Saigon Half Day Tour

Visit top attractions of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) on this half-day private tour. Discover historical sites, cultural centers, museums and markets of Chinatown (Cho lon) or the French Quarter which you should not miss while in Ho Chi Minh City.

Tour Itinerary

Duration: 4 hours
Pick up: hotel pick-up.
Our suggestion for Saigon half day tour below or make it your own.

Morning Tour: 8.00-12.00 – Chinatown, Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Temple and Reunification Palace.

Start the tour to head to bustling Chinatown, visit Binh Tay market to experience the vibrant rhythm of one of Ho Chi Minh City’s busiest and most colorful areas. At this major hub for local merchants, watch Vietnamese farmers barter for goods.

Next is Thien Hau Temple, built in the early 19th century. The temple is dedicated to Thien Hau, the goddess of seafarers, for her protection during Chinese migration to Vietnam. Visit the pagoda’s shrines and shops in the center of Chinatown, where the Chinese minority reside.

Continue to the century-old Reunification Palace, which witnessed the growth of Ho Chi Minh City during peacetime and throughout the Vietnam War until its end in 1975.

Enjoy a light lunch with local specialty – with your choice of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) or Banh xeo (Vietnamese pancake). End the tour at your hotel.

Afternoon Tour: 13.30 – 17.30 – Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum, Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market

Your tour begins at the century-old Reunification Palace, which witnessed the growth of Ho Chi Minh City during peacetime and throughout the Vietnam War until its end in 1975.

Continue to the nearby French colonial area, including a stop at the impressive Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, discover the magnificent neo-Romanesque architecture as you take in the tranquil atmosphere inside. At the opposite Central Post Office, one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh City, learn about this significant landmark — the busiest post office in Vietnam.

Take a look at the embroidery workshop of XQ Vietnam before a visit to Ben Thanh Market, a lively market in central District 1, where your guide can help you barter for goods.

Enjoy a light dinner with local specialty – with your choice of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) or Banh xeo (Vietnamese pancake). End the tour at your hotel.

Tour price

Saigon Half day tour in private:

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
Price in USD/person $43 $34 $26 $19

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

Tour inclusive

  • Private car transfer, hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water
  • Light lunch or dinner with local cuisine

Tour exclusive

Drinks, tips, other meals and personal expenses not mentioned in the program

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