Saigon Now And Then Tour By Motorbike

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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- You will be taken to visit FORGOTTEN sites and Local Must See sites of the city within 4 hours by motorbike.
- The unique point for this tour is that we take you to the top of the Former CIA building where the last helicopter evacuated Saigonese people before south Vietnam surrendered to north.
- Visit a beautiful Vietnamese style Buddhist temple and witness how the locals hold their late member's funeral and learn great knowledge about funeral customs in Vietnam.
- Make your own coffee cup and enjoy a great coffee culture of Vietnam at a local coffee shop.
- Only by motorbike Can you do this tour because we have to drive through tiny alleys and crowded residential areas.

What's Included

accident insurance

all entrance fees to visiting sites

Bottled water

English speaking local guide with motorbike.

Enjoy a typical glass of Vietnamese coffee made by YOU.

What's Not Included

Pick up and drop off to places out of district 1 and 3

Tips for tour guides

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 11
  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 70

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers who dont like history and culture
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers who dont like history and culture
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Chua Vinh Nghiem
Right here, we will show you great architecture of Mahayana Buddhism in Vietnam. The special thing in this pagoda is the 7floor tower where the locals hold funerals and burn dead people. You will learn great knowledge about how the Vietnamese treat the dead people.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Dan Sinh Market
Our guide will walk with you inside the market to enjoy the massive sets of tiny shops selling all kinds of mechanical items and especially American soldiers' uniforms abandoned during the Fall of Saigon 1975. Travelers feel it interesting to look at those items being sold in this market.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vincom Center
This address CAN'T be located here so we use the Vincom shopping center as a land mark. This building is opposite Vincom which used to be C.I.A apartment in Saigon during the Vietnam civil war or American War (1954-1975)
This is where the last helicopter took American and Saigonese residents out of Saigon before south Vietnam surrendered to North 1975. You will be led to the top of this building to recall a bit about this event with our guide. From there you can see lots of interesting views of Saigon now and then.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Mong Bridge
This is a 125 year-old French style walking bridge acrossing Saigon river which is named Cau Mong. You will walk on this bridge with our guide and enjoy the great view of Saigon city center. Our guide will point out and explain all of the old and new but meaningful buildings of the city center. Also if you like taking pictures, this is one of the best spots.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument
Right here beloved monk Thich Quang Duc burnt himself to protest the south Vietnam’s Catholic president in 1963. You will stop and walk around this memorial and learn a great historical period of the Vietnam religious and political conflicts in 1960s.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tan Dinh Church
This is the only Pink Catholic church in Vietnam. It was built in 1876 before the Notre Dame and today it's the headquarters of more than 6.500 disciples of the area. You will be amazed by the unique architecture of the old Vietnamese and admire their innovation through history.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Independence Palace
This is similar to the US White House when Saigon was supported by the US government (1954-1975). Four presidents of South Vietnam had stayed in this Palace to rule the country till the Fall of Saigon on April 30th 1975. You will stand outside with our guide to recall a bit about the history of the Vietnam war and witness some interesting facts about the event.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Tao Dan Park
This is the biggest public park of Saigon center. You will have a pleasant walk under the huge shady trees while enjoying the lively exercising activities of the locals like Taichi, Yoga, Street workout, dancing, kungfu and even kids camping activities.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Nguyen Thien Thuat Apartment Buildings
This is a complex of about 10 blocks of apartments designed for Vietnamese size. Every night it turns out to be a LITTLE SAIGON with lots of lively activities like Eating, Drinking, Playing, Shopping, Haircut, Manicuring, and so much else. You will walk up and down and around this residential area to witness the very lively atmosphere of real Vietnamese people.
Also right here, you will have a chance to experience making your own coffee cup and enjoy it at a local coffee shop. We have a very interesting coffee culture that reflects our authentic lifestyle.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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