Half-day city tour in Saigon
Walking tours

Half-day city tour in Saigon

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy a unique tour of the vibrant metropolis of Saigon
  • Experience traditional and modern life of the locals
  • View the original remains of the tanks that stormed the city in 1975
What to expect

A vibrant metropolis, Saigon teems with energy, activity, and motion. Everywhere you look, you see the convergence of traditional and modern life.

Begin the trip into modern history with a tour of the Reunification Palace. Formerly the Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese president, this 60s style building was famously stormed by tanks on April 30, 1975, signifying the fall of South Vietnam. It has been preserved in its original state, and the original tanks remain on display near the entrance gates.

Afterward, drive to the historic center to visit the Emperor of Jade Pagoda, one of Saigon's most interesting pagodas. Proceed to pay a quick visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Pass by the classic European-style landmarks such as the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville), the old Opera House (both may only be viewed from the outside).

Finally, end up at the central Ben Thanh Market, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts, appealing to every taste.

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What's included
  • Transfer
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Bottle of water
What's not included
  • Drink
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Child under 4 years old: free of charge, limit 1 child/ booking
  • Child from 4 - 11 years old: 75% charge
  • Child from 11 years & above: 100% adult rate
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up/Drop-off at a hotel in Saigon (excluding Villa Song Hotel & An Lam Saigon River Private Residence). IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is closed for renovation until 30 June 2020
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When
  • Every day at 8.00am
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Provider
ICS Travel Group
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 30 days before the activity begins.

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