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Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days

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    What to Expect
    Day1: Saigon - CaiBe - VinhLong - Ben Tre (Lunch/Dinner)

    Morning, our shuttle will take you out of town on an approx. 2hrs drive to Cai Lay where you collect your bicycles and enjoy a leisurely, two-hour bicycle ride on peaceful country lanes and quiet roads that pass through local villages and along canals.

    We board our boat for a visit to the Cai Be floating market and cruise over the mighty Mekong river (~ 1.5km wide) to Binh Hoa Phuoc island. After lunch, we continue our cruise down Mekong river to Cho Lach canals, and start a short cycling on small paths under the green canopy alongside water, mostly shared with just pedestrians, other local cyclists and scooters, to discover the nursery gardens, fruit orchards around, and daily life of farmers. Returning to our boat, we cruise again one hour to Ben Tre for the night. Overnight home stay.

    Day 2: BenTre  - SaiGon (Breakfast/Lunch)

    After breakfast, we start cycling on back country roads alongside river, seeing daily life of the locals, feeling lost on winding roads under the green coconut canopy. We also pass Ba Lai river, a smaller branch of Mekong on our way, to visit local workshops making various products from coconut that Ben Tre is famous for, such as coconut candy, coconut pandan waffle, sponge cake, etc…. Continue our bike ride toward Ham Luong bridge and have a Lunch at a local home.

    After lunch, take hammock siesta or walking through local village to visit a farmer house breeding fighting cocks, or if energy permits, take to two wheels again for another 10km more to visit broom making workshop, a forge, and a coconut peeling workshop. We then board our boat for a cruise down the busy Ham Luong branch into a peaceful canal, including a rowing boat trip along narrow canals, to Ben Tre centre where you are picked up and transferred back to Saigon.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sinhbalo Adventure Travel
    283/20 Pham Ngu Lao St., Dist. 1, HCMC
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    2 days
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Bottled water
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of helmet
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Popular mentions
    I did the 2 day Mekong cycling trip as a private tour, staying overnight in Can Tho. My guide was Hai, who was great. His English was very good, and he was funny, easy going and safety conscious. He knew a lot about the area and everything there was to see as well. The bikes
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    Response from Sinh L, Manager at Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days
    Responded 28 Mar 2019
    Dear Christien, Thanks for your feed back. Best wishes from Hai and SBL team.
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    It was remote, and so nice to see the agriculture of the Mekong Delta, our guide Hai was so wonderful and knowledgeable. We did alot of biking and saw alot of things, and had a wonderful home stay that was the most authentic lodging, comfortable for this experience and the food
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    Response from Sinhbalo, Owner at Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days
    Responded 10 Jan 2019
    Thank you very much. All the best from Hai and Sinhbalo team.
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    Me and my 2 Friends dith the 2day cycling tour around the Mekong Delta it was an amazing adventure, specialy our tour guide Qaung Master, he was a professional tour guide very good talking english. We meet alot of local people overthere. During the night we stay at a homestay
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    Response from Sinhbalo, Manager at Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days
    Responded 21 May 2018
    Dear Wullems, We appreciate your detailed feedback about the biking tour with our guide Quang. Biking is the best way to see the Delta because it takes you away from the main tourist attractions and really brings you into the life of the local people living in the Delta. With the bike, you can travel deep into the local areas which are too narrow for a car, and so you will see things not offered on other trips. It should be an easy cycling on mostly flat terrains in Mekong Delta area though. Thank you again for travelling with us.
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    We booked a 2 day cycling tour through Mekong Delta. Loc was our tour guide and gave us lots of historical and background information about the region. He had amazing knowledge about the region, its specialties and the best cycling paths. The bikes were in really good
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    Response from Sinhbalo, Manager at Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days
    Responded 22 May 2018
    Dear Lisa, Thanks for your comment about Halong bay and Mekong cycling trip . Actually, there are many different things to see such as local life, local foods and people are greeting you everywhere you been. I hope our guide Mr. Loc was flexible enough to adjust the itinerary for you. Thank you again for travelling with us Best wishes, Sinhbalo Team.
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    Had the time of my life at Mekong delta! Our tour guide Nam was the most amazing tour guide I have ever had. He went above and beyond what a normal tour guide should do and made us feel part of a family. I enjoyed seeing the floating villages and the the floating markets very
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    Response from Sinhbalo, Owner at Cycling Mekong Delta Ben Tre 2days
    Responded 10 Feb 2018
    It's great to know you enjoyed the mekong trip with Nam. Thank you very much. Best wishes from Sinhbalo team.
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    • SinhBalo Adventure Travel
    • Duration: 2 days
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