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“one night”(17 reviews)
“bassac boat”(6 reviews)
“local village”(11 reviews)
Overnight discovery cruises across the Mekong delta on board elegant wooden cruisers, in touch with nature, including visits on shore to the rural sceneries and local handicraft or floating markets. The Bassac are three elegant Mekong river boats...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
144 Hai Ba Trung, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
+84 710 382 9540
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All reviews one night bassac boat local village coconut factory couldn't do enough village life fruit hour transfer floating market smaller boat the river air con double bed french speaking without fuss an experience not to be missed first hand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an excellent overnight cruise with Bassac I cruise. The boat may be 3 star if compared to other on-land hotel, however, for me the best cruise on the river. The staff are friendly, supportive and hospitable while the food is so great, beyond...More

2  Thank Them P
Benoit P, Owner at Trans Mekong Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Thèm, we love to read your words and feel your support. We are very happy that you enjoyed your passage on our board.

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We just finished a 2 day, 1 night, cruise from Can Tho to Cai Be on Bassac II. We loved it! Being the rainy season, the boat was pretty empty - just us and another couple. This just added to the experience, as we felt...More

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Benoit P, Owner at Trans Mekong Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Dear TreeFrogTraveller Thank you for your superb review. I'll be sure to let Ngân know of your appreciation. She is actually a newcomer on board (although not with our team) and we are thrilled to read you. Take care Benoit

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We spent a night on Bassac I. It is a fantastic way to experience the Mekong. I recommend you put this on your bucket list. The staff were warm and friendly. The food is great.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My husband & I had a very relaxing cruise on Bassac 111..... was fantastic !! Boat was clean & comfy whilst the vast array of food was tasty & abundant 😉 2 nights 3 days we were treated to amazing local scenery & a farm...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This company is very recommended for seeing the Mekong Delta river. It is a 2 day trip, where you sleep on the boat. Very high standard for the cabins, with large bed and bathroom. The boat travels on the river, and with nice weather it...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed August 1, 2018

If you get the chance do book this. We did the one night cruise and loved it. The boat is quite basic but a lovely way to see the Mekong. It is a very relaxing way to travel with a side trip to a village...More

Thank Travelhappyalways
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Very nice quality boat, nice design, men crews always drink a lot after work, they always expect passenger to tip. i think its a reason why they angry each others. but anyway, good food, good sevice. I like the vilage, fruits are so good

1  Thank Bong_coffee
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We had been told the Bassac was a 3 star boat so were not expecting much. The cabins were a bit tight on space alright, but the boat was just lovely. Staff were so attentive, food was excellent and the trip through the Mekong Delta...More

2  Thank littlejane
Reviewed May 14, 2018

If you can spend a few days in the Mekong Delta, you shouldn't miss the chance to live 24h on the river, and this is what the Bassacs offer you, majestically. Wonderful crew, wonderful services, no flaws. If you want to have fabulous experiences in...More

Thank needlehill
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Picked up on time from our hotel in Ho Chi Minh, we had a comfortable c.3 hour transfer to the departing Basaac III. Annie, our host for the 2 days, was quick to build a wonderful rapport with the group (14) - and what an...More

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January 27, 2018|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
I had the same question and after researching this, we used the same travel company we had booked the Bassac Boat river trip with. They booked a private transfer in a comfortable aircon car with a driver for our trip from... More
December 3, 2017|
Response from Jackie S | Reviewed this property |
It was all done through our travel agency in the uk.
November 13, 2017|
Response from Benoit P | Property representative |
Hello, I am not sure who's asking whom, considering Pax111 has not been on our board, but here it is. You may book as early or as late as you care to, at transmekong, yet of course there are less availabilities the later... More