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Bike Sojourn Along the Mekong

Bike Sojourn Along the Mekong

4 Days / 3 Nights

from / to Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Highlights
• 4 days and 3 nights
• Enjoy a bicycle ride to Cai Be
• Take pleasure in the magnificent lotus flowers of Ba Om Pond
• Visit local amazing Buddhist Temples
• Check out Phong Dien Floating market
Visit exciting places along the Mekong River in this 4-day biking adventure. Interact with the local populace along the route and learn more about their lives as you visit villages and ancient sites. Learn about different trades practiced by the people of this region.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be/Vinh Long (L/D)

Travel by car along the Mekong Delta to Cai Lay. Upon reaching Cai Lay, begin your 1.5 hour cycling journey to Cai Be. Stop for lunch on an island in the middle of the Mekong. Continue biking to a local home for an overnight stay. Enjoy the airy rooms, outdoor kitchen and gracious hospitality. The rest of this afternoon is free to bike the dirt paths surrounding the home. Dinner will be prepared by the home stay hosts. Overnight in a local home stay, Cai Be.

Ride up to 30 km

Note: Vehicle support 100%

Day 2: Cai Be/Vinh Long  – Tra Vinh (B, L, D)

This morning, transfer by road to Vinh Long and embark on a boat journey out to one of the Mekong islands. Upon arrival, bike along narrow country lanes, easy dirt tracks and trails, passing through orchards and across numerous wodden bridges. Witness the vibrant riverside life and spend time chatting with villagers. Cross a narrow canal on a sampan and reach the main ferry, traveling across the Co Chien River. The final stretch of the ride is along quite roads to the Khmer town of Tra Vinh. Overnight in Tra Vinh.

Ride up to 40km

Note: Vehicle support 100%

Day 3: Tra Vinh – Can Tho (B, L, D)

Today you may cycle as much or as little as you like, as the support vehicle will be present. Bike to Ba Om Pond with its magnificent lotus flowers, then, visit a local Buddhist Temple and school to learn about the life of the students. Arrive late this afternoon in Can Tho, the Mekong’s largest town. Overnight in Can Tho.

Ride up to 80 km

Note: Vehicle support 100%

Day 4: Can Tho Bike Loop – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

After an early breakfast, bike through the morning market and along the banks of the riverfront. Continue on a narrow paved road to Phong Dien floating market, cottage industries,  timber merchants, coconut shredders and small docks loading and unloading rice. Continue on to the towns of O Mon or Binh Thuy. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Can Tho, checking out of the hotel and traveling back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Ride up to 40km

Note: Vehicle support 100%

Rates & Services

Rates: 01.05. 2015 – 30.09.2016

Price per person in USD (private tour) 2 persons in double room 1 person in single rom (single traveller) Single room supplement
Hotel Category Superior 803 100
Note: During certain dates seasonal surcharges may apply, especially during Christmas, New Year and the Tet Festival (February 2016). Please inquire with us to find out whether this applies for your tour.

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For rates for 3 or more travellers in one booking, please inquire with our team.

Services included in our rates:
• accommodation inc. breakfast (B)
• other meals as detailed in the itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner)
• local specialized tour guide (English-speaking, other languages available on request)
• all transfers
• boat tours and air-conditioned car/van transportation as detailed in the itinerary
• touring bikes (please tell us your height and weight at the time of booking)
• helmets
• sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary inc. entrance fees
• one high-quality guidebook per room
Services NOT included in our rates:
• international flights from and to your country of origin
• travel insurance
• meals other than those explicitly mentioned, drinks, tips and personal expenses
• visa fees
Travel dates [&] minimum no. of travellers:
• any day departure
• minimum 2 traveller
• this tour is a private tour and you will not be travelling with people other than those you booked with
As this is a private tour, you can depart on the day of your choosing and alter the daily sightseeing program to suit your interests. Inquire with our team to extend this tour or to combine it with our other programmes.

Our Selection of Hotels for You

Hotel Category Standard:
Cai Be: Homestay
Tra Vinh: Cuu Long Hotel ** (Superior Room)
Can Tho: Ninh Kieu2 Hotel *** (Deluxe Room)

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