Mekong Cycling & Kayaking - Experience the real Mekong Delta

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Mekong Cycling and Kayaking

This is an active adventure trip in Mekong Delta for those who want to experience the land and river by Cycling and Kayaking.

The trip also spend one night at local home stay,cooking with the locals, kayaking  hours through canal/river would give you a real insight of river life.

Have you ever enjoy Sunrise on the Mighty Mekong River? Let's take this tour and go for kayaking in the early morning to experience the sunrise on the Mekong River.

The tour also offer you a deep inland by cycling through villages, meet and chat with the locals, taste local foods, see floating market and much more are waiting for you...


Day1: Mekong countryside cycling – 45km.                                                                         L/D

Morning, Pick up at your HOTEL and transfer to Ben Tre province (Mekong Delta) approximately 1, 5 hours.

We start our cycling adventure into the heart of the rural Mekong countryside.

While pedaling along the narrow lanes, passing through banana plantation, fruit gardens, and coconut palms we will pass through the lush green landscape of the delta providing you with the real experience the countryside.

We take some local ferries crossing several canals and rivers for an amazing cycling day meeting with locals.

After we’ve thoroughly burned through some calories we will stop and have lunch at local restaurant with some special Mekong food.

Later we continue cycling to another local ferry where we will cross the Mekong River to ride to local eco guest house on the island.

In the evening, We join with the host to cook some local dishes. Enjoy our dinner.overnight on the island.

Activities: Cycling

Road condition: Flat, quiet countryside roads.

Day 2: Home stay – Tra Vinh – Kayaking - cycling 60km.                                                                             B/L

 Wake up early in the morning to enjoy Sunrise by Kayak(Highlight of the day)

Having breakfast, check out and drive to Tra Vinh, The ride today is great as we cycle through villages with many small brigdes.

Lunch break at local restaurant.

Late afternoon, cycling through the kingdom of Coconut in Ben Tre.

Take a local ferry crossing the Mighty Mekong River,cycle to hotel in Tra Vinh.

Activities: Kayaking, Cycling

Day 3: Tra Vinh - Can Tho City B/L

  Morning, after having breakfast we start cycling from the HOTEL to Ao Ba Om pond, this large, square pond surrounded by tall trees is a pleasing place for a stroll. It’s a spiritual site for the Khmers and a picnic and drinking spot for local Vietnamese. It would have once served as a bathing pond for the 10th-century Angkor-era temple that was situated here.

Pay a visit to the oldest Khmer temple in the delta and learn about the local Theravada Buddhist community that has resided in the Mekong Delta since the 10th-century.

Keep riding through Kho’me (Khmer) villages, which today are mostly rice paddies which stretch as far as you can see. Lunch en-route, then cycling until our minivan picks us up and transfers to Can Tho City. Overnight in Can Tho.

Activities: Cycling

Cycling distance: 80KM

Road condition: flat, Countryside roads

Day 4: Can Tho - Saigon : B/L                                                                                   

Today we wake up early in the morning for a short transfer to Cai Rang, the biggest floating market in the area, where we’ll experience the river life by kayak. You can see up-close the real activities of the locals living on the river for hundred years.

It’s also a chance to have breakfast or simply enjoy a cup of coffee by the floating market.

Fishing the boat trip, then we will take a long tail boat to cruise deeper into Mekong countryside to see daily activities of the locals in the morning.

Disembark the boat and cycling along the bank of the river to see daily activities of the locals.

Finish our adventure trip, Stop en route for lunch. Transfer back to Saigon city in the afternoon. ends of wonderful Mekong Adventures Trip

Activities: Cycling, Boating

If above Itinerary is not suit your inquiry,please tell us your dream and we will make it happen.

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What’s Included:

  • Transfer & back-up by private A/C vehicles with some options as bellow:
  • 1 bus 16 seats for 2-4 pax + bikes, Kayaks and stuff.
  • 1 mini bus 29 seats for group 5-6 pax & bikes+Kayaks and stuff
  • 1 mini bus for Adventurers + 1 truck for bike,Kayaks for group size 7-11 pax;
  • Local fruits, snacks and bottled drinking water (5 liter/per person/ day)  for activities.
  • Simple First Aid Kit.
  • Trek mountain bike plus helmet.
  • Single,Double, kayaks
  • Experienced local leaders
  • Boat trips as indicated in itinerary.
  • Meals: B= breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: 02 nights at 3 star local hotel with twin/double sharing.
  • 01 night at local home stay.
  • What not included:
  • Travel insurance,
  • Personal expenses.
  • What not mentioned in what included. 

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Reviewed by Penny Forgaty   February 08, 2017
“Trip of a lifetime! Biking through the Mekong Delta with Le Dien Chau as our guide!”This was truly the most wonderful adventure with a group of seven of us cycling from Saigon, off the beaten track, through the Mekong Delta, crossing paddy fields and travelling through banana groves. Chau was our wonderful guide who, through his friendliness and charm acted as the perfect link between our group and the local people we encountered on our travels. We were even all invited to a join a local farmer's wedding party with Chau acting as our interpreter! His local knowledge of both the countryside and delicious food, made us feel as though we were getting to know the real Vietnam and we all ended our trip very sad to leave both the country and Chau. But we definitely will return! Thanks again Chau! Would highly recommend Countryside Adventures to anyone with an adventurous spirit.Visited January 2017
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