Private Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike is a unique way to enjoy all the sights and sounds of the city in just a few hours. This Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike shows you not only the luxury Saigon with French colonial architecture, modern buildings, hotels and restaurants on main roads but also the second city hidden in alleyways. It is true of the city’s numerous alleyways and back streets where there are many many things to do: street arts, street foods, drink stalls and unique lifestyle. The aim of the tour is making you enjoy the must-see sights like a tourist and hidden places like locals.
Highlights of Private Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike:
Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City (District 1, District 5):
- Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica;
- Saigon Central Post Office;
- Ben Thanh Market;
- China Town;
- Binh Tay Market;
- Thien Hau Temple;
- other attractions requested by you;
- Local market in alleys;
- The biggest flower market in Saigon;
- Fruit and vegetable market;
- Motorbike accessories market;
- Lantern market, pet market, electronics market, Chinese medicine market, fabric market, bird market;
- Fashion street, antique street, painting street;
- Ghost building;
- Visit a hidden 80-year cafe in an alley & learn how to make a cup of coffee in a very special way & relax while tasting some drink there.
Start time of Private Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike:
Start time: flexible; 8:00 AM, 1:30 PM are recommended; Duration: about 4 hours.
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- Free hotel pickup and drop off;
- Bottle of mineral water;
- English speaking guide, motorbike, fuel, high-quality open-faced helmet, rain poncho (if needed);
- Special Vietnamese coffee;
- Pictures from your tour (emailed to you later).
Itinerary of Private Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike:
See the city:
Our talented female guide with her motorbike picks you up at your hotel (or any location requested by you). After a short talk about the program and making sure you are ok on the motorbike, she will weave around the main streets and narrow alleyways to see the city. Firstly, we stop at tourist attractions in District 1 including Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market where you will admire the beauty of old French architectural works, learn more about history and culture, take the most beautiful photos in the city. A lovely book street next to the post office is very impressive to see.
Then we head to District 10 and stop at Ho Thi Ky flower market which is a huge wholesale flower market hidden in alleyways of Ho Thi Ky Street. The guide takes you through the market to see thousands of colorful flowers, fresh vegetables, live animals, and many strange things in the local market. We also troll into a Cambodian market inside the flower market to see how locals sell and buy everything from foods to condiments.
After wandering the hustle and bustle markets, we zip through District 5, 6, 11 to explore Cho Lon (or China Town) which is home to most of the Chinese people in Ho Chi Minh City. Then we stop to visit 2 famous attractions in China Town: Binh Tay Market – one of the biggest wholesale markets in the city and Thien Hau Temple with a mysterious story and unique architecture.
After that, we drive around hidden parts includes fashion street, painting street, medicine street, electronic market, fabric market, lantern market, fruit market, bird market gives you an insider view of the hidden city which is missed on normal city tours by car/bus.
Refresh at a local coffee shop:
On the way, we stop at an 80-year coffee shop hidden in an alley and famous for its distinct “Vot” coffee. There you not only sit around a table, take a rest, have some drink, and chat leisurely with the nice lady but also learn how to make “Vot” coffee and interact with the nice owner of the coffee shop.
Lastly, the guide returns you to your hotel. It is time to say goodbye, tour ends but memories last forever.
On this tour, we do not eat but drive around for sightseeing. If you would like to eat with us, you can choose the Saigon Motorbike Sightseeing & Food Tour. In case you have seen all of the must-see parts, just choose the Saigon Motorbike Unseen Tour.