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Ho Chi Minh Discovery - Small Group Tour

Experience the authentic Ho Chi Minh City - explore ancient pagodas and beautiful colonial architecture, wander the lively streets of Chinatown, dive into noisy markets to strike bargains with the locals, try "Pho" or Vietnamese Noodle Soup and see American war relics at the War Remnants Museum.

Follow your local guide as they lead the way to Chinatown with stops at Cholon and Binh Tay markets on the way, to see the locals bartering for wares.

You will also visit the Thien Hau temple and Nha Rong wharf, where Ho Chi Minh himself, first left Vietnam in 1911. The Thien Hau temple was built in the early 19th Century and dedicated to Thien Hau, the goddess of seafarers.

After delving deep into the bustling Chinatown atmosphere, you will be ready for a traditional local Vietnamese lunch of "Pho" AKA noodle soup.

After lunch you will explore the War Remnants Museum which was originally opened in September 1975 and is home to fascinating and sombre displays of old military equipment and other related items from the Vietnam War.

Finally, take a walking tour through downtown Saigon taking in sights such as Reunification Palace - formerly known as the Presidential Palace and the site of South Vietnam's surrender in 1975, Notre Dame Cathedral, the General Post office, Opera house and other beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period.

Experience Includes

  • Sightseeing tour taking in numerous Ho Chi Minh City highlights
  • Visit Chinatown, the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office, Opera house and more
  • English speaking guide
  • Local lunch ("Pho" / Noodle Soup).

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel pick up/drop off
  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities

Departs

Daily year round.

Departure location

Font entrance of the Saigon Opera House, Dong Khoi St, District 1 (intersection of Le Loi St)

Start times

8.30am. Pick-ups start up to 30 minutes before this time.

Duration

8-9 hours

Terms & Conditions

  • To ensure a more personal experience, the group sizes are limited to 12 passengers.
  • Please note there is a minimum age requirement of 6 years in order to participate.
  • Dress standard: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.