Urban Waterway Travel Route

Saigon Boat features tours along the Nhieu LocThi Nghe Canal. It is a 4.5 km long route in which one can explore Vietnamese people's lives, and learn more about the architectural history and development of Ho Chi Minh City. Longer travel along the river is also available. Visitors can take 1-2 day trips to beautiful destinations like the Can Gio Mangrove forest, the Mekong Delta and the Cu Chi Tunnels. Do not hesitate to contact tourist agencies for more information regarding these longer trips.

Line 1: Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal
Line 2: Tan Cang - Ben Nghe - Tau Hu Canal
Line 3: Tan Cang: Can Gio District
Line 4: Tan Cang: Dong Nai Province - District 9
Line 5: Tan Cang - Cu Chi District - Binh Duong Province
Line 6: Tan Cang: Mekong Delta - Cambodia
D1 boat station: Hoang Sa Park opposite the
address of 01 Hoang Sa, Ward Dakao, D1
D3 boat station: Hoang Sa Park opposite the
address of 671 Hoang Sa, Ward 7, D3
0903 684 866 saigonboat.com/en/
Tan Cang: 100A Ung Van Khiem, Binh Thanh D

Also check out


A marriage of French countryside and Vietnamese tradition, Dalat is a dreamy, pine-covered city surrounded by undulating hills. The town itself is full of burgeoning flora, and is a hub for both domestic and international tourism...

Traditional Arts

Vietnam’s local artisans and folk artists produce stunningly ornate work, be it lacquer ware, block prints, silk paintings or calligraphy. Since the 1960s, the ancient practice of embroidery has expanded to include majestic scenes and detailed portraits. Larger works can take over a month to produce, and subjects include beautiful landscapes, animals and traditional Vietnamese flowers...

Lacquer Painting

Nowhere in the world is the diversity and availability of lacquer arts more evident than in Vietnam. With a range that spans from museum pieces to holiday ornaments, it is expansive. Vietnamese people have been processing lacquer for more than 2,000 years. Following a French lacquer painting class in 1930, the art form developed into a technique that combines the traditional Asian and European styles....

XQ Vietnam - Embroidery Art

XQ Vietnam are known as the masters of embroidery. Their hand-embroidered art is truly fantastic. Created by skilled local craftsmen, the sepieces make great gifts for Vietnamese people, and a meaningful souvenir for international visitors.