See Saigon in the sunset by a convertible bus or river cruise

This holiday from September 2 to 9 this year, if you are afraid to go far because of the epidemic season and a short vacation, why not try going on the road to explore around the city seemed too familiar? Unique city tours will make you say Saigon is beautiful!

That could be the view from the rooftop of an open-top bus walking around the bustling city center, or from a yacht surfing smoothly on the Saigon River, watching the busy streets on both sides, or more unexpected is the inner city boat tour on Nhieu Loc canal in the bright Saigon night.

Nhieu Loc Canal – Photo: People’s Committee of District 3, HCMC

 S Ai beautiful sparkling Gon bus from convertibles and yachts

The red convertible bus starts the tour to explore the city center in front of the Independence Palace, District 1.

The car runs through familiar routes and famous attractions of Saigon, such as Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Botanical Garden, War Remnants Museum, Tay Bui Vien Street, Ben Thanh Market, Bitexco tower, Bach Dang wharf. When you watch the vibrant streets, familiar destinations from the rooftop of the convertible, all seem to wear a lovely new beauty.  

The bus will stop at a certain destination if you want to visit, after 30 minutes another convertible bus will stop to pick you up.

“In response to the domestic tourism stimulus program in Ho Chi Minh City, we are currently reducing up to 70% of the convertible bus tickets, only VND 149,000 / adult ticket, and VND 99,000 / child ticket. Tickets are valid for a day (from 9:00 to 22:30) so you can visit all destinations, “said Mr. Nguyen Khoa Luan, director of Viet Hop on – Hop off Photo Co., Ltd., which is the owner of the convertible bus said.

Tourists are excited to explore Saigon city tour by convertible bus – Photo: KHANH NGOC

The rays of sunshine at the end of the day radiate bright yellow light in the Saigon River when the ship Indochina 27 starts the tour to take visitors to watch the sunset on the river. On the two sides, one side is the beautiful skyscrapers on the banks of District 1, the other is the bank of Thu Thiem – District 2 with many new projects constantly rising to the sky.

“I thought walking the Saigon River on a cruise was expensive, unexpectedly getting a 50% discount and only costing 100,000 VND / ticket including a river tour with a snack and a drink, and exploring the tour. The most beautiful river in the country runs from District 1 to District 4, District 2 … “, Kim Cuong, a tourist, commented on the snack.

Watching Saigon light up from the perspective of yachts on the Saigon River is a new and exciting experience for visitors – Photo: KHANH NGOC

There is a romantic “Venice” on the Nhieu Loc canal

The Nhieu Loc Thi Nghe canal used to be polluted and known as a “rotten canal” in the memory of many Saigonese is now just the past.

This place becomes a unique inland waterway tourism route that no place in our country has. Many people who have been traveling on the canal have to say: “The canal is now as beautiful as a Venice in the heart of Saigon”.

Watching the sunset on the Saigon River – Photo: KHANH NGOC

If you want to watch the sunset, take a boat from 17:30; Going later, unleash the bustling popular food area of ​​Ho Chi Minh City on both sides.

Tour on Nhieu Loc – Thi Nghe canal was put into operation by Saigon Boat Company Limited – Saigon Boat from September 2015. The tour has a total length of 4.5 km, going through District 1, District 3, Binh Thanh and Phu Nhuan.

Saigon at night, looking from the Inner Port of Saigon Boat at the foot of Thi Nghe Bridge, District 1 – Photo: KHANH NGOC

Mr. Phan Xuan Anh – Chairman of Saigon Boat said: ” Before the COVID-19 translation, foreign tourists like to take the day tour. Domestic tourists often enjoy the sunset or take the afternoon, evening, night tour, because the day must be To work. Currently, to stimulate tourism demand, the price of a big boat tour is 280,000 VND / person, promotion compared to the normal price is 350,000 VND “.