This tour is a combination of discovering modern city Saigon and learning about the history of Vietnam. Discover the city highlights of Saigon and then go beneath the ground, and explore 200 km of tunnels!
Start the tour from the Post Office in colonial-style and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Go on to visit Thien Hau pagoda and a specific section that does not exist in any other city of Vietnam - a bustling China Town, where every board is in two languages: Chinese and Vietnamese. In the center of this exciting area is a grandiose market, Cho Lon, also known as "The Big Market." A lot of the Chinese people living in this quarter have obtained great trading success with their know-how, wisdom and dynamic work ethic.
After lunch in Saigon, head northwest to Cu Chi Tunnel, one of the very few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerrillas during the conflicts, are beneath the ground in Cu Chi. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was a base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the War was. Return to Saigon in late afternoon.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Thien Hau Pagoda
Cho Lon, "The Big Market"
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Start your tour with the colonial times in Vietnam with visits to the Post Office and the magnificent Notre Dame. Learn more about these national treasures as your guide gives you insight into its rich history.
Continue to the Thien Hau pagoda, a Chinese style temple as you continue into the largest Chinatown in the world. Visit the busy market of Cho Lon and see the Chinese community living their daily lives within Vietnam.
Cu Chi Tunnel
After taking lunch in Ho Chi Minh City, head toward the 200 km long Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the history of the Vietnam war during the time of conflict. It was used to provide war necessities and was also used as quarters for 10,000 troops.
(Lunch is not included in the tour fare)
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Tour takes approximately 8 to 9 hours. Please note that the time and duration of the tour, and also the order of the sites to be visited is subject to change due to local traffic and weather conditions.
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