Our tour guide will pick you up directly from the hotel (or at meeting point if you travel to Ho Chi Minh from cruise ship). Sightseeing tour to visit most famous landmarks in Sai Gon city such as: the Opera House, the City Hall, the Centre Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral; short walk to Reunification Palace (just visiting outside of the palace), turtle pond and Le Cong Kieu road with ancient items.
A short nice driving along to Saigon river and Bach Dang pier, you can see a new city in District 2, drive through Thu Thiem tunnel, drive pass by Binh Thanh district.
We will stop at popular temple relate to Saigon city history from the past, short walking to one of popular wet market where your informative tour guide will show a different part of the city how it looks, enjoy some local snacks and drinks before driving to the well-known boutique restaurant for Vietnamese delicious lunch. Special dishes from the Center of Vietnam or from the South that were recommend must-eat dishes while you are in Vietnam
• Mi Quang (Part soup, part salad, it's rich with river shrimp, boiled quails eggs, chicken broth and rice noodles, freshened up with vegetables)
• Banh nam (Flat Steamed Rice Dumpling)
• Com ga Hoi An (Popular Vietnamese chicken rice)
• And more …
(*) Dishes are served depending on the restaurant you choose.
After lunch, we will visit the Thich Quang Duc memorial park, Ho Thi Ky wholesale flower market before heading down for a diverse China Town area, while driving on East West Roadway you can see Saigon poorest area, Saigon floating area, and Saigon canal system!
You will be sure to figure out how appealing this city is and that Sai Gon still remains its charming traditions combine with modern beauties during this 5 hours tour. Saigon blast from the past!