The Mekong River is one of Vietnam’s highlights, however if traveling by car seems a little boring and you are looking for a more adventurous experience, our Mekong cycling tours are for you. From two to five days, cycling Vietnam’s Mekong Delta allows you more cultural interaction and an opportunity to get some exercise!
Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho (40km) Rise early and be driven from Ho Chi Minh City to Tan An and get acquainted with your bicycle. Then enjoy a 40a kilometer ride along a combination of well paved, sand and dirt paths. After a short break at Cao Dai Temple, cycle to Vinh Trang pagoda. In My Tho go on board a boat and drive around the four Islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix on Tien River. Through Xep canal visit traditional Mekong houses at Quoi An village (made all from coconut tree). Taste honey with tea or wine; have a look at the coconut collection sets and see how the locals make handicrafts from coconut trunk and shell. Take the horse-cart on a village path to Ben Truc orchard, enjoy seasonal fruits, listen to traditional music and see bees-breeding in wooden boxes at a local farm. Take the rowing-boat trip down Coconut Creek. Then, visit a local coconut candy workshop, taste candies, a specialty of this province. Return to the city around 5.00pm