Full-day Ho Chi Minh City Tour
- Experience authentic local life in Ho Chi Minh City as you explore ancient pagodas and beautiful colonial architecture.
- Wander the lively streets of Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown.
- Dive into noisy markets to strike bargains with the locals.
- Learn about traditional medicine and its history in Vietnam.
- Feast on a delicious Vietnamese lunch.
- See American war relics at the War Remnants Museum.
- Visit to historic Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Opera House & City Hall.
- Age range
- 13 - 90 years old
Discover Saigon, today’s Ho Chi Minh City – the bustling and vibrating economic centre of the South. Over the past few centuries, Saigon was called the “Pearl of the Far East” and was an important trading centre for Chinese, Japanese and Western merchants who traveled along the Saigon River. This city tour unravels Saigon’s turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. Museums, markets, monuments, iconic French colonial architecture, relish a delicious Vietnamese lunch and the everyday mayhem of the busy city streets all converge on this full day exploration.
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Detailed program of Ho Chi Minh City Tour (full day)
In the morning, meet our tour guide and driver at your centrally located hotel then depart in our comfortable private car and begin your tour by heading to Chinatown and wandering through the fascinating back streets near Cho Lon and Binh Tay. This area is one of the busiest commercial districts of Ho Chi Minh City and its atmospheric streets are home to some of the city’s most interesting sites.
Next, absorb the sacred atmosphere of the Thien Hau temple, a revered structure built in the 19th century and dedicated to Thien Hau, goddess of the seafarers. After that, you will stop at FITO Museum that showcases over 3000 artifacts relating to the tradition of Vietnamese medicine. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant and then venture to the War Remnants Museum to see a selection of antique military equipment.
Marvel at enormous exhibits like a UH1-Huey helicopter and a F5A fighter in the courtyard and then stroll to the Reunification Palace to see an impressive tableau of Vietnamese architecture. Admire the French colonial facades of Notre Dame Cathedral, the Opera House and the General Post Office before driving back to your hotel. Tour concludes.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Pickup location: Pick up at centrally located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.
Pickup time: 8.00 AM-8.30 AM
Drop off location: The same place as pick up point. Or at the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
English-speaking local guide.
(Other language on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
Lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Service of English speaking guide.
• Service of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
• Entrance fees, bottled drinking water.
• Drinks other than water.
• Personal expenses & tips.
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