- Accident insurance
- Personal English speaking guide
- Free pick up and drop off at your hotel
- No extra fee for group or private tour
- Helmet, rain ponchos (if needed)
- Water and wet tissues
- Fun and mind-blowing experience
8:30 AM - Your personal tour guide picks you up at your hotel or specified location. You are briefed about what to expect while sightseeing and safety instructions before your departure.
9:00 AM - we start the tour at Nguyen Thien Thuat backstreet – The Lively Saigon. You will pass through one of the typical streets of the city with constructions dating back to the 1960’s. Along the street are many Vietnamese guitar makers’ stores. Some of them are really of high qualities. There are also many interesting eateries. Mass residential apartment buildings are on the back street. Walking around here gives you an idea about how lively Saigon is. Street Photography is highly recommended. The walk starts from Nguyen Thien Thuat street and ends at Ban Co market. You are invited to try Vietnamese beautiful “chè” (desserts made of beans and sticky rice and coconut milk…).
10:00 AM - Keep on to District 10 and 5 to stroll through more typical residential apartment buildings. Again, you will witness Saigon unique lifestyles on the streets with shops, street food stands and rickshaws passing by.
11:30 AM - Walk along Hai Thuong Lang Ong & Trieu Quang Phuc streets - the traditional medicine streets in China Town. This is an area concentrated with traditional clinics and medicine herb stores. Walking along the streets, you can smell the herbs and watch the shop owners do their business. Visit Thien Hau Temple (a temple where Chinese people worship Heavenly Queen - an important god in their culture.)
12:00 noon - Go to a local restaurant for lunch then come back to hotel around 1:00 pm.