Ho Chi Minh City Cycle to Sadec – LongXuyen – HaTien – 4 days

Biking Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City ) to Ha Tien border gate . This cycling tour is to ride to Sadec town the famous place for movie,” The Lover ” then bicycling to Xeo Quyt base, Viet Cong base in Dong Thap province, Long Xuyen and Ha Tien border town. An Giang is criss-crossed by many rivers and canals which make a convenient water transport system. The two tributaries of the Mekong River, the Tien and the Hau River, run across the province. They deliver millions of cubic meters of alluvium annually to the region. As a result, the deposits have formed several islets which are extremely fertile and covered with lush green vegetation. Ha Tien is once part of Cambodia, the area was subject to Thai incursions. The Kh’mer governor, an immigrant from the Chinese ‘Mac’ clan, turned to Vietnam for support in 1708. At the end of the 18th century, the town and its surrounding area was taken over by the Nguyen Lords.

Biking Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City ) to Ha Tien border gate . This cycling tour is to ride to Sadec town the famous place for movie,” The Lover ” then bicycling to Xeo Quyt base, Viet Cong base in Dong Thap province, Long Xuyen and Ha Tien border town. An Giang is criss-crossed by many rivers and canals which make a convenient water transport system. The two tributaries of the Mekong River, the Tien and the Hau River, run across the province. They deliver millions of cubic meters of alluvium annually to the region. As a result, the deposits have formed several islets which are extremely fertile and covered with lush green vegetation. Ha Tien is once part of Cambodia, the area was subject to Thai incursions. The Kh’mer governor, an immigrant from the Chinese ‘Mac’ clan, turned to Vietnam for support in 1708. At the end of the 18th century, the town and its surrounding area was taken over by the Nguyen Lords.

Day 1: Saigon – Tien Giang – Sadec (L/D) (45 km)

Day 2: Sadec – Long Xuyen (B/L/D) (50-70 km)

Day 3: Long Xuyen – Ha Tien (B/L/D) (50-90 km)

Day 4: Ha Tien-Xa-Xia border  or back to Saigon   (B) (10 km)

Day 1: Saigon – Tien Giang – Sadec (L/D) (45 km)
Our guide and driver will pick up you at your hotel and transfer two hours to Tien Giang province, start cycling from Cai Be to Cao Lanh city, cycle pass beautiful rice paddies and turning scenery all the way to Xeo Quyt. Viet Cong guide will help you to explore the tunnel underground of mangrove forest. Lunch will be served at the head quarter of the base. In the afternoon, cycle to Sadec, the city is very famous for flower and ornamental gardens. The French writer Marguerite Duras lived in SaDec during a three to four year period between 1928 and 1932. Her mother ran a school on the corner of Hùng Vương and Hồ Xuân Hương, where a school still exists today. Duras met Huynh Thuy Le, the son of a wealthy Chinese family, and the two became involved in a love affair that became the basis for Duras’s 1984 Prix Goncourt-winning novel, The Lover. The house of Huynh Thuy Le, at 255A Nguyen Hue Street, for many years an office for a government agency, is now (2009) open to the public. Overnight in colonial town

Day 2: Sadec – Long Xuyen (B/L/D) (50-70 km)
In the morning, take a walk to market nearby and see how the local prepare an early daily market. Visit some of French – style old villas. Sadec is the town in Mekong still reserve numerous colonial style housing located along the river banks. The town is also a place where Madam Marguerite made famous movie about her love with a Chinese man. We bicycle through many ornamental, flower gardens and pedal pass by factories producing bricks. Have lunch on the way. Continue our ride to Long Xuyen city. Overnight in Long Xuyen

Day 3: Long Xuyen – Ha Tien (B/L/D) (50-90 km)
Pedal through huge rice fields, brick factories, rice mills along the country roads. Pedal over the  long wooden bridges in the remote villages along manmade canals. You are also see a lot of monkey bridges which children go on everyday from home to school. Visit Ba Chuc killing field after lunch in Tri Ton, Continue riding on back roads along Cambodia border to Ha Tien, transfer to Ha Tien in late afternoon.

Day 4: Ha Tien-Xa-Xia border  or back to Saigon   (B) (10 km)
Leave Vietnam for Cambodia, ride 10 km to border, meet Cambodian guide and continue your journey in Cambodia. or back to Saigon with our bus . End of tour!

Tour Price : Contact us

Departure Dates : Weekly

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 in room share

* Experienced English speaking bike guides

Tour Exlusive :

* Travel insurance

* Other personal expenses

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city

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