Cycling To Mekong & Central Highland – 10 Days

Cycling To Mekong & Central Highland – 10 Days with river cruise, home stay and sightseeing and  great biking days,Biking grade: Moderate Colorful floating market on Mekong River,Boat trip on small canals ,Cross the mighty Mekong on ferry with the friendly locals …We offer the best sampling of single track downhill riding in the Dalat area . Views are outstanding throughout with beautiful pine forested hills, Dankia Lake and picturesque small farms dotting the valleys you ride through. Itinerary We will pick you up from hotel, then transferring  Dankia lake ( 15 kilometer from Da Lat city). We start biking from here. This ride probably offers the best sampling of single track downhill riding in the Dalat area. The total ride distance is about 30 kilometers and it is the easiest of our rides. Views are outstanding throughout with beautiful pine forested hills, Dankia Lake and picturesque …

Day 1: City tour & Cu Chi Tunnel
After breakfast at your hotel 8:00 Am we take a city tour to see the different faces of this bustling city on a full day tour with extensive visits to the Re-Unification Palace, the Central Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Jade Emperor Temple and the Ben Thanh market. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch we drive to the famous Cu Chi underground tunnel system to experience how the Viet Cong lived and fought during the American War.  Back to Saigon in the afternoon.
Summary:
Activities:  Half day city tour & half day cycling to Cu Chi tunnel
Transportation:  AC vehicle
Meals:    Lunch
Accommodation: None
Day 2: Sai Gon – My Tho – Vinh Long
Leave hotel for Long An at 8.30 am. We drive around 1hr to reach Long An, where we begin our interesting biking day over a picturesque area of expansive rice fields, luxuriant fruit orchards and plenty of small canal. After 2hr biking we will reach My Tho, a quiet town by the bank of the Mekong River. Lunch break in My Tho before riding to Vinh Long, the capital of Vinh Long Province which lying between two big branches of the Mekong River. From My Tho to Vinh Long we ride on small paved roads running through a vast expanse of rice field. Upon arrival in the small town of Cai Be we take an interesting boat trip to cross the mighty Mekong River to reach a village on a small island in the middle of the river, where we spend the night in a local home. The home-stay will be an unforgettable experience and can give you a unique insight into the culture of the locals. A fantastic dinner with local delights is cooked by the family.
Summary
Transfer:  40 mins
Biking:      40 km – flat country road, partly unpaved road – Introductory grade
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay
Day 3: Vinh Long – Chau Doc
After breakfast we say goodbye to the family and cross the Mekong River on boat. We will take a bus transfer to the peaceful town of Sa Dec, which is famous for its many nurseries of flower and bonsai. Here we begin riding to Cho Moi, a small town known for its rich groves of fruit. The ride in the morning is on the smooth paved road along the Mekong. Lunch in Cho Moi before taking more biking in the afternoon to reach Chau Doc, a pleasant little town near the Cambodia border. We will have a panoramic view over the vast plain of the Mekong Delta and far into Cambodia. Dinner in local restaurant and enjoy an orientation tour of Chau Doc by xe dap loi (pulling cyclo). Overnight in hotel.
Summary
Biking:    50 km – Smooth paved road – Introductory to Moderate grade
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Chau Pho Hotel 3 *
Day 4: Chau Doc to Can Tho
Breakfast in town and begin our biking to Long Xuyen, the capital of An Giang Province. The morning ride is on good national road along the Mekong. Today the traffic is a bit busier but the biking is not less interesting as we riding along one of the busiest section of the Mekong River. Lunch in Long Xuyen Town and then continue riding to Can Tho, the economic, cultural and transportation centre of the Mekong Delta. Dinner in local restaurant and overnight in hotel.
Summary
Biking:     70 km – Smooth paved road – Introductory to Moderate grade
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ninh Kieu Hotel
Day 5: Can Tho – Saigon
Early get up for a great boat trip to one of the busiest floating market in Southeast Asia. We will see a lively and colorful market on a large bend of the river. Boat trip back to town for breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast cross the Mekong on public ferry and ride to Vinh Long. Lunch on the way and bus transfer to Saigon in the afternoon.
Summary
Boat trip:  2.5 hrs
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  None
Day 6: Saigon Flight to Dalat
Breakfast in hotel and free untill we are transferred to airport for short flight to Dalat. Upon arrival in Dalat we take a bus ride to our hotel in Dalat. Check in hotel and enjoy a city tour to explore Dalat in the afternoon. We will visit to Centre market, King Bao Dai Palace and XQ embroidery. Overnight in Dalat.
Summary
Flight Saigon – Dalat:  40 mins
Transfer airport – hotel:  1 hr
Sightseeing:  Half-day tour
Meals:     Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Thang Loi Hotel
Day 7: Dalat – Bao Loc
Breakfast in the hotel before we jump on our bike and head east through rose farms with stunning views of Langbian Mountain and drop through a jungle forested valley. We stop at Elephant Waterfall for a quick break before continuing the ride through a spectacular section of pine forested hills, rice paddies and small fruit orchards and vegetable farms. Lunch in local restaurant.  We reach Bao Loc Town in late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in a clean and comfortable guest house in Bao Loc.
Summary
Biking:     70 km – Smooth paved road – Moderate grade
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Guesthouse in Bao Loc
Day 8: Bao Loc – Mui Ne
Today the ride goes through small minority villages and jungle forested valleys to the beautiful beaches below. The first section of riding is through coffee plantations and forest and includes a 5 kilometer uphill climb to get you warmed up. This is followed by plenty of down hill and rolling sections. A final long downhill pass is completed before the road flattens out with a long cruise to Highway 1, where the ride ends and our vehicle transports us the rest of the way to Mui Ne. Upon arrival in Mui Ne we check in a resort in Mui Ne. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Summary
Biking:     80 km – Smooth paved road – Moderate grade
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hon Rom 1 Resort
Day 9: Mui Ne
Today is just free time for you to enjoy the beautiful beach of Mui Ne and get recovered from the ride. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Summary
Meals:  Breakfast
Accommodation: Hon Rom 1 Resort .
Day 10: Mui Ne – Saigon – Departure
We check out in the morning and starting cycling to Phan Thiet city and cycling along the coast and drive back to Saigon. Trip ends in the airport or your hotel .
Summary

Biking:     70 km – Smooth paved road – Moderate grade

Transfer to Saigon: 3 hrs
Meals:   Breakfast , Lunch

Map -Biking Adventures In Mekong & Centre Highland – 10 Days

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Services included:   

♦ Transport by A/C mini van, bus and truck for group
♦ Trek mountain bike with 24 speeds, helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits
♦ Entrance fees, flight tickets to Dalat
♦ B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary
♦ For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels
♦ 7 nights, double occupancy, twin share
♦ Experienced English speaking bike guides
♦ Pick up/ drop off at hotels

Not included:

♦ Travel insurance
♦ Other personal expenses , tips
♦ International flight
♦ Accommodation in Saigon

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