Cycle deep in to the heart of southern Vietnam where you explore the Mekong Delta on two wheels. 5 Days 4 nights travel by bike; you will get a unique perspective on this scenic area as you witness firsthand the daily lives of the region's inhabitants. This fertile area is where the mighty Mekong River approaches the sea and splits in to a network of hundreds of estuaries.
 

Tour Code: VTL 755
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Duration: 5 Days
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Starts / Ends: Ho Chi Minh City / Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long – Tra Vinh – Can Tho – Long Xuyen – Sa Dec – Ho Chi Minh

 
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – An Binh island (riding distance: 20 km) (B, L, D)
Departure from hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) at 8 Am, drive through busy traffic forwarding to Mekong delta, after 2 hours driving we arrival to Cai Be wharf, boarding on sampan boat, cruising along the river, pass through floating market, some time we disembark for visiting local handy craft such as popcorn, rice paper and coconut candy making… our boat trip will anchor in An Binh Island where our lunch will be hosted by hospitable local family. We will spend the afternoon time to enjoy cycling to the neighbor hamlets; cross bridges and some of the villages on the way. We will return our local family for dinner and overnight home stay.

Day 2: An Binh island – Mo Cay – Tra vinh (Cycling distance: 65km) (B, L, D)
Bit farewell to our house’s family, we keep going by boat for short riding to next destination, we then go on the shore with our bike, start cycling on the village road, passing through many beautiful untouched hamlets, lush and fertility fruit orchards, arrival to a little quite town of Mo Cay in time for lunch. After lunch we continue cycle to ferry of Co Chien, cross the river to Tra Vinh town for hotel overnight.


Cycling in Mekong Delta
Day 3: Tra Vinh – Tieu Can – Can Tho (Cycling distance: 100 km) (B, L)
Leaving our hotel for the day of challenging long cycling distance, with bus escort from the behind that would guarantee peaceful of mind; you will be able to rest any time, if you feel exhausted which still keeps up with the group. Long cycling routine we can stop to break in villages to get to know about their daily life, chatting with friendly local villagers, visit Khmer temple of Khmer ethnic minority people and actual how is Vietnamese cultivated rice on the paddy. Lunch in local restaurant of Cau Ke town, spend afternoon time ride along lower Mekong River to Can Tho ferry to cross the Hau Giang River to Can Tho.
Tonight we stay at the hotel in Can Tho City


Cycling in Can Tho
Day 4: Can Tho – Long Xuyen (Cycling distance: 55 km) (B, L, D)
Starting our day early in the morning for floating market of Cai Rang, you would be fascinate the bustle and very vibrant sounds of produce market taking place on the water. We then cruise back to Can Tho city for breakfast then check out the hotel. Riding the bike along Mekong river bank to Vam Cong ferry, cross river to Long Xuyen province, on the way we enjoy the beautiful sceneries of rural region, chatting with local cycling mate. Tonight we stay at the hotel in town.


Selling fresh fruit on boat in Cai Rang Floating Market
Day 5: Long Xuyen – Sa Dec (Cycling distance: 40 km) – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)
We start the new day by cycle along bank of Lap Vo canal, through peaceful villages, beautiful landscapes, primary culture and friendly local with nice smile available on their broad mind face. Arrival Sac Dec for lunch at the noon time, we then get on the bus for heading straight back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).


Cycling in Long Xuyen
 
About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included?
English Speaking guide and group medical kit (other languages upon requests)
Accommodation based on 3 star hotels with twin shared room
Boat trip in the Mekong River
Meals detailed in the itinerary: (4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinners)
A/c transfers & transportation.
Car or Van supported during cycling time
Truck support extra from group size of 6 and above
Mountain bicycle with mechanic (Trek bike)
Sightseeing excursions as outlined in itinerary
Pump, bike tools, spares tubes.
Spare bike(s)
Cold water box, small fresh towels.
Mineral water drinking.
Seasonal fruits.
Snacks
All government taxes.

What’s excluded?
International airfares
Travel insurance and bike helmet (compulsory)
Items of a personal nature
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
Mineral water beyond that supplied
Optional excursions
Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills
Visa fees
Departure taxes

Meals
If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they san server you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast – Each breakfast will be served in your hotel or guest house. Breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes.

Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some restaurants are cook only for local and there isn’t menu in English. In that case our guide will help you to order food.

Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good restaurants in the area or can help you in some practical situations.
Based on 3 star hotels with twin shared room.