October 15, 2015
Mekong Delta Cycle Tours
Written By Admin
Day 1 Saigon – Vinh Long
Lunch + dinner
This morning, you are pick up at the hotel at about 8:Am and transfer to My Tho. Our boat trip from here and take part in some late morning drifting down the bustling branches of the Mekong Delta and into her tranquil canals. Your first stop is one some islands where you can visit a traditional Mekong Delta house & kitchen; indulge is some seasonal fruits along with some local tea and fresh honey; visit a local rice wine distillery for wine tasting; then paddle one of the small sampans along the smaller waterways.
Break for lunch after this jam packed morning, then a short rest, followed by a leisurely afternoon bicycle ride (2 hrs) on small dirt roads and walking bridges. Reaching a local ferry crossing and then onto to Cai Be where we board a touring boat to the floating market and cruise over the mighty Mekong River. Our day ends at Binh Hoa Phuoc & An Binh Island where you can take in a great sunset view from the shores of the Mekong. Overnight stay at local house.
Day 2 Vinh Long – Chau Doc
Breakfast + lunch
Enjoy early breakfast at around 08: am, we continue cycling one and a half hours to the ferry crossing for Vinh Long. Then its time to cover some distance, by bike, to An Hoa then onto Chau Doc. Depending on the groups cycling ability, a tailored special route will be planned for this long day on two wheels passing numerous rural riverside villages and riding along immense rice fields.
We break for our lunch at a local street-side stall then we transfer to Chau Doc for our bike again. We hike up 2.5 km to Sam mountain, enjoy the sunset from the summit. The route will be traveled by a mix of car and bicycle. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3 Chau Doc – Can Tho
Wake up at 8:am for an early cruise to an amazing local market. Be witness to this smorgasbord of sounds, colours and smells. Also cruise through the floating village and their fish farms. Discover the ethnic Cham village with its famous Mubarak Mosque and watch the locals go about their traditional weaving.
We bike to Cambodia border with a stop over Tra Su natural reserve, see Khmer pagoda enroute. Then transfer to Can Tho. Overnight stay in Can Tho.
Day 4 Can Tho – Saigon
Breakfast + lunch
After breakfast at the hotel, we take a morning boat trip to the interesting Cai Rang Floating Market, then up a quiet canal for more cruising. Back on the bikes (~ 2 hrs) to enjoy the beautiful Mekong Delta scenery meeting the locals (many on bicycle too). After lunch, we head back to Saigon. Tour ends at your hotel around 17:30.
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