Itinerary in brief
Day 1: Sai Gon - My Tho - Vinh Long

Ho Chi Minh City


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MIGHTY MEKONG BIKE TOUR

Itinerary in brief
Day 1: Sai Gon - My Tho - Vinh Long

Day 2: Vinh Long - Chau Doc 
Day 3: Chau Doc to Can Tho
Day 4: Can Tho - Saigon 


Detail Itinerary


Day 1: Sai Gon - My Tho - Vinh Long
Leave hotel for Long An at 8.30 am. We drive around 1hr to reach Long An, where we begin our interesting biking day over a picturesque area of expansive rice fields, luxuriant fruit orchards and plenty of small canal. After 2hr biking we will reach My Tho, a quiet town by the bank of the Mekong River . Lunch break in My Tho before riding to Vinh Long, the capital of Vinh Long Province which lying between two big branches of the Mekong River . From My Tho to Vinh Long we ride on small paved roads running through a vast expanse of rice field. Upon arrival in the small town of Cai Be we take an interesting boat trip to cross the mighty Mekong River to reach a village on a small island in the middle of the river, where we spend the night in a local home. The home stay will be an unforgettable experience and can give you a unique insight into the culture of the locals. A fantastic dinner with local delights is cooked by the family.

Summary
Transfer: 40 mins 
Biking: 2 hrs in the morning & 3 hrs in the afternoon. Ride on flat country road, partly unpaved road
Meals: Lunch & Dinner 
Accommodation: Home-stay in Vinh Long



Day 2: Vinh Long - Chau Doc
After breakfast we say goodbye to the family and cross the Mekong River on boat. We will take a bus transfer to the peaceful town of Sa Dec, which is famous for its many nurseries of flower and bonsai. Here we begin riding to Cho Moi, a small town known for its rich groves of fruit. The ride in the morning is on the smooth paved road along the Mekong . Lunch in Cho Moi before taking more biking in the afternoon to reach Chau Doc, a pleasant little town near the border. We will have a panoramic view over the vast plain of the Mekong Delta and far into . Dinner in local restaurant and enjoy an orientation tour of Chau Doc by xe dap loi (pulling cyclo). Overnight in hotel.

Summary
Biking: 2 hrs in the morning & 3 hrs in the afternoon. Ride on smooth paved road.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc town

 

Day 3: Chau Doc - Can Tho
Breakfast in town and begin our biking to Long Xuyen, the capital of An Giang Province. The morning ride is on good national road along the Mekong . Today the traffic is a bit busier but the biking is not less interesting as we riding along one of the busiest section of the Mekong River . Lunch in Long Xuyen Town and then continue riding to Can Tho, the economic, cultural and transportation centre of the Mekong Delta. Dinner in local restaurant and overnight in hotel.

Summary
Biking:  3 hrs in the morning & 3 hrs in the afternoon. Ride on smooth paved road. 
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho City



Day 4: Can Tho - Saigon 
Early get up for a great boat trip to one of the busiest floating market in Southeast Asia . We will see a lively and colorful market on a large bend of the river. Boat trip back to town for breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast cross the Mekong on public ferry and ride to Vinh Long. Lunch on the way and bus transfer to Saigon in the afternoon. Tour ends in Saigon.

Summary 
Biking: 2-hr ride on smooth paved road
Boat trip: 2.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Package Tour Price in: US$ /per person (Valid until 30September2009)
2 persons: US$ 602 per person
3-4 persons: US$ 536 per person
5-8 persons: US$ 443per person
From 9 persons: price on request
Single Supplement: US$ 42


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Information

Days:1-2 days
Price:500usd - 1000usd
Start from:  Ho Chi Minh City

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