Overview

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Duration
5 days / 4 nights
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300 KM
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Tour Code
VBBSGMK5A
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Next Departure
29-Jun-2024
Number of Cycling Days
5 Days
Total Cycling Distance
300 kilometers
Average Distance Per Day
60 km
Average Climbing Per Day
7 m

Instruction

🌾 Vietnam is one of the best choices of more than 10 millions tourists and this fabulous Mekong Delta Cycling Tour 5 days is the top 3 popular trips because of its highlights:

  • Largest rice-bowl in Vietnam.
  • Plat land is easily explored by all kind of travelers.
  • Beautiful rivers, canals & streams system & floating market.
  • Experienced handicraft & floating villages.
  • Plenty of good foods with herbs, cakes. candy.
  • Nice sunset along the biking paths, on the mountain & Mekong River. 

Full itinerary

πŸ’’ Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Ben Tre (L, D/Cycling 55 km)

πŸ‘‰ Suggest departure at: 7h30-8h00 A.M 

We will depart at 7:30 am by van to Tan An, which is approximately 1.5 hours away. We will fit and adjust the bicycles for your 5-day cycling tour. We will cycle to an impressive compound of several vegetable farms that are lesser-known. We will then take a ferry and ride past the well-known Vinh Trang Buddhist Pagoda. We will then cruise by boat to cross the mighty Mekong River from My Tho to Ben Tre, with a lunch break after the crossing.

In the afternoon, you will cycle into an area known for its herbs and coconut production. You may see people harvesting beans in the fields and enjoy a local lunch. This region is known for its abundance of dragon fruits and coconuts. You will have the opportunity to engage your senses by observing the dragon fruit plantations, tasting the fresh dragon fruits, and experiencing the aroma of the fruits. Overnight in Ben Tre !

πŸ‘‰ Finish travel day around: 17h30 P.M

βœ… Inclusion: Comfortable A/C support vehicle (transfer riders and Carry the suitcases), lunch, dinner, cycling guide, cycling distance 55 km, Mountain bike, helmet, drinking/mineral water, Ben Tre Riverside resort 4 star



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πŸ’’ Day 2: Ben Tre - Tra Vinh - Vinh Long - Can Tho (B, L/Cycling 60 km)

πŸ‘‰ Suggest departure at: 8h00 A.M

Good morning at the Mekong riverside, where you will have a lovely breakfast before leaving the resort. You will then be transferred to the Tra Vinh Center Culture, where you will have a short visit to the Bayon-style Khmer Pagoda and museum.

You will then warm up your legs and ride deeper into the Mekong Delta region. We will have your lunch prepared at the Cau Ke farmstay, where you will have the opportunity to try some secret local foods, and take a rest under the cool canopy shade.

After the lunch break, you will continue your cycling journey, navigating numerous canals and small rivers. Our escort will tailor the most interesting paths for you, providing a challenge as you get closer to Can Tho. You will then have a short transfer to check-in at your hotel or lodge.

πŸ‘‰ Finish travel day around: 17h30 P.M

βœ… Inclusion: Comfortable A/C support vehicle (transfer riders and Carry the suitcases), breakfast, lunch, cycling guide, cycling distance 60 km, Mountain bike, helmet, drinking/mineral water,  snack, fruit, ferry, Vam Xang rustic (or Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel).


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πŸ’’ Day 3: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc (B, L/Cycling 55 km)

πŸ‘‰ Suggest departure at: 6h30 A.M

Anyone who has been to Can Tho and seen a busy floating market and will never forget it! A boat ride will take you to the floating market before your biking starts. We cycle through Phong Dien’ countryside, the area owns many small natural creeks across many villages. After a fruit stop at Phong Dien, we continue to pedal your bike on track by river, enjoy daily activities of local on rivers; grocery boats advertising plastic household goods, cargo boats selling sands for building, small fast boat bring pigs, ducks to local markets and many small ferries taking passengers to further side. We will stop for lunch in the town of Thoi Lai. Then we continue to hit the paths and ride to Co Do and to Long Xuyen.

In the afternoon, you will cycle deeply into and bicycling on paths along man made canals as you race with local boats, and water taxi, cargo boats and sampan in the Tra Su cajuput forest. If time permits, you will enjoy the great sunset on the Sam Mountain on the western Chau Doc with some amazing pictures. Overnight in Chau Doc at 3* Hotel.

πŸ‘‰ Finish travel day around: 18h00 P.M


βœ… Inclusion: Comfortable A/C support vehicle (transfer riders and Carry the suitcases), breakfast, lunch,  cycling guide, cycling distance 55 km, Mountain bike, helmet, drinking/mineral water, snack, fruit, boat trip for floating market, boat trip at the Tra Su forest, entrance fee, Chau Pho hotel (or similar standard).

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πŸ’’ Day 4: Chau Doc - Cho Moi - Cao Lanh (B, L, D/Cycling 60 km)

πŸ‘‰ Suggest departure at: 7h30 A.M

Enjoy an hour motorized boat to catfish farms and floating villages before you discover the lowland of Chau Doc border town. You will mingle with children on bikes on rural roads through villages or houses on stilts. Ride on dirt track to Cho Moi, pedal past Hoa Hao where famous for the Local Buddhism holy land and this is a chance to explore the family incense workshops.

The afternoon cycle ride to the Monastery, which was built 120 years ago by the French. The first monastery building site was established in 1874 in Indochina. We will continue to explore many islets and end up at Cao Lanh. Overnight at 3 star hotel.

πŸ‘‰ Finish travel day around: 17h00 P.M


βœ… Inclusion: Comfortable A/C support vehicle (transfer riders and Carry the suitcases), breakfast, lunch, dinner,  cycling guide, cycling distance 60 km, Mountain bike, helmet, drinking/mineral water, snack, fruit, boat trip for floating village, ferry, entrance fee, Sao Mai hotel (or similar standard).

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πŸ’’ Day 5: Cao Lanh - Xeo Quyt Base - Cai Be - Saigon (B, L/Cycling 45 km)

πŸ‘‰ Suggest departure at: 8h00 A.M

Cao Lanh is a new town after the Vietnam War. Foreigners are rarely being seen in this town because it is not really a nice place for bus tours. But bike routes are so unique. The place we start biking is about a 30 minutes transfer by vehicle from Cao Lanh city. The quiet rural back road by small rivers gives you a fantastic ride with beautiful scenery along the way to Xeo Quyt, former base of Viet Cong. A local guide will lead you the way to see some shelters and a sampan rowing boat taking you into the forest. If time permits, our last ride is about 25 km on a single track, through rice fields, irrigation networks, and fruit orchards. We end up cycling on the high road and have lunch before two and a half hours returning to Saigon around 17h.

πŸ‘‰ Finish travel day around: 17h00-18h00 P.M

βœ… Inclusion: Comfortable A/C support vehicle (transfer riders and Carry the suitcases), breakfast, lunch,  cycling guide, cycling distance 45 km, Mountain bike, helmet, drinking/mineral water, snack, fruit, sampan boat trip in Xeo Quyt Base, ferry, entrance fee.

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Tour Details

Facts

Total Cycling Distance300 km
Avg Distance/Day60 km
Avg Climbing/Day7 m
location_onDestinationsMekong Delta
flagTour MeetsSaigon
flagTour EndsSaigon
flight_landFly In ToSGN Airport
flight_takeoffFly Out OfSGN Airport
groupGroup Size2-10 Riders
vertical_align_bottomMinium Age14

Experienced Profile

🌾 Cycling Route: Our Mekong Delta Biking Tour 5 days 4 nights will take you through Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon), Tan An, My Tho, Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long, Can Tho, Long Xuyen, Chau Doc, Cho Moi, Cao Lanh, Tien Giang, and back to Ho Chi Minh City.

🌾 What to Pack: This is a cycling tour suitable for all types of travelers, not just experienced cyclists. Our Vietnam By Bike team will tailor the tour to your ability. The tour operates year-round, and here's a list of what you should bring:

  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Passport
  • Small backpack

Optional:

  • Sunglasses
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Camera
  • Cycling shoes with cleats
  • Cycling clothing
  • Gloves
  • Pedal clips (compatible with your cycling shoes)

What's Included/Excluded

  • check Transport with A/C. (with support truck if more than 5 cyclists).
  • check Trek/Giant/Cannondale Mountain Bike with helmet, water cage, tools kit.
  • check All entrance fees and sight-seeing tickets.
  • check Meals mentioned as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.
  • check Cold mineral water, energy drink, snack, fruit, wet tissue on day tours.
  • check Accommodation of 4 nights with sharing double/twin room at hotel or homestay.
  • check Experienced english speaking cycling guide.
  • check Pick-up & drop-off at your hotel.
  • close Personal expenses such as laundry, phone..
  • close Flight & Visa to Vietnam and Cambodia international border.
  • close Drinks at the restaurants on day tour.
  • close Travel Insurance.
  • close Single Supplement 185 US$
  • close e-Bike surcharge: 125 USD

Before Booking

🌾 BOOKING

 If this is your favourite tour here's what you need to do to confirm your place with all departures are appear, you just select your best date you'd like to travel by clicking on "BOOK" link. Once we receipt your inquiry, one of our member will send you the full proposal with the traveler's information in details, if you request for your solo traveler, we will let you know the tour is "available" to "Guaranteed to Departure" or "Standby" to wait for more traveler joining to go ahead with the minimum 2 people are reached. If the trip will be reconfirmed guaranteed to departure, you are free to book your flight, Visa (as this advice for Vietnam Visa if you need) and make all other travel arrangements. If you are unsure any thing about the tour status, please email us at Ops@vietnambybike.com or call (+84)888541515. You also provide us the extra information such as passport numbers, height, weight. If your child is under 16 years old, please note their birthdate in the message at the end of the booking form. All of the problems will be assisted via above hotline and general email.


🌾 DEPOSIT

For less than 5 day tour to secure the service, we require deposit 100 USD/person & for Longer 5 days Tours to guarantee your place we require a 500 USD deposit, whichever is the greater. We also require that you take out travel insurance when you book your holiday. Besides covering you during your holiday it will also enable you to claim for any money that you have paid to us, including your deposit, should you have to cancel your trip.


🌾 BALANCE

Deposit must be paid 15 days before the departure date with fees for any bicycle rental(s), single supplement(s) and extra hotel nights. Our confirmation will include personal details you provided us (including your flight information), visa application advice, a packing suggestion list and a detailed tour itinerary. It will also include a checklist to ensure you get everything ready for your holiday. 


🌾 CANCELLATION POLICY

On the rare occasions when we, VietnamByBike, must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be 100% refunded, which constitutes full settlement. There will be absolutely no deductions. If you, the client, must cancel your reservation, your cancellation fee will be determined according to when you cancel. For full details, please read our cancellation policy.


🌾 LOYALTY RIDERS CLUB

For those who have been on several long tours with us we reward customer loyalty by offering repeat customers a special discount off the tour price (excludes single supplement and bike rental). If this is your fourth scheduled tour or more you will receive a 5% discount. If this is your eighth scheduled tour or more we will extend a 10% discount. The discount will be reflected in your online booking, but please contact us if any questions. Loyalty discounts can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Note: Only tours of 5 days or more will be applicable for loyalty discount.


🌾 INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

International flights, to and from the start and finish points are not included in the tour price. Once your tour is Guaranteed to Depart you can book your flight. Please contact us for advice before arranging flights for the best arrival and departure times. We would only cancel a trip for an extreme circumstance, but in that case, where we cancel your trip, we cannot be liable for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made. Please claim any losses from your travel insurance that you acquired when you booked your holiday.

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