Our first full day in Ho Chi Minh city we went on this bike tour, and after a full week in Vietnam, day 1 was my favorite! We met Tung early in the morning and didn’t know what to expect. He promptly told us we...More
Starting your magical day by heading to China town, and a bustle market of Chinese in the past and now it is mixture. It is 7km from the Saigon center, this is the most busiest corner of Saigon, in the past the Chinese settled down here and traded with Vietnamese in Saigon by water way. There are many produces are sold, lots of people are purchasing..
Before taking a loop back to Saigon center, you will stop to visit Thien Hau temple, the oldest temple in China town, built in 1776, it has special character that convince you.
And now, you back to the center, you're invited into ‘President Restaurant’ in the best location to try ‘PHO’, in the year 0f 2000, the Clinton has tried Pho here, and now it is your turn, special experience lunch in Saigon.
Ride to visit the War Remnants Museum, to Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office, Opera house and downtown Saigon.
Riding along Saigon river, the former name of Ho Chi Minh city, a historical river of the city, stop at Jade Emperer Pagoda, a hidden temple from the old time. A local market will be the next visit.
You will miss an interesting thing if you don't stop to have a coffee with locals, Vietnam is very famous for coffee. Why shouldn't you try it now?
The War Remnants Museum was originally opened in September 1975, it displays old military equipment and other related items from the Vietnam War. In the courtyard you will find some larger exhibits including a F5A fighter and a UH1-Huey helicopter. The Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Presidential Palace was the sight of South Vietnam's surrender in April 1975.
This trip with the local biking guide will deliver insights into the history, culture and the daily life activities of the locals in Ho Chi Minh City