Duration: 3 days/2nights
Trip starts in : Saigon
Trip ends in : Saigon
Day 1: Saigon - Long An - My Tho - Ben Tre
In the morning, our motor riders will pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh
City and depart to Can Duoc Market - a stunning rural market (40km). 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 of “steel horses”.
Then take a rural route to My Loi Ferry. There will be some stops en route
to see farmers working on paddy fields. Cross Vam Co river by the ferry then
ride to Go Cong then Tan Hoa (25km). Have some stops en-route to visit an
incense workshop, through some remote villages and reach Tan Thanh beach for
seafood lunch & relax Then continue riding from this Mekong Delta beach to Ben
tre via My Tho(45km).
Check in homestay in Ben Tre. At 7:30 PM, we have a night cruise to observe the
fire-flies flying or hiding in the bushes of cork-trees like few natural
lighting strings for decorating a Christmas tree. 9.30PM is the time for us to
disembark and back to local house.
Activities: 6.5 hours of riding, 2 hours of boat trip
Day 2: Ben Tre - My Tho - Saigon
After a simple breakfast with the host, we check out and say goodbye to and
head to a cruise a boat trip on Mekong River to Phoenix Island where local
handicrafts and sweets from coconut are being produced. Enjoy fresh seasonal
fruits and traditional live music and songs performance. Take a short ride on a
horse carriage to a typical local house to taste some homemade honey-tea.
Proceed by small sampan boats through the small canals and side arms of the
river to observe the daily life along the river banks with a stop and short
leisurely walk at the Turtle Island. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Disembark to ride back to Ho Chi Minh City (70km), on the way, we have a short
pause at Vinh Trang Pagoda to take photos of giant statues of Buddha and ancient
interior of this pagoda.
Arrive Ho Chi Minh city around 5.30PM, the trip concludes at your hotels
Tour Cost includes:
- Motorbike + gas + roll fees.
- Sightseeing fees
- Boat trip
- Accomodation with twin/double share with breakfast.
- Food as indicated (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
- Tour guide
Tour Cost Excludes:
- Phone calls and other private expenses
What To Bring?
We suggest for motorcycle touring with these items:
-CLOTHING: rain gloves, Wellington boots (rubber boots for rainy season from
April to September), summer gloves, balaclava, t-shirts, socks & underwear, long
sleeved shirts, turtleneck shirts, extra jeans, a light jacket, leather chaps,
zip-lock bags, riding boots, bandanas, sunglasses and goggles.
-PERSONAL ITEMS: original Passport, basic toiletries, emergency cash,
sunscreen and earplugs.
-EMERGENCY ITEMS: a first aid kit, emergency contact number, list medical
conditions, list medications, a flashlight, chargers and a duct tape.
-MISCELLANEOUS : a small towel, a bath towel, trash bags, camera and cargo
net...and probably some gifts for children.