VN71A Cycling through the Mekong ( 5 days / 4 nights )

Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Chau Doc – Ho Chi Minh City

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre
Drive to Tan An, then set out cycling to My Tho (25km) along country roads. At My Tho, board a private boat (with bicycles) and cruise to an island for lunch. After finishing lunch, visit a workshop which produces local coconut candies before cycling through the rural landscape. Stop at a local garden to have refreshments and savour local fruits. Keep cycling to the hotel in Ben Tre

(Total cycling distance: approximately 45km).
Overnight at a hotel in Ben Tre [Lunch]

Day 2 Ben Tre – Can Tho
Cycle to the Ham Luong Bridge (6km) and continue biking to Cai Mon (20km) via Ba Vat. This leisurely cycle tour offers an opportunity to explore the countryside biking trails, as well as to visit the quaint church in Cai Mon. Drive to Vinh Long for lunch before continuing cycling or catching a ride to Can Tho (24km).  Arrive at Can Tho City and check in to a hotel. (Total cycling distance: approximately 50km).
Overnight in Can Tho. [Breakfast, Lunch]

Day 3 Can Tho
Take a morning boat cruise to visit the Cai Rang Floating Market. The market is filled with small boats darting through the water to sell their goods. Disembark and cycle to Cai Son area before crossing the river to Ba Lang (approximately 10km). Stop at an orchard to visit and enjoy seasonal fruit. Join the locals to prepare food and have lunch with them. In the afternoon, enjoy a bicycle ride along quiet riverside lanes to get a taste of life in rural Can Tho through villages, bridges and fruit gardens. Stop to visit a local pilgrimage site en route (approximately 15km). Return to Can Tho City.

(Total cycling distance: approximately 30km).

Overnight in Can Tho. [Breakfast, Lunch]

Day 4 Can Tho – Tra Su – Chau Doc
Take a morning drive towards Chau Doc. After Long Xuyen, we will exit the highway onto quiet roads to begin our cycling ride which will loop around to Chau Doc (55km) with a stop to visit the unique and attractive Tra Su Cajeput Forest which is home to many trees and bird species.

(Total cycling distance: approximately 55km).
Overnight in Chau Doc. [Breakfast]

Day 5 Chau Doc – Ho Chi Minh City
The morning is at your leisure before driving back to Ho Chi Minh City.

[Breakfast]

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