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“Chi chi tunnels by speedboat....do it!”

Les Rives - Authentic River Experience
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Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Luxury Speedboat
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Can Gio Biosphere Reserve Tour by Luxury Speed Boat
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Small-Group Authentic Mekong Delta Experience by Speedboat
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Owner description: Let us take you on a journey to some of the world's most significant sites. Visit the historical Cu Chi tunnels, the laidback backwaters of the lush Mekong Delta and the UNESCO-listed Can Gio Biosphere Reserve. We offer authentic experiences in areas that can only be accessed via the region's scenic waterways. Cruise between verdant rice paddies and mirror-like pools along the tributaries and canals of the river of nine dragons - the Mekong Delta. Step back into Vietnam's not-too-distant past at the Cu Chi Tunnels to experience wartime life. Cruise mangrove forests off Vietnam's southern coastline and learn about the diverse flora and fauna of captivating Can Gio. Fall into the local rhythm and take time to enjoy the here and now. Connect with Vietnam's landscapes, warm people and perhaps, even yourself.
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We booked an afternoon trip to chu chi on speed boat. And it was well worth it! We loved the whole afternoon and were treated to a beautiful Saigon sunset in the way back. Our guide, river, was excellent- friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgable. The boat ride was beautiful giving us an instigator into life on the river. The tunnels themselves were amazing. River took us round and we were in a 4 so was perfect. We got the chance to shoot guns from the war, AK47, machine gun MG16 and crawled through the tunnels. I would 100% do this again!

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

At a loose end for the day, we decided to take the Les Rives Mekong Delta trip, and we were not disappointed.

This is an all day trip (breakfast and lunch included) where you only travel by boat and foot. We visited a local village where we meet a couple of slinky local pythons (shudder!), a riverside market (in the crazy Vietnam way, motor scooters through the narrow aisles mixing with foot traffic the order of the day), stopped for lunch and visited a Cao Dai Temple (we were meant to visit a floating temple, but it was closed the day we went for a religious event). Our guide was extremely knowledgable (and funny) and while this might have been at the higher end of the price range in the market it was an excellent trip to take.

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Very well organised and professional, Loc and the team were excellent, we were collected on time from our hotel taken to the pier then boarded a modern speedboat, life jackets provided, light breakfast of pastries and fresh fruits and unlimited soft drinks on arrival, 1.15hrs later arrived at cu chi tunnels, Loc gave a very informative tour of the tunnels, he has a good sense of humour, back on the boat for lunch which was excellent, all tastes catered for. We left as the buses were arriving for their tour ! transport provided to take us back to the hotel on arrival in Hoi Chi Minh ... Would recommend this to every one, it is a must.. Certainly exceeded our expectations ...

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Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We did the day trip to Mekong Delta and had a great experience! This tour seemed much more authentic than other tours I've done and we were amongst 100's of other tourists which was nice. Stops include a family home, orphanage and market. The guides were great and very helpful! Would defiantly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We used Saigon River Express to visit the Cu chi Tunnels.
These people were very professional, safety conscience and well versed in what was going on both in Ho Chi Minh city and also all the way up the Saigon River to theCu Chi tunnels.
We were collected from our hotel at 7am and taken down to the departing jetty where after final arrangements got away approx. 7.30am. Only 6 people in our boat (max 8 persons) so on board there was plenty of room to spread out, plenty of cold drinks and fresh fruit and croissants available for breakfast which you could help yourself. The lads on board were very polite and helpful and were great company for the whole journey.
After our tour of the Cu Chi tunnels was over, we were shown back on board our boat and headed for home. To our surprise, there was a table set up in the boat covered in beautiful hot traditional Vietnamese dishes. This was our lunch and very well presented and tasted fantastic. Once we had had enough, out came the fresh fruit and of course, plenty of non-alcoholic beverages once again.
We had a great trip with Saigon River Express and recommend it to all.
Thanks guys for a great time on the Saigon River.

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