5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour

This 5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour will show you how the Cuu Long delta was in the 1930's, when thousands of boats rode bumper to bumper behind each other to experience the whole delta from east to west. Motels, floating markets, classic restaurants, and the new Western style sprang up everywhere...

 TOUR PROGRAM

► Duration: 5 days - 4 nights
► Departure location: Saigon
► Route: Mekong Delta - Saigon
► Travel by the small back roads and off-roads
► See the places that not much tourist has seen
► We use the well-maintained Japanese motorcycles only. No cheap Chinese Lifan motorbikes or old Russian Minks

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: THE COCONUT LAND - 190 km

In only 20 minutes, our tour leader will help you to travel from the busy center of Saigon to the countryside by the small roads, then travel about 50 km by the off roads through the Mekong Delta. Along the way, you can see the dragon fruits farms, the 200 years old temple, do 3 boat trips to explore the countryside in Tien Giang and Ben Tre. This route is not in any guide-books. You will do homestay with a local family in the countryside in Mekong Delta.

5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour - VIETNAMRIDER®

DAY 2: THE OLD KHMER LAND - 180 km

Travel by the small roads from Tien Giang to the old land of Khmer Krom; they are ethnic Khmer who inhabit Kampuchea Krom, an area in southern Vietnam that was once part of the Khmer Empire. Among the Khmer Krom the belief is held that they are the descendants of ancient Funan, the core of Suvarnabhumi, which covered a vast extent of Southeast Asia including present day Cambodia, southern Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Malaya, Sumatra and other parts of Indonesia. Do 4 the boat trips to explore this region, visit the 1,000 years old Cambodian temples, visit the Cambodian villages. Homestay at local family in the countryside of Mekong delta.

5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour - VIETNAMRIDER®

DAY 3: THE FLOATING MARKET - 80 km
Continue to travel by the off-road through the Cambodian land to the west side of the Mekong delta. Along this road you can visit the Bat temple, the 500 Clay-statues temple, the Phung Hiep floating market. Stay overnight at the 2 stars hotel at the city or do homestay with cooking class and enjoy traditional Vietnamese dinner with locals in the countryside of Mekong Delta.

5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour - VIETNAMRIDER®

DAY 4: THE KILLING FIELD - 170 km

Wake up at 6 am for the boat trip to explore the famous floating market; farmers from the region bring their goods, fruits and vegetables mainly, to the markets and sell them to local dealers. These dealers sell the products to shops in the neighboring towns and to wholesale dealers from the big towns. In the picture you can see a local farmer with fruits for sale. All big boats have a pole. Each wholesaler hangs the goods he buys / sells on this pole. 

Continue to travel by the off-roads through the beautiful countryside with bridges and canals, no highway or touristy route. Try some local foods at the Khmer villages. Visit the historic Ba Chuc memorial - The Killing Field in South Vietnam, where the Khmer Rouge had killed over 4,000 Vietnamese women, children and old people in 7 days when they attacked this area in 1979. Stay overnight at a floating hotel.

5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour - VIETNAMRIDER®

DAY 5: THE OLD CHAMPA LAND - 190 km

We'll take a boat trip to cross the Mekong river to explore the Cham village - it's the last land of the Cham Kingdom before. From here we'll travel about 100 km by the small roads and off-roads through the quiet countryside to return to Saigon. End tour.

5 Day Saigon Mekong Motorbike Tour - VIETNAMRIDER®

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Tour Includes:

- Motorcycles for clients (Self Drive Option)
- Motorcycles for our local drivers (Pillion Drive Option), tour guides
- Licensed and professional English speaking tour leader
- Helmets, bag covers (if needed)
- 4 nights x standard hotel, home stay (twin / double / private rooms)
- Transfer costs for all the bikes, guides, riding gears to return home after tour
- Company tax

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