Best Mekong Delta Classic Cycling Tour 4D/3N

Tour code

 VBT: CL - 4B - MTB

 Duration

 4 days/ 3 nights

 No. of cycling days

 4 days

 Distance

 Flexible

 Minimum ages to ride

 9

 Group size

 Mi: 02 - Max: 04

 Tour meets

 in HCM 

 Tour ends

 in HCM

 Road surface

 Concrete path and country back roads

 What's included

 What's not included

-  Private A/C vehicle takes up all cyclists and luggage

- Personal travel insurance

- Truck to carry all bikes and spare bikes, tool kits

- Single accommodation

- New Giant MTB, wheel size: 27.5" hydraulic brakes

- Other personal expenses

- Helmets, new bottles of water

- Drinks are not included with any meal

- All entrance fees and boat rides

 

- All ferry tickets in countryside

 

- B = 3 Breakfasts, L = 4 Lunches, D = 3 Dinners

 

- Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits and facial tissues

 

- 3 nights: double room and twin share

 

- Experienced English speaking bike guides

 

- Pick up & drop off at hotels

 

Dates

Destinations

Activities

Distance

Meals

 Day 01

 HCM - My Tho - Cai Be

 boat+visits +cycling

 10 km 

 L/D

 Day 02

 Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho

 Cycling + visits

 12 km 

 B/L/D

 Day 03

 Can Tho - Sadec - Cao Lanh

 Visits + cycling

15 km 

 B/L/D

Day 04

 Cao Lanh - Xeo Quyt - HCM

 Cycling + visits

10 km 

B/L


Day 01: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Cai Be - Homestay
Start from Ho Chi Minh at 8:00 Am by private A/C vehicle. Get through the buzzing city of Saigon as you trying to run away from it’s for Mekong Delta lush green. Arrive in My Tho city, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, this pagoda brings together Chinese, Vietnamese, and Khmer and European architecture. It was built in 1849 in the total area of 14,000m², with the architecture of Han character. Then a 15 minute transfers you to boat station. Enjoy boat trip to non-tourist villages, boat cruises cross Mekong River, go on small creeks, walk around fruit orchards, enjoy honey bee and fresh fruits at its farm. Take a horse riding to cottage industries; thatched roofs palm making, leaf broom, handicraft workshop. Your lunch is shortly well-prepared at local home. After lunch, get back to the boat and cruises back to My Tho for an hour driving to Cai Be. It’s the best time to see Cai Be’s countryside by bicycle because the temperature is dropped down. Ride along country roads with kids, finished from school, admire locals washing their cloths by rivers, elderly is taking ferry home after works. Stay a night at home-stay in locally.
  • Lunch/ Dinner
  • Boat ride
  • Cycling: 10 km
Day 02: Cai Be – Vinh Long - Can Tho
After breakfast at home-stay, your luggage/suite cases will be loaded on our vehicle. Then, we travel by boat. Your bikes are also on boat, cross Co Chien River to An Binh Island. This island has one canal as it’s a shortcut waterway that boats from Vinh Long town to Cai Be and its opposite way. There are masses of boats and stacks of goods cruising on this canal. It’s really busy in the morning. The country back roads on Island of An Binh are really nice route to immerse yourself in culture of Mekong Delta region. Watch a music show and listen to Mekong folk song at ancient house before the ride continue. Stop at local markets; enjoy fresh fruits, cold drinks and also many tops for photo taken. Before taking ferry to Vinh Long city, enjoy specialty meal lunch at the home of local. Get on vehicle for an hour driving to Can Tho.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • a 40 minute boat ride
  • Cycling: 12 km
Day 03: Can Tho – Sadec – Cao Lanh
Can Tho is known as the capital of Mekong Delta provinces. The floating market in Can Tho City is one of the three biggest in the Mekong Delta. The shops and stalls at these markets are boats of different sizes. It is open all day but it is busiest from sunrise to about 9AM. Most of farm products for selling there are from Mekong Delta region. Every boat has a long upright pole at its bow on which samples of the goods for sale are hung. You are going to have a boat ride to see Cai Rang floating market in action. Then your boat continues cruising to family workshop; see local making rice noodle, and rice paper. Enjoy an hour and half driving to Sadec town. Have lunch at the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le. It considers at highlight Site in this town and also the central character in Marguerite Duras's autobiographical novel, the movie “The Lover”. Spend your own time walk around Sadec by the river. When the temperature is down, the ride will start. Bike through flower farms, green house, roses, magnificent trees, ornamental flower beds, and fragrant flowers in the garden attract butterflies. After visiting some farms of flower, continues cycling on rural back road alongside canals. We will stops at market on the way for a transfer to Cao Lanh city.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • Cycling: 10 – 15km
Day 04: Cao Lanh – Xeo Quyt - Ho Chi Minh
Cao Lanh is a new town after Vietnam War. Foreigners are rarely being seen in this town because it is not really a nice place for bus tours. But this province has a network of country back road and it’s so unique. Just a 10 minute transfers by vehicle from city center where the ride will start. Ride on small country paths through mango farms, vegetable field, and crossing the peaceful countryside, waterways by little ferry before getting on vehicle driving to Xeo Quyt forest. Your guide will lead you the way to see some shelters, old bunkers that Viet Cong used in the wartime. You are also having a sampan boat rowed into forest. Then, spend time walk to Lotus Lake for some photo taken before driving back to Ho Chi Minh. Lunch will be served on the way. Tour End!
  • Breakfast/ Lunch
  • Sampan boat
  • Cycling: 10 km

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