Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Cycling Mekong Delta 3 days tour starts from Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon), takes you to the Mekong Delta where the bike ride will offer a different experience you may not have in other area. The riding is flat, winding through, villages, along waterways, on and off charming boats, dropping in at villages to taste some local produce or watch a local craft. As much an eating tour as a biking tour, the cuisine of this area will delight as will the friendly, welcoming people.
DAY 1: SAIGON -> CAI BE -> VINH LONG
Picked up at your hotel in Sai Gon and brought to Cai Be, a river-land mixed town, a rural district of Tien Giang Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Upon your arrival in Cai Be, you embark on a boat to see the floating market, poprice, rice paper. Stop by a local workshop to see how local coconut candy is made. Keep traveling by boat to An Binh island, Long Ho district, Vinh Long. There you make a stop at local house for lunch. You spend the afternoon cycling around the peaceful, quiet island. You pedal on the cement road through fruit garden, in the shade of trees, along canals to experience the real life. Dinner and overnight at local home (homestay).
DAY 2: VINH LONG -> CAN THO
After breakfast, you take a boat to get out of the island, moving onto the town of Vinh Long. This morning you cycle for 40Km along countryside road, to see rice field, farmer’s daily activities. Stop for lunch at local restaurant in Tam Binh district. In the afternoon, you keep biking for about 25 Km before you arrive in Can Tho, the centre of Mekong Delta, amongst a network of rivers, brooks, canals and ditches. The province is about 170 km from Ho Chi Minh City. Check in hotel. Dinner in town and overnight in Can tho.
DAY 3: CAN THO -> SAIGON
Breakfast at hotel. You have the early morning boat trip from Can Tho to Cai Rang floating market. The Cai Rang Floating Market is the largest wholesale floating market in the Mekong Delta, starts around 05:00 and runs until around midday. After the visit to the market, you are picked up and brought back to Can Tho. Lunch is provided in a local restaurant in town. In the afternoon, enjoy the last bike ride from Can Tho to O Mon. Enjoy peaceful rural scenery along the way. The bike ride takes its end in O Mon. Put the bikes back on the vehicle and enjoy the drive back to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrival back in town, you are dropped off at your hotel. Trip ends.