EXPLORING THE DELTA ON MOTORBIKE
Motorbiking Mekong delta (8 days)
Destinations: Ho Chi Minh city- My Tho- Soc
Trang- Bac Lieu- Ca Mau- Rach Gia- Hon Trong- Ha Tien- Chau Doc- Cao Lanh- Ho
Chi Minh city.
Duration: 8-day trip with 7-day motorcycling
Motorcycling grade: Moderate
Trip code: VNMOR12
Trip starts from: Hochiminh City
Trip ends in ; Hochiminh City
- Beautiful natural scenery
- Historical sites
- Charming Mekong
- Just you, no others travelers
- All inclusive
Itinerary in brief:
Ho Chi Minh City - BenTre
Day 2: Ben Tre - Tra Vinh - Soc Trang
Day 3: Soc Trang - Bac Lieu - Ca Mau.
Day 4: Ca Mau - Rach Gia - Hon Chong
Day 5: Free day for relaxing, swimming
Day 6:Hon Chong - Ha Tien - Chau Doc .
Day 7:Chau Doc - Cao Lanh
Day 8:Cao Lanh - Ho
Chi Minh City
Itinerary in details:
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh
City - BenTre. (4.5 hrs drive)
Depart to My Tho, ferry crossing, we have a break in an orchard before
heading on to Ben Tre. After lunch, we drive to Vam Ho Bird Sanctuary in a
mangrove forest. Dinner and overnight Ben Tre.
Day 2: Ben Tre -
Tra Vinh - Soc Trang . (4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, a wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over
Mekong River branches and islands. Discover some of the most beautiful Theravada
pagodas of Tra Vinh and Soc Trang and encounter the Khmer monks and thousands of
bats in a Khmer pagoda. Dinner and overnight in Soc Trang.
Day 3: Soc Trang -
Bac Lieu - Ca Mau. (4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, morning visit Khmer pagodas around Soc Trang, then we
drive to Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary. After lunch, drive to Ca Mau: the southern tip
of Vietnam land of mangrove swamps. Dinner and overnight in Ca Mau.
Day 4: Ca Mau
- Rach Gia - Hon Chong . (2 hrs drive)
After breakfast, up early to load our motorbike on board, a long distance
ferry boat up to 8 hours which will take us through the immense mangrove forest
to Rach Gia - a great opportunity for photos of river life on the way to Hon
Chong. Dinner and overnight in Hon Chong.
Day 5: Free day for
Day 6: Hon Chong -
Ha Tien - Chau Doc . (5 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Ha Tien, sightseeing in this vibrant border
town. In the afternoon we drive along Vinh Te border canal to Tinh Bien,
followed by a ride up the sacred Sam Mountain with its panoramic view over the
vast plains of the Mekong Delta and far into Cambodia. Dinner and overnight in
Day 7: Chau Doc -
Cao Lanh. (3 hrs drive)
After breakfast, rising early for a boat ride through an amazing
riverside market and through floating villages with tons of fish farmed in cages
underneath water. We have more ferries and local road to Tan Chau and Hong Ngu
before heading onto Cao Lanh for the night. Dinner and overnight in Cao Lanh.
Day 8: Cao Lanh -
Ho Chi Minh City . (4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, driving through the rural area of Dong Thap and Long An
province which is known as "the big rice basket" of Mekong Delta. Visit to
bustling floating markets, and driving past the beautiful and vast rice fields
along a bumpy but incredible scenic dirt road. Lunch in Tan An. Return to Ho Chi
Minh City at 2:00PM. End of our services.
Price; Contact us for best offer
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.