Full day bike tour from Saigon, Vietnam
Cycle tour the Mekong Delta south of Saigon with a knowledgeable local guide and experience rich local traditions, picturesque scenery and the delicious foods & flavours unique to southern Vietnam. The flat riverside terrain and rural pathways make it an ideal day tour by bike for all skill levels.
This Bike tour starts & finishes in Saigon's District 1.

About 2 hours south of Saigon, the Mekong makes its dramatic final push to the South China Sea, at the end of its epic 4900 kilometre journey. Our tour weaves along canal paths and orchard trails, across ferries that sometimes only fit half a dozen people, and through the charming villages and towns that this area is known for.

During the tour you'll sample the food of the Delta, a region rich with fresh fruits and vegetables. Lunch is a specially prepared local market-to-table feast, served in a private home just for our group.

Come experience and taste the beauty and spectacle of the Mekong Delta on this full day bike adventure.

Please note: Due to the Annual TET holidays from February 4th to 7th 2019, our day tours from Saigon have a 20% surcharge.

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Tour details

$134 USD

1 day duration

25 km distance

Difficulty: Mild-Moderate

Tour code: GHVM15

Tour Features & Inclusions

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Cycling village and canal paths - Mekong Delta, Saigon, Vietnam

Canal Paths

The Delta area is famous for its flat, safe, concrete canal paths that take you deep into the region past welcoming and friendly locals. The route also features paved rural roads with lots of room for safe cycling. 

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Nice Wheels

Quality, well maintained GT mountain bikes with hydraulic disc brakes, water bottle and international standard helmet are provided. These are very capable bikes that are a pleasure to ride and able to carry you in comfort throughout the tour.

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Your Guide

An experienced English speaking, local leader will host you on this trip who is well spoken, very well informed, and charming. Our leaders are often cited as being the main highlight of the tour. We use local leaders who have a passion for their country and are always well informed on topics ranging from history, politics, cuisine and importantly local customs and cultures. Our leaders will take pride in introducing you to every aspect of their country.

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Support Van

An air conditioned backup support vehicle is always available for tired riders and to carry your luggage. In the Mekong Delta, we are on narrow bike and pedestrian style paths and trails where the support vehicle cannot follow. It will however, meet us at intervals of 10km or so and can meet us at closer intervals if there is an urgent need.

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Great Eats

A delicious local lunch is included. Snacks, fruit and clean water are also provided throughout the tour. 

Small group cycling tours

2 to 10

This tour is guaranteed for a minimum of 2 travellers and we limit the group size to only 10 travellers so that you get all the attention you want in an intimate group.

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Kids' Prices

We have a range of kids sized bikes, tag-alongs and child seats so there's no reason to leave the kids at the hotel. And to help families we offer discounts to all children aged 15 years and below: Ages 0 to 4 years - 50% off / Ages 5 to 12 years - 30% off / Ages 13 to 15 years - 10% off

Tour Itinerary

Meet at Passio Coffee shop

43-45 Ho Tung Mau, District 1
The cafe is opposite the Bitexco Tower on Ho Tung Mau street - Please refer to the map and link provided further down the page for more details. If your hotel is located inside District 1 (city center) then we can offer a pick-up service, please provide your hotel information when booking.

The tour will depart at 07:30am. We will board our private, air-conditioned van for the 80km ride to the Delta. Don't forget, bring your camera, sunscreen and comfortable clothing for biking.

Cycling Farm to Table Lunch, Local Ferry Boats
On arrival in the Mekong Delta the bikes will be set-up as you enjoy coffee or tea at a small village cafe. When the bikes are ready, we are off riding through stunning countryside on paved rural roads, past countless rice paddies, vegetable farms and orchards full of locally grown fruit.

The Mekong is Vietnam's most abundant agricultural region and it's also home to local artisans and weavers. We'll stop at a small shop to see traditional woven mats and visit a nearby cocoa plantation. The chocolate in this region is world renowned (in fact you can read about it in this interesting 2016 New York Times Style Magazine article).

As we head further south along concrete canal paths, the vegetation grows more dense and the streams start to look more like the larger tributaries of the Mekong. We will visit a busy marketplace without the crush of tourists, as well as many other surprise stops along the route.

Lunch will be served in a private home outside the village, with foods sourced from the nearby fresh food marketplace.

The day concludes with a private boat transfer along one of the region's beautiful waterways.

What's the Riding Like?

Flat terrain

25km riding

We cycle mostly on flat concrete paths and small paved, rural roads. There are a few short sections on loose gravel and sand. These can be walked if you’re not comfortable. Anyone who is in reasonable physical condition and who can ride a bike for 20 minutes without a stop will enjoy this ride. There are 6 full sightseeing stops during the tour which breaks the ride into smaller sections.

Bookings & Enquiries

Click on the 'Book this tour' button below or at the top of the page to reserve your place on this tour.

Full payment will be taken at the time of booking in Vietnamese Dong (VND). Vietnamese law restricts accepting payment in foreign currency.

If you wish to book less than 1 day before the tour or if you would like more information please contact our shop For Assistance Phone: +84 946 704 095
Email: cyclevietnam (at) grasshopperadventure.com

This tour Runs Daily

Please note: Due to the Annual TET holidays from February 4th to 7th 2019, our day tours from Saigon have a 20% surcharge.

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Starting Time & Meeting Point

Meeting time: 07:15am for a prompt departure at 07:30am.

The meeting point for this tour is:
Passio Coffee - 43-45 Ho Tung Mau, District 1
(opposite Bitexco Financial Tower)

If your hotel is located inside District 1 (city center) then we can offer a pick-up service, please provide your hotel information when booking.

For Assistance Phone: +84 946 704 095

This tour runs daily.

Extend Your Tour

Why not get the full Mekong Delta experience and pamper yourself a little along the way. Our 3-day Mekong Delta in Style tour explores all the wonders of the region and is the best way to make use of a short visit or as part of a wider overall holiday

Mekong Delta in Style

Mekong Delta in Style

Bike Vietnam's Delta Region in comfort
This adventurous bicycle tour combines delicious food, stunning scenery and the gentle bike paths of the Mekong Delta. Join a guided cycle trip through the wonders and sights of the Mekong Delta with two luxury overnight stays on a food and ridi...

What our guests tell us...

Just a selection of our great reviews!

The “Mekong in a Day” tour was fabulous! Tinh, our guide, was very knowledgeable on Vietnamese culture and provided many fun facts throughout the trip...This tour was very authentic and you get to see/ experience many things that you would never normally get to. The provided lunch was fabulous and they are accommodating to any dietary restrictions. I highly recommend this tour- even on a backpacker budget! Amazing!

GeenaJanuary 2018

Taking time go out to the Delta and see several small villages by bike is an incredible way to immerse yourself in rural Vietnamese culture.

NancyJune 2018

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and take a bike ride through rice paddies and local farm. Our guide Sam made it fun. The bikes were excellent quality and all in all we had a great time. The food and info provided along the way was also top notch and as a vegetarian I was catered for very well.

MichelleMay 2018

Had a great day with Dat in the Mekong Delta. Biked 25 km and never saw another tourist. People are very friendly and lunch (prepared by a local) was excellent

GoFloridaGatorsMay 2018

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