Mekong Cycling Tour – 4 Days

The Mekong Delta is as flat as a pancake so all different levels of cyclist can ride bicycle easily to smell and taste the real Mekong Delta’ countryside. We offer highly competitive, affordable prices, good quality bike trips and best services. We are 100% confident that our prices are very competitive because we at Indochina Bike Tours is a local tour company, also the cycle path finder and planner. We tailor-made, unique, cycling routes, which you are unable to find on traditional maps or the internet. You will be taken into and explored most of completely off the normal tourist track areas.

Day1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long (40 km+ cycling) (L,D)
Meet up at your hotel in Saigon. Transfer with bikes to Cailay. Ride to Caibe on back roads.
Take the boat trip to visit coconut candy making, rice paper making, popcorn & pop rice making. Have lunch on an island before continuing onto our local home stay run by a lovely retired couple, Mr & Mrs Bay
They live in a typical Mekong delta Vietnamese house, with airy rooms and outdoor kitchen. The rest of the afternoon is free to bike surrounding the home stay. Dinner will be prepared by home stay hosts. Overnight in An Binh island.
Summary
Cycling Distance : 40 km cycling
Meals : Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Home -Stay
Day2: Vinh Long – Tra Vinh (60km+ cycling) (B,L,D)
After breakfast at home stay, the last short boat trip will be reached Vinh Long, one of the famous fruits town in Mekong,  bike along narrow country lanes, easy dirt tracks and trails.
This is biking at its most glorious-through tiny orchards, witness colorful life along the riverside, pedal pass picturesque delta homes, pause to chat with welcoming villagers ,clack across innumerable wooden bridges.
Cross narrow canals on a local sampan, before finishing at the main ferry for a refreshing boat trip across the expansive Co Chien River. Ride final few km to the very pretty Khmer town of Travinh.
There will be plenty of time to explore side tracks and trails as the cycling distance today is not far. This gives a great first impression of the “heart of Mekong”. Overnight is  in local hotel in Tra Vinh.
Summary
Cycling Distance : 60 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast ,Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Tra Vinh Hotel

Day3: Tra Vinh – Can Tho (80km+ cycling) (B,L,D)

A special ride today as much of the area is populated by Khmer people. The regional architecture is interesting and there are many Khmer temples to stop and admire en route.
Cycle as much or as little as is preferred; the road is peaceful, narrow and very pretty all the way to Cantho! Pedal with to Ba Om Pond with its magnificent lotus flowers, and observe local women having their future predicted in the small temple nearby.
En route, stop to visit a local Buddhist temple school if possible. Arrive finally at Cantho, the Mekong’s largest town located at the confluence of the Cantho and Haugiang rivers. Overnight is in Cantho .
Summary
Cycling Distance : 80 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Accommodation : Can Tho Hotel
Day4: Can Tho – Sai Gon (35km+ cycling) (B,L)
Spend the morning riding to Phongdien before boating to see Cai Rang floating market. Weave through teeming early morning market bustle along the banks of an active riverfront.
Ride on a narrow paved road to Phongdien floating market. Absorb the sights of the endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconuts shredders, small dock loading/unloading rice, and tiny vibrant markets.

Continue by bike on the narrow lane and loop round to the main road. Lunch is on the local restaurant. Return to your hotel in Saigon. End of trip

Summary
Cycling Distance : 35 km cycling
Meals : Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation : None

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Tour Price in USD per person based on group size

US$ 558 per person (2 persons)

US$ 455 per person (3 persons)

US$ 405 per person (4 persons)

US$ 378 per person (5 persons)

US$ 558 per person (6 -12 persons)

US$  68 a single room supplement

Group bike tours & tour prices:

  1. Tour prices are in USD and priced per person. All tour prices for group tours
  2. Tour prices of smallest group size is 2 travelers and it’s tour price is fixed as the same as group size of 6 – 12 travelers .
  3. The tour prices of group size less than 6 travelers and more than 2 travelers (from 3 – 5 travelers) You will have a special offer.
  4. The tour prices of group size more than 5 people and less 13 people (from 6 – 12 travelers) will be fixed as the same as a party of 2 .
  5. The more people to join in the more bikes, more support bus, van or trucks and equipment to be used. Other hands, one more bike guide and one mechanic will be available on the whole trip.

 

TERM AND CONDITIONS

Inclusive of:

  • Support air conditioned bus/van
  • Truck to carry bikes for group
  • English speaking biking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat trip & ferries
  • Airport transfer in/out in the same day
  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel
  • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic
  • Water, snacks, cold towers, soft drinks and fresh fruits
  • Accommodation
Exclusive of:
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Accommodation in Saigon

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