Sometimes, a luxury speedboat is the only way to travel, and a Les Rives river cruise offers a truly unique way to explore Vietnam. Quicker and more comfortable than a coach tour, it allows you to experience an authentic taste of Mekong River life and see parts of the country that you just wouldn’t see when travelling by road. Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Les Rives is run by a highly trained international team, all of whom boast impressive local knowledge and enthusiasm for the area. With your safety and comfort the number one priority, plenty of refreshments and even Wi-Fi on board, you can simply relax and enjoy this fascinating and enlightening experience.
A romantic cruise along the winding canals of Saigon – once known as the pearl of the Far East, this is an experience that will stay with you for a long time. Guides pick you up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and take you by car to the pier to board the speedboat. As the boat departs, you can observe the hustle and bustle of city life from the water, before exploring the fascinating canals and tributaries, scenes of traditional riverside life and even lush, green jungle. Finally, when the sun begins to set, the city lights up for the night – a magical sight to observe from the river. With plenty of refreshments, a knowledgeable, English speaking tour guide and transport back to your hotel at the end of the trip, this is a totally effortless way to enjoy the city.
Good Morning, Saigon Speedboat Tour
Keen photographers will love the opportunity to shoot the Saigon skyline provided on this tour. Breakfast is served on the boat while you enjoy the unique perspective of the city the river affords. The two hour cruise takes in many stunning views of both the city itself and the busy port. Afterwards, the adventure continues on land, with transport provided by traditional cyclo. A trip down “Herbal Medicine Street” provides a glimpse of French era Vietnam, while Soai Kinh Lam fabric market will intrigue anyone interested in tailored clothes at wholesale prices. The tour continues to the historic Cha Tam Church and finishes at Binh Tay market – fascinating for its architecture and colourful produce as well as for the experience it affords of everyday life in the city. Guides will collect you from your hotel and provide return transport at the end of the trip.
To experience a unique taste of Vietnam in comfort and style, a Les Rives river cruise is ideal.