Half-day Shore Excursion in Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Shopping, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Vietnamese (fluent), English (fluent)

Fun trip around the city attractions!

Have your camera ready, and you will be able to get pics at all symbolic destinations of the City:
- Saigon City Hall
- The Central Post Office
- The Notre Dame Cathedral
- Saigon Opera House
- Reunification Palace (the Independence Palace), which witnessed the 1975 Fall of Saigon that marked the end of Vietnam War
- Ben Thanh Market

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your ship, or where previously agreed.

In high season, please verify my availability by ms before booking. If you arrive in ports outside HCM City (e. g. Phu My), please ms me for adding an additional fee of transport (60-90usd); OR I can provide pick-up service by private driver without any additional charge, and we'll meet to start the tour after you arrive in HCMC.


- Pick up at cruise terminal to visit classic city landmarks including Saigon City Hall, the Central Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace (the Independence Palace), which witnessed the 1975 Fall of Saigon that marked the end of Vietnam War.

- Free drinks at a nice coffee shop

- Visit Ben Thanh Market, meal on own at a nice local restaurant (recommended upon request)

- End of tour. You will be dropped where previously agreed

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise terminal or where previously agreed.

End location: Cruise terminal or where previously agreed.

Duration: 5 hours


Rental van with private driver.

What’s Included

- My time and service as your private guide
- Private Transportation with driver
- Admission fees
- A free drink/ pax at coffee shop
- Water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000000 VND - (nearly 50USD) For buying souvenirs or extra foods or drinks

What’s Extra

Any personal purchase or expenses.


As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.

A Recent Review of this tour

Very enjoyable time in the city. Visited everywhere and anywhere we wished. Relaxed and very helpful. Very impressed with her local knowledge and history of the area. Well worth having an individual guide who was more than willing to be flexible. She is a credit to her country and Tours By Locals. Mike and Beverley
Michael Davis

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