Bassac Cruise

Bassac Cruise is a team of three wooden boats, offering enchanting cruise experiences on its journeys between Cai Be and Can Tho. Keep up with the tradition of the region’s rice barges, the elegantly crafted Bassac boats bring great opportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery along the Mekong, and this is by far the best way to see the fascinating Southern Vietnam.

CABINS

 

Bassac I:

 

Built in the hull of a rice transporting barge, Bassac I accommodate up to 12 passengers. Its 4 twin and 2 double cabins offers air-conditioner and en suite bathroom.

 

  • 24m long, all wood, two passenger decks
  • Dining room and bar on the main deck
  • Sundeck at the front upper deck
  • Dining area at the rear upper deck

 

 

Bassac II:

 

Also built of wood, Bassac II features a large covered upper deck, a lounge and wide gangways. With 10 cabins (6 doubles and 4 twins), the boat can accommodate 20 passengers.

 

  • 32m long, all wood, three passenger decks
  • Dining room and bar on the main deck
  • Lounge cum dining room on the upper deck
  • Shaded dining area on the rear upper deck
  • Sundeck on the front upper deck

 

 

Bassac III:

 

Quit similar to its sister, but Bassac III feature 12 cabins (6 doubles and 6 twins) with air-conditioner and en suite bathroom in each.

 

  • 32.6m long, all wood, two passenger decks
  • Dining room and bar on the main deck
  • Lounge cum dining room on the upper deck bar on the upper deck
  • Shaded dining area on the rear upper deck
  • Sundeck on the front upper deck

 

 

ROUTES

 

One-night cruise trip from Cai Be to Can Tho, or vice versa. The boat passes by Cho Lach, Mang Thit, Tra On and Co Chien.

 

 

FOOD & DRINK

 

Classic Vietnamese cuisine at noon, Mekong River delta specialties in the evening and a well-appointed western meal for breakfast. Drinks and alcohol are available on boat with extra cost.

 

 

FACILITIES

 

Restaurant with outdoor dining deck, a welcoming and well stocked bar, and sunbathing deck on board. The atmosphere is very much communal with a good opportunity to meet and get to know both the crews as well as other passengers on board.