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The Mekong Delta Countryside | Half Day Cycling Tour

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Overview

Experience the local side of the stunning Mekong Delta countryside on this half-day bicycle tour. Obtain a first-hand encounter of this beautiful region's culture and history by cycling narrow roads and winding paths amongst orchards and tropical fruit plants. This tour caters to those seeking to take in the biodiversity of one of Vietnam's most beautiful expanses. 

Quick Facts

  • Cycle the Mekong Delta countryside
  • Visit a blacksmith and learn how to make the local knives
  • Enjoy fresh fruits straight from the trees
  • Learn how to make banana cake, a local delicacy
  • 4 hours
  • All year long
  • English

Activities

  • Adventure
  • Countryside
  • Culture
  • History
  • Nature
  • Sightseeing
  • Mekong Delta

Highlights

  • Mekong Delta
  • Can Tho
  • The Monkey Bridge
  • Nhon Ai Island

Description

The tour starts at 2:30 PM at the Rustic Mekong Can Tho office. After selecting a bicycle and a helmet, you'll cycle to a local blacksmith family where you'll learn the traditional way to make knives. 

From there, you'll cycle to your next stop, where you will learn how to make the traditional local delicacy, banana cake. 

After feasting on the sweet specialty, you'll jump back on the bike and cycle to Nhon Ai Island, a beautiful mangrove retreat on the Mekong River. 

At Nohn Ai Island, you'll see and experience the "monkey bridge," a connection that has been used by the locals for generations to cross the canals of the Mekong Delta.

On your way back to Can Tho, you'll stop at a farmer's house for a cup of tea and fresh coconut water. 

Before cycling back to the Mekong Rustic Can Tho, where your tour will end at 5:30 PM, you will be able to handpick fresh fruits from the trees, while the farmer tells you about the life and culture of the people who call the Mekong Delta home.

Other

What's included?

  • Banana Cake
  • Bicycle
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Fruits
  • Tea & fresh coconut water
  • Gratuity
  • Personal expenses

Operated by

Mekong Rustic

Mekong Rustic aims to promote Mekong's daily life, culture and local people.

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