Cai Be Floating Market is a famous place in Mekong Delta, here the Tien River forms the border between Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre Provinces. Every day, approximately 400 -500 boats filled with fruits, vegetables and other products anchor a long the banks of the river, waiting for traders and customers. The merchandise sold in each boat is hung on a high pole in front of the boat as a sample to attract customers from a distance.
Private tour : departure time will be at 7 or 8AM (Daily departure)
The Bassac are three boats sharing the same standards and mostly differing in size. They are made of wood according to tradition while respecting the best standards, all cabins have a private bathroom, and are air-conned, sound-proofed, heat insulated, and fitted with fire detection. Bassac I actually once was a rice barge, which we bought and overhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today, and although Bassac II and III are entirely new hull designs, more adapted to their present purpose, they were built with the same craftsmanship and according to the same tradition. They are meant for discovery cruises and favor the contact with outside: they offer several different living areas each, including a common room that can be completely opened, a rear upper deck suitable for dinner and a front sundeck. There is power and hot water at all times on board, and they are quiet enough to allow the passengers to sleep while the ship is under way.
Le Cochinchine Cruise, the wooden boats inspired from traditional rice barge offers comfortable cruise in Mekong Delta. Including 3 boats of 6, 10, 14 cabins, Le Cochinchine brings to travelers the exciting discovery of Mekong delta off the beaten track. Founded in 2006 by Nguyen Minh Tan after the Mien Tay sampan generation, a crew of more than 30 members all very experienced and passinate, Le Cochinchine engages an unique experience, a garantee of satisfaction.
The Mekong Delta is the biggest basket of rice in Vietnam. The surrounding lands comprise low-lying rice paddies, with dense mangroves and palms bordering the rivers. The tributaries of the mighty Mekong provide a comprehensive network of canals and channels making the rivers the best way to explore the region at a leisurely pace, while offering the opportunity to experience the truly unique lifestyle of this great river.