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Experience the city night life and culture on vintage US military jeep with an in-depth knowledge Saigon insider. Explore the non-touristic and lesser known areas and learn the local culture, history lessons while zooming through historic colonial sites of the city. You will cover all major districts within these 4 hour jeep tour.

4 hours, from US$125pp

Operated in Small Group

Private tour available on request

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Overview

This amazing journey on private vintage US military jeep will help you dig deeper and see more than you have ever thought it’s possible in 4 hours. With an experienced driver and a true local Saigonese, daily life stories and history lessons will be told while your vehicle zooming through famous colonial sites in district 1,3. Visit the China town of Saigon in district 5, once used to be a big spot for traders from all over Asia, outdoor visit the biggest wholesale market “Binh Tay”. Immerse in the night culture of the most populated district 4. Then drive to the other side of Saigon river via Thu Thiem tunnel, spare a moment to enjoy an icy cold Saigon beer before driving back to the hotel.

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Highlights

  • Presidential Palace, used to be called the White House of South Vietnam before April 30th 1975
  • Notre Dame Saigon, built from 1877 to 1880 by the French at the best location of Saigon and all construction materials were transported from Marseille, France
  • Saigon Post Office, designed by Gustav Eiffel and built in 1886-1891 with names of scientists and invetors written on wall
  • Saigon Opera House, opened since January 1st 1990 locating in the heart of Saigon, district 1
  • The Old French Headquarter, a dream place for living as the old saying of Saigonese “Eat in district 5, Live in district 3, Entertain in district 1”
  • China Town, the second largest China town in Asia with more than 1M Chinese living around, speaking different dialects as Hakkan, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Thu Duc City, formerly known as Thu Duc district, defines a new luxury living style of Saigonese where you can have the best view to district 1 at night

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Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel at 18:00 then start the night adventure on an open roof vintage military jeep. First, you will stop by the former Presidential Palace of South Vietnam, be explained about the histoy of Vietnam and the life of Vietnamese after the war. Walking through the April-30th park, leading to the colonial Notre Dame Saigon built by the French from 1877 to 1880, then you will visit the Central Post Office designed by Gustav Eiffel. Back on your Jeep, drive through the main street Dong Khoi, passing the 1880 Continental Hotel and the Opera House. Experience the “Five o’Clock Follies” on the top of Rex Hotel and have a drink if you wish on your account before continue to the old French headquarter.

Next, your night tour will continue with drive through the old French headquater in district 3, a symbolic district for Saigon living style. Thu Duc city, used to be Thu Duc district of Ho Chi Minh city, including district 2 and district Thu Duc. Drive over the Bason bridge where the whole stunning view of the night life started showing off and the waterway life is also a surprise. Tonight, you will have a chance to view the city from the other side of Saigon river, enjoy the breeze, listen to the busy life on the street and enjoy your icy cold drink in hand.

China Town will be the final district for this night tour on vintage Jeep, which showcases the daily life of the Chinese speaking different dialects as Mandarin, Hakka, Cantonese.. in the second largest China town in Southeast Asia. Visit the Binh Tay market from afar then driving through small streets with its unique sale as herbs, scissors, knives… then drive back to the hotel. End of the program.

USEFUL EXTRA INFORMATION
– During this trip, there are plenty of places with food and drinks. You can request to stop and try some at your wish, we are very flexible during the tour.
– This tour is highly recommended and handcrafted by our local destination specialists. But still can be fully customized to your preferred dates, time frame, hotels and cruise ships’ location, travel interests and expectations.
– Tips and gratuities for driver and tourguide not included in the price.

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