Mekong 3 day cycle tour

Day 1: Saigon-Cai Be :(L,D)
 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, home-stay, cycling back roads
  • Riding :30km
  • Roads : paved  paths, dirt roads
  • Cultures: high (D)
Day 2:Cai be-Can Tho:(B,L,D)
Early Vietnamese 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..
At the end of the ride , we will invite you to visit one of local home-Mr Ginger-visiting his simple house, his Pomelo garden, pick the fruits and taste them. This special atmostphere will be shared only with Le Vietnam Travel bicycle tours.
If you still have spare energy, you will do climb the longest bridge in S.E Asia -Can Tho bridge, end your ride in Can Tho, it's time to relax and cool beer !



  • Highlight : Rice paddies: see the back of the Mekong ,only with bike trip, hospitality of locals..
  • Riding : 45km
  • Roads : paved paths, back roads
  • Cultural :high (D).
Day 3:Can Tho –Saigon or Cantho :(B,L,D)
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' , 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 Saigon or finish in Can Tho for your onward travel.


 
  • Highlights : Floating market, snake wine..
  • Riding : 25km
  • Road : paved roads, back roads
  • Cultural :High D

























TRIP INFO:
This trip covers a little over 100km cycling on well surfaced roads.The daily distance are not too long and the terrain is gentle and 'flat' so this trip suitable for most people from 7-70 years old, but it's advisable to have a modicum of fitness to enjoy the riding! Fast cyclist can ride at their own pace, as detailed directions are available from the tour leader. Our route is designed to take us off the main roads as much as possible and there is even the option to try some off road tracks. We explore scenic back roads on the way to all our destinations.
Itinerary:
Day 1:  transfer out of Saigon to Cai Lay and ride back roads to Cai Be.
Day 2:  ride by orchards and witness river , garden life on our ride to Can Tho.
Day 3:  Morning loop  , afternoon transfer back to Saigon.
 
  • Bike hire:     included
  • Total distance:100km
  • Number of days:3 days and 2 nights
  • Number of cycling days:3 full day .
  • Support: One or two 16 seat A/C buses to take bikes and bikers
  • Group size: any size, if more than 8 people will be lead by two guides.
  • Staff:  All groups will be lead by  real local Vietnamese guide. this is our specialty with the others agencies.
  • Accommodation:  1 night homestay,1 nights in 3 star hotels.
  • Foods:   All meals are included
  • Biking grade:   B(out of five)
  • Cultural interest: E(out of five)
INCLUSION: WE COVER EVERTHINGS, Except tip for guide and driver( no compulsory, it is volunteer and up to your satisfactory of the trip of their services), and your alcohol !
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