GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE FAMILY CYCLING THE MEKONG TOUR

 

DESTINATION OVERVIEW

The quiet country roads and peaceful villages of the Mekong Delta will be perfect for a family cycling the Mekong trip. With Orient Skyline Travel, explore the country’s authentic corner by bike, slowly cycle through the picturesque country landscapes, meet friendly locals along your way. These all making the holiday an ultimate active escape for adults and kids.

 

DESTINATIONS INCLUDED

Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Can Tho

 

JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation in twin/double or family share room
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle for transfer and back up as itinerary
  • Bike & helmet
  • Plenty of water provided throughout the day when cycling
  • Snacks and local fruits
  • Adventure English speaking guide
  • Main support vehicle will have spare parts
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
  • Excursions as mentioned
  • Sightseeing tickets where mentioned in the itinerary

THROUGH THE FAMILY CYCLING THE MEKONG TOUR, YOU WILL DISCOVER

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long (L, D)

The cycling excursion leaves the bustling Ho Chi Minh City behind and heads towards the center of Mekong delta. At Cai Lay, the bikes will be ready and the tour sets out on the short ride to Cai Be town; cycle on back roads through country enjoying scenic views. After the ride through narrow alleys, crossing some small bridges, stop the ride and visit an ancient house set enclosed by a peaceful fruit orchard. Return to Cai Be to relax at the beautiful Mekong River resort.

This evening, take a great opportunity to learn how to cook traditional Vietnamese dishes and to hand pick fresh ingredients from the resort’s garden.

Cycling distance for short option: 15km – Cycling distance for long option: 30km

Difficulty: Easy

Day 2: Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B, L)

After an early breakfast, setting out by boat to cross the Tien River. This morning’s bike ride will go around the island for slower pace of life. Pass by many cottage industries, cross over wooden bridges, and traverse large rivers via ferry to Vung Liem.

After lunch in a local restaurant, there will be a short transfer to discover the best cycling routes leading to Can Tho – our destination of the day. There is a change of scenery in the afternoon from the morning ride with endless verdant rice fields lined by coconut and palm trees. These quiet country roads pass through many peaceful villages offering another glimpse into the local life of the people in these regions; cycling through these regions is a fantastic way to discover and embrace the authenticity and slow pace of life in the Mekong delta.

Cycling distance for short option: 40km –Cycling distance for long option: 50km

Difficulty: Easy


Day 3: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Start in the morning weaving through the bustling shop lanes of the morning market and cycling along the banks of the river front. Continue to a floating market of Phong Dien, take in the sights of endless Vietnamese family cottage industries, from rice husking to timber sawing, coconut shredders, and boat docks for rice barges. Have a local lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Can Tho; check out of the hotel and drive back to Ho Chi Minh city.

Cycling distance for short option: 20km – Cycling distance for long option: 40km

Difficulty: Easy

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Family cycling the Mekong
Family cycling the Mekong
Family cycling the Mekong
Family cycling the Mekong