Ho Chi Minh City: Guided Half-Day Tour

4.7 / 5

10 reviews

Ho Chi Minh City: Guided Half-Day Tour

From £19.34 per person

Choose between a morning or afternoon half-day tour and discover the perfect way to explore Saigon culture and history in bustling Ho Chi Minh City, the largest trade center in Vietnam.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Get picked up from your hotel in districts 1 and 3 of Ho Chi Minh City between 13:30 and 14:00 PM.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Reunification Palace, one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most historic buildings
  • Explore the War Remnants Museum
  • Take photos at the stunning Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon
  • Visit a bustling local market
Full description
Explore Ho Chi Minh City on a guided half-day tour and discover the most interesting cultural sights in town. After being picked up from your hotel or the central meeting point, kick things off with a visit to the Reunification Palace, a beautifully preserved building that was once home to the President of the Republic of Vietnam. Next, stop off at the War Remnants Museum and explore a vast array of artifacts and photographs documenting the second Indochina war. Afterwards, visit the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon and Saigon Central Post Office. Erected towards the end of the 18th century, the old post office is one of the finest examples of classical French colonial architecture. Continue on to Jade Emperor Pagoda, an ancient temple built in the Chinese mode replete with bright decorative motifs. To finish things off, visit a local market where you can practice your haggling skills while shopping for souvenirs. Discover local life and culture and find some of the friendliest and liveliest vibes of the city here before returning to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (inside districts 1 and 3)
  • Entrances fees
  • Water
  • English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned minivan
  • Food
  • Pickup and drop-off at hotels outside districts 1 and 3
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Tour Desk at Avanti Sai Gon hotel at 188 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • If you're not in the hotel zone you can join the tour at the meeting point by selecting the appropriate option when booking
    • The morning tour starts at 8 AM and finishes around 12 PM
    • The afternoon tour starts at 1:30 PM and finishes around 5:30 PM
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 10 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.9/5
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    It was very informative, eye opening and educational. The spots you went to varied and you could try good street food too.

    14 March 2020

    3 March 2020

    Thong was a great guide! very informative~ we learned a lot about Vietnam and her people.

    27 January 2020

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