After you are picked up at your hotel in hotel, we spend an hour on driving on free way to Tan An town for a morning ride. See daily activities of farmers, gardeners working on their own land, ride through vegetable plantation, rice paddies, dragon fruit farmland, and bike across irrigation canals. The morning ride will end up in Long Dinh village. Our guide will choose the best local restaurant for your lunch. In the afternoon, you will have an opportunity to share room with locals on ferry boat before you ride through An Binh Island to home-stay
Cai Be' countryside is a peaceful place to stay an overnight at local home. Waterway is the best ways of local transport with all different sizes and shapes. Farmlands are green, laden with coconut palms, rice fields, orchards and irrigation canals will let you see a unique area of Mekong Delta. We ride througho villages, have some ferry crossings along the way, to give you an up close perspective of Vietnamese life on the river. From home-stay, we cycle through the Island of An Binh, past local markets, schools, and fruit gardens on dirty track to Cho Lach. After lunch, a short transfer to avoid getting hot, we choose the best route for your afternoon’ riding. A pleasure cycle ride in the afternoon is to take time to explore beautiful scenery of coconut homeland, water palms before a publish ferry taking to further side of Upper branch of Mekong River
Tra Vinh is the seaside province in Mekong Delta but many local beaches at Ba Dong are not popular because they are too far from city and water is also not very clear. The most attraction to travelers are lovely scenery, colorful temples and Khmer people and its cultures. The highlights to travelers are amazing landscapes and its cycle routes which you can bike on to as getting close to friendly peasants and Khmer people. Today you will be cycling on beautiful paths, past the farmlands and stopping at some hamlets on your way cycling to Cau Ke for lunch. The ride in the afternoon starts in Tra On town. Explore many small islets by bike and having many local ferries crossing to Binh Minh town. Then a short transfer you to hotel in city of Can Tho.
Cai Rang is the largest wholesale floating market in the Mekong Delta. It’s a real floating market. It starts around 05:00 and runs until 8:30 AM, meaning boat tours pick up around 05:00. It’s a six kilometer around a 30-minute boat ride from Can Tho. You really need to see the market in action. After a boat ride you to this market, this boat will get through this market slowly so that you see people exchanging farm products from small boats to big boats. On the morning ride, we ride along rivers, farmland of orchards, passing timber factories, rice husking mills and kindergartens and middle-schools along countryside back road. In the afternoon, we ride cross rice fields, through villages of thatch houses, house on stilts by rivers, canals and stopping at Bang Lang stork garden before a transfer takes you to Long Xuyen city
Today, we cycle through the farmlands which were abandoned lands before 1975. Since 1980, Mekong farmers had moved and settled in the areas. Witness first-hand how big the rice bowl of Vietnam is. There will be many stops at small markets, and coffee shop along the ways. After we have lunch in Tan Phu market, then carry on our cycling holidays through hamlets, ride on single track, country paths to Tra Su forest. Home to 140 types of flora, 70 species of birds, 11 types of animals, 25 species of reptiles, and 23 kinds of fish, the forest is a nature lover’s dream. We explore the area on a day trip in what turns out to be one of our most magical destinations in all of the Mekong Delta. A short walk from the parking area takes us to the small pier where boats wait to take us into the flooded forest. If time permitted, our bicycle ride will be continued to Vinh Te canals and then to Chau Doc town
You will be picked up at hotel and transferred to the dock. The boat ride takes an hour to Vinh Xuong, Vietnam border gate. Then we continue enjoy boat ride to Cambodia border gate for Cambodia visa checking/ application before it taking you to Phnom Penh. A four hour boat trip will take you to Phnom Penh capital. On the boat, you will have a chance to enjoy scenery alongside of river banks of Mekong River upstream to Cambodia. Our team will pick up you and take to your hotel for check in. Free to explore capital city by your own.
Depart from hotels at 8:00AM then we take a boat trip to cruise along Mekong River and end it up on Island of Koh Dack Island. This boat ride gives you a chance to capture so much beautiful scenery along river bank. We'll explore experience daily life through Island, stop at some family workshop making silk by hand. In the afternoon, our ride continues on country back roads; passing thatch houses along villages, schools, local marks from villages to villages. Stay a night in town of Kampong Cham
Today is along day ride but our bike guide will choose the best routes so that your adventures become more interesting. You will also stop at many colourful temples and historical relics Breakfast at hotel, a transfer in early morning takes you to rural village where you will start cycling. You will pedal pass quiet villages, rice paddies, palm trees, robber plantation. The rest of the day is on private vehicle driving to Siem Reap
Ride to Angkor temple, we cycle to explore surroundings, to discover incredible temples of Angkor complex. You will visit featured temples such as: the pyramid of Takeo, the jungle-clad Ta Prohm made famous by the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Tomb Raider’; Sras Srang known as the King's bathing pond; and the impressive Royal City of Angkor Thom, where you will find the Bayon, a temple famed for its many gigantic carved faces. You will also visit other important sites in this immense walled city. After lunch it is time to take on the majestic Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious building. We return to hotels by vehicles.
The last day of your adventure is to visit the most expertly carved Banteay Srey temple, located around 40 km. We turn off the main roads from Angkor temple cycling cycle through lush jungles to Banteay Srey which was the citadel of Women with superbly intricate reliefs of male and female divinities. Its an amazing that it was made from red pink sandstone that no temple else possibly competed. It has become one of visitor’s favorite temples as its intricate, beautiful, detailed carvings displaying Khmer classical art, culture and civilization. Visit the land mine museum on your way back to Siem Reap by vehicle. Tour End!
We select the best paths, single track and country back roads for our cycling tours. Mostly, routes are paths, single track that are too small for vehicles. Country back roads are less traffic which A/C van could support riders. Vietnam Backroads offers fascinating cycling tours to discover this diverse country. Bicycle touring from the capital of Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh City to central coastal provinces and west Chi Minh trails along mountain ranges are our top bike tours in Vietnam. Its the best way to meet locals, to enjoy breathtaking views and to receive an extremely warm welcome from the hospitable locals. You will travel through colourful fishing villages, green rice paddy fields, across mountain ranges and through the jungle, ride rolling hills and pedal up the the peak of Ha Van Pass. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ha Long and exlpore Hue Citadel and Hoi An ancient town. In general, mixed of roads; single track, dirt track are rough and but asphalt country back roads and coastal back roads with smooth surface allows you touring the Charm of Vietnam.
The best season is from November through to April, roughly corresponding to the dry season and the tourist high season. May, June and July need not be a bad time either, as it is hard to predict when the rains will come. We would not recommend biking trips from August and September.