An unforgettable exploration of the great Mekong Delta by bike  >>NEW UPDATES<<

Mekong Explorer

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Saigon - Vinh Long - Chau Doc - Can Tho - Saigon
4-day tour with over 3-day biking
Biking grade: Introductory. View grading definition here
Group size: 10 persons

If one wants to get to know an area, biking is a real delight. Our biking trip is truly an opportunity to participate in the everyday life of the Mekong Delta. We can pedal amid schoolchildren, ride behind women with squealing pigs tied on their bicycle, or talk with men biking to work in suits.  On this special trip, we ride through beautiful areas of lush fruit orchards, endless paddy fields, lively floating market and busy canals
Tour Highlights
  • Beautiful country road
  • Picturesque scenery
  • Colorful floating market on Mekong River
  • Boat trip on small canals
  • Cross the mighty Mekong on ferry with the friendly locals
  • Homestay in Vinh Long
  • Mekong Explorer route map


    Day 1: Drive/biking to Vinh Long. Homestay in village
    Day 2: Biking to Chau Doc via Sa Dec
    Day 3: Biking along the Mekong River to Can Tho
    Day 4: Biking/driving to Saigon

    PRICE (Per person)
    (Valid to 31st December 2016)

    (awesome for professional bikers)

    1 person: US$ 1005
    2 persons: US$ 580 
    3-4 persons: US$ 455
    5-6 persons: US$ 390
    From 7 persons: price on request
    Single Supplement: US$ 45

    (great for most of bikers)

    1 person: US$ 1365
    2 persons: US$ 760 
    3-4 persons: US$ 560
    5-6 persons: US$ 390
    From 7 persons: price on request
    Single Supplement: US$ 45


  • AC support truck and mechanic as in price option
  • English speaking guide
  • Road bikes
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Hotels (base on twin share)
  • Homestay permission
  • Water & Snacks
  • Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees 
  • Exclusion:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (beverage, excluded meals - 10$ per person per meal...)
  • Note: These prices are subject to change without prior notice. 



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    Day 1: Sai Gon - drive/bike to Vinh Long ~ 40km/25miles cycling

    ActiveTravel ASIA biking tour guide will collect you in Sai gon. For the first day of our Mekong Delta adventure, we have a quick transfer to Cailay. Then, we set off our bikes and start cycling back roads to Cai Be, where we’ll board a boat to An Binh Islet.  We’ll spend some time visiting artisans; watch coconut candy making, rice paper making, and popcorn/ popped rice making. Then, we’ll enjoy lunch on the island before continuing on to our local home stay run by a lovely retired couple, Mr. & Mrs. Ba. The Ba's live in a typical Mekong delta Vietnamese house, with airy rooms and an outdoor kitchen. The rest of the afternoon you’re free to bike around the home stay.

    Biking:   40km – moderate grade
    Meals:  Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: homestay on island
    Day 2: Vinh Long - Tra Vinh ~ 60km/37miles cycling

    After breakfast with the Ba, we’ll have a short boat trip to Vinh Long, one of the famous fruit towns in the Mekong. In Vinh Long, we’ll bike along narrow country lanes through tiny orchards. You’ll witness colorful life along the riverside, as you pedal past picturesque delta homes and villages. We are getting deeply into Mekong delta, Vietnam part - where we often call Nine Dragon Delta river.
    We will cross narrow canals on a local sampan, before boarding a ferry for a refreshing boat trip across the expansive Co Chien River. Then, we’ll take the last cycling with few kilometers to the very pretty Khmer town of Travinh. There will be plenty of time to explore side tracks and trails, as the cycling distance for the day is not far. We’ll stay overnight at a local hotel in Tra Vinh.

    Biking:   60km – Moderate Grade
    Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch,
    Accommodation: Hotel in Tra Vinh
    Day 3: Tra Vinh – Can Tho ~ 80km/ 50miles cycling

    On the third day, our ride will be very special; much of the area is populated by Khmer people. The regional architecture is interesting and there are many Khmer temples to stop and admire en route. You will have the freedom to cycle as much or as little as you prefer; the road is peaceful, narrow and very pretty all the way to Can Tho! We’ll cycle to Ba Om Pond to see its magnificent lotus flowers, and observe local women having their futures predicted in the small temple nearby. En route, we’ll also stop to visit a local Buddhist temple school.
    Our tour guide and private vehicle along your biking trip will be very much flexible with the biking plan so that you can enjoy at its best. Dine under your own management in Can tho and overnight in a comfortable hotel here.

    Biking:   80km biking at Moderate Grade
    Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho City
    Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Saigon ~ 30km/18miles cycling

    Early morning we’ll board a boat to visit the Cai Rang floating market. It’s a fun boat ride as we weave through teeming early morning market bustle along the banks of an active riverfront explore floating market. Then we will continue by bike on the narrow lane and loop round to the main road. Along the way you’ll absorb sights of endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconut shredders, and small docks loading/unloading rice. Lunch will be held at a local restaurant before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City to end the trip. 
    Our Mekong explorer on bikes ends up your hotel arrival.

    Biking:   30km at Introductory Grade
    Boat trip: 2.5 hrs
    Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
    Note on client safety
    We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

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