The Mekong Delta is the southernmost region of Vietnam. It is often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam as it produces three harvests per year. The fertile Mekong Delta is also famous for its tropical fruits and flowers gardens. Cycling is a great way to see the countryside and life of the locals. This 2 day trip is a combination of an easy biking tour & Home stay at a local house.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Boat Cruise (L/D)
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Saigon for departure. Depart Ho Chi Minh City for a scenic morning drive (40 Km / 1 Hours) to the Mekong Delta. Cycling from Tan An to Cho Gao along the country road with beautiful landscapes and rural communities (30 Km/90 minutes). Arrive at a local home in Ben tre at noon. In the afternoon, take boat cruise on Mekong River, rowing local sampan to meet with local people and see their daily works. Have dinner of traditional Mekong Delta foods. After dinner take in a performance of traditional rural music. Spend the night in a local house in Ben Tre.
Day 2: Ben Tre – Cai Be Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/)
After breakfast, we cruise from Ben tre to Cai Be on a private boat trip along the mighty Mekong River and its tributaries to view the daily lives of people who work and play on the waterways of the Mekong Delta. Cycling on village trails along the river (15 Km/1 hour). The trip includes visits to the floating market at Cai Be, to an authentic Delta house, to a fruit wholesale market, and to a family-run business producing rice paper - a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Return to Ho Chi Minh City some time after lunch. Tour ends at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City at around 17:30.
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