BEN TRE – TRA VINH – CAN THO – CHAU DOC – PHNOMPENH
Day 1: SaiGon to MyTho, BenTre to TraVinh (Lunch, dinner).
Depart to TanAn where we start riding through rice fields and dragon fruit orchards. We reach MyTho town and ride over RachMieu suspension bridge with panorama view of Mekong river. We cycle in winding roads under the green coconut canopy – the coconut palms that make BenTre famous.
Lunch break in BenTre town, we have a short transfer to Mocay and bike along the canal to see the coconut industry workshop here. Speed up again to CoChien ferry, another big branch of mekong river. Then we have about 1 hour cycle to TraVinh. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches and islands. Overnight in TraVinh. Day 2: TraVinh to CanTho. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Up early for walk around this town, enjoy fresh air with many old trees in town. Warm up by 8km to BaOm pond, see old trees and Khmer pagoda nearby the pond. We’ll discover more beautiful Theravada pagodas and encounter the Khmer monks in their pagoda.
First stage cycling ~ 32km to TraMet on paved road, then start again for windings cement road through rice fields, gardens and ferry crossing to VinhXuan. At TraOn small town by the mekong river, we take two ferries over Lucsithanh island and keep on 15km to CanTho. Overnight in CanTho. Day 3: CanTho to ChauDoc (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
An early start for a boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, then we have a longer cruise on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine. Then we cycle on local route along canal to PhongDien. Lunch break en route. In the afternoon we cycle to Sam mountain for a short hiking up to summit. Great view of sunset and rice paddies to Cambodia. Overnight in ChauDoc. Day 4: ChauDoc to Phnompenh (Breakfast,) Hang Chau speed boat.
Breakfast at Hotel then transfer to the boat station for speed boat to Phnompenh. End trip.
Tour price includes:
• Hotels (twin share) and meals specified
• Cycle support by a/c vehicles
• Bike hire and spares
• Water while riding ( 4 small bottles / pax/ day)
• Entrances to museums and sites mentioned
• English speaking guide
• Meals mentioned, Hotel + Breakfast . Boat trip and speed boat ticket Chau doc – Phnompenh.
Tour price excludes:
• Alcoholic, and other beverages in the evenings
• Tips for guides.
• Personal travel insurance
• Any services not mentioned in itinerary, Visa to Cambodia.
Accomodation during the trip:
in Ben Tre and end in Hochiminh-city
(B=Breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) Local foods