Saigon Cycling To Phnom Penh – The Mekong Delta (Vietnamese: Đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long, literally Nine Dragon river delta or simply Vietnamese: Đồng Bằng Sông Mê Kông, “Mekong river delta”), also known as the Western Region (Vietnamese: Miền Tây) or the South-western region (Vietnamese: Tây Nam Bộ) is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of distributaries. The Mekong delta region encompasses a large portion of southwestern Vietnam of over 40,500 square kilometres (15,600 sq mi). The size of the area covered by water depends on the season. Before 1975, Mekong Delta was part of Republic of Vietnam.
|Activity||Active Cycling tours|
|Start in||Ho Chi Minh City|
|End in||Chau Doc|
|Group Size||2 -16 Pax|
|Tour type||Group Tour|
|Price from||385 usd|
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho 30km+ cycling (L)
We’ll rendezvous at your hotel in Saigon and have a quick transfer to Cailay. Then, we’ll take back roads to Caibe, where we’ll board a boat to Can Tho Island. We’ll spend some time visiting artisans; we’ll watch coconut candy making, rice paper making, and popcorn/ popped rice making. We’ll enjoy lunch on the island and explore the capital of the Mekong delta. We’ll stay overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc 35km+ cycling (B,L)
After a very early breakfast, you will take a boat trip to the famous Cai Rang floating market before riding on to Phong dien. There, you’ll have a short transfer until we begin cycling toward Chau Doc. Along the way, you’ll see rice fields and water buffalos near the road. We will arrive in Chau Doc around sunset; those with energy to spare can climb Sam Mountain for a remarkable view. We’ll enjoy dinner and stay overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B)
After an early breakfast, we’ll catch a boat up the Mekong River to Phnom Penh. Once arriving at the pier at Chaudoc you will say goodbye to your tour guide and bike and cruise up the Bassac River for approximately 1.5 hours to the Cambodian border.
Tour Cost includes:
* Bike and helmet for the journey
• All accommodation (twin share or dorm ) and meals specified
• Cycle support by a/c vehicles , boat tour
• Bike hire and spares
• All water ,fruits and snacks while riding
• All entrances to museums and sites mentioned
• Vietnamese English speaking guide
• All meals mentioned B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner
Tour Cost excludes:
• Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city and Phnom Penh
• Speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh and visa cost
• Tips for guides and driver
• Personal travel insurance
• Any services not mentioned in itinerary