Ho Chi Minh Half day tour

  • Duration: Half day
Get a locals perspective on the history and culture of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. The largest city in Vietnam isn’t the capital, however much of Vietnam’s history has unravelled here, in this Metropolis. This tour will focus on Colonial times as well as pre-post American war, but don’t let that stop you from asking our local guides about anything you’d like. This is your candid trip around HCMC.


  • Visit Independence palace
  • Visit Notre dame cathedal central post office
  • Visit War remnants museum


8:15am, we will pick you up from your hotel and take the morning to visit the Independence Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the hostoric Central Post Office, and the War Remnants Museum. The Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace.

The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, the museum has a vast display of photos and stories from the horrific American War.

The morning will finish with lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.

What's Included


  • English speaking tour guide
  • Pick up & drop off at hotel
  • Car transfer
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch at local restaurant, Vietnamese food will be served


  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping/ Gratuities (optional)


  • Pick up from 8:15am
  • Tour ends: 12:00 noon

Useful info

What to bring: small money, camera, sunscreen/hat/umbrella