Vietnam

Vintage Vespa Adventure in Ho Chi Minh City

See life as a local does during this fun packed exhilarating ride through the streets of Saigon on a classic Vespa.
7 hours | Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights:

  • Hop on the back of a classic vintage Vespa and tour the metropolis of modern-day Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Stop off at Thich Quang Duc Monument, a local flower market, Chinatown, and the Van Phat Pagoda.
  • Ride through District 1 and pass the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Old Central Post Office.

What to Expect:

From Phu My pier, travel to Ho Chi Minh City and jump on the back of an iconic Vespa to take in the sights, sounds, and even flavours of the city in style. Making stops along the route, visit the Thich Quang Duc Monument, a local flower market, and a Chinese medicine market in Chinatown before heading to the Van Phat Pagoda where refreshments such as sugar cane juice or Vietnamese coffee is on offer. Cross Thu Thiem tunnel to District 2, taking in the panoramic views of downtown Ho Chi Minh’s iconic buildings. Ride through the city to District 1, passing Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office along the way.

Yen Duc Traditional Village Visit

Step back in time and discover Yen Duc’s┬ácharming rice fields, traditional houses, and friendly locals.
7 hours | Yen Duc

Highlights:

  • Visit a garden farm and a local family house in the charming village of Yen Duc.
  • Meet and talk with the friendly villagers to get an understanding of local life and family traditions.
  • Enjoy local snacks such as sweet corn soup, peanuts, and green tea as well as an authentic Vietnamese lunch.

What to Expect:

Drive 1.5 hours from Ha Long pier to the local village of Yen Duc. Upon arrival, admire the village’s charming rice fields and the amazing tranquillity. Visit a garden farm and local family’s house to meet and talk with the friendly villagers and gain an understanding of local life and family traditions. Walk through the fields to the village’s cultural house, taking in the views of its poetry-inspiring scenery along the way. Here, enjoy some local snacks such as sweet corn soup, peanuts, and green tea. Listen to the local folk songs presented by village elders and dine on a typical Vietnamese lunch before transferring back to your ship.