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Ho Chi Minh: Private City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Music

1. Ho Chi Minh: Private City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Music

Discover the nightlife of Saigon the way the locals do on a tour by traditional cyclo or scooter. Stop at Saigon's riverside for a local dinner and cruise along the Saigon River with live entertainment on board. With the cyclo option, ride along the city's main streets with a driver and guide and pass by Ben Thanh Market, General Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, People Committee Hall, and Opera House. If you choose the scooter option, see the same sites as the cyclo option with additional time to visit the flower market, Nguyen Thien Thuat apartments, and the fashion district. This scooter adventure option is highly recommend for sightseeing. After your ride, visit Saigon's riverside and be welcomed on board a cruise boat to take in the sites of the city from a new perspective. Cruise along the Saigon River, and enjoy dinner as traditional Vietnamese dance and music shows are performed. Following dinner, relax on the way back towards Bach Dang Harbor where the cruise ends. End your evening with drop-off back at your hotel.

Ho Chi Minh: Authentic Market Cyclo Tour without Tour guide

2. Ho Chi Minh: Authentic Market Cyclo Tour without Tour guide

Markets are the lifeblood of Vietnam. There are thousands of them. Every little village has one, as do the biggest cities. You can buy anything, meat, live seafood, vegetables, fruit or all types, egg, and much more. There are food stalls where you can sit on a small plastic stool and eat. The markets are always bustling, crowded, and exciting. These markets seem to exist in another dimension to the rest of the city. These are must-seen places if you really want to discover culture and life here. Highlights: Pet market, flower market, Motor bike market, Fish market, Wholesale market, …..

Discover China Town by Pedicab

3. Discover China Town by Pedicab

The tour will begin with a ride to the Lady Thien Hau Temple. This temple, built to worship Lady Thien Hau (the goddess of the sea), is one of the most interesting and ancient temples in the China Town area. Thien Hau is the Vietnamese transcription of the Chinese name Tianhou ("Empress of Heaven"), an epithet of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, the deified form of Lin Moniang, a medieval Fujianese girl credited with saving one or some of her family members from harm during a typhoon through her spiritual power. After visiting the temple, you will relax on cyclo (pedicab) going around China Town and visiting some local shops, where you can find many traditional Chinese products including medicinal herbs and clothing. China Town is an interesting place to see classical Chinese architecture reminiscent of years gone by with plenty of Chinese restaurants. We then visit Cha Tam Church (or Saint Francis Xavier Parish Church), is the first church for the Catholic parishioners of the local Chinese community in Ho Chi Minh City. Last stop is Binh Tay Market, constructed by the French in the 1880s, is located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest China Town district.

Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour with English Speaking Guide

4. Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour with English Speaking Guide

After being picked up from your centrally-located hotel by your guide, you will be introduced to your driver and hop on the cyclo. Arrive at the stunning Reunification Palace as your knowledgeable guide tells you all about its history and significance. Although you won't enter the landmark in this tour, learn about the exceptional building and snap some pictures. Next, head to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office where you’ll get to admire the interior of these French Colonial buildings. Then your guide will show you the historic CIA Building where the last U.S Helicopter flew out of HCMC in 1975. Learn all about the last U.S Operation, Frequent Wind.  Once you’ve marveled at the French architecture, get back on the cyclos and enjoy a quick ride to the Hotel Continental complex which Graham Greene and many other famous writers called home during their Vietnam stay. See the roadside cafe at the Hotel along with the impressive Opera House where scenes from “The Quiet American” were filmed. Hop back on the cyclo for a 30-minute ride along Nguyen Hue Street, one of the most beautiful streets in the whole city. Take the chance to experience the real Ho Chi Minh City just as a local does. Gaze at the Saigon River and other impressive landmarks such as the city’s tallest building, the mighty Bitexco. Then head through the Old Market which is crammed full of food products and street food stalls. Continue the tour by passing some of the city’s Indian Temples, Ben Thanh market and Tao Dan Park. Then travel on to the memorial of Thich Quang Duc, where your knowledgeable guide will explain its history and significance. Then, cyclo to our last stop, the War Remnants Museum, where you will say goodbye to your driver. This museum is a must-see spot to learn about the Vietnam War from a different perspective. Be prepared to be moved by Vietnam’s upsetting past. After an unforgettable and memorable tour, catch a taxi which will drop you off at your accommodation.

Private Ho Chi Minh Discovery on the Cyclo Experience

5. Private Ho Chi Minh Discovery on the Cyclo Experience

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: By visiting and paying an entrance fee to the Reunification Palace, this tour helps preserve local cultural heritage. The lunch you will enjoy as part of the tour will a bowl of traditional pho (noodle soup), provided at a local restaurant. This mesmerizing half-day Ho Chi Minh City tour gives you a fun and fascinating insight into the history, culture, and daily life of the locals in this busy, buzzing city on a cyclo. We'll start the tour by checking out some of the major Ho Chi Minh sights like the Opera House, the General Post Office (an icon of Saigon), and Notre Dame Cathedral, built by the French during the colonial era. Our HCMC tour then takes us to Reunification Palace, previously referred to as the Presidential Palace, and the site of the official South Vietnamese surrender on April 30th, 1975. We’ll then enjoy a traditional local Vietnamese lunch of Pho, or noodle soup – a must when you’re in Vietnam! Before returning back to your hotel at end of the tour, our local expert guide will provide you with tips and suggestions if you'd like to continue exploring the area.

Ho Chi Minh City: Private Tour from Hiep Phuoc Port

6. Ho Chi Minh City: Private Tour from Hiep Phuoc Port

After venturing to the city from the port, you can immerse yourself in local Vietnamese culture with a traditional "cyclo" ride through the narrow, colorful streets of Ho Chi Minh. As you make your way through this bustling hub, you will experience the daily life of the locals as they haggle at the countless markets dotted throughout the city. You will also witness vendors selling colorful materials, fresh fruit and vegetables, and of course, the famed Vietnamese street food! Following the sounds, sights and scents of Ho Chi Minh’s streets, you will begin to explore the Chinese-influenced Thien Hau Temple. Ho Chi Minh's temples offer an essential insight into the beliefs and customs of the Vietnamese, and this beautiful temple is no exception. This National Architectural Heritage Site, apart from housing beautiful art pieces and antiquities, gives an important insight into Vietnamese folk religions for locals and tourists alike. Next up, prepare for the emotional impact of the War Remnants Museum. Offering a rare insight into the civilian impact of the Vietnamese-American war, the multi-layered displays are hard-hitting, but an absolute must-see. The Requiem Gallery is the gem of this museum, where you can see historic photos taken by famed international war photographers such as Tim Page or Larry Burrows. Your next stop is the Independence Palace, an important landmark which acts as a fascinating time capsule. The site of the end of the Vietnam War, Independence Palace houses secret rooms, a war bunker, and even the original tanks that were used to seize the palace itself. After the Independence Palace, you will be invited for a tasty and simple local lunch of either Pho or Banh Mi. This delicious break will then be followed by a famous Vietnamese-style coffee. Following lunch, you can enjoy a walking tour of all of Ho Chi Minh's most important sites. The Notre-Dame cathedral and Central Post Office are stunning architectural feats in the center of the city. From the Post Office, your guide will show you the historic CIA headquarters and tell you the story of the last U.S Helicopter flying out of Saigon in 1975. You will stroll leisurely along Dong Khoi street to visit the very beautiful Opera House and City Hall, before making your final, optional stop at the Level 23 rooftop bar where you can have a drink and unwind. You can sip your drink and take in incredible city views, before your guide drops you back to port with plenty of time for your departure.

Day trip to Mekong: Food, Motorbike, Boat in small group

7. Day trip to Mekong: Food, Motorbike, Boat in small group

Stage 1: Morning Journey to Ben Tre - Beat the Traffic and Embrace Early Adventures - Depart from our location at around 7am, setting off on an exciting Mekong Delta adventure. - Enjoy a leisurely 2.5-hour drive, taking in the scenic landscapes along the way. - Make a refreshing 30-minute stop at Mekong Restop for restroom breaks and rejuvenation. Stage 2: Countryside Thrills - Motorbike Ride with a Local Guide - Upon arriving in Ben Tre city, meet our knowledgeable local guide who will accompany you throughout the day. - Hop on a motorbike with an experienced driver, ready to explore the countryside. - Journey beyond the city limits, venturing into the charming rural areas of the Mekong Delta. Stage 3: Mekong River Crossing - Discover Village Life and Basa Fish Farming - Cross the Mekong River on a traditional local ferry, adding a touch of adventure to your experience. - Ride along an isolated island, where you'll witness the daily lives of locals in a serene rural village. - Take a captivating break to discover basa fish farming, one of the main export fish from the Mekong Delta. Stage 4: Coconut Isles & River Wonders - Sip Fresh Sugarcane Juice and Navigate the Mighty Mekong - Continue your motorbike journey through lush islands adorned with swaying coconut trees. - Pause at a picturesque river bank to enjoy refreshing, freshly squeezed sugarcane juice. - Transition to a private ferry ride, immersing yourself in the vastness of the mighty Mekong River and witnessing the local fishing techniques in action. Stage 5: Flavors of Tranquility - Coconut Candy, Abundant Lunch, and Hammock Retreat - Delight your taste buds with homemade organic coconut candy, savoring the unique flavors of the region. - Experience the tranquil beauty of the water coconut-filled canals, either by kayaking or rowing boat. - Indulge in an abundant lunch, savoring the diverse and delectable cuisine of the Mekong Delta. - Try the region's specialty coffee with fresh coconut milk or enjoy the refreshing combination of coconut juice with Kamquat. - Relax and unwind on a comfortable hammock, taking in the serene surroundings. Stage 6: Tuk Tuk Delights - Market Exploration and Hidden Backstreet Revelations - Embark on a fun-filled tuk-tuk ride, exploring the vibrant markets of Ben Tre city. - Wander through lively stalls, immersing yourself in the local culture and atmosphere. - Zigzag through hidden backstreets, uncovering the charming secrets of the city. - Pause for a local and spontaneous drink experience, adding a touch of randomness and excitement to your journey. - Return to the bus and begin the scenic 3-hour ride back to Saigon, where you can relax and reflect on your memorable Mekong Delta adventure. - Conclude your tour with convenient drop-off at your hotel or the iconic Opera House.

From Ho Chi Minh city: Saigon Cyclo City View 3-hour

8. From Ho Chi Minh city: Saigon Cyclo City View 3-hour

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the vibrant streets of Sài Gòn (Ho Chi Minh City) with Xích Lô (pronounced Cy-clo!). Once a popular taxi service in the early 20th century, it remains the ultimate way to navigate the chaos of Sài Gòn's traffic and soak in the mesmerizing city scenes. Our carefully crafted three-hour tour offers a glimpse into the authentic daily life of this city. We'll pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 a.m./13:00p.m. Explore Hồ Thị Kỷ Flower Market and immerse yourself in its vibrant energy. Visit the Thiên Hậu Temple in Sài Gòn's China Town to witness the fusion of Chinese and Vietnamese cultures. Discover the bustling Bình Tây Market and marvel at its impressive architecture. Conclude the tour with a drop-off in District 1 or your preferred location.

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What people are saying about Southern Vietnam

This a great tour for visitors who love to see Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night. Our tour guide Loi , a very nice young guy who was so helpful, informative and explained what to expect during our tour. I wish to have a tour guide like him again in the future when I get back to Ho Chi Minh City. Thank you so much Loi, job well done!

we had a wonderful evening being ridden around on Cyclos to see some of Ho Chi Minh's stunning architecture followed by a leisurely dinner river cruise. Our guide Stark was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable. He made sure everything was perfect across the tour and it was wonderful to learn so much about the city.

Great night did not realise the city was on rickshaws absolute scream ,boat and food were of a good standard all round very good value best valentines day my wife's had in years unforgettable

Great experience with the smile and knowledgeble person guide us . Steven is the greatest guide ever meet before.we had a wonderful night move.

Really interesting and informative tour. Our guide was superb and very knowledgeable