Cycling to BenTre – TraVinh – CanTho – 3 days

Cycling to Mekong Delta  to see the daily life of monks in Tra Vinh province, watch the floating market in Can Tho and cycle through water palm plantation. This riding is to give you a knowlegeable value about Theravada Buddhism. Theravada ; literally, “the Teaching of the Elders”, or “the Ancient Teaching”) is the oldest surviving Buddhist school. It is relatively conservative, and generally closest to early Buddhism, and for many centuries has been the predominant religion of Sri Lanka (about 70% of the population) and most of continental Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand). Learn how to re-use all parts of coconut trees to be useful when you visit local worshop by bike in Ben Tre . Enjoy boat ride to floating market in early morning.

Road surfaces : trails, paths, red roads, asphalt back roads

Cycling distance : 180 -220  km

Day 1: Sai Gon – Tra Vinh (L/D) (25-45 km)

Day 2: Tra Vinh – Can Tho (B/L/D) (60-90 km)

Day 3: Can Tho – Sai Gon (B/L) (50 km)

Day 1: Sai Gon – Tra Vinh (L/D) (35-55 km)
You will be pick up at your hotel by van/bus and transfer an hour and half to Ben Tre Province. Start  biking from Ben Tre city to Mo Cay town ship. Pedal on dirty track and rural roads and pass beautiful coconut plantations. Visit local workshop making coconut fibers and coconut jelly. Stop for lunch at local café, after lunch, take a ferry  to cross a river and continue riding through shade of water palm plantations to a little market in rural. Keep biking on paths to Co Chien river, relax on 30 minutes on ferry on its crossing the upper branch to countryside of Tra Vinh. Ride another 7 km to city of Tra Vinh. Stay first night in town

Day 2: Tra Vinh – Can Tho (B/L/D) (60-90 km)
In morning, we cycle on back road to the homeland of Khmer people (Cambodian) where most of them follow original Buddhism which influenced original Buddhism from Indian.(Theravada) Continue riding through huge rice fields, ride pass Khmer temples, and Theravada monks walking along rural roads in the countryside. Have lunch at Cau Ke town. In the afternoon, get back on your bike and ride to Tra On, then keep riding on countryside track and cross the small rivers by little ferries to Can Tho city.

Day 3: Can Tho – Sai Gon (B/L) (50 km)
Have breakfast and check out of hotel. An early starting by boat to the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta’s Vietnam, you will have the opportunity to watch the big wholesale market on river. There are many big and small farmers boats sell and buy seasonal fruits on river. Disembark for a short bike ride to villages of Phong Dien suburb, visit ancient house of Binh Thuy , enjoy delicious lunch before driving back to Saigon. End of tour.

 

Tour Price : Contact us

Departure Dates : Daily

Group Sizes : 2 to 10 Travelers

Tour Inclusive :
* Support transport by A/C mini van, bus, truck

* Trek & Giant MTB, helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits

* Entrance fees ,boat trip

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary

* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels

*Accommodation

* Experienced English speaking bike guides

Tour Exclusive :

* Travel insurance

* Other personal expenses

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city

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