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5 Days Cycling in Cao Lanh - Chau Doc - Ha Tien - Can Tho

Tour Duration:  5 Days and 4 Nights
Tour Arrive at: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Tour End in: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cao Lanh
Day 2: Cao Lanh - Chau Doc
Day 3: Chau Doc - Ha Tien
Day 4: Ha Tien - Rach Gia - Can Tho
Day 5: Can Tho - Saigon

Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cao Lanh (L, D)

Am: Pick up at hotel and transfer to bus by My Tho, boat trip in My Tho to Thoi Son island and fuits garden, tasting the fruit and enjoy traditional music. Rowingboat on the small canals admiring the coconut trees along the banks. Start to cycle from the habour to VinhTrang Pagoda and lunch at Trung Luong restaurant. Cycle from An Huu to Cao Lanh. Cao Lanh is a new town carved from the jungles and swamps of the Mekong Delta region. Overnight at hotel in Cao Lanh.
 

Day 2: Cao Lanh - Chau Doc (B, L, D)

Am: After the breakfast. Ride to Chau Doc via Lap Vo, passing the ferry Vam Cong. You will see traditional houses of Vietnameses on the mekong river and biking along the river, meeting children whre the tourist is still a tranger and a curiosity. After the ferry, taking bus to Chau Doc. Chau Doc is a riverine commercial center not far from the Cambodian border in An Giang Province. The city was once known for its dugout canoe races. Chau Doc has quite sizeable Chinese, Cham and Khmer communities. Overnight at hotel in Chau Doc.
 

Day 3: Chau Doc - Ha Tien (B, L, D)

Afterbreakfast. Cycle to Sam Mountain. There are dozens of pagodas and temples, many of them set in caves, around Sam Mountain such as Tay An Papoda, Thoai Ngoc Hau temple. Visit Lady Chua Xu: founded in the 1820s, this pagoda stands facing Sam Mountain. Then continue cycling to Tri Ton via Nha Bang. Have picknique luch. Transfer by minibus to Ha Tien. Overnight at hotel.
 

Day 4: Ha Tien - Rach Gia - Can Tho (B, L, D)

Am: Cycle to the ThachDong and the beach Muinai, closed to the border with Cambodia. Then cycle to Kien Luong , stop at fishing village. Pick up by minibus and transfer to RachGia to have luch. Rach Gia is the capital of Kien Giang Province, with a population of 150,000, including significant numbers of ethnic Chinese and Khmer. Fishing and agriculture have made the town reasonably prosperous. Arrive Can Tho in the afternoon. Check in hotel and free time. Overnight at hotel.
 

Day 5: Can Tho - Saigon (B, L)

Am: visit Cai Rang floating market: the best floating market in the Mekong Delta with many stand-up rowing boats around. The market is reached by boat, with return to Can Tho by car then return to Saigon. Luch at Trung Luong restaurant in My Tho. Arrive Saigon. End tour.

Category of hotel

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person

2 - 3 Pax

4 - 6 Pax

7 - 9 Pax

10 - 12 Pax

Single Surcharge

Superior Room

US$ 570

US$ 490

US$ 416

US$ 372

US$ 70

 

Inclusion:

  • Hotels (twin share) and meals specified
  • Cycle support by a/c vehicles
  • Sport bikes with 21or 18 speeds for the journey. and spares
  • Water while riding ( 4 small bottles / pax/ day)
  • Entrances to sites mentioned, boat trip.
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals mentioned

Exclusion:

  • Alcoholic, and other beverages in the evenings
  • Tips for guides.
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any services not mentioned in itinerary

See Also

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