THE MEKONG DELTA A cruise expedition


Journey to Cai Be and cruise the Mekong Delta region. Peek into the life of the locals. Experience a disappearing institution, the Cai Rang floating market, where anchored boats offer everything from coffee to exotic fruits.


  • Relax on a wooden boat while cruising along one of the tributaries of the Mekong river
  • Observe the quiet lives of the Mekong natives
  • Visit a floating market and local villages along the way.
  • Shop for local specialities in Can Tho and try regional delicacies. 
  • Get messy at a traditional noodle workshop

Start your journey today!

  • Duration


  • Destinations

    HCMC - Can Tho

Our Services Include:
  • Shared or private vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Overnight cruise in Mekong delta (Group excursion/Private cabin – based on double occupancy)
  • Mineral water & cold towel
  • Excursions and meals (without drinks) as mentioned in the program.
Our Services Exclude:
  • Tipping for tour guide & driver
  • Surcharge for single supplement.
  • Surcharge for other language speaking guides accompanying guests on board.
  • Other services not mentioned in our program.

An additional surcharge applies for bookings on Christmas, New Year & Tet (Lunar New Year).



HCMC - Cai Be 3:00hrs (120 km) 

Pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Depart on a 3 hours’ drive to Cai Be where you will board your overnight cruise. Upon arrival, board the Bassac Cruise and start navigating the Tien Giang river. Lunch will be served en-route while the boat slips into the lush Cho Lach canals. Watch life go by along the river’s bank dotted with small villages and traditional workshops. We will stop at one of these villages to explore its fruit and vegetable gardens, and pay a visit to a local family to sample their fruits and have a friendly chat. Back on board, enjoy a drink while admire the beautiful sunset on the Mekong River. Dinner will be served on the boat. 

Overnight in a private cabin.

Can Tho - HCMC 4 hrs (170km)

This morning breakfast will be served on deck as the boat departs from Tra On towards Can Tho. Check out and embark on a local boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market where a swarm of wooden boats laden with fruits and vegetables from all over the Delta jostle to sell their goods. Continue the journey to a traditional noodle workshop, where you can try your hand at the art of making the local rice noodles. The tour will finish at Ninh Kieu Pier, from where you will be transferred back to Saigon. Arrival in Saigon in the afternoon.