Cycling Mekong Delta Vietnam: My Tho, Cai Be, Vinh Long, Long Xuyen, Chau Doc, Tri Ton
Day 1: Sai Gon – My Tho – Cai Be – Vinh Long. (including of lunch, and dinner)
We will leave Saigon for My Tho pier, and it takes 2 hours to drive. Arriving late in the morning, you will reach the bustling arteries of the Mekong River where you will go on a boat ride down the tranquil canals. We will call on the island consisting of a visit to the traditional Mekong Delta home and its cooking corner, where you will sample seasonal juicy fruits along with tea and honey tea. You will then walk to the local village boat pier where we will take a rowing boat small sampans and paddle along narrow arroyos. Lunch break with local food will be served at the restaurant.
After lunch break, you will enjoy a peaceful 2, 5-hours cycling along a narrow dirt path during which we pass bridges and traverse through local farmings.
On arrival in Cai Be, you will go on a boat ride to the floating market and then sail along the Mighty Mekong River over 1.5 km-wide to the Binh Hoa Phuoc village. If clear days, you can see spectacular sunsets among the Mekong. You will have dinner and stay the night at the local guest house on the Binh Hoa Phuoc with peaceful time sounds at night!
Day 2: Vinh Long – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc (including of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
After having breakfast, we will cycle under the cool shady trees, half an hour, and have the ferry cross for Vinh Long. You will then keep cycling to the An Hoa and then to Chau Doc on your two wheels, which going through immense rice fields and farming at real life experience of countryside villages en-route.
After having lunch break, you will have support van transfer to Chau Doc, and continue our bike ride to the Sam Mountain, hike up, 2 km, to the Sam Mountain peak, enjoy sun set over the particular rice field’s view at the bordering between Viet Nam and Cambodia. Stay the night in Chau Doc town.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Tri Ton – Can Tho (including of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Wake up early in the morning for a motorized-boat ride through the riverside market with all its bustling activity at the river life. You will sail along the fish-breading floating houses that provide main Vietnam fish export base. Furthermore, you will learn the ethnic Cham village with its famous Mubarak Mosque and observe locals making their traditional weavings. Save-all, you will have a chance to cycle approaching the Cambodia border with a discovery over the Tra Su natrual reserve with beautiful Khmer pagodas enroute. Stay overnight Can Tho. (Or alternatively, homestay can be arranged at your wish).
Day 4: Can Tho – Sai Gon (including breakfast, and lunch).
Get up a bit early in the morning for taking a boat ride to the Cai Rang floating market to experience bustling floating market happing with busy retail and whole sales around. You will cruise along the waterways before the turning up at the quiet canal and have bike ride for 2 hours at single trails along small canals and path, enjoying the beautiful Mekong Delta view and have a real life experience at the local village. After crossing the ferry, you will cycle through immense rice fields, and rural villages. We will have our vehicle transfer to Ho Chi Minh City after having lunch break at the local restaurant. End services on arrival at your proposed hotel in town.
Deluxe accommodation: Victoria Hotel, Golf Can Tho hotel
– $ 499 / person for 2 occupy a double or a twin.
– $ 427 / person for 3 occupy a triple.
– $ 376 / person for double, twin or triple occupancy for group from 4 people to 9 people.
Single surcharge: US$ 126
Superior accommodation: Tay Do hotel, Chau Pho Hotel
– $ 376 / person for 2 occupy a double or a twin
– $ 324 / person for 3 occupy a triple.
– $ 259 / person for double, twin or triple occupancy for group from 4 to 9 people.
Single surcharges: US$ 36
Trip services included:
– All boat trips and entrance fees.
Accommodation: standard guesthouse on the island, deluxe hotel or superior hotel in Can Tho, Chau Doc
– Meals plan: include breakfast, lunch, and dinner as mentioned in the trip itinerary above.
– Transport: A/c vehicle support including of snack, cold water, and towel.
– English speaking tour guide (other language can be arranged on request):
– Bicycle will be used in the trip: High-end mountain bike or hybrid bike.
Trip services exclusive:
– Insurance, emergency, and personal cost…