The Insider's Tour of Saigon (on Vintage Vespa)

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Important Information

Please note: Due to the Lunar New Year and Tet holidays, our tours are limited from 18th to 21st -February 2015. If you have any questions please send us a message.

What you need to bring

- Sunscreen
- Camera if you would to take photos

Meet your host :
  • English (Fluent)
  • Tiếng Việt (Fluent)

Hi, I'm Steve. I moved to Vietnam 11 years ago from Hawaii, although I'm originally from Charleston, South Carolina in the USA. I first came to Vietnam in 1996 as a traveler, part of a one-year journey around the world. Of all the countries I visited, Vietnam lured me back to live and continue that journey. Since then, I have fallen in love with the country, the culture and especially the people. I even married one.

During my early travels in Vietnam, I saw the vintage Vespa everywhere; one of my first priorities when I returned to live here was to get some wheels, and only a vintage Vespa would do. I bought my first Vespa on my third day back and it became a huge part of my life. My passion for Vespas subsequently led me to a successful restoration and export business. My Vietnamese wife, Phuong, has been a large part of that success; her savvy and local business knowledge has always provided us with an advantage.

Located on a busy corner, our café is the only Vespa themed cafe in Saigon. One of our favorite ways to relax and spend time is to gather a group of friends together at the café and explore southern Vietnam on our Vespas. We make these trips several times a year. I've always enjoyed sharing the stories of our adventures with our guests and almost everyone wanted to share the experience. Thus the idea for our vespa tours was born.
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Reviews (3)

  • Gilbert Gilbert

    The experience was great, got to see Saigon on a vespa. The guide was very informative and cheerful.

  • Sameer Sameer

    This was awesome. I usually tend to stay away from itinerary-based tours but my local, expert-guide made it quite memorable! I had been in Saigon for 5 days already prior to this, but it was with this tour that I really felt like I'm understanding the city. My favourite part was when they took us to the streets near the flower-market. Narrow, charming alleyways that I would never have located on my own - Had a great chance to peek in to the daily lives of the locals -I could stay there for hours! Overall an experience I would highly recommend- the guides really make it.
    Can't wait to try their After Dark tour :)

  • Frances Frances

    Ken and Frances from Sydney Australia are delighted with the Insider's Tour of Saigon on a Vespa after having such a great time the day before doing A Glimpse of the Mekong with Cooking Class with Vietnam Vespa Tours. Our initial concern with traffic through the streets of Saigon very soon disappeared, we were very relaxed with our expert drivers and we had a wonderful time visiting many places of interest with our lovely tour guide Yu who showed us so well the beautiful city sights, back street life and it's people.
    If you are heading to Hoi An you must book a Vietnam Vespa Tour with their Tour guide Vu who took us through the countryside on a eye opening thrill of a ride into small villages seeing how the local people live and earn a living from their land. So many highlights to mention, however walking over a river on a bamboo bridge and the most delicious seafood lunch by the sea are in our memories forever. Once again thanks Steve for employing such great local Tour Guides, Dat Yu and Vu and expert drivers who made our holiday in Vietnam unbelievably exciting and unforgettable.