CYCLE FROM MY THO TO CAI BE, VINH LONG AND CAN THO 3 DAYS

CYCLE FROM MY THO TO CAI BE, VINH LONG AND CAN THO 3DAYS

Overview:

Biking along Mekong delta will have unforgettable and excited experience in your trip to Vietnam.This 3-day-journey is the opportunity for you and your family discover the beauty of Vietnam landscape in general and Mekong scenery in specific.

Itinerary:

Day1: Saigon to Vinh Long. (Lunch, dinner)

We travel two hours from Saigon to My Tho where we board our boat. Late morning finds us drifting down bustling arteries of the Mekong from where we veer off to travel down the tranquil canals. Our sightseeing on the island includes a visit to a traditional Mekong DeltaMekong Delta Boat home and its kitchen, where we sample seasonal fruit along with tea and honey and even local wine. We then walk to the village's boat landing where we board small sampans and paddle along narrow arroyos (waterways).

We will break for lunch at a local restaurant.

Following lunch, we enjoy a leisurely, two-hour afternoon bicycle ride along a narrow dirt road during which we traverse bridges and pass through local farms. Arriving in Cai Be, we board a boat to the floating market and then cruise over 1.5km-wide Mekong river to Binh Hoa Phuoc. You can expect spectacular sunsets along the Mekong. We have dinner at and spend the night in a guesthouse on Binh Hoa Phuoc island.

Day 2: Vinh Long to Can Tho. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Following breakfast, under the cool shelter of the green canopy, we bike half an hour to the ferry crossing for Vinh Long. We then have an extended ride to Can Tho. While our exact route will vary (depending on our group's cycling abilities), you can expect to pass through villages (with brick kiln and terracotta roofs), past rice fields, and by innumerable rural riverside villages.

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We will break for lunch at a local restaurant. Late afternoon will be reserved for promenading production along the city quay or, if time permits, yet more cycling along riverside to Can Tho. We will stay in Can Tho. (or optional countryside homestay).

Day 3: Can Tho to Saigon. (Breakfast, lunch)

Cai Rang floating marketWe embark on a morning boat trip to Cai Rang's floating market before heading up a quiet canal for more cruising along winding waterways. We then bike for two hours along backcountry roads taking in the breathtaking Mekong Delta scenery and greeting locals (many of whom will also be on bicycle).

Following lunch we head back to Sai Gon where our tour ends.

Tour price:

Deluxe hotel: Victoria ****

US$ 600 / person (single occupancy)

US$ 345 / person (double occupancy)

US $ 290 / person (triple occupancy)

US$ 265 / person ( 4- to 8- person occupancy).

Single supplement : US$ 70

Standard hotel: TayDo ***

US$ 480 / person ( single occupancy)

US$ 275 / person (double occupancy)

US$ 195 / person ( 4- to 8- person occupancy).

Single supplement : US$ 20

Services included:

All boat trips and entrance fees.

Accomodation: guesthouse on island. Deluxe hotel: Victoria****. Standard hotel: TayDo***.

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

Transport : A/c bus with amenities (snack, cold water and towels).

Guide: Experienced tour guide.

Bicycle: mountain bike or hybrid bike.

Not included: Insurance

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Note:

* You should bring a small overnight bag to the guesthouse on island. Heavy suitcase or big backpack can be stored inside the van. (safe parking overnight). Guesthouse or homestay place has very basic beds, share bath, no hotwater.

* Bring your cycling short, it will be more enjoyable for long ride.

* We try to take you to quiet road as much as we can, but this trip is not 100% off-road. We sometimes meet road with a few cars and trucks. If you are allergic to trucks, do not take this trip. Thanks.

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