Discover the lush beauty of the city once called the Pearl of the South East Asia with a half-day tour. Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon has been developed more than 300 years with many ancient-architectural arts, famous landscapes, and renowned sights. The city is always crowded and dynamic with many activities blending of traditional values and Vietnamese cultures. Furthermore, Ho Chi Minh City is also a center of a trading, industries, sciences, technical systems, cultures in Vietnam. In addition, visiting Ho Chi Minh City, you are able to explore wandering timeless alleys to ancient pagodas, amazing markets, gourmet restaurants, and street foods.
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral
Visit Old Central Post Office
Visit the War Remnants Museum
Visit Reunification Palace
Visit Ben Thanh Market
English speaking guide
Comfortable minibus (car) with air conditioning
A botle of water/pax/day
Sun-hat, sun glasses
Insect repellent cream
Rain-coat in case of raining reason
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee
Children: from 1 – 4 years old Free of charge
Children from 5 – 9 years old : 75 % of charge
Children from 10 years old : 100 % of charge
8:00AM or 1:00PM
You can choose from a morning or afternoon tour. Our local tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel or the meeting point in the city centre. while traveling with us, listen to our tour guide share stories about the city’s history and find out how colonial French control and impact architectural and cultural legacies scattered around Ho Chi Minh City.
Start the tour with a visit to the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. This landscape is honored as one of the world’s 19 most majestic cathedrals, the only representative from Southeast Asia. This long-lasting masterpiece, seen as the architectural symbol of Ho Chi Minh City, attract a significant number of new tourists every day who seek ancient grandeur, holiness, and enchanting photography spots.
Then, you will visit Saigon Central Post Office is one the most beautiful French architectures of Saigon, built in the Indochina time. The Saigon Central Post Office has been a witness to the changes of Saigon for over 120 years and has become a valuable masterpiece in the center of Saigon. It is not only famous for its gorgeous beauty, but it also serves as the oldest functional government working structure serving many customers every day.
Next location is Reunification Palace. This structure served as the presidential palace for former President Ngo Dinh Diem. Here on April 30th, 1975 the Vietnam War officially ended when a tank numbered 843 from the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. Stroll through its lovely gardens, secret rooms, and hidden command bunkers.
After that, you will visit The War Remnants Museum which has been the most visited museum for many years in Ho Chi Minh City. You will be able to learn about the Vietnam War – a war of great political significance in modern world history – many visitors, especially those from the West, have traveled to the museum to find out about how Vietnam could win a resounding victory over the US and the aftermath.
Continue with your Vietnam Travel’s guide to the Saigon Opera House, one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most prominent landmarks, was custom built in 1897 by the French architect Eugene Ferret. A short walk along Nguyen Hue pedestrian boulevard will take you to the City Hall. Find out why this is one of the most impressive buildings in Ho Chi Minh City.
You will be able to discover one of hidden gem in Ho Chi Minh City – Jade Emperor Pagoda. This is a very old pagoda tucked among lofty skyscrapers in the bustling commercial city center. It will surely be one of the most suggested travel destinations whenever you have a chance to visit the city.
End the day at Ben Thanh Market, a bazaar of local apparels, silks and textiles, jewelry and precious stones, souvenirs, a wet market with a deluge of tasty tropical fruits, preserved snacks and candies and home utensils. Time permitting, you visit a lacquer workshop and display centre to buy your
At the end of the tour, the car will take you back to the hotel.
|Private Tour Rates
|5 or more
|Price per pax
We visited Ho Chi Minh City. An excellent 1-day tour of the city, with BestPrice guide, Ms. Ly, who was really knowledgeable, to temples, the Cathedral, old Post Office, Market and War Remnants Museum. We couldn’t have been more impressed, with all our many questions answered during the tour.
Such friendly and knowledgeable people who were able to answer all our questions about the city and the history from the terrible war.
Overall a good tour though we didn’t manage to visit Ben Thanh Market which was closed during the Tet Holidays.