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Biking Mekong Delta - 4 Days
Cycle through the lush countryside and sleepy villages of the Mekong Delta on this four-day biking adventure that takes you deep into the agricultural heart of the country. Known as Vietnam’s “rice bowl”, the rich fluvial soil of the delta supports bountiful orchards and fields producing rice, coconuts, sugar cane and all manner of exotic fruits and garden vegetables...

Start city: Ho Chi Minh

End city: Ho Chi Minh

Durations 4 Days 3 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Saigon, Ben Tre, Can Tho

Extendable with optional tours from Ho Chi Minh

Biking Mekong Delta - 4 Days

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Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay
Day 2: Ben Tre – Can Tho
Day 3: Can Tho Biking & Relaxation
Day 4: Can Tho – Saigon

 

Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person, double occupancy.

Day 1: Saigon – Ben Tre – Homestay
Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycling through back roads to discover the local life and culture. At 8:00 AM, your driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you in the support van to the Mekong Delta. Arrive in Ben Tre around noon and enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant while your crew sets everything up for the bike tour. In the afternoon take a two hour bike ride through the beautiful countryside to the Cai Mon District, where you will stay the night at a local farmer’s house. Cai Mon is a small town made famous by its bountiful nursery gardens and fruit orchards. Upon arrival at your homestay, meet the family and enjoy a welcome tea. In the late afternoon, join the family and help to prepare dinner, learning how to cook delicious, local cuisine. In the evening savor a mouth-watering, welcome meal with household.
Biking: 40km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay
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Day 2: Ben Tre – Can Tho
Start your day the local way, waking early to visit the bustling morning market. Return to the home for breakfast then set out on another day biking along the beautiful fluvial countryside, passing through local villages, under leafy orchards and traversing emerald-green rice paddies. Stop along the way to visit the friendly local people and savor a delicious lunch of authentic cuisine. Arrive in Can Tho City in the late afternoon and check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure.
Biking: 50km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Victoria Can Tho Resort
Day 3: Can Tho Biking & Relaxation
Rise early and take a boat to visit the Mekong’s biggest floating market. Here farmers from all over the region come together to peddle their fresh produce. This is a perfect opportunity to sample some of the fresh tropical fruit grown along the Mekong. After the boat ride, you will set out on a cycling tour through the beautiful countryside on a biking route voted Vietnam’s best in 2006. Return to the Victoria Resort around lunchtime. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool and savoring the tranquility of the Mekong’s countryside and watch the sunset over the winding river.
Biking: 30km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Victoria Can Tho Resort
Day 4: Can Tho Saigon
Have breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the morning at your leisure. Depart from Can Tho around noon, stopping for lunch en route and arriving in Saigon in the afternoon. Tour ends.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations: N/A.

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1. Are tour dates of flexible?

Yes, this tour package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.

2. Can I extend or change my stay?

Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).

3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?

The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.

4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?

The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.

5. Are there any discounts available?

We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.

6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?

We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.

7. Are meals included?

We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.

8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?

Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.

9. What if I have a special request on food?

You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.

10. What are the accommodations like?

Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.

11. What type of transportation is used?

Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.

12. Is this tour suitable for kids?

Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.

13. How many people are typically on your tours?

We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.

14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.

15. Do tour rates include international flights?

This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.

16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?

When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.

17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?

Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.

18. How much should I budget for tips?

Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.

19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?

Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.

20. How to change or cancel my reservation?

- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html

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Price Included

  • Accommodations.
  • Breakfast & meals per mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Support van as the itinerary.
  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Mountain bikes.
  • Snacks, Water & First Aid.
  • All entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.

Price Excluded

  • Travel insurance.
  • Vietnam Visas.
  • Gratuities for tour guides/ drivers.
  • Beverages &other personal expenses.
Did you know? All of our tours are private and daily depart. TRAVEL VIETNAM can organize any additional accommodations, domestic and regional flights. Call us on +84982 661 133 to speak to one of our experts.

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