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Amazing Ho Chi Minh city tour

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Ever since its earliest known history, Saigon has been known for its centers of commerce and vibrancy and a magnet for the aspirational people of not just Vietnam, but also the surrounding countries.

This full day city tour will introduce you to bustling centers of Ho Chi Minh City and show you why the place is a center that attracts so many people from around the country. In this once in a life time real life experience, you will get a close look at the famous land marks of the city, surf through the crowded shopping centers and have a close encounter with the street vendors, and have the experience of millions of  motorbikes whiz past you in organized chaos.

Get a firsthand account of the hospitality and friendly nature of the local inhabitants you meet on the way, and realize why Vietnam has been ranked as the second happiest country in the world, despite the many problems it faces. Later in the day, we can walk or get on a Cyclo to visit another gem in the city, known as Chinatown, where sites and barging are plentiful.

The tour of the city is not commonly available through many travel agencies, however, we are proud to show off our city to any visitor, and show the many amazing aspects to the city. The tour concludes in the afternoon with a trip to the famous War Remnants Museum to witness the devastation of the Vietnam war on the country, and its effects on the average people, even fifty years after the end of the war.

Note : This amazing Ho Chi Minh city tour is perfect for those who like real life experience, shopping local products and history

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Amazing Ho Chi Minh city tour

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An authentic taste of real life in Ho Chi Minh City with guided tours around the beautiful architecture of the city.

A private guided tour of the amazing area that is known as Chinatown

Delightful toured of the local markets and stalls to shop for barging

Introduction to traditional medicine and its usage in Vietnam

Feast on the culinary delights of local cuisine

Show of the historical relics at the War Remnants Museum

Tour of the most famous landmarks of Sai Gon

 

From the outset of the, the tour will  visit two French inspired landmarks; the Notre Dame Cathederal and the Central post Office building, built between 1877 to 1883 by the world famous architect Gustav Eiffel. The still functioning Cathedral is a favorite spot for photographers and wedding functions.

The tour will then take a short stroll along the Dong Khoi Street to the Opera House. Used to shelter people from falling bombs during the war, the Opera House was restored to its former glory in 1995 and returned to use as a theater once again.

The tour will then move to the former residence of the president of the Republic of Vietnam, where the South Vietnamese government ruled from. Today the palace has been turned into a museum, and a great attraction to visit. Culinary delights of Vietnam will then be offered for lunch.

In the afternoon, after the tour has been rested, we will visit the War Remnants Museum, where the story of the brutal Vietnam was is put on display. The museum houses military aircraft, weapons and pictures that tell the colorful story of the war.

Later on, we will head down to Cho Lon, where the city’s famous Chinatown is located at. We will see the history of Chinese influence on the country and will visit the Thien Hau Pagoda, which is dedicated to the Goddess of the sea.  With amazing sites on offer, there will be great opportunities for photos all throughout the Chinatown tour. We will not forget to do some bargain hunting at Cholon and Binh Tay Markets on the way.

Optional: You can chose to have your street tour carried out on a Cyclo, and simply sit back and relax whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of the city.

 

 

Included

Private transfer by car with A/C

Hynam’s live English speaking guide

Lunch in a restaurant

Entrance fee and ticket

2 water bottle

Excluded

Tipping

Personal expenses

Travel insurance

Beverage

We pride ourselves in creating personalised travel experiences that suit all your preferences and needs.

With this tour you can:

  • Choose your own departure date
  • Select the comfort level of accommodation
  • Adjust activities to cater to special interests
  • Modify any aspect of the tour as needed