The Sight Seeing Tour By Motorcycle
Being at the back of a scooter to be like A LOCAL is the best way to explore the real culture. Saigon is the city of motorcycles with more than 8,5 million existing. The best thing about this tour is OUR GUIDES. They are university students who are young, energetic, friendly, flexible, responsible, knowledgeable and have a good sense of humor.
This tour by scooter gives you REAL INSIGHT about the city’s HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, RELIGIOUS LIFE, and DAILY LIFE.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- All entrance tickets
- English speaking guides with guarantee of Knowledge, Understandings, Responsible, Friendly, Humorous
- Cutie yellow SAFETY HELMET with Crickettours Logo
- A cup of Vietnamese coffee or tea at a local coffee shop
- Private transportation
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Entry/Admission - War Remnants Museum
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Corner of Cach Mang Thang Tam & Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam
This is an intersection of Old Saigon where the Honnored Buddhist Monk Thich Quang Duc burnt himself to protest the south Vietnam president Ngo Dinh Diem. Right now a huge and beloved statue of the monk is located with respectful urn for people’s worshipping. Through our guide’s explanation, you will understand more deeply about the conflicts between Buddhism and Catholic in 1960s, and a bit about the TODAY’s religious life of the Vietnamese.
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: The Independence Palace, 106 Nguyen Du District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
This is considered as the WHITE HOUSE OF THE US. This is the living and working place of only 4 republic presidents of south Vietnam. You will be learning a bit about the period of civil war between north and south Vietnam related to the palace. Especially the stories of the 2 tanks from north Vietnam hitting the main gate of the Palace on April 30th 1975, making south Vietnam surrender. Besides, you will get to understand how north and south Vietnamese' attitudes about political issues today related to the palace.
Stop At: Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, 01 Cong xa Paris Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
We will stop here with our scooter. Our guide will deeply explain about this great architecture along with the CENTRAL POST OFFICE next door. These two master pieces have always been the unique symbolic images of old Saigon - not Hochiminh city. The feeling of getting lost in the heart of Saigon will bring you back to the old days when Saigon was the PEARL OF THE FAR EAST and the MOST WEALTHY city of Southeast Asia. Also our guide will show you a modest old building on top of which the LAST HELICOPTER evacuated the Saigonese and American citizens out of Saigon before the city was attacked by North Vietnam communist soldiers.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Ho Thi Ky Flower Market, Ho Thi Ky Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
It’s the biggest flower market in Saigon where you can understand more about local people's lifestyle. Flowers are decorated nicely into different shapes for different purposes like for wedding, for birthday, for shop opening, for lovers, and for funerals. Coming there, you will have lots of fun with smiling locals and have a true feel of an on-going lively atmosphere in Vietnam.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Emperor Jade Pagoda, 73 Mai Thi Luu, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
You will be amazed by the 120 year Buddhist temple of the Chinese right in the heart of Saigon. Witnessing how the locals seriously wish for happiness, love and children, you will understand more about their religious life.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: War Remnants Museum, 28 Vo Van Tan Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
Our dedicated tour guide will buy entrance ticket for you and lead you inside. In this museum, you will gain deep understandings about the Vietnam war. You will see in person real American tanks, helicopters and especially B52 bombs used over Vietnam territories. You will also understand how the Vietnamese soldiers and citizens suffer from agent orange, B52 bombs and massive massacres. However, you will also find out how Forgiving the Vietnamese people are as our grandparents' saying "History is history, we can't change it. Let bygone be bygone".
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up any hotel within District 1 and 3 like Sheraton hotel
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.