A Diverse Glimpse of Ho Chi Minh City

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From $39.75

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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An almost living and breathing ambassador of Vietnam’s diverse cultural heritage, an amplitude overdose for all senses emerges once entering the city limits of Ho Chi Minh City. Loaded with examples as a must-see destination, let’s lift the Saigon veil.

• Capturing the essence of vibrant Ho Chi Minh City
• Mingle with the locals at the famous Binh Tay Market
• Pay respect to the Goddess of Sea in the Thien Lau Pagoda
• Explore the French-colonial post office and its design
• Relive the atrocities of war at the War Remnant Museum

What's Included

A half day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.

All applicable taxes and service charges

All entrance fees for visits as mentioned in the description.

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver.

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point

Compulsory Christmas, country-specific festival and/or New Year dinner at included hotels

Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Based on minimum of 2 adults per booking
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside Ho Chi Minh City centre.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
  • Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside the city, harbour and the Ho Chi Minh’s International Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • 1. All Clients should use their own refillable water bottle to avoid regular contacts with multiples single-use plastic bags (this has the additional positive effect of reducing plastic waste in our destination). 2. Everyone reminded to wash or sanitize h
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Customers are advised that during the TET celebrations (celebration of Vietnamese New Year), excursions and tours may be subject to supplementary charges and/or may see longer waiting times than normal.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It is the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • To respect local customs and respecting the religious sites and temples on this tour, it is customary for guests to take off their shoes before allowed entrance. Your guide will inform you in advance for which of these sites this is applicable.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5
The tour starts right in Chinatown, located just west of the Saigon River. Known as Cho Lon by the locals, this is where visitors will explore the various sights and sounds of Vietnam’s tight connection with Chinese heritage. Cho Lon is brimming with human activity. The commercial-savvy visitor will get their shopping needs satisfied at the Binh Tay market, always as busy as a beehive with trading activity.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Thien Hau Temple
Next on the agenda is the Thien Hau Temple, dedicated to the goddess of the seas to protect fishermen and sailors. Built-in 1760 and now the city’s oldest temple, the Thien Hau Pagoda currently is a meeting point for the Chinese community.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Central Post Office
Designed by Gustav Eiffel, the post office is a landmark in the city to take images of some traditional means for sending mail. Within walking distance from the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office’s French colonial design, with its yellow-painted exterior, is not its only feature that draws a crowd. This emblematic building’s interior comprises elements of modern postal services as well as keeping a tight grip on its heritage and remains a must-visit tourism attraction.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

War Remnants Museum
Ending the tour will be with a visit the War Remnants Museum is by far the most well-known museum in Ho Chi Minh City, exhaustively documenting of the long Vietnam- American war in the 1970s. Newly housed in a modern building, exhibits include explicit photographs of the war and a collection of tanks, planes and weapons in the yard outside. After exiting the museum, the guide and driver will comfortably bring you back to your hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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