Enjoy the scenic Mekong Delta as you ride through the country roads, discovering the tranquil scenery and diversity of the rural life of the local people. This short yet engaging motorbike tour will give you opportunities to take homestays, visit the famous floating markets, and ancient houses that lend a wonderful cultural and historical charm, to this unique tour. Take guided tours, relish local food, and make most of your riding journey as you cross the orchards, rivers, and rice fields!
During this tour, you will be staying in various accommodations that include homestays and comfortable standard hotels. The accommodation will be on double or twin shared basis. Vietnam Motorbiketour endeavors to select a combination of good quality hotels that reflect the character of the local area as well are centrally located as possible. During your trip, you will stay in a range of hotels or guesthouses with standardized quality.
Please be aware that some hotel rooms, especially those in major urban centers or older cities, may be smaller than what you are used to in other parts of the world. Standards and ratings may also be different to your home country. Rooms are en-suite and either twin or triple share, depending on what you have booked.
If you are a solo traveler, you will be sharing a room with someone of the same sex. Otherwise, you can pay a supplement to possess a single room. If you are traveling as a couple and would prefer to have a double bed, please ensure to inform Vietnam Motorbiketour at the time of booking.
Enjoy a three day trip into the heart of the Mekong Delta as you ride on the country roads and discover tranquil scenery and rural lives of locals on the less traveled paths.
You will depart at 7:30 a.m. from Saigon to Tan An Town driving your motorbikes through the peaceful villages. The scene changes from bustling streets with buildings and noise to peaceful rice paddles with cottages and small houses on the way - in the open air on your “steel horses”.
You will stop at My Tho for some rest and have lunch at a local restaurant. Next, you will keep riding to Cai Be along the sides of Tien River to enjoy the tranquil rice fields, orchards, water buffalos, and ducks swimming in the same river.
You will arrive at Cai Be in the late afternoon, where you along with your motorbikes, will take a boat to the Vietnamese traditional ancient house, which is one of the nicest and oldest ancient house in the South of Vietnam. It has remained intact over hundreds of years even after facing many turbulent occurrences in the wartime. Enjoy a welcome dinner prepared by your friendly local hosts. Overnight accommodation will be a homestay in Cai Be. You will be offered lunch and dinner on this day.
Today you will start your day with an early breakfast and a cup of Vietnamese bean coffee. You will head towards the island and get a chance to meet the local villagers and farmers. You will also take a short cruise on Tien River to visit the unique floating market of southern Vietnam.
You will disembark in Vinh Long Pier in the late morning and will then head for Cantho on your motorbikes with a few stops on the way to experience the daily life in the Mekong Delta region. Overnight stay will be in Cantho. You will be offered all the three meals today.
You will start at 6:30 a.m. to take a ride to Ninh Kieu Pier, from where you will take a boat trip to the Cai Rang floating market which is one of the busiest fruit markets in Southeast Asia. You will have a long distance cruise and walk on a quiet country road to appreciate the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine. You will return to your hotel for breakfast.
Next, you will have a short visit to Can Tho central market and the ancient house of Binh Thuy. The house is designed with a combination of Vietnamese and French architecture and has many interesting stories associated with it. It also a garden with various flowers and fruits, including a wide range of orchids and a record cactus.
You will take a motor ride heading back to Saigon by 1A highway on your “steel horses” with in-between stops for rest and an en route lunch. You will arrive at your hotel in Saigon in the late afternoon. You will enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch today.
You will be taking a boat ride at Cai Be to see Vietnamese traditional ancient house, a river cruise on Tien River to visit the unique floating market of southern Vietnam, and a boat trip to the Cai Rang floating market.
You will be visiting My Tho, Cai Be, Vinh Long, Can Tho, and Saigon, as a part of this motorcycle tour.
During the tour you will be served daily delicious meals, as indicated in the itinerary. You will relish local food consisting chicken, pork, beef, eggs, vegetables, and tofu. Breakfasts are included every day in the hotel (except on the first morning). They are usually continental breakfasts and may consist of cereals with milk or yogurt, bread, croissants, cold meats, cheese, and a range of spreads, with fruit juice, tea, or coffee to drink. It is rare to get a hot breakfast in Asia, though on some occasions there may be some hot food available as well.
Included evening meals are in local restaurants or accommodation places and are either two or three-course meal. In most cases, table water is provided with the meals, and if you wish to purchase additional drinks you can do so at your own expense.
If you have any dietary requirements please inform Vietnam Motorbiketour, at the time of booking, who we will make every effort to cater to your specific needs, but please be aware that although they will do everything to arrange these, they cannot guarantee that every restaurant you visit will be able to cater to all dietary needs.
They also cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of the included evening meals feature a set menu.
Please book your flight to arrive at Noi Bai International Airport (HAN).