Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour

Half-Day Tour

Private Groups

Kid-Friendly

This tour is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in Ho Chi Minh’s enchanting culture. Take the eco-friendly option and move from landmark to museums in a cyclo (style of Vietnamese bicycle) tour alongside a local driver.

Highlights

Reunification Palace

Notre Dame Cathedral

General Post Office

Opera House

Thich Quang Duc Memorial

War Remnants Museum

Click the Tabs to See More

Tour Details
Price

From $32 per person.

Click here for price details
  • 1 person $100
  • 2 people $60 per person
  • 3 people $55 per person
  • 4 people $45 per person
  • 5-8 people $40 per person
  • 9+ people $32 per person

Please note – Children up to 3 years old are free of charge, while children 3-11 years old will be required to pay 75% of the adult rate. Please see our FAQs page for further pricing details.


Season

We operate all year round, except for Vietnamese New Year, which runs from February 11th-14th, 2021


Trip specifications

Starts at 8:00 am for the morning tour and 1:30 pm for the afternoon tour. However, this is a private tour so we can be flexible to meet your interests.


Pick-up & drop-off

Our cyclos will pick up at very centrally located hotels and Airbnbs in District 1 and drop you off by taxi. If your accommodation is not in D.1, please get in touch in advance to let us know and we will be happy to discuss options.


Included
  • All Entrance Fees
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • All Taxes
  • Cyclo & Driver
  • Taxi
  • Two Bottles of Water
  • Banh Mi (Vietnamese Baguette)

Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Booking fees

What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Light Jacket

What to wear

Please be sensitive to the local customs and ensure you dress respectfully

Click here for more information.

Loose, free-flowing clothing is preferred given we will be visiting local communities. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times.

Itinerary
Let’s Cyclo!

Our guide will pick you up at your hotel which is located very centrally in District 1. From there, you’ll be introduced to your driver and hop on your cyclo. You’ll see unique aspects of Ho Chi Minh City’s culture and be immersed in it from the get-go! After what promises to be an exciting ride, we’ll arrive at the stunning Reunification Palace while your knowledgeable guide tells you all about its history and significance. We don’t enter the landmark on this tour, but it’s a great chance to learn about the exceptional building and snap some pictures too!

man being cycled on cyclo

 

More Unmissable Architecture

Next, we’ll head to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office where you’ll get to admire the interior of these French Colonial buildings. Then your guide will show you the historic CIA Building where the last U.S Helicopter flew out of HCMC in 1975. You’ll learn all about the last U.S Operation, Frequent Wind. Please note, we are currently unable to enter the Notre Dame Cathedral as it is closed for renovation.

notre dame cathedral with virgin mary statue

 

See HCMC’s Most Iconic Spots

Once we’ve marvelled at the French architecture, we’ll get back on our cyclos and enjoy a quick ride to the Hotel Continental complex where Graham Greene and many other famous writers called home during their Vietnam stay. You’ll see the roadside cafe at the hotel along with the impressive Opera House where scenes from “The Quiet American” were filmed. The City Hall and the Historic Rex Hotel are up next and your guide will fill you in on both building’s history.

city hall of ho chi minh

 

See The City Like A Local

From the Rex Hotel, we’ll hop back on the cyclos for a 30-minute ride along Nguyen Hue Street, one of the most beautiful streets in the whole city. Now’s your chance to experience the real Ho Chi Minh City just as a local does! Gaze at the Saigon River and other impressive landmarks such as the city’s tallest building, the mighty Bitexco! We will then head through the Old Market which is crammed full of food produce and street food stalls.

cyclo tour in ho chi minh city

 

The Adventure’s Not Over Yet!

After the market, we continue our tour bypassing some of the city’s Indian Temples, Ben Thanh Market and Tao Dan Park. Then it is on to the memorial of Thich Quang Duc, where your knowledgeable guide will explain its history and significance. Then, we cyclo to our last stop – the War Remnants Museum where we say goodbye to our drivers. This museum is a must-see spot to learn about the Vietnam War from a different perspective. Vietnam has a very upsetting and moving past, and this museum will certainly move you as you learn more about the sad history and the effects of the war that are still apparent today.

large edifice of museum

 

Back To The Hotel

After an unforgettable and memorable tour, we will catch the taxi and drop you off at your accommodation. Before farewell to our guide, please make sure you get good recommendations from him/her for more ideas on where to go in the city.

Ben Thanh Market

See What Our Guests are Saying