Small Group Ho Chi Minh City Half Day Tour – 12 pax

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
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Half Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people



See the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City in this half day tour of the city. Explore the War Remnants Museum & Independence Palace before visiting the delightful Notre Dame Cathedral and old Post Office.


  • Morning Option
  • Independence Palace
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Central Post Office
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Afternoon Option
  • Cho Lon Market
  • Thien Hau Pagoda
  • Bach Dang Harbour
  • Boat Trip on Saigon River

Half Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Itinerary

Morning Tour

At 8am, you will start your group tour in Saigon by visiting The Independence Palace, also known as the Reunification Palace, built on the site 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.

After this you will head on to see the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral & the historic Central Post Office.

After this we then continue on to see the remarkable War Remnants Museum. This museum has a vast display from all the wars in Vietnam, including between the French & Americans.

At around 12.30pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel or meeting point. 

Afternoon Tour

At 1pm, you will begin your afternoon tour by visiting Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda which is located in China Town.

After this you will now head to Bach Dang Harbour, where you will board a Saigon River boat after collecting your tickets. 

On this exclusive river boat trip along the Saigon river, you will get to see a unique view of the most typical commercial buildings of the city.

Sites to see include the Vinhomes Central Park urban area, the magnificent Landmark 81 tower, the Bitexco Financial Tower and the green & peaceful District 2.

A lot of stunning city scenery awaits.

Saigon River by water bus brings you a more accurate view of the land once called Paris of Indochina or the Pearl of the Far East.

At around 6pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel or meeting point. 

Please advise on booking which tour you prefer, morning or afternoon?

Or for a full day, click here at Full Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Important information

  • Morning option: 7.30am – 8am  (the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).

  • Afternoon option: 12.30pm – 1pm  (the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).
  • Pick up and transfer only from centrally located hotel/accommodation in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City only. If your hotel is located outside D1, we will notify you of the pick up point on booking. You will need to make your way to this point in plenty of time before the tour. We are not responsible for your lateness.

  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat and the tour inclusions. Please advise the supplier if you have from 1 infant at time of booking.

  • Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expected.
  • Adult prices - 100% - 11 years + 
  • Child Prices - 75% - 3 - 10 years
  • Two adults can accompany a maximum of 2 children under 11 years old, the third child is charged 100% of the ticket price.

  • Airconditioned bus
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water
  • Water bus ticket (afternoon option only)
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and Drink
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (Firing guns, telephone calls etc)
  • Other services not mentioned above

3 - 5 Hours


Tour's Location

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
from $21,00



Member Since 2023

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