Ho Chi Minh Cyclos and Markets Small Group Tour

The start in the Cyclos was fun and a good way to get around, the museum a bit confronting (not fun) the rest was fun and laughter, with lots of history thrown in, But for the oldies I think an extra use of Cyclos would have been appropriate, management have a think about it. ...Rex M., Australia – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Visit Ho Chi Minh's famous sites and markets like a local, using your own two feet and from the seat of a cyclo! Relive the American War at the War Remnants Museum. Marvel at the graceful Reunification Palace, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Practice bargaining skills at Ben Thanh market for a unique Vietnamese experience.


  • Admire the colonial architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office

  • View historic buildings such as the Reunification Palace, the Opera House, City Hall and Continental Hotel

  • Ride a cyclo and explore the streets of Ho Chi Minh City

  • Visit Ben Thanh and Tan Dinh Markets and other nearby neighborhoods


Tours around Ho Chi Minh
Departs From:
Ho Chi Minh
Meeting Point:
Entrance of Central Post Office
5 hours
daily at 8:00 AM
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We'll start our tour with two of the city's finest examples of colonial architecure: the General Post Office, an icon of Saigon, and Notre Dame Cathedral, built by the French. We will go past the Reunification Palace (previously known as the Presidential Palace), where the president of South Vietnam lived and worked until the Fall of Saigon. Outside the palace, your guide will tell you about these events and give you time to take photos.

Next we head to the War Remnants Museum, where you can see old military equipment and other memorabilia during the Vietnam War. You can also visit the larger exhibits, including an F5A fighter and a UH1-Huey helicopter.

From the Museum, we'll get on a traditional three wheeled cyclo for a ride around Ho Chi Minh. Our driver uses pedal power to take us around, allowing us to take in the sights, sounds and smells of the city without the barrier of a car window or the sound of a noisy engine! We'll head to Hai Ba Trung, just past the pink church to Tan Dinh Market for a real Vietnamese experience. This genuine Saigon wet market is where locals come to do their daily shopping and chat with their neighbors. We'll also ride toward Tao Dan Park, before hopping off the cyclos and taking a short walk to Ben Tranh Market. This iconic market with its famous clock tower is where the tour ends. You can continue exploring Ben Thanh market or you can get tips from your guide about further exploration in nearby areas or your trip back to your hotel.


  • English speaking guide

  • Transport and entrance fees as indicated


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this (and for your own comfort as well), we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means that your clothing must cover your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.

  • Tour takes approximately 4 to 5 hours.

  • Tour ends at Ben Tranh Market.

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  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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