Mekong Delta tours on the two wheels will offer a chance to have another different view and great time with friendly local hosts and beautiful sceneries.
Online PR News – 23-October-2015 – Hanoi – Weaving through a labyrinth canal network and the rustic paths, Mekong Delta villages turn up much peaceful than ever with friendly local hosts and beautiful sceneries.
The Mekong Delta, where it ends its 4900-kilometer journey, branches off into hundreds of streams, making the vast area of the Southernmost of Vietnam the most fertile and legendary land in South East Asia. Mekong Delta in Vietnam is luckily bestowed by favorable nature as a flat land with lush fruit orchards, green immense rice paddy field, fishing farms for abundant rich soils accreted by Mekong River deposit. That all brings the most advantageous conditions for Mekong Delta tours on the two-wheels to be a perfect option for cyclist thanks for its huge system of wide footpaths, single tracks crisscrossing the land as well as a great waterway transport network.
As a matter of fact, locals usually take boats or sampans as their common vehicles, but tourists can also join the different life-pace of the heartland in Mekong River through paddling on two wheels because with various opportunities to visit local homes, farms and markets, cycling turns to be the most perfect form of transport. In particularly, cycling around the captivating Tan Phong Island (Tien Giang province) is an experience you will never forget when tour guide takes all of participants weaving through the canal trails and orchard paths, across tiny ferries, and into the charming ancient villages. Making efforts to put pressure on the pedals and awards will be therefore given that right here tourists will have a chance to cross beautiful gardens, enjoy the open fresh air and quite, beautiful scenery, to meet locals and spend the whole night in a simple charming host.
It doesn’t need so much time and you can still enjoy cycling in an exclusive Mekong Delta day tour, just like one typical package as follow:
07:00: Be picked up at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, head toward Cai Be District
09:30: Reach Cai Be District
Visiting sacred places is the initial must-do thing so the first stop of this tour is Cao Dai Temple Cai Be with its unique religion Caodaism, and Cao Dai Catholic Church will be the next. One of the highlights of this tour is to experience Cai Be floating market in Mekong Delta so we are here, the next destination, to say the differences between conventional markets and this exclusive type while people are living and doing business on moving boats.
After that, let our tour guide take you along Tien Giang River bank to discover the daily life of residents here at Mekong Delta River by using rowing boats by themselves, of which they will be brought to another new world of green and colorful orchards at Tan Phong Island located among those canals network.
Leaving Tan Phong Island by boat, we come back to prepare for another cycling tour around the island and get on well with the regular life here. Traditional handicraft workshops are the stopovers for tourists where they see in their eyes artists create handbags or rice papers with full admiration or stopping by resident’s house, having a cup of tea and savoring local specialties are places of interests. In additionally, taking a bag full of tropical fruits picked up right at the gardens also makes you fascinated.
Time flies so fast and it’s time to say goodbye to all warmly-hearted local people and cycle back to Tan Phong Restaurant where all the specialties and foods are ready for us who are starving with an empty belly.
15:00: Embark the boat and leave Tan Phong Island, head back to Ho Chi Minh City.
End of tour.
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