Small-Group Saigon City Full Day Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 24 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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• Learn about the Vietnam War at the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum
• Admire the French colonial architecture of Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral and Central Post Office.
• Visit to Jade Emperor Pagoda
• Explore the old quarter of Saigon by visiting Chợ-lớn (China Town).
• Local experience with riding a cyclo throughout alleys and local markets.
• Hotel pickup and drop-off included
• Small-group tour ensures personalized attention

What's Included

5-course Vietnamese Lunch

Air-conditional minivan transfer

Bottled water

Cyclo transfer as itinerary

Drinking water (02 bottles of 500ml/Person)

Hotel pickup and drop-off (only in District 1)

Local taxes, fees and handling charges


Vietnamese English-speaking guide

What's Not Included

Drinks (beer, soft drinks

Personal expenses

Tips and Gratuities (recommended)

Travel insurance

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Only one under-five free admission per family
  • Service animals allowed
  • This tour requires minimum 2 participants for the first booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • We pick up guests at several hotels; your hotel might be the first, so please be ready at your hotel lobby by 7:30am, and we’ll come to your door as soon as we can.

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

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Saigon as the city is still frequently referred to be Vietnam’s largest city. It is a fast-paced city full of contrasts as street vendors selling fruit and vegetables can be seen next to glitzy western-style bars and boutiques. Saigon’s history is only 300 years old. In 1859 the city was captured by the French and became the capital of Indochina. From 1956 until its dramatic demise in April 1975 it was the capital of the US-backed Republic of Vietnam. This FULL day city tour unravels Saigon’s turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer.

• Admission Ticket Free

We will visit the following places of interest in the morning:

The Reunification Palace: Here on April 30th, 1975 the Vietnam War officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was, at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum: Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war. Some of the black and white photography in the ‘Requiem’ exhibit is particularly touching, dedicated to both foreign and Vietnamese journalists and photographers who perished during the conflict. The courtyard outside contains the spoils of war, namely rusting jets, tanks and cannons captured from the American military machine.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office: Built between 1877 and 1883 this is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. Remarkably every stone used in its creation was shipped from France to Vietnam. Her two 40m towers, topped with iron spires dominate the city’s skyline.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Central Post Office
The Old Post Office is another example of French colonial architecture and is also the country’s largest post office. 

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Emperor Jade Pagoda
Jade Emperor Pagoda: Built in 1909 in honor of the supreme Taoist god, this is one of the most spectacularly atmospheric temples in HCMC, stuffed with statues of phantasmal divinities and grotesque heroes. The pungent smoke of incense fills the air, obscuring the exquisite woodcarvings.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Binh Tay Market
After lunch at a local restaurant; we’ll take a cyclo to some of the bustling markets where Sài Gòn life thrives: Flower market, pet market, and second-hand market, even the market where accessories and parts for motorcycles are sold… and Bình Tây wholesale market, one of the biggest markets in Hồ Chí Minh city. 

Your visit to Thiên-hậu temple, to gain insights into Vietnamese spiritual practices, will be the perfect finale for this enlightening and entertaining tour!

Your driver will complete the excursion by taking you back to your hotel (District 1 only) or drop-off somewhere at city center as request.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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