Highlight : See the back roads ,life,fruit orchards ,small ferries,beautiful country sides,local workshops (rice paper making,pop rice,coconut candy..floating market.
Distance cycling : 25-30 kms
Cultural : high
Scenery : 100% back roads.
Riding from home-stay , enjoy the riding to one of the Mekong Islands. Biking along narrow country lanes, easy dirt tracks and trails. This is biking at its most glorious-through tiny orchards, witness colourful life along the riverside, pedal past picturesque delta homes, pause to chat with welcoming villagers, After lunch,ride in amazing green of coconut plantations,and end at a ferry across the expansive Co Chien River. Ride a final few km to the very pretty Khmer town of Tra Vinh. There will be plenty of time to explore side tracks and trails as the cycling distance today is not far. This gives a great first impression of the ‘heart of the Mekong’. Overnight in local hotel in Tra Vinh.
This trip covers a little over 170km on well surfaceed roards. The daily distance are not too long and the terrain is gentle and 'flat' so this trip suitable for most people,but it's advisable to have a modicum of fitness to enjoy the riding! Fast cyclist can ride at their own pace,as detailed directions are available from the tour leader.Our route is designed to take us off the main roads as much as possiple and there is even the option to try some off road tracks.We explore scienic back roads on the way to all our destinations.