The absolutely best way to explore this dynamic and fast changing of Ho Chi Minh city, a mega polis that combines a seductive past with a technologically edgy present, is in the company of a local guide. A tour of the city’s nearby countryside allows visitors with limited time to experience rural Vietnamese life without venturing far afield, that why we choose travel in Vietnam.. Departure dates: Daily (Lunch) We start our trip with our local guide by riding to Chinatown with stops at Cholon and Binh Tay market to see the locals bartering for wares. We also visit the Thien Hau temple .The temple was built in the early 19th Century dedicated to Thien Hau, the goddess of sailor and fisherman. We delve deeper into Chinatown visiting the amazing Cholon and Binh Tay wholesale Market for an insight into where locals shop. Stop at a local café for a coffee to watch the hectic pace of life pass by in Ho Chi Minh City. Following our market visit, we will have a traditional local Vietnamese lunch, "Pho" or vietnamese cuisine. we will cross the Sai Gon river to district : 2 by local ferry to Jade emperor pagoda Ride to visit the War Remnants Museum, to Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office, Opera house, and downtown Saigon The War Remnants Museum was originally opened in September 1975, it displays old military equipment and other related items from the Vietnam War. In the courtyard we will find some larger exhibits including a F5A fighter and a UH1-Huey helicopter. The Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Presidential Palace was the sight of South Vietnam's surrender in April 1975. Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office and the Opera House are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period. This trip with our local Cycling guide will give you insights into the history, culture and the daily life activities of the locals in Ho Chi Minh City.