Mekong Delta Exit Cambodia by Bicycle

ITINERARY MEKONG DELTA 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS- PHNOM PENH SPEED BOAT

Day 1: Saigon-Cai Be : (L,D)

At 8:00 meet you up at hotel , transfer 2hours to Cai Lay , starting to ride on a beautiful back roads ,through amazing fruit orchards (Durian), stopping to try some fresh Durian , one of the specialty of the region . You will be welcomed by locals with big smiles , people have not seen Westerner , specially , with your funny cycling gears..
  • Highlights: small water crossing, fruits orchards, local industry( coconut candy making ,pop-rice..),the smiling face of locals, home-stay..
  • Riding :30km
  • Roads : concreted paths, dirt paths
Cultures: high (D)
=> Overnight at Ba Linh

Day 2:Cai be-Can Tho : (B,L,D)
 Early Vietnamese coffee and breakfast will be served ,so that, you will enjoy the true Vietnam. Your cycling today will be along rivers, watching people activities , fishing, picking fruits , Vietnamese students going to school with traditional dress Ao Dai..
Our special rout tour will bring you to the heart of the Mekong and stop at some of the locals home to people life, feeling, their customs.. This can be done only with Le Vietnam Travel.
  • Highlight : Rice paddies: see the back of the Mekong ,only with bike trip.
  • Riding : 30km
  • Roads : concreted paths
  • Cultural :high (D).
=> Overnight at Sai Gon-Can Tho Hotel

Day 3:Can Tho –Chau Doc : (B,L,D)
 In the morning :
Another early day for you ,but it is really worthy, because you will see the most beautiful floating ,market -Cai Rang people trading from boat to boat, varieties fruits and vegetables around the Mekong will be seen here.
After visiting the floating market, follow your guide to meet 'snake man' on your bicycle, he is a very nice chap, friendly hospitality, a typical Mekong delta people character's , some fruits will be tasted, snake wine will be served..
Cycling through many gardens before finish your ride in Phong Dien, meet your car and transfer back Ba Chuc- the killing field. lunch on route.
Afternoon :
 
Now scenery is completely different.  the cycling starts to gently undulate and mountains begin to loom as you ride closer and closer to Chau Doc. The presence of Thot Not trees indicates the growing proximity to Cambodia and the local people speak Vietnamese as their second language.  This afternoon you will cycle to the Killing Fields of Vietnam at Ba Chuc, where Pol Pot’s regime massacred over 3,000 Vietnamese in 1978. The route loops round to Chau Doc from Ba Chuc along the border,
Dinner & overnight in hotel for your last night in Vietnam.
 
  • Highlights:  local activities : students going to school in Aodai, deep in the heart of the Mekong. rice paddies, Killing field historic site
  • Riding :65-75 km
  • Roads : good tarmac roads, undulating at the end of the day.
Cultures: high (D)     
=> Overnight at Chau Pho Hotel

Day 4:Chau Doc – Phnom Penh Speed Boat (B)
Speed boat to Cambodia after breakfast , good bye Vietnam!
Trip Inclusive :
  • A/c Van support for the whole trip
  • Boat trips in Cai Be and Can Tho
  • Ferries during the trip
  • Meals as mentioned ( L=lunch, B= breakfast, D= dinner)
  • Snacks, fruits, water, sodas, towels for cycling times ( at dinners and lunches we can not our own drinks ,so please pay for your beers !)
  • Accommodations
  • Bicycles for the group
  • Entrance fees
  • English – biking guide
  • Ticket speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
 
Exclusive :
  • Insurance ( strongly advise you to purchase trip insurance before traveling)
  • Tip for guide and driver ( it is volunteer and up to your satisfactory of the trip).
 
 
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