Mekong delta cycling tour 2 days BenTre TraVinh
Tour Code: SBL11A
The scenery is beautiful and idyllic, BenTre has such an charm, coconut palms between the branches of Mekong river, the sweet taste of BenTre coconut and other candies made BenTre famous. TraVinh province on the other side of CoChien river is tranquil and in pristine condition. With a bicycle, our mekong delta cycling tour 2 days BenTre TraVinh will give you a great day to explore this area and 6 branches of the mighty Mekong river. The total distance of this tour is around 120km (all flat, easy ride, relax, fruit taste, drinks, many stops for photo)
Day1: SaiGon – BenTre – TraVinh (Lunch, dinner)
Leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you for about 1.5hrs drive to My Tho, the gateway to the mighty Mekong. Take a short break at Mekong rest stop before continuing our drive crossing the new Rach Mieu bridge over the main Mekong river to BenTre, a province that provides some of the most beautiful scenery in the Mekong delta, with lots of small winding channels lined with water palms. We start riding in back country roads, feeling lost under the green coconut canopy. We also pass Ba Lai river, a smaller branch of Mekong on our way, continue our bike ride toward HamLuong bridge and have lunch break at a local place.
After lunch, take hammock siesta or walking through local village to visit a farmer house breeding fighting cocks. Then we hop on bike again for another 10km along Mo Cay canal to visit coconut husk peeling workshops. Our van meet us at ChoThom for water supply, then we kick off another 30k through the coco palms to AnThoi, CamSon commune and end up at the mekong. Crossing the huge CoChien branch of Mekong river to Vam TraVinh.
You might want mount your bikes again and savor a final ride 8km to TraVinh town. Overnight in TraVinh town.
Day 2: TraVinh – CauKe – SaiGon (Breakfast, lunch)
TraVinh is the homeland of Khmer people, there are more than 250 Khmer pagodas in the province and over 300,000 Khmer people. The most populated Khmer minority in the mekong delta provinces. So we will spend this morning time to discover beautiful Theravada pagodas like OngMet, Ang pagoda, historical Ba Om pond and encounter the Khmer monks in their pagoda. We keep cycling 20km through tranquil rice fields, countryside villages to TieuCan. This is the highlight of mekong delta cycling tour 2 days BenTre TraVinh. Arrived in TieuCan, we explore a colorful Khmer pagoda here, then we kick off another 23km to CauKe. Lunch break at a local rest stop.
In the afternoon, we will transfer two hours back to MyTho where we have small bike routes lined with expansive rice fields and dragon fruit farms on your way back to Saigon. Please discuss with your guide for extra cycling road. It’s a chance to stop and walk to the rice field or dragon fruit farms. Tour ends in Saigon.
Optional extension trips:
– head on to CanTho: keep on cycling on tranquil road to TichThien and TraOn, catching a local ferry from TraOn to Cantho , this will be a beautiful boat trip, cruising up the mighty Mekong river to Cantho. Local wooden boat ferry, good chance to chat with local people. O/N in CanTho.
– head on to SocTrang for a speed boat to Con Dao islands: two ferry crossing immense the mekong to DaiNgai town where we keep on 20km countryside road and finish in town right at the door of Kh’leang pagoda in SocTrang town. This will be a nice trip through Mekong delta to Con Dao islands. Please check our sales staff for details itinerary.
Tour price for Mekong delta cycling tour 2 days BenTre TraVinh
12,800,000 vnd (US$ 555) / solo person
8,100,000 vnd (US$ 350) /person (group of 2 people)
6,750,000 vnd (US$ 290) /person (group of 3 people)
5,490,000 vnd (US$ 235) /person (group of 4 to 10 people)
Single supplement: 550,000 vnd (25 USD)
All boat trips and entrance fees
Transport: A/c bus support with cold water (Four 0.5L bottles per day per person), towel.
Guide: Experenced cycling tour guide.
Hotel in TraVinh with breakfast.
2 lunches + 1 dinner.
Mt.bike or hybrid bike.
Not included: Insurance, personal expenses.