Got some spare time in Ho Chi Minh City up your sleeve? Fill it with this half-day that covers the classic sights and hidden alleys of the city. Museums, monuments, and the everyday mayhem of the busy city streets all converge on this unforgettable Urban Adventure.
Check out all the major Ho Chi Minh City sights like Saigon Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office, and Reunification Palace
See war relics at the War Remnants Museum
Experience authentic local life in Ho Chi Minh City as you sit back on the cyclos
Feast on a delicious and traditional local lunch of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup)
Local English-speaking guide, entrance fees at War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace, local "Pho" lunch (noodle soup), return cyclo transportation as indicated
Tips/gratuities for drivers or guides.
Pick up at a centrally located hotel (District 1 and District 3) in Ho Chi Minh City
You will be dropped off at the central hotel in District 1 and District 3, Saigon
The private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo trave;;er ay still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
Travelers 18+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Children 6-17 must present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or lateral flow) conducted a maximum of 72 hours prior, proof of recovery dated up to 9 months, or proof of vaccination. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at https://intrepid-ua.ventrata.com/en/about-us/covid-19-customer-info.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity
Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: By visiting and paying an entrance fee to the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace, this tour helps preserve local cultural heritage. The lunch you will enjoy as part of the tour will a bowl of traditional pho (noodle soup), provided at a local restaurant. This mesmerizing half-day Ho Chi Minh City tour gives you a fun and fascinating insight into the history, culture, and daily life of the locals in this busy, buzzing city on a cyclo. We'll start the tour by checking out some of the major Ho Chi Minh sights like the Opera House, the General Post Office (an icon of Saigon), and Notre Dame Cathedral, built by the French during the colonial era. Our HCMC tour then takes us to Reunification Palace, previously referred to as the Presidential Palace, and the site of the official South Vietnamese surrender on April 30th, 1975. The War Remnants Museum is next on the agenda. The museum was originally opened in September 1975 and displays old military equipment and other items from the Vietnam War. In the courtyard, we will find some larger exhibits including an F5A fighter and a UH1-Huey helicopter. We’ll then enjoy a traditional local Vietnamese lunch of Pho, or noodle soup – a must when you’re in Vietnam! Before returning back to your hotel at end of the tour, our local expert guide will provide you with tips and suggestions if you'd like to continue exploring the area.
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