Special Meals, MedicalRequirements etc., as soon as possible. If you get motion sickness, it isimperative that you bring with you motion sickness pills as we travel bycoach and boat sometimes in our tour.
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  • Clients’ Responsibilities: It is yourresponsibility to obtain passports, health certificates or other traveldocuments where required for the tour. It remains your responsibility toensure that these documents are in order and to meet any additional costsincurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. It isalso your responsibility to obtain any vaccinations that may be requiredto travel.