Indotrek Travel Expert

Indotrek Travel Expert

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MEANDERING MEKONG
  • This fantastic itinerary lets you explore deep in the Mekong delta. Immerse yourself in the local cultures and traditions of the people living on the banks of this immense river. You will cycle down narrow laneways, along single river tracks, over quaint bridges and over ferry crossings all the while taking in the atmosphere of the bamboo villages as you pass by. There will be chance to get an insight into the old French colonial days and learn about the architecture which is still visible from times gone by. Take a boat down narrow hidden waterways before returning to reality.

Tour Information

Location
Duration
5 Days
Departure
08:00
Price per Participant
701.67+ SGD
Languages
Group size
3 - 20 people
Categories
Transportation
Car
Bicycle
Boat
Includes
Experienced English speaking local guides. Private Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer. Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days. Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. Bottled drinking water for sightseeing. Snack and frest fruit for cycling day. All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary. Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast. *** Basic first aid kit.
Excludes
International flight to Phnom Penh/from Siem Reap. Cambodia visa. Travel insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home. Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on...) Tips for guide, driver, porters. Bevergae and alcoholic drinks. Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion. ******Single joing: mandatory single sup surcharge will apply.
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Indotrek Travel Expert

Indotrek Travel Expert

This fantastic itinerary lets you explore deep in the Mekong delta. Immerse yourself in the local cultures and traditions of the people living on the banks of this immense river. You will cycle down narrow laneways, along single river tracks, over quaint bridges and over ferry crossings all the while taking in the atmosphere of the bamboo villages as you pass by. There will be chance to get an insight into the old French colonial days and learn about the architecture which is still visible from times gone by. Take a boat down narrow hidden waterways before returning to reality.

Day 1 – Saigon to Can Tho by bike

After leaving Saigon, our shuttle will take you out of town to avoid the teeming traffic. At My Tho, the gateway to the mighty Mekong, collect your cycles and enjoy the first day in saddle. The ride offers peaceful country lanes and quiet roads that pass through local villages and along canals. Stop at Cai Be where you will have lunch in a French colonial styled villa then continue the cycle journey toward Vinh Long where you board the bus and transfer to Can Tho.     

Cycling distance: Approx. 40 km
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 – Can Tho – Soc Trang

Take a morning boat ride to explore the bustling Cai Rang floating market where hundreds of local people trade on the river. After enjoying a boat trip to experience the small canals around Can Tho, stop at a local orchard to taste juicy tropical fruit then pedal along the river bank. The scenery is peaceful and dotted with bananas trees and fruit orchards and you can also visit other local markets along the way to watch how the local merchandisers do business. On the ride to Soc Trang, the capital of the Khmer religion, you will see many Khmer pagodas along the way. Take the opportunity to stop and meet with friendly monks before continuing toward the town of Soc Trang.     

Cycling distance: Approx. 60 km
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

                                      

Day 3 – Soc Trang – Sa Dec

After leaving Soc Trang by bus, transfer to the Can Tho ferry, pick up your cycles and enjoy riding along the bank of the Hau River to Sa Dec.  Cycle through country lanes, paddy fields, bamboo villages and windy paths then enjoy a picnic lunch along the way. After checking into your hotel at Sa Dec, visit some of the local sights by cycle including the riverside market, old houses, the French villas of colonial times and historic temples and pagodas.

Cycling distance: Approx. 60 km

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 4 – Sa Dec - Cao Lanh

Start riding on small riverside routes dotted with old houses, temples, pagodas and churches, to a flower village. After crossing a river by ferry, bike to Xeo Quyt via a green islet, continue cycling till you reach Xeo Quyt, an evergreen Cajeput forest. A small boat will take you into the forest where vestiges of an army base can still be seen. A further 15 km of biking from Xeo Quyt will bring you to Thanh My village where you keep cycling along a main road (22km) and either transfer to the van or cycle the remaining 20kms to Cao Lanh. Visit the Tomb of Junior Doctor Nguyen Sinh Sac, father of president Ho Chi Minh before finishing at the Song Tra hotel where you overnight.

Cycling distance: Approx. 60 km

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 


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