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Mekong Delta Cycling Trip 5D4N

Saigon – Travinh – Cantho – Longxuyen – Chaudoc – Saigon
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5 Days 4 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size





Experienced English speaking-biking guides with enthusiastic, friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Biking guides are first aid qualified and can maintain bikes. Their role is to deliver a safe and enjoyable tour to the clients, they manage the group, co-ordinate the driver and support vehicle, buy snacks and fruit along the way, look out for clients needs. They are cultural guides as well as pure biking.

  • Total cycling distance: Approx 270 km
  • Destinations: SaigonTravinhCanthoLongxuyenChaudocSaigon



  • Day 1: Sai Gon - Tra Vinh  (50 km cyling )
  • Day 2: Tra Vinh – Can Tho  (80 km cycling )
  • Day 3: Cantho-Longxuyen(90km+ cycling)
  • Day 4: Longxuyen-Chaudoc(50km+ cycling)
  • Day 5: Chau Doc-Ho Chi Minh(no cycling)


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh-Mytho-Travinh

After breakfast you will transfer a couple of hours out of Ho Chi Minh City to2014-10-05-15-18-26 Mytho– the gateway of the Mekong delta. Today’s ride will lead you right into the heart of the rural Mekong. The cycling begins after journey across the Tien River at Mytho. The route takes you through narrow roads and lanes, past banana plantations, fields of sugar cane, through the lush green landscape of the delta under the shade of coconut tree, crossing rivers and canals by numerous, ubiquitous, fascinating ferries. A section of biking cuts off road onto gravel and dirt lanes, and weaves around hamlets, across water channels, and through quiet dense vegetation. This makes for superb biking. A final ferry across the gaping expanse of Cochien river leads us to Travinh, a pretty tree lined town with a large population of ethnic Khmer. Overnight in hotel in Travinh

• 50km biking.
• Meals: breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Travinh-Cantho

After breakfast at the hotel, we start our cycling day from the hotel to khmer museum2014-10-06-15-02-11 to learn more about the culture and khmer people in Mekong. You bike along narrow country lanes, easy dirt tracks and trails. This is biking at its most glorious-via the tiny concrete road deeper to middle of the rice fields, witness colorful life along the riverside, pedal pass picturesque delta homes, pause to chat with welcoming villagers, clack across innumerable wooden bridges. Cross narrow canals on a local sampan, afterthat we cycling in the fruite orchard island after we take ferry get on the island and get off the island . There will be plenty of time to explore side tracks and trails so we will get on the Van and transfer to Can Tho city ,the capital of southwest of vietnam. Overnight in local hotel in Can Tho

• 80km biking.
• Meals: breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Cantho-Longxuyen

After a very early breakfast, you will take a boat trip to the famous Cairang floating 2014-10-07-08-08-18market before riding on a narrow paved road market to Phong dien. The route weaves through morning market bustle along the banks of the very busy river. Absorb the sights of endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconut shredders, small docks loading/unloading rice, and tiny vibrant markets. You will continue by bike on the narrow Concrete to the bird sanctuary, and a few km more along a tiny road leading upstream towards to the main road. The ride ends with a short transfer to hotel in Long Xuyen

• 90km biking.
• Meals: breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Longxuyen-Chaudoc

Once more, the scenery is completely different. After a short transfer to Triton,2014-10-08-14-47-02 the cycling starts to gently undulate and mountains begin to loom as you ride closer and closer to Chaudoc. The presence of Thotnot trees indicates the growing proximity to Cambodia and the local people speak Vietnamese as their second language. This afternoon you will cycle to the killing fields of Vietnam at Bachuc, where Polpot’s regime massacred over 3,000 Vietnamese in 1978. The route loops round to Chaudoc from Bachuc along the border, or re-trace back to triton (depending on road conditions) and ride the rest of the way to Chaudoc along incredible country roads. Those with energy to spare can climb Sam Mountain for sunset! Dinner and overnight in hotel

• 50km biking.
• Meals: breakfast , Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Chau Doc-Ho Chi Minh

After having breakfast at the hotel. We leave for the floating houses on upper Mekongvietnam-bike-tour91-biking-in-mekong-delta river by boat where we can see plenty of catfishes, red snappers… breeding under right their houses. What is an amazing life! Then keep boating to visit the Cham village with about 12.000 people who those are weaving sarongs, hats…by hands as keeping their ancestral tradition. Walk to the mosques that Muslims pray and teach Cham kids in Arabic for a while. Cruising back to the Van for Ho Chi Minh City.

• No km biking.
• Meals: breakfast , Lunch, Dinner


  • * Private tours with English speaking Cycling Tour Guide
  • * Entrance fee to any applicable  tourist sites
  • * Accommodation in twins/double rooms with 3&2 star class
  • * Support van and first  aid kit during the tour
  • * Meals as mention in the itinerary
  • * Snacks,local fruit and bottled water during the tour
  • * Professional bikes (Giant, Trek  or Cannondale)
  • * Government tax and services charge
  • * Cold water, coca, 7 up, sprite, and towel during the tour
  • * International airfare
  • * Travel insurance
  • * Visa and visa arrangement
  • * Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons
  • * Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking)
  • * Tip Guide and Driver* Personal expenses

Tour's Location

Saigon – Travinh – Cantho – Longxuyen – Chaudoc – Saigon
from $ 690

Organized by

Vietnam Adventure Cycling

Member Since 2017

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