HOCHIMINH (SAIGON) CITY TOUR 1 DAY FROM 26 USD/PERSON ONLY
|Tour duration||1 day|
|Transport||Car, bus with air-conditioner|
|Tour price||From 26 to 107 USD/ person|
Hochiminh city formerly known as Saigon is the biggest and busiest city of Vietnam. For a long time, it is popular destination for domestic and foreigner tourists. Discover Saigon with us, you will see the real and authentic culture, life-style of local people. Learn about history of this city once regarded as Pearl of Far East, you will be fascinated by interesting stories since French time to American time. Especially, you will have chance to see Colonial Architecture remained everywhere in center areas. Experiencing a full day tour to get deep understanding about Hochiminh city is a must-do when you are in Saigon.
Today, we will begin our exciting city tour with the historic center areas, strolling along DONG KHOI STREET, formerly known as the Rue Catinat, the main shopping area and heart of old colonial Saigon. You will have opportunities to see the well-decorated CITY HALL (HOTEL DE VILLE), the old OPERA HOUSE (you will visit from the outside only), take a quick visit to the neo-Romanesque NOTRE CHURCH DAME CATHEDRAL and the CENTRAL POST OFFICE, all built by French people.
After that, we will come to see the modern architecture of REUNIFICATION PALACE. It used to be the residence of former Southern Vietnamese president. Also, from here, on the 30th April 1975, it witnessed the fall of Southern Vietnam Regime, you will learn much about Vietnam War at this place. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit the most popular museum in Hochiminh city, WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM, it was known as War Crime Museum before to show people about horrible crime of American and Chinese invaders during the war time, but after that we decide to change the name into War Remnants Museum to avoid offending Chinese and American people when we normalized relationship with both of them. You can learn a lot about the fact of the wars. Inside are detailed photographic exhibitions; outside is a collection of tanks, planes and weapons. A powerful experience, this museum is guaranteed to provoke strong emotions.
Afterwards, we drive to the historic center to visit EMPEROR OF JADE PAGODA, one of Saigon's most interesting pagodas. Then we head out to CHOLON (CHINATOWN). Explore the highlights of this fascinating area, beginning with a visit to BINH TAY MARKET, the vast wholesale market selling every kind of good from dried foods to T shirts to electronics. Continue to THIEN HAU PAGODA, build by the Cantonese congregation and dedicated to the heavenly goddess. End your tour at the central BEN THANH MARKET, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts, appealing to every taste.
This is our suggested price for your reference only. Prices may vary a little according to your service requests, your group size and your travel period or any personal requirements that you may have. We are happy to advise you on tours that suit your budget or to help you with prices to cover any special requests. Please send us your enquiries and we will arrange the best price for you.
|Number of pax||Price in USD/pax|
For group of 1 or 2 pax, we will use 4 or 7 seat car.
Group of 4 to 10 pax, we will use 16 seat minivan
Group of 11 pax+++, we will use 29 seat bus.
For the group of 3, 5, 7, 9 and more than 10 people or group with children, please contact us for the best price!
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- All entrance fees and sightseeing tickets
- Professional English speaking guide
- Private air-conditioner vehicle with driver
- 1 lunch with Vietnamese specialties
- Water on car
Trip doesn't include:
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Others not clearly mentioned
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