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. These hidden gems are missed by most of the tourists who are on city tour by car/bus. Private Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike is a unique way to enjoy all the must-see tourist attractions like a tourist and hidden places like locals within a few hours. Do not be stuck in District 1! Let join the Motorbike Sightseeing Tour to explore 7 different districts of the city to its fullest.
7 districts, 11 authentic markets, 3 special streets, 8 tourist attractions, 2 mysterious old buildings
Must-see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City
- Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica
- Saigon Central Post Office
- Ben Thanh Market
- War Remnants Museum
- Independence Palace
- China Town
- Binh Tay Market
- Thien Hau Temple
- Cha Tam Church
- Visit an over 80-year-old cafe hidden in an alley & interact with the nice host & learn how to brew the unique Vot coffee
- Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument
- Nguyen Thien Thuat apartment buildings since 1960s
- Cambodian market
- Ho Thi Ky – Saigon’s biggest flower market
- Fruit and vegetable market
- Motorbike accessories market
- Lantern market, pet market, fabric market
- Electronics market, medicine market
- Fashion street, book street, painting street
- Ghost building
- Stilt houses in slum areas on channels
Price $30 USD or 700,000
- Child under 2 years: free
- Child from 3 to 7 years (sit on the same motorbike with one adult): 10 USD
- Child from 8 to 12 years: 20 USD
- Pay in advance or at the end of the tour in USD or VND cash
- Free cancelation
Start time flexible
Duration 4 hours
- High-quality helmet
- Travel insurance
- Free hotel pickup and drop off
- Bottle of mineral water
- English speaking guide
- Motorbike, fuel, rain poncho (if needed)
- Special Vietnamese coffee
- Pictures from your tour (emailed later)
Our talented guide with the motorbike picks you up at your hotel (or any location requested by you). After a short riding instruction and program introduction of Saigon Sightseeing Tour by Motorbike, we hop on the motorbike. The guide makes sure you are ok on the motorbike before weaving 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 where you 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 worth wandering.
Leaving the post office, we pass by Independence Palace, War Remnants Museum, and Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument. We will tell you some less-known history and stories about the monk and his unburned heart. Head to District 3 and see Nguyen Thien Thuat apartment buildings which were built in the 1960s and have been home to lots of Saigon people. There you can see the real Saigon local life.
On the way, we stop at an 80-year coffee shop hidden in an alley and famous for its distinct “Vot” coffee. There you sit around a table, take a rest, enjoy the drink, and chat leisurely with the guide as a friend like locals. You have a big chance to learn how to make a cup of “Vot” coffee and interact with the nice owner of the coffee shop.
Then we head to District 10 and stop at Ho Thi Ky flower market – a huge wholesale flower market and Cambodian market hidden in alleyways of Ho Thi Ky Street. There you have a chance to see thousands of colorful flowers, fresh vegetables, live animals, and many strange things.
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 the famous attractions in Saigon China Town: Binh Tay Market – one of the biggest wholesale markets in the city. After that, we drive around hidden parts including 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.
Escaping from the noisy and busy streets, we head to Thien Hau Temple to listen to mysterious stories, learn more about the unique architecture and religious life. Then we drive along Saigon channels and show you stilt houses and slum areas, the scene shows a sharp contrast between rich and poor live in the city.
Lastly, the guide drives to Ben Thanh market – the symbol of Saigon before returning you to your hotel. It is time to say goodbye, tour ends but memories last forever.
You are welcomed to customize the tour program at your wish because this is a private tour. Let us know your idea when you book the tour or on the tour. You can also request a female or male guide for your tour.
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