Mekong Trails created
beautiful biking along the trails of the beaten tracks, to the villages of
local authentic Vietnam, the vast green rice fields, the buffalos with
children, the maze of canals full of water coconut. The trip is around 50km,
flat with easy road on mountain bikes.
of this trip is to look at Mekong at your own pace: going local places that bus
can't do, seeing more what is your interest, stopping for picturing or talking
to local people whenever you like.
Jump on your
bus and take around 60 minutes to get out of the crowded Saigon, be ready for
the cycling with sun and start to cycle at outskirt of Saigon. Take the small
roads passing by villages with poor houses, bike further to Mekong Delta across
rice fields, dragon fruit plantations, and rivers. The experience of passing
the river with local people on a local fairy should be great with conversation
with student girls, old farmers or local merchandisers.
We have several reasons
for inviting you enjoying our city on foot.
is a two-fold character who shows you the great skyscrapers reflecting the image
of the top commercial city of Vietnam, and shows you the slum dog living area
200m away from there. A trip on foot is an opportunity to see Saigon at its two
historical sites full of stories and facts, describing a dynamic city with
fierce history leading to the Vietnam today. The trip on a bus might be only a
too short glimpse to bring a true perception.
colonial history, the participation of Chinese-origined Vietnamese have left
Saigon the beautiful houses with special windows and decorations. Have a slow
walking along those, and see the beauty of Saigon in architectural features.
is cosmos for all Vietnamese who thinks they can change their life, a kind of
promised land, making the city more crowded daily. Walking that city will give
you chance to emerge yourself into millions of motorbikes, countless business lives
among that stream. You can feel this with a seat on a bus.
Saigonese has utilized the pavements as well as the front of the houses as place only for business, making pavement a
colorful mosaic of socialization. That is the picture of daily life which
tourists find it unique and excited. And the walking tour at Mekong Trails is
to have a true approach to this daily lifestyle, full of authentic look of a
pace bring you to less tourist visiting sites, but more to a real Vietnam. Visit
less is to see more. Capture the faces, the children, the local business lives,
the true Vietnamese lifestyle, and feel the soul of the city.