The cyclo is a three-wheel bicycle taxi that appeared in Vietnam during the French colonial period after a failed attempt to introduce rickshaws. A double seat is supported by the two front wheels, with the driver sitting behind.
What to Expect
Choose from two different itineraries:
1) Cyclo in Sagion
Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s history by local transport, and experience the city as it was before the war. Visits the War Remnants Museum - it displays old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War. See also the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office which are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period. Enjoy Pho or Banh Xeo - Vietnamese food - as a snack. You then will be taken back to your hotel.
2) Cyclo in China Town
Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s historic Chinatown, named Cho Lon, by local transport. Feel the hustle and bustle of street vendors selling a mixture of herbs for traditional medicine. Snake your way down tiny alleys on the agile vehicles, passing many small, family-run businesses. Come in the 250-year-old Lady Thien Hau Temple (God of the Sea). Then you have time for shopping at Binh Tay Market. Enjoy Pho or Banh Xeo - Vietnamses food - as a snack. You then will be taken back to your hotel.
- Cyclo with driver
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Pho or Banh xeo (light meal)
Know Before You Go
You need to have your own insurance policy that covers all the activities on the tour.