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2-Day Mekong Delta Bicycle Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Price USD$224.00


2-Day Mekong Delta Bicycle Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
A comprehensive two-day boat and bicycle tour through the watery-world of the Mekong Delta giving an in-depth look at the lives and traditions of the locals. Cruise by traditional boat through narrow canals, stopping off at local homes, watching produce turned into product; dining on local dishes, visiting a famous floating market; and an overnight homestay.

Itinerary
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta
We depart from Ho Chi Minh City for a two-hour drive to Cai Thia ferry station, we will cross the river by ferry and take a short walk to the Cai Thia brick factory. Our trip continues by boat to a small island where we will visit a local home and see how they make rice paper. We then pick up some bikes and ride around the island (about 12km of country road). On the way we will stop to visit a local family to see how they make Banh Tieu - a type of cake made from wheat and potato flour ? a local delicacy. After two hours of biking, we head back to the boat and travel downstream to our home stay to check in and have lunch. After lunch, we will try our hand at fishing using traditional Vietnamese methods to catch our dinner. In the evening you will be able to help in cooking duties if you wish to with the house owners. We then enjoy dinner with a cup of tea and rice wine. Overnight at home stay.

Day 2: Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City
After breakfast, we will start the day with a bike ride through the village paths and countryside. We spend an hour looking at the local farms, and local nursery garden. We then head back to our home stay to enjoy local fruits, tea and listen to traditional music.

After saying our goodbyes to the local home stay we continue our bike ride to the boat station, where we will board the boat to Cai Be Floating Market and watch the locals trading their goods and commodities. We spend some time in a local family\'s shop to see how they make some local products such as coconut candies, rice wine, rice paper and rice popcorn. We then start our journey back to Ho Chi Minh City and have lunch on the way.

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A comprehensive two-day boat and bicycle tour through the watery-world of the Mekong Delta giving an in-depth look at the lives and traditions of the locals. Cruise by traditional boat through narrow canals, stopping off at local homes, watching produce turned into product; dining on local dishes, visiting a famous floating market; and an overnight homestay.