Day 1: Sai Gon – Ben Tre - Tra Vinh (L/D) (25 - 45 km)
Your are met and picked up at hotel by our team, relax an hour and half driving on A/C van/bus through modern HCM city from Tra Vinh, Mekong Delta. We will arrive in countryside of Ham Luong about 10:00 am. To begin the morning ride with off roads cycling adventures on mixed asphalt country back road, smooth concrete paths and a short distance on single track. We ride through quiet villages into many branches of Mekong River. Have a talk with local when waiting a ferry coming back take us to further side. We will have our lunch served at in the village. The routes in the afternoon are shady, small concrete path, narrow, just enough for two bicycles but scenery is nice. We will have many stops at some family workshops making coconut fibers, and another making furniture before we cross Mekong River by ferry to Tra Vinh city.
Day 2: Tra Vinh – Cau Ke - Can Tho (B/L/D) (60 - 85 km)
Tra Vinh is small town and it is not touristy destination for tourists traveling by bus. So it is really quiet at night. After 8:30 pm everything is seem to be closed and almost sleep. Tra Vinh province is considered the homeland to Khmer and there are numerous Khmer temples in the province. A full day cycling of today is a chance you are not only learning cultures but also cycling on deeply to traditional villages of Khmer, stop and visit some thatch houses, experience the ways of living and visit some colorful temples on our way cycling to through Tieu Can to Cau Ke. After we have lunch in town, a fantastic bicycling begins after just half an hour transfer by van/bus to Vinh Xuan. We continue explore beautiful countryside villages by cycling along canals, rivers fruit orchards and through rice paddy fields. We end up cycle and get on van/bus to Can Tho to check in hotel.
Day 3: Can Tho - Sadec- Cao Lanh (B/L/D) (35 - 50 km)
There are two most interesting sites that we must see because one has funs and other is related to French Indochina. The first site is busy floating market in Can Tho and we are going to go there by boat. The second site is an ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le. Who was in loved with Marguerite Duras then the story became a movie. After we watched floating market of Cai Rang, a short driving taking us to Can Tho bridge to start biking. From Binh Minh to Sadec town, we bike on country back roads, through sweet potatoes, family work shop making rice powder, brick factories and pedaling along canals busy with many boats moving up and down. Our delicious lunch is serves at Huynh Thuy Le house and we have a rest before we ride to Cao Lanh city. We bike through village of flower in countryside of Sadec, then we keep our afternoon’ cycling through many small village through mango gardens, rivers and we have a van/bus transfer to Cao Lanh city.
Day 4: Cao Lanh - Xeo Quyt base - Ho Chi Minh (B/L) (20 - 45 km)
Cao Lanh is a new town after Vietnam War. Foreigners are rarely being seen in this town because it is not really a nice place for bus tours. But bike routes are so unique. The place we start biking is about 30 minutes transfer by vehicle from Cao Lanh city. The quiet rural back road by small rivers gives you a fantastic ride with beautiful scenery along the way to Xeo Quyt, former base of Viet Cong. A local guide will lead you the way to see some shelters and a sampan rowing boat taking you into forest. If time permitted, our last ride is about 25 km on single track, through rice fields, irrigation networks, fruit orchards. We end up cycling at high road and have lunch before two hours and half returning to HCM by vehicle. Cycling Mekong Delta