Mekong Cycling 1 day, with possible extension to 2 days
Highlights: more than 90% biking on beautiful backstreets, charming villages, orchards, canal paths, farmers, school children, noodle workshop, pagoda, boat trip on the mighty Mekong River, home-hosted lunch, family visit and knowledgeable biking guide.
Inclusion: Mtb Cannondale Trail 5/ Trek 4500 (Mountain Bicycle with helmet), meal, fruit, snack, water, support minivan, boat trip, ferry, experienced cycling guide, tissue, sampan, etc..
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU FOR THIS CYCLING HOLIDAY?
You might be a professional cyclist but we would still like to remind you to bring some little belongings which may help you explore better in our beautiful Vietnam.
• Necessary: Insect repellent, sun lotion, normal shoes, passport, camera, tiny backpack, sunglasses.
• Unnecessary: Wide brim hat, clip shoes, cyclist clothes, gloves, propedal (only good for Central biking days)
• Cycling Distance: In our experience, we would not let anyone cycle more than what you DO NOT want to. Our expert team will always have a longer biking options for those who book this trip on a private basis so as to better serve you to make the service to high-end satisfation. Come to Vietnam By Bike as we are a real bicycle adventure operator !
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Mekong Delta Tour 2 days with bicycle.
Itinerary: Saigon – My Tho – Ben Tre.
Pick up at 7.30 – 8.00 am in Saigon downtown by our biking team and transfer for around 1 hour to Tan An, gateway into the Mekong delta. On arrival, join the team for bike fitting. Once everything is ready, follow our experienced local biking guide into backstreets to discover charming villages with stops en route for photo opportunities and interaction with hospitable and friendly farmers at work in their massive dragon fruit farms, vegetable farms, grapefruit orchards, flower fields and rice paddies. Some sections have offroads, canal paths, and nice canopy. Once we arrive My Tho vicinity, we also make stop at one of the family-run vermicelli workshops, and the most beautiful Buddhist monastery in My Tho.
Afterwards, board our private boat for a fantastic cruise across the mighty Mekong river to visit one of the surrounding islands and explore numerous highlights as bee farm, coconut candy workshop and horse cart ride through Tan Thach village. Lunch with Mekong delicacies such as special elephant ear fish is served on the island.
For those who book for 1 day cycling tour, after the boat trip, our driver will take you back to Saigon, arriving downtown around 17.30 hrs the latest. End of services of Mekong Delta Tour 1 days !
Extend your stay with 1 night in the Mekong
For those who book for Mekong Delta Tour 2 days 1 night cycling tour, after the boat trip, ride our bike to our homestay on the island for the night. Check in cozy and make acquaintance with our warm and friendly hosts/ hostesses, enjoy the feeling of their hospitality. Dinner with the family.
Itinerary: My Tho – Ben Tre – My Tho – Saigon
Start the new day with fresh ambiance over the Mekong riverside with the hosts/hostesses and enjoy a healthy breakfast until 8am. We will pedal from our homestay across the extended Rach Mieu bridge into Ben Tre province to experience the peaceful life in An Khanh Hamlet where you will be able to taste the freshest coconut and numerous tropical fruits at the local home in the middle of nowhere en route.
We cycle further along the local daily footpaths with the greenery vegetable fields and cherry gardens where we will have many photo stops.
Upon arriving at Son Hoa village, we will visit a family and learn how to make the sponge cake (Bánh Bông Lan) and/or waffle (bánh kẹp) which are people’s main income. Your lovely ride will be continuing along the Ham Luong riverside on the backroads and backstreet to the outskirt of BenTre for a traditional lunch and siesta on hammock.
At 13h30, enjoy the afternoon biking loop from Ben Tre back to Unicorn island in My Tho via a different route which surprises you by seeing colourful flower beds that locals grow along single tracks with rice-paddies, bean, corn, grape fruit, etc. We end cycling back at meeting point on Unicorn island and join with other 1-day cyclists to board our boat to get back to our minivan/bus to return to Saigon around 17h30 hrs the latest.
|• Homestay with breakfast
• Support van and transportation on tour
|• Surcharge for Christmas, New Year, Lunar New Year, Holidays
• Other meals NOT mentioned in the program
• Drinks/water at included meals
• Vietnam visa, arrival/ departure flights & air taxes
• Personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Tips & gratuities• Other services not listed in inclusive column