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Private Cruises

Enjoy the ultimate freedom and charter a Bassac to take your party wherever you like, imparting it with your spin and character.

XIXth Century adventurers on board the Bassac

A vessel for special occasions

Make your special occasion really special by hosting it on board.

Fancy crazy prints? Or matching colors, or a swimsuit party?

Fancy being a XIXth Century adventurer?

The boat is yours, ready to follow your fancy and that of your guests.

Ample volumes to host your party

A unique venue for a gathering

Even formal meetings need not be held in a gray old hotel or office suite.

Make your training session an unforgettable experience, interspersed with original pauses and in an ever-changing scenery;

Treat your board to a unique experience and show them you care, have them spend a good time and put them in the mood to validate this budget.

Build your own itinerary

Whether you mean to explore specific places in the delta, or simply see varied landscapes, chartering a Bassac affords you the freedom to reach most everywhere. From a XIXth century franciscan monastery to the land of Khmer temples, we have even been to the mouth of the Mekong on the Gulf of Thailand.

Get a glimpse of what your itinerary could look like. For ultimate freedom in pacing and tuning your cruise, make it over more than one night.

Long Xuyên - Tân Châu

Long Xuyên - Tân Châu

This is our default program along Long Xuyên - Tân Châu.

We have much freedom when it comes to charters. Contact us so we tune it together to meet your wishes.

Long Xuyên - Tân Châu

Long Xuyên, on the first day at noon

  • Boarding at Long Xuyen at noon. Welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew, check-in into the cabins.
  • Departure towards Tiger Island on the middle of the Bassac river. Lunch is served on board while en route.
  • Upon arrival at Tiger Island, transfer onto the longboat for a visit of stilted houses, a typical local architecture, then tour the island on a bike cyclo.
  • Boarding back before dusk, a welcome drink and the dinner are served on board while en route.
  • The Bassac drops anchor near Châu Đốc for the night.

Day 2

  • Breakfast is served from 6:30 AM, as the Bassac is on its way upstream the river and through Chau Doc.
  • The Bassac casts anchor on the Tân Châu canal, a prolongation of the Vĩnh Tế canal, for the visit of a village. Wooden shipyards, rice fields.
  • Boarding back and the Bassac resumes her journey towards Tan Chau.
  • Check-out and disembarkation to shore at Tân Châu.

End of services by mid-morning on shore at Tân Châu.

Please note you will leave the Bassac for good upon boarding the small boat for the last visit, typically about 8:30.
The details of the program and the visits may vary depending on logistics or technical constraints.


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Mekong Delta Map

Pick your own itinerary, to charter a boat and run along your own route.

  • Pick one port of call for each day of cruise. The cruise typically starts at noon on the first day and ends by mid-morning on the last day.
  • Just fill-in the form, or simply click on your chosen ports of call on the map on the right.

Private Cruises Prices

You may also like to see our Retreats and Discovery Cruises.

Our Sales terms apply.

Rates offered until Oct 31. 2022

The following is in Việt Nam đồng, net of all taxes.

These rates are subject to change depending on the cost of fuel.

Private boat over a free itinerary   Ship rental   + service per passenger   These rates are per night
Over one night đ59 420 000 + đ1 990 000 per pass. logistics supplements may apply.1
Longer trips đ54 630 000 + đ1 990 000 per pass. contact us

Massage: foot, head and shoulders: đ500 000 per participant.

Price modifiers    
Single cabin suppl. +50% per single occupancy; typ. for an odd number of passengers
Kids rebate -50% for kids under 12 years old
Infants -100% Free of charge for kids under 2 years old

We can arrange road and speedboat transfers through third parties at the prices current at the time of booking.

Rates offered from Nov 01. 2022 until Oct 31. 2023

The following is in Việt Nam đồng, net of all taxes.

These rates are subject to change depending on the cost of fuel.

Private boat over a free itinerary   Ship rental   + service per passenger   These rates are per night
Over one night đ60 910 000 + đ2 040 000 per pass. logistics supplements may apply.1
Longer trips đ56 000 000 + đ2 040 000 per pass. contact us

Massage: foot, head and shoulders: đ500 000 per participant.

Price modifiers    
Single cabin suppl. +50% per single occupancy; typ. for an odd number of passengers
Kids rebate -50% for kids under 12 years old
Infants -100% Free of charge for kids under 2 years old

We can arrange road and speedboat transfers through third parties at the prices current at the time of booking.


  1. The price of a chartered trip is built as follows:
    The price = ship rental + (service x number of passengers ) + empty ship transfer
    Empty ship transfer may only be counted if you intend to run along another itinerary than scheduled.
    As of Sep 27. 2022, the empty ship transfer amount to đ3 979 238 per hour of scheduled empty ship navigation. ↩︎ ↩︎

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