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Tour  > Vietnam Tour  >  Vietnam Excursion /Vietnam Day trip  > Saigon day trip


 

FULL DAY TOURS FROM SAIGON
 



Saigon City Tour
Tourcode: SGNFCT

Visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office and the former Presidential Palace. Continue to visit the War Museum.
Lunch at local restaurant.  Explore Chinatown (Cholon) with a visit of Thien Hau Pagoda. Finally, a stop at Ben Thanh (central) market.
The city tour further includes a one-hour cyclo ride.

Fast Facts:
Tour departure:Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08:30 – 17:00 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel includedYES
1 Lunch included
Private tour
 

 

TAY NINH & CU CHI TUNNELS
Tourcode: SGNCTN

Visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during Vietnam war.
Proceed to Tay Ninh, centre of the Cao-Dai religion founded in 1926, a combination of Buddhism,
Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. You will have the opportunity to watch the worshippers in their white long tunics during noon mass.


Fast facts:
Tour departure:Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08.00 - 16:30 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel included
1 Lunch included
Private tour

 


CU CHI TUNNELS & SAIGON CITY TOUR
Tourcode: SGNCCT

Visit to Cu Chi Tunnels (70km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City), an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war.
Lunch. Afternoon city tour: Thien Hau pagoda, former Presidential Palace, War Museum and lacquer ware workshop.


Fast facts:
Tour departure:Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08:00 – 17:00 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel included
1 Lunch included
Private tour

 



SAIGON ALONG THE RIVERSIDE
Tourcode: SGNFSR

AM:  0800 Pick up at hotel and drive to Bach Dang pier to take a local ferry boat across Saigon river. The other side of Saigon river is not modernized as in downtown. It is something like in the countryside. There we will visit the local market and observe local life. Take a "Daihatsu", local means of transportation (without air condition) to drive along the "village" road, passing the untouched land (about 10km drive), stop en route to visit Dong Hung, one of the oldest pagodas there (about 70 years old). We will also take a walk along the riverside, which is a great  chance to get in touch with local people and their way of living. Back to the ferry boat to cross Saigon river to come back to the modernized area.
PM: Cyclo ride passing colonial villas, traditional shops and canals to China town. Lunch at a Chinese speciality restaurant. Then visit Thien Hau Temple. Drive to visit Giac Lam pagoda. Back to hotel.



Fast facts:
Tour departure:Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08:00 – 16:30 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel included
Transfer from/to hotel included
1 Lunch included
Private tour

 


MEKONG DELTA CYCLING DAY TRIP
Tourcode: SGNFCK

Pickup at hotel and drive to the heart of the Mekong delta, famous for its vast rice fields and most beautiful landscapes. Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda en route and stop by the bank of Tien Giang river. Take a boat trip on Mekong River to Phoenix Island where local handicrafts and sweets from coconut are being produced. Enjoy fresh seasonal fruits and traditional live music and songs performance. Take a short ride on a horse carriage to a typical local house to taste some homemade honey-tea. Proceed by small sampan boats through the small canals and side arms of the river to observe the daily life along the river banks with a stop and short leisurely walk at the Turtle Island. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before driving back Ho Chi Minh City.


Fast facts:
Tour departure: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08:00 – 17:00 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel included
1 Lunch included
Private tour

 

MEKONG DETLA  DAY TRIP
Tourcode: SGNFDM


We set off this morning for a drive through the Mekong Delta to Cai Be floating market. Here we will board our private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to BinhHoa Phuoc Island. The islands are totally given to agriculture, especially the growing of tropical fruits, which are shipped to markets in Ho Chi Minh City. Visit Binh Hoa Phuoc Island where one of the fascinating things to be seen are the “monkey bridges”. These are makeshift footbridges built of uneven logs about 30 to 80 cm wide and from 2m to 10m above the canals. For lunch sample the local delicacy, the "Elephant's Ear Fish" on Binh Hoa Phuoc Island before continuing our exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. Following these visits we will once again board our vehicle for the drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Fast facts:
Tour departure: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City hotels
Duration (approximate):08:00 – 17:00 hrs
Transfer from/to hotel included
1 Lunch included
Private tour

Trip includes: Round trip transfer, English speaking guide, boat cruise, entrance fees, fruits and lunch


 

Vungtau Day trip
Trip code: SGNFVT

Vung Tau known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation. It is just 125 km South-East of Ho Chi Minh.
Once this seaside resort was a popular beach destination for French and US service man.  Vungtau is one of the most popular sea-side resorts of Vietnam with golden sandy beaches, transparent warm blue water all the year round. Vung Tau offers a good  relaxation trip on prime beach caressed by the cool breeze from transperent warm blue water.
 
07.30 Pick up from the hotel in Saigon and drive to Vungtau via immense rubber, cashsew nut  plantation and scenic rice fields
10.00 
Arrive Vungtau, visit Niet Ban Tinh Xa, Nirvana Meditation Retreat and Thich Ca Phat Dai, a A Budda Shrine,
11.00 Visit French-built Light House
12.00 Lunch at Local restaurant
13.00 Visit Giant Jesus and have swim at VungTau prime beach
15.00 Drive back to HCM city
18.00 Arrive HCM city and drop off at the hotel
 

Trip includes:
* Drive by private A.C  car/van with driver
* English speaking guide
* 1 lunch
* Entrance fees

 

Saigon Day trip from Cruise ship
Trip code: SGNFCS

Vungtau - Saigon - Vungtau
With a population of approximately 6 million, Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam.  The huge number of people rushing about their daily business gives Saigon a vital and dynamic atmosphere.  Saigon is characterised by a vast variety of sights and sounds, from ancient pagodas, mosques and cathedrals to the former Presidential Palace and the War Museum, from historic Dong Khoi Street (the Rue Catinat from Graham Greene's novel The Quiet American) to the bustling markets of Ben Thanh and Cholon (Chinatown).  Much of the city life takes place on the streets which are lined with stores, shops, stalls and vendors with their wares spread out on the footpath selling everything from soup to sophisticated electronics.  The French influence is evident in the excellent baguettes  and coffee

8.00 am to 17pm
Pick up from the Vungtau (PhuMy) dock and orientation city tour
Drive to Saigon.
Arrival Saigon and Visit  Independant Palace
Enjoy local coffee at one of city popular cafee shop 
Visit  the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, History Museum.
After lunch at Ngon restaurant in town visit a lacquerware factory,
Visit a local market &  Binh Tay Market in the city’s bustling china town, and shopping
15pm drive back to Vungtau
Drop off at your ship by 18pm.

Trip includes:
* Private A.C comfortable van
* English speaking guide
* Vietnamese lunch
* Complimentary bottle water
* Entrance fees

 


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