Meandering the Mekong Delta

Price from
US$ 775
Duration
4 Days / 3 Nights
Distance
150 km
Tour code
VNM-VMD
Next departure
28-Nov-2017
Number of Cycling Days 4
Average Distance Per Day: 38
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150 Km
Total Cycling Distance 150 kilometres
Accommodation Included
Bike Hire Included
Single Supplement US$ 110

All About this Tour

The mighty Mekong spreads into tentacles and tributaries in southern Vietnam, making the delta fertile and the region one of Vietnam's highest producers of rice, vegetables and fruits. Cycling through rice paddies, orchards, along and over a myriad of small irrigation canals will let you see a unique area of Vietnam.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer out of bustling Saigon to Cai Lay, where we begin our ride to Cai Be, the gateway to the Mekong Delta. We cycle down narrow lanes, over canals and past banana plantations to our overnight at a homestay.

Day 2

Catch a boat to one of the Mekong islands and bike along narrow dirt tracks and trails. Witness colorful riverside life while pedaling past picturesque delta homes, and clack across innumerable wooden bridges to the Khmer town of Tra Vinh.

Day 3

There is plenty to observe today - fishermen, village life, temples - as we cycle scenic roads, crossing many small bridges, to Can Tho. There are many Khmer temples to visit en route as well as Ba Om Pond with its magnificent lotus flowers.

Day 4

Spend the morning riding to Phong Dien Floating Market and weave through this bustling place along the banks of an active riverfront. Absorb the sights of endless cottage industries before we lunch and transfer back to Saigon.

Additional journey information

Meets: At your hotel in Saigon
Ends: Back at your hotel in Saigon
Fly in to: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
Fly out of: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
Countries visited: Vietnam
Minimum age: 12 (on scheduled departures)
Schedule: Every Tuesday.

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