Small-Group History Tour and Sightseeing to Saigon By Scooter

We take you to some historical points that are a bit off the beaten path in District 3, 10, 5, 6, and 11. Every district has different personalities. District 3 is well-known as the richest area during the American war. We visit a memorial monument, historical buildings, and outdoor local market as well.
We then head to district 10 to see the brilliant colors of the downtown at the wholesale flower market. We not only see the flowers but also walk down small alleys that lead to the food market where you have to try one bowl of "Bun Mam" which is the noodle soup for your breakfast and try fresh fruit juice. Next up, a quick transfer to China town gathering in District 5,6, and 11. You will be blessed at one of the oldest and most fascinating temples in Saigon and see one of the biggest and best markets.
Finally, on the way back to the hotel we will stop by the coffee shop to enjoy local coffee and see a secret underground weapons cellar of the Viet Cong army right in the coffee shop.

per adult from

$39

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Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Breakfast - You will have a breakfast in the wet market
    • Coffee and/or Tea - on the way back the hotel we will drop you at the secret weapon underground cellar and drink coffee inside that place.
    • Hand sanitizer ( wash hand) Rain poncho ( in a raining day) Great pictures captured by my luxury camera. 1 beautiful flower for each person. I am only happy to take the pictures for you during tour.
    • Snacks - We will try 3 different fresh fruits at the local outdoor market.
    • Entry/Admission - The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument
    • Entry/Admission - Ho Thi Ky Flower Market
    • Entry/Admission - Ba Thien Hau Temple
    What's excluded :
    • any your personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Corner of Cach Mang Thang Tam & Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam

    We will stop there for 20 minutes. This is the memorial monument of the Thich Quang Duc monk sacrifice. This event took place on June 11th 1963, when this monk burned himself for changing the behavior of the South first president of his discriminatory policies that favored Catholics and neglected Buddhists for public service roles, military promotions, land allocation, and business arrangements. Here you could burn the incense stick and pray in front of the statue if you like and we will take a great pictures as well with you.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

    2: The oldest building in Saigon
    This is one of the oldest buildings in the city that was built in 1968 when American soldiers used to be here before. It is not an only historical spot but also an attractive place to visit once you get chance come to Saigon

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ho Thi Ky Flower Market, Ho Thi Ky Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

    We will stop there for 45 minutes. This is the stunning and fascinating outdoor market in District 10. First, we are gonna see the biggest wholesale flower market and walk around find the best your favorite flower you like, and we will buy for you as a gift. Second, we will walk through the alleys lead to the local market where you are gonna try different fresh fruits, grill some rice crackers and have a giant bowl of Bun Mam noodle soup that we sure you never have chance to try it before.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ba Thien Hau Temple, 710 Nguyen Trai Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

    We will stop there for 30 minutes. You will be blessed at one of the oldest temple in District 5 of China town. This temple has been exsiting more than 300 years sine 1760. Stunning with the round incense stick attacted with the read paper to hange your name on it as well as learning the unique architecture of this temple as well.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

    5: THE SECRET UNDERGROUND BASEMENT
    Joining us on this experience, we will show you the secret tunnel of Viet Cong where they used to store the weapons and war-stuffs during the war. It is quite pretty much interesting and hard to find it on your own.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, 01 Cong xa Paris Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

    The beautiful iconic Notre Dame Cathedral right in the center of the city. Every brick was brought from French to built this church.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Central Post Office, 125 Hai Ba Trung, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam

    In Saigon, this post office is hugest and most fascinating where you can buy the postcard sent to your relative or friend.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Independence Palace, 106 Nguyen Du District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

    We will stop there for 20 minutes. On the way back the hotel, we would like to let you see quickly some French Architecture buildings heritage left in Saigon. We will tell you about the history and take a beautiful for you as well.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Ho Chi Minh City Opera House, 07 Công Trường Lam Sơn, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Saigon Taste Tours

Activity ID: V-161988P1

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