Ho Chi Minh - Past to Present (Pick-up & Drop Off from Phu My Port)

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Comprehensive experience of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) from a colonial to a vibrant city today

Where did the name Saigon come from? Why French used to call it the Pearl of Orient? You will have the answer after this one day tour.
This story telling tour also tell you a little bit about Vietnam if you came here the first time. We will start the tour from Museum of History where I tell you briefly about Vietnam from the stone-age to 20th century then we will be passing the Reunification Hall (former Independence Palace), the Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House before we stop for Vietnamese lunch. A short break at souvenirs after lunch before we visit Jade Temple - one of unique, if not only, temple in Vietnam. we then stop for a pleasant drink before heading back to hotel. Your tour fished at about 6:00 pm if your hotel is in town. If you stay in cruise-ship, you will come back to the cruise port at approximately 7:30-8:30pm


06:30 pick-up at Phu My Port. It will take us 1h30 drive to Saigon
08:00 Visit Museum of History
09:00 City tour (pass by & photo stop): Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, Opera House, City Hall
11:30 Lunch at Vietnamese restaurant
13:00 Ben Thanh Market (sightseeing and souvenir)
15:00 Jade Pagoda
16:00 Stop for special drink (coconut juice/sugarcane)
17:00 Set off to return to Phu My Port
19:00 Drop off at your cruiseship

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Free pick-up and drop off from Phu My Port Front Gate

End location: Phu My Port Front Gate

Duration: 10 hours

Tour last approximately 10 hours - 12 hours including driving time

What’s Included

Price includes private transportation, personal guide fee

What’s Extra

Toll fee, entrance ticket, parking fee, water which cost approximately $50/group (up to 4)

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