Cycling the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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Cycling the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Highlights Include:

  • Cycling through the lush Mekong Delta countryside in Vietnam
  • Immersing in local culture with a homestay & authentic Vietnamese food
  • Visiting local villages & floating markets
Tour Details

From: $1,100 per person | Single supplement on request

6 days

Departures: Daily, All Year

Cycle leisurely in the Mekong Delta through lush countryside and villages, along scenic canals and rice paddies green in spring, golden at harvest time. Travel by boat and ferries to small islands in the Mekong River to fascinating floating markets. A perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in local culture with a homestay and typical Vietnamese food.

Itinerary
This is a privately guided tour with daily departures. We use local bikes and supporting vehicles.

Day 1Arrive Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 2Discover Ho Chi Minh City | Meals: B L

Ho Chi Minh City, the commercial heart of Vietnam, is a vibrant city buzzing with activities. During this full day tour, you will see modern Ho Chi Minh, as well as its historic past. Visit some of its important museums and buildings and explore Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh’s Chinatown, and Binh Tay Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 3Exploring the Mekong Delta | Meals: B L D

Transfer by car to Cai Be and board a ferry to An Binh Island and begin your cycling journey. Visiting an old villa with an interesting collection of local farming tools, you will see rice plantations and enjoy a traditional music performance. Continue with a stop at a bonsai garden before lunch. In the afternoon, stroll along island trails before arriving at your homestay. Enjoy dinner and talk with your hosts about their culture and life. Overnight at homestay

Day 4Cycling Through Villages & Boat Ride | Meals: B L D

Transfer by boat to Vinh Long and continue to cycle to Long Phuoc village. See the Temple of Literature, local handicraft and artisan producers. On arrival in Long Hiep, travel to Tam Binh to experience the daily life of the locals and their agricultural activities, and a local market. In the afternoon, explore the floating market, Phuoc Hau Pagoda, and the village of carpenters. Continue cycling to Binh Minh where you will visit incense-making villages before transferring to Can Tho, where you will enjoy dinner at your accommodation. Overnight in Can Tho

Day 5Floating Market & Return to Saigon | Meals: B

A morning boat ride on the Rach Ngong River brings you to Cai Rang and its bustling floating market. Continue to Ba Lang village for a nice bike ride in the peaceful countryside, meeting hospitable locals and catching a final glimpse of rural life in the Mekong Delta. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City and check into your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 6Depart Ho Chi Minh City | Meals: B

After breakfast at your hotel, the day is yours until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight – or extend your stay in Asia!

Included
  • Five nights’ accommodation
  • Bike and helmet
  • English-speaking guide
  • Support vehicles  
  • Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Tours and Sightseeing: Tour of Saigon city, Cho Lon, Binh Tay Market, excursion to An Binh Island, Vinh Long, Long Phuoc, Temple of Literature, Tam Binh market, Phuoc Hau Pagoda, village of carpenters, Binh Minh, Can Tho, Cai Rang floating market
  • Admission fees to sites as listed
Not Included
  • All flights and related taxes & surcharges
  • Travel insurance, recommended
  • Fees for passports, visas, or health vaccinations
  • Soft drinks or beverages beyond water
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Luggage handling at airports and hotels
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
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