Private Tour: Full Day Ho Chi Minh Highlight City Tour

8 hr

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Still referred to the locals as Saigon, your day’s program includes the Chinese district of Cholon where the Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda will be visited. From here continue to the FITO Museum where the history of traditional medicine in Vietnam can be seen. In the afternoon visit the War Remnants or History Museum, followed by a walking tour to the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and...
Still referred to the locals as Saigon, your day’s program includes the Chinese district of Cholon where the Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda will be visited. From here continue to the FITO Museum where the history of traditional medicine in Vietnam can be seen. In the afternoon visit the War Remnants or History Museum, followed by a walking tour to the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall.
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Stop At: Binh Tay Market, 57 Thap Muoi, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Depart your hotel at 8:00 am for a full day tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Head to Cholon, in Vietnam the Chinatown area is called Cho Lon, which means great market. This is because it’s the home to the largest market in Saigon, Binh Tay.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ba Thien Hau Temple, 710 Nguyen Trai Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

The Chua Ba Thien Hau Pagoda is a Chinese style temple located in the Cho Lon district of Ho Chi Minh City. It is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Lady of the Sea, who is also known as Mazu. Thien Hau is a deity of traditional Chinese religion, who is revered in the southern maritime provinces...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Binh Tay Market, 57 Thap Muoi, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Depart your hotel at 8:00 am for a full day tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Head to Cholon, in Vietnam the Chinatown area is called Cho Lon, which means great market. This is because it’s the home to the largest market in Saigon, Binh Tay.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ba Thien Hau Temple, 710 Nguyen Trai Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

The Chua Ba Thien Hau Pagoda is a Chinese style temple located in the Cho Lon district of Ho Chi Minh City. It is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Lady of the Sea, who is also known as Mazu. Thien Hau is a deity of traditional Chinese religion, who is revered in the southern maritime provinces of China and in overseas Chinese communities.The pagoda, one of the oldest of Chinese community in Ho Chi Minh City, was built in around 1760, then restored continuously in 1800, 1842, 1882, 1890 and 1916. Many of the materials used for constructing the pagoda were brought from China.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: FITO Museum, 41 Hoang Du Khuong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

Next, visit the FITO Museum, Vietnam's first traditional medicine museum displaying an amazing collection of 3,000 items relevant to the development of traditional Vietnamese medicine, implements used to prepare indigenous herbs, objects commonly found in traditional pharmacies as well as ancient books and documents on traditional Vietnamese medicine.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Ben Thanh Market, Le Loi, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Head back into the center of the city to visit Ben Thanh Market. This is one of the largest and oldest Vietnam Markets where you find an incredible display of fresh produce is offered. Simply stroll through the market seeing and enjoying the variety of goods for sale.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: War Remnants Museum, 28 Vo Van Tan Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

This afternoon visit the War Remnants Museum, is the place where the Vietnamese memories of the Vietnam war are stored.. The museum originally opened in 1975 as the "Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes" located in the premises of the former United States Information Agency building.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Central Post Office, At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam

Walk on to Ho Chi Minh Central Post Office, This features European architecture combined with oriental decoration that create a unique beauty for Ho Chi Minh. Ho Chi Minh City's striking French post office is a period classic, designed by Marie-Alfred Foulhoux and built between 1886 and 1891 Saigon Central Post Office is the largest post office in Vietnam.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Next visit, Dong Khoi Street is one of the most bustle and crowded streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Beside Le Loi Street and Nguyen Hue Street, this is one of the three streets with highest land price in this city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater), 07 Lam Son Square Street District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Move on to Saigon Opera House, which is also known as the Municipal Theater. The building stands as one of the impressive sight in Saigon . Then visit City hall of Ho chi Minh.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Independence Palace, 106 Nguyen Du District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Lastly visit Independence Palace, also known as the Reunification Palace, is a grand building in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. In the 70's it was a home and a work place of the President of South of Vietnam. The Palace’s design was based on symbols of the Eastern philosophy.

At the end of the afternoon head back to your hotel.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)
  • Entry/Admission - War Remnants Museum
  • Private Air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
Not Included
  • Any other things not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pickup/drop off from all major hotels centrally located Ho Chi Minh.

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

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