Tour:

Chinatown discovery (half day)

Ho Chi Minh City | 1 day | from $ 53,-
Discover Saigon’s Chinatown. You first visit a church and Saigon's Cao Dai temple. The next stop is the museum of Vietnamese traditional medicine. Highlight is a visit to Binh Tay market, the central market of Cholon. Your Chinatown discovery ends with an exciting 1 h. cyclo tour through Cholon, including the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda.
Discover Cholon, Saigon’s former Chinatown. Visit Cha Tam Church, which has a connection to the fate of the former South Vietnam's president Ngo Dinh Diem and then visit the Cao Dai church, the seat of the Cao Dai sect sangha in Ho Chi Minh City.
Your next stop is the museum of Vietnamese traditional medicine (FITO), the only museum of its kind in Vietnam. The FITO has more than 3,000 items including traditional tools and medicine books as well as miniatures of typical northern and southern medicine houses on display. The museum building and its interior reflect the skilfulness of local artisans.
Continue to visit the Binh Tay market, the central market of Cholon. Here goods are traded daily,  coming from all directions of Southern Vietnam. It's fascinating to see the organized chaos. Your Chinatown discovery ends with an exciting one-hour cyclo tour through Cholon, including a visit to Thien Hau Pagoda and a stop at a local medicine vendor to learn more about the traditional way of healing.


Price (2 people)
$ 67,- p.p.
Price (3-5 people)
$ 53,- p.p.
Departure
daily from Saigon hotels
Transfer from/to hotel
yes
Included
  • A/C private transport
  • entrance fees
  • cyclo tour
  • local English speaking guide
  • surcharge Lunar New Year (Tet)
Meals included
no
Duration
08:00 am – 13:00 pm