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Saigon Unseen by Vespa Adventure Tours

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Seeing Saigon city on two wheels vespa is a much more intimate and genuine way to get a glimpse of the culture. Spend the night at a riverside retreat and immerse yourself in the peaceful and bustling-free village life of local Vietnamese.
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Stop At: Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater), 07 Lam Son Square Street District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel and start the tour through side streets and back alleys on the back of an Italian design icon, the Vespa! Experience and discover the secrets of Saigon town unlike anything on a traditional city tour. ​ First stop in China town to visit one of the famous Chinese pagoda, the oldest Chinese residence, explore some hidden corners, witness people’s daily life, see how they live. ​ 10:45 Sip a cup of coffee at the oldest cafeteria in Saigon since 1938. Discover the way of brewing coffee with a clay pot and a cloth strainer. ​ 11:00 you will be transferred to Me Linh point for a water bus ride along Saigon river (included). ​ 11:30 Disembark and transfer to a riverside restaurant where you will savor a delicious lunch. (included) ​ 13:30 Continue a short vespa ride to a riverside retreat, a stunning Vietnamese wooden house tucked nicely in a quieter and more peaceful corner of Saigon, a perfect getaway for travelers. ​ In the afternoon immerse yourself in the peaceful and bustling-free village life of local Vietnamese as you cycle through small roads in between lotus ponds, smell the fresh grass in the air. (Other free of charge activities include kayaking, fishing available at the retreat) ​ Don’t miss the sunset cocktail at the riverside bar. ​ 19:30 Dinner time! Enjoy a truly Vietnamese home cooked meal.

Duration: 5 hours

Pass By: Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater), 07 Lam Son Square Street District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Have your breakfast (included) and morning at leisure. Optional activities, tours are available. (see below) ​ Check out and transfer to boat pier in district 2. End of services. (own arrangement to next destination /or book services through us)
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Important Information
2 days
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pets are welcome
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jenny L wrote a review May 2016
13 contributions14 helpful votes
After coming off Vietnam Vespa Adventure we wanted to see off the beaten path and we did with Saigon Unseen. Our guides were nice however a bit difficult to understand. Definitely felt safe during the ride as they rode much slower than the average pace. Catered the tour to what
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Date of experience: May 2016
yzQaLo wrote a review Apr 2011
49 contributions29 helpful votes
I was excited to go on this tour alone, and I have wanted to experience how Vietnamese ride their bike, as well as go through their daily normal traffic. I took the half-day tour. I was able to ride from Adam Martin's oh-so-awesome black Vespa bike, and since he's been living
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Date of experience: March 2011
AandK111209 wrote a review Apr 2011
33 contributions17 helpful votes
My husband and I took a Saigon Unseen tour in late January and we were thrilled by the whole experience. It was just the 2 of us and we had a blast. I was on Adam's beautiful vintage vespa and we rode to all sorts of interesting places in Saigon, in particular, local markets
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Date of experience: January 2011
indiegirl2007 wrote a review Jan 2011
17 contributions12 helpful votes
Having travelled to Saigon a few times I despeatly wanted to see the 'real' city and not just the tourist and expat haunts. I also love the feeling of being on a Vespa (vintage, very nice indeed) as I enjoy being in the hustle and bustle of the roads- put that down to having
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