Biking Vacation to Mekong Delta

5 Days | Vietnam
Adventure

OVERVIEW

Saigon, Ben Tre, Can Tho

This biking vacation offers a glimpse into the agrarian life of the vibrant southern Delta region as we wind our way through the tributaries of the Mekong Delta. From our boats, we are able to closely observe the daily rituals of river life and participate in the bustling commercial activities as we buy our fruits from the floating market. Along the way, we will visit an orchard farm, handicraft village, and a land market with an abundance of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables. This vacation is one of the best Vietnam Vacations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take a peaceful boat trip on Mekong River.
  • Visit Cai Be and Cai Rang floating market to enjoy a unique cultural experience of the western region of Vietnam.
  • Learn how local residents farm rice, make rice paper and noodles.
  • Take a peaceful boat trip on Mekong River and experience the rural, riverbank life of the locals.
  • Relaxation and swimming at Victoria Can Tho.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Saigon Arrival

Welcome to Saigon, Vietnam!
Warmest at Tan Son Nhat Intl’ airport, meet and transfer to the hotel for check in. Free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.

Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay (40km biking)

Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycling through back roads to discover the local life and culture. This morning, Far East Vacation’s driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you in the support van to the Mekong Delta. Arrive at Ben Tre, you will enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant while our crew sets everything up for the bike tour. In the afternoon take a two hour bike ride through the beautiful countryside to the Cai Mon District, where you will stay the night at a local farmer’s house. Cai Mon is a small town made famous by its beautiful nursery gardens and fruit orchards. Upon arrival at your homestay, meet the family and enjoy a welcome tea. In the late afternoon, join the family and help to prepare dinner, learning how to cook delicious, local cuisine. In the evening savor a mouth – watering, welcome meal with household.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Homestay in Ben Tre.

Day 3: Ben Tre – Can Tho (50km biking)

Start your day the local way, waking early to visit the bustling morning market. Return to the home for breakfast then set out on another day biking along the beautiful fluvial countryside, passing through local villages, under leafy orchards and traversing emerald-green rice paddies. Stop along the way to visit the friendly local people and savor a delicious lunch of authentic cuisine. Arrive in Can Tho in the late afternoon and check into the Victoria Can Tho hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho.

Day 4: Can Tho Biking & Relaxation (30km biking)

Rise early and take a boat to visit the Mekong’s biggest floating market. Here farmers from all over the region come together to peddle their fresh produce. This is a perfect opportunity to sample some of the fresh tropical fruit grown along the Mekong. After the boat ride, we will set out on a cycling tour through the beautiful countryside on a biking route voted Vietnam’s best in 2006. Return to the Victoria Can Tho hotel around lunch time. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool and savoring the tranquility of the Mekong’s countryside. In the evening, watch the sunset over the winding river.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho.

Day 5: Can Tho – Saigon Departure

Breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the morning at your leisure. You will depart from Can Tho, stopping for lunch en route and arriving in Saigon in the late afternoon. End trip organized by Far East Vacation.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

IMPORTANT

  • Accommodation in twin-shared room.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as the itinerary.
  • Mountain Bikes.
  • Private transportation as itinerary.
  • English/French speaking guide.
  • Snacks and drinking water.
  • All entrance fees, boat trips & excursions.
  • Vietnam Visa Approval letter.

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