US$ 59

Full-Day Saigon City Tour Including Cyclo Ride

Let a local guide unveil the highlights of Saigon, one of Vietnam’s most vibrant cities. This full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City starts with a 40-minute cyclo ride to the Ho Thi Ky alleys for a walk to the flower market. Visit Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda in Cho Lon (Chinatown) before you slurp up ‘pho’ (Vietnamese rice-noodle beef soup) for lunch. Stop at the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, and landmarks such as the Saigon Central Post Office and Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral

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  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Take a 40-minute cyclo ride to Ho Thi Ky Drive to Cho Lon for a visit to Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda Tour the War Remnants Museum and see French colonial landmarks
  • Enjoy pho for lunch at a local restaurant
  • Includes round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention


  • Transport by modern air-conditioned minivan
  • 40-minutes cyclo ride Lunch at local restaurant ( Pho noodle soup
  • English speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission – Central Post Office
  • Entry/Admission – The Independence Palace
  • Entry/Admission – Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission – Chinatown (Cho Lon) – District 5
  • Entry/Admission – Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)


  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages


Departure Point: Ho Chi Minh City District 1 hotels
Departure Time 7:45am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time. Return Details Returns to original departure point


  • After pickup from your hotel in Saigon, we kick start our exciting day with a short cyclo ride (40 minutes) at rush hour to Ho Thi Ky alleys with a short break for photos at the site of, ‘the most powerful photo of all time’ where a Buddhist monk set himself a fire in 1963 to oppose the then regime’s depressing on Buddhism
  • Upon arrival at Ho Thi Ky alleys, we will enjoy a short walk (30 minutes) in the alleys and visit Saigon’s largest wholesaled flower market which has been here for almost a century
  • Drive to Cho Lon (known as Chinatown) and stroll through the backstreets market of Tan Thanh where jungles of motor-parts are provided for some 6 million motorbikes in Saigon. Interestingly, hundreds of U.S ammunition boxes found their way to this market after the Vietnam War and are now being reused as toolboxes
  • We go on to visit Binh Tay Market and the colorful Thien Hau Pagoda in the same area – Lunch: at Pho Hoa – the best ever Vietnamese rice-noodle soup with beef
  • Afternoon: we will visit the sobering War Remnants Museum, the former Presidential Palace (also known as Unification Hall) and the historic French-built landmarks i.e. Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, the Opera House, and Hotel de Ville to name but a few
  • Our service ends at your hotel at around 17:00pm


  • Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour.
  • Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up.
  • Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.


  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • French speaking guide only for private tour
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund


  • Tour cancellation policy from Vietnam Budget Tour
  • For a full refund, please cancel at least 30 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Cancel 29- 7 days: charge 50% of the total tour cost
  • Cancel 6- 3 days less: charge 80% f the total tour cost
  • Cancel 3 days less: charge 100% f the total tour cost