Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day

Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Thanh Market - Reunification Palace - War Remnants Museum - Saigon Central Post Office

Embrace the spirit of Saigon - "Pearl of the Far East" with a day trip visiting the iconic landmarks of the city and soaking up the rich tapestry of history and culture. This Vietnamese metropolis can intimidate at first, but with a local to guide you on a Ho Chi Minh City tour, it’s never been easier to visit this incredible city. This city tour unravels Saigon's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. 

Highlights

  • Experience fast paced Ho Chi Minh City
  • Enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch
  • Learn more about the Vietnam War, explore the old and new Saigon, and admire the highlights of the city
  • Admire magnificent pagodas, impressive buildings, and traditional markets
  • Experience the special atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City for yourself

Itinerary

Full Itinerary

: Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day
Get ready for a whole day discover the city. Ho Chi Minh City – former name Saigon is Vietnam’s largest city. Saigon is a fast paced city with a unique mix of French colonial architecture, Chinese influences, a modern entrepreneurial spirit and numerous temples. During 300 years history, under the name of Saigon, it was the capital of French colony of Indochina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam. After the war, this city was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after President Ho Chi Minh. Today, Ho Chi Minh City is a modern developing urban but still remain its connection with the past. Not so hard to find an ancient pagoda or a building with French elements.

08:00 Start your tour with The Reunification Palace, used to be residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. In 30 April 1975, the when North Vietnam soldier set foot inside this building with red flag on hand, the whole world knew that Vietnam war was end.

Next stop is War Remnants Museum, on the way stop to visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, 2 most famous and oldest of classical French colonial architecture construction was built more than 100 years ago. War Remnants Museum with many photographs are from both Vietnam and US sources; US military vehicle like tanks, jet, booms display outside.

After lunch and a short rest, we continue city tour by discover eastern side of the city. Giac Lam Pagoda, the oldest one in Ho Chi Minh City with huge Buddha statues system which was built on 1774.

Then ride to Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda which located inside China Town, it’s a place of great historical and cultural importance many of temples, pagodas in surrounding area.

Before tour ends, stop over for shopping at Ben Thanh Market in city center.

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Sai Gon Central Post Office Lobby

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Price Includes

  • Private transfer on Trip
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Drink
  • Personal expense
  • Tip

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 7 days prior: 10% of total rates.
  • From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 4 year old: FREE of charge, limit 1 child/ booking
  • Child from 4 - 11 year old: 75% charge
  • Child from 11 year & above: 100% adult rate

5 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day

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Traveler rating
  • Itinerary
    9.2
  • Food/Drink
    8.8
  • Tour guide
    9.2
  • Activity
    8.4
  • Transportation
    9.5
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Traveler type
8.6

Ms.Teo Lee Nah

Singapore , Singapore

2 February, 2017

Overall a good tour though we didn't manage to visit Ben Thanh Market which was closed during the Tet Holidays

9.4

Mr.JOHN ROOKE

PHUKET, Thailand

6 January, 2017

We visited Ho Chi Minh City. An excellent 1-day tour of the city, with BestPrice guide, Mr. Long, 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.

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9.3

Mr.mauro zuvo

subiaco 6008, Australia

7 April, 2015

excellent day tour

8.0

Ms.Ingraham

Switzerland

7 January, 2014

Great way to visit.the city.

The guides English was poor, extremely difficult to undertsand.

9.5

Ms. Judy Barling

18 August, 2013

Such friendly and knowledgeable people who were able to answer all our questions about the city and the history from the terrible war.

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