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

INCLUSIONS

  • 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)

EXCLUSIONS

  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages

DEPARTURE & RETURN

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

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • 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

  • 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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 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

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 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