Unique Mekong Experience 5 Days

 Unique Mekong Experience
Highlights: This 5-day biking tour is designed for keen bikers to cycle along the backroads that criss-cross the Mekong Delta. Visit farms and markets in this lush, fertile region of Vietnam, Cycle along villages' paths and trails in the Mekong Delta.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Day 2: Saigon to Tra Vinh
Day 3: Tra Vinh to Can Tho

Day 4: Can Tho to Chau Doc
Day 5: Chau Doc to Ha Tien

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
When you arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in the downtown. Your time will be at leisure or to explore the sights and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City. In the late afternoon, you'll be met by your guide for a coffee and tour briefing.  

Meals: None
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City 

Day 2: Saigon to Tra Vinh
After breakfast, you transfer for a couple of hours out of Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho – the gateway to the Mekong Delta. Today’s ride will lead us right into the heart of the rural Mekong. You'll pedal along narrow paths and lanes, past banana plantations and fields of sugar cane, through the lush green landscape of the Delta until you reach Tra Vinh - a small town off the tourist trail, with a large population of ethnic Khmer

Biking distance: 52km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight in Tra Vinh

Day 3: Tra Vinh to Can Tho
Today you'll continue with our cycling adventure - the roads are peaceful, narrow and very pretty all the way to Can Tho. Along the way you cross numerous rivers and streams via bridges and local ferries. There is plenty to see on our journey, including colourful Khmer temples and the pond of Ba Om, where you’ll hear the story of how it was dug and subsequently got its name according to local legend. You cycle along riverbank paths and through busy villages until you join the main road to Can Tho. Can Tho is a popular town on the banks of the Mekong with a night market and waterfront bars and restaurants.

Biking distance: 80km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight in Can Tho

Day 4: Can Tho to Chau Doc
After a very early breakfast, you'll enjoy a pleasant motorboat cruise to Cai Rang floating market to see the local farmers selling their produce from their boats on the busy river. Once you’re back on mainland you cycle along narrow roads weaving through the morning market hustle and bustle on the banks of the river, whilst absorbing the sights of endless cottage industries, timber merchants and coconut shredders. Once you finish cycling for the day, you will transfer for approximately one and a half hours to the border town of Chau Doc, where you spend the night.

Biking distance: 90km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight in Can Tho

Day 5: Chau Doc to Ha Tien
Today, you take a boat ride to see the floating house and Cham village before transferring to Ha Tien/Rach Gia for boating to Phu Quoc. Alternatively, our vehicle will take you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices & Inclusions

Price is from~US$ 562 per person
All prices are per person , valid till October 31, 2016
Prices Include:
- Breakfast and accommodation as indicated in the hotel list
- Private air-conditioned vehicle from pick up and all support until drop off at the end as itinerary

- Experienced English speaking biking guide
- Meals in local restaurants as mentioned in the itinerary
- The use of good Trek/Giant bike including transport of bikes (If you bring your own bike, bike hire fee is deducted)
- Water, snacks, fresh fruits, for cycling days
- All entrance fees
- VAT and other taxes

Prices Exclude:
- Drinks and personal expenses
- All flight tickets
- Visa to Vietnam

- Personal expenses

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