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Saigon: Private City Tour By Motorbike With Student

1. Saigon: Private City Tour By Motorbike With Student

This half-day city tour reveals Saigon's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. Gain more information about Vietnam War through local’s views at must-see attractions of the town: Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Saigon Central Post Office, City Hall, The Opera house, War Remnants Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda and Ben Thanh Market. Why Book With Us : - We are top-rated company ( Saigon Adventure ) - no.1 Tour on Trip Advisor with over 8,600 excellent review. - No Hidden cost. All entrance fee are included We will visit the following places of interest: - Reunification Palace – which was the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam until 30th April, 1975. - War Remnants Museum – where you can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting the second Indochina war. - Cathedral Notre-Dame – Established by French colonists who initially named it the Church of Saigon (French: l’Eglise de Saïgon), the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. Central Post Office – was constructed from 1886 to 1891 and depicts classic elements of Gothic, Renaissance and French colonial design. - Ben Thanh Market – is one of the oldest markets in Ho Chi Minh City. It had appeared before the French invaded Saigon (former name of Ho Chi Minh City), built at the beginning of the 17th century for small traders to exchange their goods on Ben Nghe River’s bank, next to a harbor near Gia Dinh Citadel. - Opera House - Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee - Nguyen Hue Walking Street Highlights: 1. Gain more information about Vietnam War through local’s views at must-see attractions of the town: Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Saigon Central Post Office, City Hall, The Opera house, War Remnants Museum and Ben Thanh Market 2. Admire the French architectures At the end of the tour, our driver will take you back to your hotel.

Ho Chi Minh City: Private City Tour Off the Beaten Track

2. Ho Chi Minh City: Private City Tour Off the Beaten Track

Dive into District 6 (Quân 6), Ho Chi Minh City's alternative side. Step away from the tourist trails and follow your local guide on a private tour full of surprises. Check out Ba Chien Hau pagoda, Binh Tay market, local street art, spot architectural gems, and more. See and learn about the unexpected side of Ho Chi Minh City. Let your guide show you hangout spots and historical spots representative of the area.

Ho Chi Minh: Local Cooking Class & Saigon Daily Life

3. Ho Chi Minh: Local Cooking Class & Saigon Daily Life

"Hidden Gastronomic Gems: A Culinary Adventure through Back Alleys, Wet Markets, and Local Kitchens" Getting away from the crowded central area of Saigon, we will take you to District 6, where you will be surrounded by locals. Here, where you get the chance to walk through tiny back alleys until reach the most popular local wet market to buy food ingredients. By learning the Vietnamese language, you will understand what is the real grocery shopping on a daily basis in Vietnam. The most unique part of the experience is that you will have a chance to get into an authentic local house, which is Auntie Tu's house. She will be your cooking teacher, who will instruct you step-by-step through the Vietnamese cooking methodology. The menu details as below: Standard Menu #1 Poached meat with pepper #2 Fried egg with minced meat #3 Fried red tilapia #4 Sauteed garlic spinach #5 Sour Soup Vegetarian Menu #1 Stewed Vegetables #2 Fried Salted Tofu With Lemongrass #3 Fried Egg With Onion #4 Sauteed Garlic Spinach #5 Vegetarian Sour Soup The itinerary #1 Back Alleys: Captivated by the vibrant sights and sounds of locals going about their daily lives #2 Binh Tien Market: Enthralled by the vibrant colors, exotic produce, and lively exchanges between vendors and customers #3 Cooking Class: Overwhelmed by the small local kitchen and amazed by the secret recipe of Auntie Tu

Ho Chi Minh: Customize Your Own Ho Chi Minh City Tour

4. Ho Chi Minh: Customize Your Own Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is a vibrant and dynamic metropolis in southern Vietnam that is full of energy and excitement. It's a city steeped in history and culture, with ancient temples, French colonial architecture, and poignant reminders of the Vietnam War. But it's also a modern city with world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment options. From bustling markets to quiet temples, Ho Chi Minh City has something for everyone and is sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits. Join this fully customizable tour to explore and discover more of Ho Chi Minh City’s landmark attractions. The best part of this tour is that you are in control of where you go and how long you stay! This customizable tour gives you the freedom to create your own Ho Chi Minh City itinerary according to your preferences and priorities. Not only that, you have a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with a professional English-speaking tour guide at your side to help you learn and understand the history and culture behind each of the places you visit. At checkout, simply indicate the three to six attractions you want to see, with a few additional sites so that our guide has several options to craft the best schedule for you based on geography and diversity. While crafting your itinerary, kindly take note of the distance between locations. If you don’t know where to start, we highly recommend the War Remnants Museum, The Independence/Reunification Palace, the History Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, and the Weapon Bunker to learn about the history of the city. If you’d like a sneak peek into the different cultures and religions of Ho Chi Minh, add the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Thien Hau Temple, and the Thich Quang Duc Monument to your itinerary. Want to glimpse the local shopping scene? You can visit the Ben Thanh Market, the Binh Tay Market, and the Flower Market. Still can’t make up your mind? Not to worry, you can simply ask for help from your expert guide who can help craft your itinerary for you.

Ho Chi Minh City Full Day Small Group Tour

5. Ho Chi Minh City Full Day Small Group Tour

08:00 AM: Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known as the Reunification Palace, which was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence Palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, the museum has a vast display of both the Indochina wars. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Continue the city tour in the afternoon by discovering the city's Western side. Ride to Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda in China Town. Continue to Bach Dang harbor. After checking in the Waterbus tickets and stabilizing your seat, the boat will start to depart. During the trip, you will have a unique view of the most typical commercial buildings of the city, including the Vinhomes Central Park urban area, the magnificent Landmark 81 tower, the Bitexco Financial Tower, and the green, peaceful District 2. A lot of stunning moments are waiting for you. Try to discover the soul of this land - Saigon River by water bus. Maybe you will realize many miracles and a more accurate view of the land once called Paris of Indochina or the Pearl of the Far East. 05:30 PM: Transfer back to your hotel or meeting point. Finish the trip. Please take notes: **The Notre Dame Cathedral has been restored, so customers visit outside.

Discover China Town by Pedicab

6. Discover China Town by Pedicab

The tour will begin with a ride to the Lady Thien Hau Temple. This temple, built to worship Lady Thien Hau (the goddess of the sea), is one of the most interesting and ancient temples in the China Town area. Thien Hau is the Vietnamese transcription of the Chinese name Tianhou ("Empress of Heaven"), an epithet of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, the deified form of Lin Moniang, a medieval Fujianese girl credited with saving one or some of her family members from harm during a typhoon through her spiritual power. After visiting the temple, you will relax on cyclo (pedicab) going around China Town and visiting some local shops, where you can find many traditional Chinese products including medicinal herbs and clothing. China Town is an interesting place to see classical Chinese architecture reminiscent of years gone by with plenty of Chinese restaurants. We then visit Cha Tam Church (or Saint Francis Xavier Parish Church), is the first church for the Catholic parishioners of the local Chinese community in Ho Chi Minh City. Last stop is Binh Tay Market, constructed by the French in the 1880s, is located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest China Town district.

Ho Chi Minh: Authentic Market Cyclo Tour without Tour guide

7. Ho Chi Minh: Authentic Market Cyclo Tour without Tour guide

Markets are the lifeblood of Vietnam. There are thousands of them. Every little village has one, as do the biggest cities. You can buy anything, meat, live seafood, vegetables, fruit or all types, egg, and much more. There are food stalls where you can sit on a small plastic stool and eat. The markets are always bustling, crowded, and exciting. These markets seem to exist in another dimension to the rest of the city. These are must-seen places if you really want to discover culture and life here. Highlights: Pet market, flower market, Motor bike market, Fish market, Wholesale market, …..

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What people are saying about Bình Tây Market

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 34 reviews

Timothy my tour guide was excellent, he gave a full explanation of all the many sites we visited. His English is perfect, like the queens English. He often asked was all ok and the pace of his driving. The tour was exceptional we visited beautiful temples you would not know they were there, we covered a vast area. Safety was paramount throughout the whole day. We had plenty of photo opportunities. I would highly recommend this trip it is one not to be missed and worth the price. Wonderful memories of an amazing trip. I learnt so much of the Vietnamese history and culture.

Our tour guide was Huyen, she was extremely friendly and made us feel very welcome. Once we began our trip, she was very informative and extremely knowledgeable. She gave us lots of recommendations for places to eat and trips to go on/places to see. Would recommend Huyen for this trip.

The personal stories, the look at life how it is really lived and the genuine friendliness of the people we met made this a really different tour. My tour guide, Thien was so enthusiastic and imparted quite different information to the usual facts and figures type

Hieu was an amazing guide. We enjoyed the walking tour through places we surely wouldn’t have wondered on our own. I recommend you take this tour in the beginning of your stay in Saigon.

Very knowledgeable and nice guide that helped me guide and hussle through HCM's Chinatown. Recommend 100%