Travel Vietnam : Biking Mekong Delta – 4 Days

Cycle through the lush countryside and sleepy villages of the Mekong Delta on this four-day biking adventure that takes you deep into the agricultural heart of the country. Known as Vietnam’s “rice bowl”, the rich fluvial soil of the delta supports bountiful orchards and fields producing rice, coconuts, sugar cane and all manner of exotic fruits and garden vegetables…
Start City : Saigon
End City: Saigon
Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
– Visiting places: Saigon, Ben Tre, Can Tho.
– Extendable with optional tours from Saigon.
Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay.
Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycling through back roads to discover the local life and culture. At 8:00 AM, your driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you in the support van to the Mekong Delta. Arrive in Ben Tre around noon and enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant while your 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 bountiful 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.
Biking: 40km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodations: Homestay.
Day 2: Ben Tre – Can Tho.
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 City in the late afternoon and check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure.
Biking: 50km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodations: Victoria Can Tho Resort.
Day 3: Can Tho Biking & Relaxation.
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, you 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 Resort around lunchtime. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool and savoring the tranquility of the Mekong’s countryside and watch the sunset over the winding river.
Biking: 30km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodations: Victoria Can Tho Resort.
Day 4: Can Tho – Saigon.
Have breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the morning at your leisure. Depart from Can Tho around noon, stopping for lunch en route and arriving in Saigon in the afternoon. Tour ends.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodations: N/A.
Tour excludes:
Travel insurance coverage
Extraordinary food item and also drinks
Tips and tricks and also personal expenses
Tour Notes:
Take care of your baggage and money
Inform in advance incase you are vegetarian.
Just take hat, raincoat, water and funds.
All customers must follow the order of your guide for your safety.
Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.
source : travelvietnam.com

Travel Vietnam : Biking Mekong Delta – 4 Days
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