Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
Experience 30 minutes on cyclo among the crowded streets and explore the vibrant city by walking is an interesting way to enjoy your day in Saigon. Visit the most iconic sights of the city and try some street food as a local.
- Ride around the city on a Cyclo, a three wheeled bicycle
- Visit the Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum
- Explore Ben Thanh Market and practise your bargaining skill
- Local English-speaking guide
You will make your way to the meeting point at Saigon Opera House and from here, walk about 5 minutes to General Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral, both built in the 1880’s with French colonial architecture. Continue walking towards the Reunification Palace, Formerly known as the Presidential Palace where the War officially ended on April 30th 1975. Then, Head to the War Remnants museum where display the horror images in the Vietnam War. The collection related to the war including several old military equipments and even a UH1- Huey helicopter, a F5A fighter.
From here, hop on a cyclo, a traditional mean of transport with a three- wheele bicyle and a carriage at the front for guest to sit in. Enjoy the ride of the driver around the crowded streets and feel the exciting life rhythm in this biggest city of Vietnam. Your cyclo journey will pass through the Tao Dan Park and stop in Ben Thanh Market, a more than 100 years old market. It original located at the port of Ben Nghe river of the old Gia Dinh, in 1859 its was detroyed by the French invasion then rebuilt in 1899. Explore the market from sections to sections You may find here many nice souvernirs, or typical fruits. Take a seat in the food corner where you can taste many authentic local food : snails, lobster, all kinds of noodles, fruits, sweets soups, cakes and coffee…
Your tour ends in Ben Thanh market and the rest of the day is at your leisure or your guide will assist you to take a taxi to return to your hotel.
- Local English speaking tour guide
- Cyclo ride
- Entrance fees
- Food and beverage
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Minimum age is 6 years
- Adult price only