Please note this tour is not suitable for children
Departure Time: 2:30 PM
Finish Time: 6 PM
Embark on an exciting adventure and explore the captivating city of Saigon from a unique perspective with our urban bike and sunset speed boat tour. This tour is perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in the local culture, appreciate the city’s stunning architecture, and witness the beautiful sunset along the Saigon River.
The tour starts with a scenic bike ride through the city’s bustling streets, where you can witness the locals going about their daily lives. The friendly and knowledgeable tour guide will take you through some of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods, where you will see the daily hustle of the locals and learn about the city’s rich history.
After the exhilarating bike ride, you will board a speedboat, where you will be treated to a refreshing drink and a light snack. As the boat sets off along the Saigon River, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the stunning views of the city skyline.
The speedboat will take you to the old area of Saigon, where you can marvel at the unique blend of architectural styles and urban scenery. As you pass by the historic Nha Rong Wharf (The Dragon house), built-in 1863 by French colonialists, you will learn about the city’s history and see how it has evolved over time. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum, located at the Nha Rong Wharf.
As the sun begins to set over the Saigon River, you can witness the transformation of the city as the lights come on, illuminating the streets and buildings. The speedboat will take you to Saigon Port, where you can observe the bustling port activities and the life of the inhabitants of Saigon by night.
*Minimum 4 people per booking is required for this tour. If your group size is less than 4 people, please contact us to check for availability.
Premium servicesAvailable in small group tourGuided by local experts Meal included (breakfast & lunch)Pick-up and drop-off included
2:30 pm: Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and bring you by minivan to our starting point in Thanh Da.
3:00 pm: Arrive at Thanh Dai, top quality Merida, Trek or Giant mountain bikes with helmets are ready for you to start the exciting road trip of 15 km. Guided by a well English spoken biker, you will ride the back roads and hidden trails in the green Oasis of Saigon – Binh Quoi.
5:00 pm: Get on a speedboat and observe the bustling, historic city from the water. Explore winding canals and tributaries in a setting similar to the Mekong Delta, with traditional riverside landscapes and lush jungle expenses before watching the city’s skyline beautifully lit up at the sunset.
6:00 pm: Arrive back at Bach Dang pier. Les Rives’ staff will transfer you back to your hotel.
Inclusions: English-speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels, bike, helmet, unlimited refreshments (bottled water, soft drink, beer) and snack on board, all entrance fees.
Exclusions: Food and drinks (unless specified), gratuities (optional), surcharge for halal meal options (if required)
Please note we only pickup and drop-off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3.
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What happens in the case of bad weather?
In the event of bad weather or unsafe conditions, the tour may be rescheduled or canceled. We will notify you in advance and provide alternative options.
What should I bring with me on the speedboat tour?
We recommend bringing sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, comfortable clothing, and your camera! There are amazing photo opportunities both traveling to and from Cu Chi tunnel location and at the actual site itself. Don’t forget to bring any personal medication you may need.
Les Rives will provide insect repellent, waterproof ponchos and umbrellas.
Why does your price seem higher than some others?
We price all of our tours according to the value we provide. Most tour companies have hidden fees and don’t provide high quality services. When traveling with Les Rives , you won’t be reaching for your wallet as everything will be covered in the tour price (except for bullet fee in Cu Chi Tunnels). Each tour also helps out the local families we work with, who we also help out with sustainable business practices.
What languages do your tour guides speak?
Our tour guides are fluent in English. Please let us know your language preference in advance, and we will do our best to accommodate it, kindly note that there will be extra fees depends on which language your prefer.
How many people in one boat?
The maximum capacity of our speedboat is 20 people. However, we keep the group size maximum at 15 in order to ensure the safety and comfort for guests.
Where is the meeting point if my pickup location is not in district 1 or 3?
Are you able to provide dietary requirements?
Yes we are able to do that. If you wish to have vegetarian food or some specific deitary requirements, do let us know in the booking form. For the Halal food, we will charge an extra $10 for 1 person.