The Mekong Delta is one of Vietnam’s highlights, however if traveling by car seems a little boring and you are looking for a more adventurous experience, our Mekong cycling tours are for you. From two to five days, cycling Vietnam’s Mekong Delta allows you more cultural interaction and an opportunity to get some exercise!
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh Long (approximate 40 kilometers cycling)
Rise early and be driven from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre and get acquainted with your bicycle. Then enjoy a 40 kilometer ride along a combination of well paved, sand and dirt paths through local villages and rice fields and fruit orchards. Along the way, there are chances to see real-life activities of Mekong delta as kids going to local school, farmers growing rice and vegetables or keeping ducks on the field! Arrive Vinh Long, go to Binh Hoa Phuoc island for your homestay. Join host family to cook a dinner and learn about life style in the Mekong.
Day 2: Vinh Long to TraVinh (approximate 30 kilometers cycling)
Wake up early for a boat cruise to see traditional floating market and visit some local home factories as rice paste making, rice popcorn, and coconut candies. After lunch, get back to your bike and take a 30 kilometer ride though MangThit country roads to TraVinh. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 3: TraVinh to Can Tho (approximate 30 kilometers cycling)
After breakfast, drive from hotel to Cau Ngang ferry, then cycle along rice paddy to Cau Ke. Visit some Khmer pagodas followed by Lunch. Drive to Tra On where we take local ferry to Luc Si Thanh Island then cycle through beautiful village roads to Cai Cui ferry onwards to Can Tho. Our van would pick you up and transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 4: Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City (approximate 30 kilometers cycling)
Wake up early (suggested at 05.30 am) for another short boat cruise to see the busiest floating market in the Mekong. Buy a local coffee or a drink from a floating coffee shop if you like! Get back to your hotel, enjoy the breakfast, check out and take a short drive to Sa Dec. Then, cycle through beautiful country roads to a historic communist base. Get off your bicycle, take a scenic sampan trip around the base and be amazed how communists lived and worked during the war. After lunch, drive back to Ho Chi Minh City around 5.00pm