Cho Lon China Town and Saigon Tour


Cho Lon China Town and Saigon Tour
Cho Lon China Town and Saigon Tour (Full day)

Tour Plan:
Our local guide unveil the highlights of Saigon, one of Vietnam’s most vibrant cities. This full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City starts with a 40-minute cyclo ride to the Ho Thi Ky alleys for a walk to the flower market.
In the morning: After pickup from your hotel in Saigon, we kick start our exciting day with a short cyclo ride (40 minutes) at rush hour to Ho Thi Ky alleys with a short break for photos at the site of, ‘the most powerful photo of all time’ where a Buddhist monk set himself a fire in 1963 to oppose the then regime’s depressing on Buddhism
Upon arrival at Ho Thi Ky alleys, we will enjoy a short walk (30 minutes) in the alleys and visit Saigon’s largest wholesaled flower market which has been here for almost a century
Drive to Cho Lon (known as Chinatown) and stroll through the backstreets market of Tan Thanh where jungles of motor-parts are provided for some 6 million motorbikes in Saigon. Interestingly, hundreds of U.S ammunition boxes found their way to this market after the Vietnam War and are now being reused as toolboxes
We go on to visit Binh Tay Market and the colorful Thien Hau Pagoda in the same area - Lunch: at Pho Hoa - the best ever Vietnamese rice-noodle soup with beef .
In the afternoon: we will visit the sobering War Remnants Museum, the former Presidential Palace (also known as Unification Hall) and the historic French-built landmarks i.e.
Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, the Opera House, and Hotel de Ville

Activity Location
Cho Lon China Town
Cho Lon and Down town of Saigon

Meeting/Redemption Point
Hotel Pickup
Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights
Take a 40-minute cyclo ride to Ho Thi Ky
Drive to Cho Lon for a visit to Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda
Tour the War Remnants Museum and see French colonial landmarks
Enjoy pho for lunch at a local restaurant

Inclusions
Transport by modern air-conditioned minivan
40-minutes cyclo ride
Lunch at local restaurant ( Pho noodle soup)
English speaking guide
Bottled water
Admission fees
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Ho Chi Minh hotel

Exclusions
Soft-drinks, beer or any other incidental expenses are not mentioned in the above.
Tipping for tour guide and driver

Know Before You Book
Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Ho Chi Minh City hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.