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Ho Chi Minh City Day Tour: Cyclo Discovery (half day) Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Vietnam

Why walk when you can recline and relax on your very own cyclo three-wheeled bike tour? Focus all of your attention on the spectacular highlights of Ho Chi Minh City, known as Saigon to some, with the wind in your hair and a camera in your hands. Don't miss out on these once-in-a-lifetime sites of Vietnam culture, scenery, thriving markets, the War Museum, and all the ornate architecture of palaces, temples, historical buildings, and monuments. Don't worry, it's not all sitting, you get to stretch your legs when venturing inside and around these beauts.


Transport  

Cyclo/bike taxi


Highlights  

Relaxing cyclo tour with informative guide. Reunification Palace. Notre Dame Cathedral. Central Post Office. Opera House. Peaceful Thich Quang Duc Memorial. War Remnants Museum.


Group Leader  

Professional English-speaking local guide


What's Included  

English speaking guide. Cyclo and driver. Cyclo pick-up from District 1 hotel. Two bottles of water. Banh Mi (Vietnamese Baguette)


Group Size Notes  

Max 25, no minimum


Finishing Point Instructions  

Drop-off point:
You will be dropped off at the War Museum or your hotel.


Emergency Contact  

Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) and then our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible.

Emergency Contact
G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand
From outside Thailand: +66 92 338 9222
From within Thailand: 092 338 9222

G Adventures Local Representative (Vietnam)
Ms. Alice
Emergency number: +84 90 430 5130

If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below which will connect you directly with our Sales team who will happily assist you. Hours of operation by region can be found here.

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Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000
Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000
Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618
Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307
Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999


Optional Activities  

No optional activities


Meals Included  

No meals included


Packing List  

Health & Safety:
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Face masks (Clients will be only be required to wear a face mask where it is mandated by local regulations.)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Quick Covid Test/Antigen Test


Joining Instructions  

Meeting point:
8:00am - cyclos will pick up at hotels located in District 1.


Tipping  

Tipping is not compulsory but cyclo drivers expected tip in Saigon for this particular service, recommended 3 USD/Person.


Minimum Age  

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.


International Flights  

Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting Point: 8:00am District 1 hotel pick-up

Finish Point: War Museum or hotel

Itinerary:
Sit down, lean back and enjoy the wind in your hair on your very own cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City's stunning scenery, culture, and history! The first stop is Reunification Palace, the White House of Saigon, where you can capture pictures of the architecture while your guide tells of its history and significance. Next, ride to the Notre Dame Cathedral and admire the stunning French Colonial architecture, twin steeples, and stained glass. Head to Saigon's gigantic, bright yellow Central Post Office with domed ceilings and intricate arches. Be sure to grab a local postcard from one of the vendors and send it to your penpal. Cruise past the Hotel Continental Complex, which housed Newsweek and Time Magazine journalists during the Vietnam War. Snap photos of the intricate architecture at the famous Opera House (hopefully you can catch a show while in the city). Learn the history of the castle-like City Hall during a brief stop, then it's time to enjoy the local side of the city with a 30 minute ride down the beautiful Nquyen Hue Street along the Saigon River. After exploring the bustling Ben Thanh market, pass by ornate temples and spend some time at the peaceful Thich Quang Duc Memorial for the Buddhist monk who committed self-immolation on the busy streets in protest of the Vietnam War. Opt to visit the War Remnants Museum for a $2 entry fee to study exhibits about the first Indochina War with the French colonist and see the juxtaposition of how the Vietnam War is represented from the local perspective. This is where you say goodbye to your cyclo driver, unless you prefer to pass on the museum for a ride back to your hotel.

Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.

Details

Prices from: €38.00

Duration: 1 Days

Physical Grading: 1 - Easy

Travel Style: Classic

Trip Type: Day Tours



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