Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Sa Dec (L, D)
Pick up at the hotel at 7:00, we drive to Ong Hung Canal - Cai Be - Tien Giang Province (around 95km western of Saigon) about 2:30 hour. Upon arrival, we will make a little trekking about 2 Km then take a private boat that also carries bicycles for us; from there we cruise along the natural big river and keep on going to An Huu. The boat will drops us & bicycles off on the left side of the river’s band for biking along the river and canals for untouched beauty of sightseeing from local villages; mango gardens along the country roads. This area is where almost the fruit of Mekong delta come from and it is the healthiest villages of Tien Giang province. The local daily life is very peaceful, green, quite. It is the dream of easy riders to ride deep down into one of the biggest fruit garden of Vietnam.
At 14:00, the picnic lunch will be available on the boat or at a farmer family. We have another 3 hours of cruising on the water way of Mekong River to Sa Dec. This water way will surprise all of us by its beauty and its is the biggest upper part of Mekong River where many water hyacinth plantation are growing; fish farm villages, local handmade small brick workshops will be shown. Finally, we arrive in Sa Dec the town of the movie “The Lover”. Hotel check in then dinner at the local restaurant which is located right on the night market and river’s band of Sa Dec.
Overnight in Sa Dec.
Day 2: Sadec – Can Tho (B/L/D)
After breakfast, start your day by visiting the Kien An Cung Pagoda, Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, leave your bicycles on the boat then buying some food in the Sa Dec market to make your lunch at the farmer's house in the countryside. We will make a cruising boat in the beautiful canal to go deeper in the countryside. Riding under the green roofs of banana; mango; bamboo trees’ rice paddy; local people making rice flour along the canals that is exactly like what you wish to see in Mekong delta. Finally, we arrive at a farmer's family for lunch. We stopover here for 1:30 hours for having lunch and tea that gives you a great opportunity to meet the local villagers and farmers to experience the daily life of the deep Mekong Delta inhabitants. At 14:00 we go on riding from the rice paddy to the provincial road to catch the van then move to Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 3: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Phong Dien – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
In early morning with breakfast take away from the hotel and check out, we will take more than two-hour boat trip to visit the Cai Rang and Phong Dien Floating Markets. Wander into the villages to visit the rice paper mill and the rice noodle making factory. Learn how to cross the "Monkey Bridge'' which is made from a single bamboo. After lunch, we drive back and arrive at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City at 17:00 then end of tour.
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