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The Secret Footsteps and Sunset Cruise by Luxury Speedboat

SAIGON RIVER TOURS THE SECRET FOOTSTEPS & SUNSET CRUISE BY LUXURY SPEEDBOAT

  • Adult

    3,999,000 VND*
  • Child

    4 - 12 years old

    2,999,000 VND*
  • Infant

    0-3 years old

    Free of charge

Minimum 2 adults per booking

Departure Time:  1:00 PM

Finish Time: 6:00 PM

Explore the infamous secret places of Saigon to learn about Saigon Rangers’ resistance during the Vietnam wars and unwind on board a modern speedboat after.

Les Rives’s tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will set off to explore the secret places of Saigon most of the tourist don’t even know exist. You will visit a secret base of the Saigon – Gia Dinh that covered as a refreshment shop – Nhan Huong restaurant. This place was used during the Vietnam war for collecting and transmitting news for the revolution.

Next you will stop at the National Monument Secret Weapons Tunnel of the Saigon Rangers – which used to conceal nearly 3 tons of weapons. The owner, officially a curtain manufacturer, was supplying the arms to fight the Southern regime. The weapons were secretly transported from Cu Chi Tunnels and stored in the underground cache before being dispatched to Saigon-based resistance. During the famous Tet Offensive in 1968, weapons from this secret place were used to attack the Independence Palace and a number of targets the Saigon government’s headquarters.

Then you will visit the Biet Dong Sai Gon’s Museum, this is the first private smart museum in Ho Chi Minh City with more than 100 artifacts of Saigon Rangers are being kept here. Guests will also have a chance to try butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of Saigonese

At the end of Secret Footsteps segment, after trying butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of Saigonese, you will be transferred to the pier where you will board a speedboat to experience the romance of Saigon – a city once known as the pearl of the Far East – as you explore its winding canals and waterways on a luxury speedboat tour.

The speedboat will bring you to an old area of Saigon, where you can see a mixture of architectural styles, urban sceneries combined with historical objects. You will pass Nha Rong Wharf (The Dragon house) built in 1863 by French colonialists, where now Ho Chi Minh Museum is located. You will see Saigon Port and observe the life of the inhabitants of Saigon by night.

You will also visit Mieu Noi floating temple, built in 18 century in the middle of Vam Thuat River, which is considered to be one of the most unique architectural works in Vietnam.

Get 10% discount when using the code SAIGONRANGER

Premium servicesAvailable in small group tourGuided by local expertsPick-up and drop-off included

1:00 pm: Les Rives tour guide will pick you up at your hotel.

1:30 pm: As part of the Secret Footsteps tour, you will visit the Zoo and Botanical Garden – the 8th oldest plant conservation in the world, gathering dozen species of bird, many reptiles and winged species.The group moved to the relic of Nhan Huong restaurant – a secret base of the Saigon – Gia Dinh commando. During the resistance war against the US, under the cover as a refreshment shop, Nhan Huong restaurant. Visitors here can learn about the relic introduction board, visit the exhibits showing the bustling business activities of Nhan Huong restaurant in the middle of Saigon’s long-standing entertainment area.

2:30 pm: You will stop at the National Monument Secret Weapons Tunnel of the Saigon Rangers – which used to conceal nearly 3 tons of weapons for the attack to the Independence Palace and a number of targets of the Saigon government’s headquarters. Guests will chance to take pictures with the legendary Citroen fourgonnette which is used by Mr Tran Van Lai under the name of contractor Mai Hong Que to enter and exit the Independence Palace.

3:15 pm: You will leave the weapon cache and be driven to Biet Dong Sai Gon’s Museum. This is the first private smart museum in Ho Chi Minh City where more than 100 artifacts of Saigon Ranger are being kept. Before ending the Silent Footsteps segment, enjoy butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of the city

4:00 pm: You will be transferred to the pier.

4:15 pm: You will board a speedboat and start your Sunset Cruise and observe the bustling, historic city from the water. You will 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.

5:30 pm: Visit Mieu Noi floating temple, which is considered to be one of the most unique architectural works in Vietnam.

6:15 pm: You will arrive back at Saigon pier. Les Rives’ van will transfer you back to the hotel.

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.

Inclusions: English-speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels, refreshments (bottled water, soft drink), tropical fruits on board, butter coffee and all entrance fees.

Exclusions: Food and drinks (unless specified), gratuities (optional).

Please note we only pickup and drop-off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3.

All transactions on our website are processed by Trekksoft. You can choose to use conversion rate of Trekksoft or of your credit card issuers. This option is displayed before checkout. Please check and choose the option which you find more advantageous. Les Rives will hold no accountability for currency conversion issues.

  • PRIVATE GROUP 1

    1 - 2 pax

    11,999,000 VND*
  • Private Group 2

    3 - 6 pax

    13,999,000 VND*
  • Private Group 3

    7 - 10 pax

    15,999,000 VND*

* Includes mandatory Government Tax and Service Charge

Minimum two guests are required for this tour

Inclusions: Private speedboat transport car, English-speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels, refreshments (bottled water, soft drink), butter coffee, tropical fruit on board and all entrance fees.

Exclusions: Food and drinks (unless specified), gratuities (optional)

Please note we only pickup and drop-off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3.

All transactions on our website are processed by Trekksoft. You can choose to use conversion rate of Trekksoft or of your credit card issuers. This option is displayed before checkout. Please check and choose the option which you find more advantageous. Les Rives will hold no accountability for currency conversion issues.

What to know in advance of  The Secret Footsteps & Sunset Cruise

Bring your camera! There are amazing photo opportunities when observing the beautiful sunset on Saigon River.

Soft drinks ( Coke Zero), matcha green tea, water and fruit provided during the boat journey are included in the overall price and not subject additional charge.

Les Rives will provide insect repellent, waterproof ponchos and umbrellas.

Please note that the abundant water hyacinth on the Saigon River can cause the boat to stall, meaning sometimes we’ll have to go at a gentler pace than usual. Occasionally there are slight delays.

We are happy to say that no tour is exactly the same with Les Rives, and as result scheduled times can vary slightly.

All guides speak excellent English and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

OVERVIEW
  • Adult

    3,999,000 VND*
  • Child

    4 - 12 years old

    2,999,000 VND*
  • Infant

    0-3 years old

    Free of charge

Minimum 2 adults per booking

Departure Time:  1:00 PM

Finish Time: 6:00 PM

Explore the infamous secret places of Saigon to learn about Saigon Rangers’ resistance during the Vietnam wars and unwind on board a modern speedboat after.

Les Rives’s tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will set off to explore the secret places of Saigon most of the tourist don’t even know exist. You will visit a secret base of the Saigon – Gia Dinh that covered as a refreshment shop – Nhan Huong restaurant. This place was used during the Vietnam war for collecting and transmitting news for the revolution.

Next you will stop at the National Monument Secret Weapons Tunnel of the Saigon Rangers – which used to conceal nearly 3 tons of weapons. The owner, officially a curtain manufacturer, was supplying the arms to fight the Southern regime. The weapons were secretly transported from Cu Chi Tunnels and stored in the underground cache before being dispatched to Saigon-based resistance. During the famous Tet Offensive in 1968, weapons from this secret place were used to attack the Independence Palace and a number of targets the Saigon government’s headquarters.

Then you will visit the Biet Dong Sai Gon’s Museum, this is the first private smart museum in Ho Chi Minh City with more than 100 artifacts of Saigon Rangers are being kept here. Guests will also have a chance to try butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of Saigonese

At the end of Secret Footsteps segment, after trying butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of Saigonese, you will be transferred to the pier where you will board a speedboat to experience the romance of Saigon – a city once known as the pearl of the Far East – as you explore its winding canals and waterways on a luxury speedboat tour.

The speedboat will bring you to an old area of Saigon, where you can see a mixture of architectural styles, urban sceneries combined with historical objects. You will pass Nha Rong Wharf (The Dragon house) built in 1863 by French colonialists, where now Ho Chi Minh Museum is located. You will see Saigon Port and observe the life of the inhabitants of Saigon by night.

You will also visit Mieu Noi floating temple, built in 18 century in the middle of Vam Thuat River, which is considered to be one of the most unique architectural works in Vietnam.

Get 10% discount when using the code SAIGONRANGER

ITINERARY

Premium servicesAvailable in small group tourGuided by local expertsPick-up and drop-off included

1:00 pm: Les Rives tour guide will pick you up at your hotel.

1:30 pm: As part of the Secret Footsteps tour, you will visit the Zoo and Botanical Garden – the 8th oldest plant conservation in the world, gathering dozen species of bird, many reptiles and winged species.The group moved to the relic of Nhan Huong restaurant – a secret base of the Saigon – Gia Dinh commando. During the resistance war against the US, under the cover as a refreshment shop, Nhan Huong restaurant. Visitors here can learn about the relic introduction board, visit the exhibits showing the bustling business activities of Nhan Huong restaurant in the middle of Saigon’s long-standing entertainment area.

2:30 pm: You will stop at the National Monument Secret Weapons Tunnel of the Saigon Rangers – which used to conceal nearly 3 tons of weapons for the attack to the Independence Palace and a number of targets of the Saigon government’s headquarters. Guests will chance to take pictures with the legendary Citroen fourgonnette which is used by Mr Tran Van Lai under the name of contractor Mai Hong Que to enter and exit the Independence Palace.

3:15 pm: You will leave the weapon cache and be driven to Biet Dong Sai Gon’s Museum. This is the first private smart museum in Ho Chi Minh City where more than 100 artifacts of Saigon Ranger are being kept. Before ending the Silent Footsteps segment, enjoy butter coffee dipped with special fried dough stick of old Saigon, a unique dish showing cultural diversity of the city

4:00 pm: You will be transferred to the pier.

4:15 pm: You will board a speedboat and start your Sunset Cruise and observe the bustling, historic city from the water. You will 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.

5:30 pm: Visit Mieu Noi floating temple, which is considered to be one of the most unique architectural works in Vietnam.

6:15 pm: You will arrive back at Saigon pier. Les Rives’ van will transfer you back to the hotel.

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.

Inclusions: English-speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels, refreshments (bottled water, soft drink), tropical fruits on board, butter coffee and all entrance fees.

Exclusions: Food and drinks (unless specified), gratuities (optional).

Please note we only pickup and drop-off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3.

All transactions on our website are processed by Trekksoft. You can choose to use conversion rate of Trekksoft or of your credit card issuers. This option is displayed before checkout. Please check and choose the option which you find more advantageous. Les Rives will hold no accountability for currency conversion issues.

PRIVATE TOUR
  • PRIVATE GROUP 1

    1 - 2 pax

    11,999,000 VND*
  • Private Group 2

    3 - 6 pax

    13,999,000 VND*
  • Private Group 3

    7 - 10 pax

    15,999,000 VND*

* Includes mandatory Government Tax and Service Charge

Minimum two guests are required for this tour

Inclusions: Private speedboat transport car, English-speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels, refreshments (bottled water, soft drink), butter coffee, tropical fruit on board and all entrance fees.

Exclusions: Food and drinks (unless specified), gratuities (optional)

Please note we only pickup and drop-off at hotel located in district 1 and district 3.

All transactions on our website are processed by Trekksoft. You can choose to use conversion rate of Trekksoft or of your credit card issuers. This option is displayed before checkout. Please check and choose the option which you find more advantageous. Les Rives will hold no accountability for currency conversion issues.

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REVIEWS
WHAT TO EXPECT

What to know in advance of  The Secret Footsteps & Sunset Cruise

Bring your camera! There are amazing photo opportunities when observing the beautiful sunset on Saigon River.

Soft drinks ( Coke Zero), matcha green tea, water and fruit provided during the boat journey are included in the overall price and not subject additional charge.

Les Rives will provide insect repellent, waterproof ponchos and umbrellas.

Please note that the abundant water hyacinth on the Saigon River can cause the boat to stall, meaning sometimes we’ll have to go at a gentler pace than usual. Occasionally there are slight delays.

We are happy to say that no tour is exactly the same with Les Rives, and as result scheduled times can vary slightly.

All guides speak excellent English and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Have any questions, comments, or requests? Feel free to contact us anytime by using live chat at the right corner or sending us a message.

  • Adult

    3,999,000 VND*
  • Child

    4 - 12 years old

    2,999,000 VND*
  • Infant

    0-3 years old

    Free of charge

Minimum 2 adults per booking

* Includes mandatory Government Tax & Service Charge

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