Vietnam Family Bike Tour

  • Ride through the interior trails of Mekong Delta and live the life around it.
  • A land full of copious experiences like great food, hearty smiles and pristine landscapes.

Enjoy the best of Mekong on this spectacular ride through the beautiful countryside of Mekong Delta. The life here is brimming with fulness of fish farming, coconut plantations, paddy fields and we make sure that you experience plenty of this. The terrain is absolutely flat and we get to share interior narrow trails with local people either riding typical french bikes or 2-wheelers and criss-cross the rivers in local ferries. The amazing stops along the way such as coconut candy factory,  and anecdotes shared by our local guide only complements the ride further. The region here is epitome of slow life and the only way to experience this is on your bike!

Quick Facts

  • Duration

    7 days / 6 nights

  • Hotels

    Casual Inns

  • Riding Style

    Easy Rider

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ITINERARY

Brief Itinerary

DayPlaceCasual InnsDuration~ Cycling Distance
1SaigonCinnamon Boutique
1
2Ben TreBen Tre Riverside130km / 18mi
3 – 4Can ThoTTC Premium230km / 18mi
25km / 15mi
5 – 6Hoi AnHoi An Travel Lodge2Kayaking
30km / 18mi
7Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon – Arrival & Walking Tour

The morning is free for you to explore the city. Post-lunch, 2:00pm, our guide meets you at your hotel for a walking tour to explore some of the most popular sites (Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Opera House, Continental Hotel, The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Post Office, The War Remnants Museum). This walking tour gives an excellent introduction to the city’s history and provide you with plenty of opportunities to soak up the unique mix of chaos and tranquility that is modern-day Saigon. We convene tonight to celebrate the start of our awesome journey on a bike.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Ben Tre

Our guide meets you at your hotel at 8am.

A short shuttle transfer brings us to Long An province, outskirts of Saigon. Ride along small creek to Mekong estuary past gorgeous paddy fields and lotus farms. Arrive at Con Phung Island and break for lunch here at a local restaurant. Later trade bike with small boat and cruise through small canals surrounded with lush water-coconut trees. You may also see how local people use water-coconut leaves to make thatch roofs.

In the evening, enjoy walking around Ben Tre waterfront and shopping for coconut candy and oil, famous of this region.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 30km / 18mi

Day 3: Can Tho

It’s a gorgeous ride today through the interior parts of Mekong Delta as we try to ride all the way to Can Tho. Set on the southern bank of the Hau River, it’s known for its network of canals and nearby floating markets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 30km / 42mi

Day 4: Can Tho

Experience early morning Cai Rang floating market on a boat ride and later ride to Phong Dien floating market. Weave through teeming early morning market bustle along the banks of an active riverfront. Absorb the sights of the endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconuts shredders, small dock loading/unloading rice, and tiny vibrant markets. Continue by bike on the narrow lane and loop round to the main road.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance cycled: ~ 25km / 15mi

Day 5: Hoi An – Fly & Kayak

Take an early morning flight and arrive at Hoi An.

Our guide meets you post-lunch and cover some classic highlights of Hoi An. We also take this day to immerse ourselves in the region by kayak.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Hoi An 

Ride along the Thu Bon River through shrimp and coconut farms where the VC lived during American War towards Cua Dai beach. From here we get on a local ferry for a short ride to Duy Hai Fishing Village (island). A short distance away is the lovely town of Thuan Tinh, set among rice fields and coconut groves. Visit a strawberry garden, and sample strawberry tea and perhaps buy some homemade strawberry wine. Also, witness live silkworms in various stages of maturity. Later check out Thanh Ha ceramic village and then take an hour boat journey back to Hoi An for lunch here. Spend the rest of the day as you wish – beach, shopping, exploring – whatever!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance cycled: ~ 30km / 18mi*

Day 7: Departure

Please make arrangements as per your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

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