Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown - Half Day Private Tour

Exploring Cho Lon area, Vietnam’s largest Chinatown of great historical and cultural importance, with roots dating back to 1778.

Experience Code : 10028



  • Duration: 0.5 Day(s)
  • No Cancellation
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  • Fixed Date Ticket
  • English
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up

Fayfay Private Tour is an exclusive service for only you and your beloved ones with the undivided attention of your personal guide, offering a flexible itinerary. No more waiting for pick up and drop off - save time and see more!

  • Dive into the crowded market and try bargaining with local merchants
  • Learn more about Vietnamese traditional medicines and its history
  • Immerse yourself in local life in the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest in Vietnam
  • Dive into the crowded market and try bargaining with local merchants at Binh Tay market
  • Visit the Thien Hau Pagoda, which is dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess
  • English speaking guide is available to accompany you

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Moomoo
07/10/2018

First time I speak to Vietnamese in Cantonese. Funny but understandable. District 5 is crowded and a lot of Chinese here.

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Highlights

Spending the afternoon exploring Cho Lon area will give you great insight into the city and the alfresco lifestyle that the locals enjoy. Visit FITO Vietnamese traditional medicine museum with displays of nearly 3,000 items dating back to the Stone Age and learn the medicines making methods of the orient.

In deference to the Chinese heritage, visit Thien Hau Pagoda, built by the ethnic Chinese of Saigon and dedicated to Mazu, the Goddess of the Sea. Conclude the tour with a visit to Binh Tay Market and see all sorts of goods on sale, from dragon artwork, masks and pet fish to sacks of rice, fabric and cooking utensils.

Thien Hau Pagoda is one of the fine architecture examples in the city reflecting Chinese influenceThien Hau Pagoda is one of the fine architecture examples in the city reflecting Chinese influence
Thien Hau Pagoda attracts a mix of worshippers and visitors on a daily basisThien Hau Pagoda attracts a mix of worshippers and visitors on a daily basis
Binh Tay Market was constructed by the French in the 1880s. Located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest Chinatown district, it features over 500 stallsBinh Tay Market was constructed by the French in the 1880s. Located in the centre of Vietnam’s largest Chinatown district, it features over 500 stalls
Binh Tay Market offers local produce such as vegetables, fruit, meat and seafoodBinh Tay Market offers local produce such as vegetables, fruit, meat and seafood
There are also cooked food stalls in the market so you can grab a quick bite while you shop and sample unique Vietnamese-Chinese delicaciesThere are also cooked food stalls in the market so you can grab a quick bite while you shop and sample unique Vietnamese-Chinese delicacies
Binh Tay Market also sells an assortment of handicrafts, lacquerware, and textiles, perfect if you’re looking for some souvenirsBinh Tay Market also sells an assortment of handicrafts, lacquerware, and textiles, perfect if you’re looking for some souvenirs
FITO Museum is devoted to traditional Vietnamese medicine & pharmacy, with nearly 3,000 items on display, dating back to the Stone AgeFITO Museum is devoted to traditional Vietnamese medicine & pharmacy, with nearly 3,000 items on display, dating back to the Stone Age
In FITO, you will find instruments used to prepare a traditional medicine and objects commonly found in a traditional pharmacy.In FITO, you will find instruments used to prepare a traditional medicine and objects commonly found in a traditional pharmacy.

Experience Info

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2) Schedule

Morning Session:

  • 8:00 AM: Pick up and Departure
  • 12:00 PM: End of Tour

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Afternoon Session:

  • 1:00 PM: Pick up and Departure
  • 5:00 PM: End of Tour

3) Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop off
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water (2 bottles/pax)
  • Tissues

4) Exclusion

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion

5) Children's pricing policy

  • Infant under 5 years old - free of charge
  • Children are from 5 - 10 years old

You may be asked to show certificate of birth or equivalent certificate to verify the age of your children by tour guide.

How To Use

1) How to get to meeting point/pick up

  • Pick up time: 8:00 AM (Morning session) / 1:00 PM (Afternoon session)
  • Please wait at the hotel lobby and inform the receptionist/concierge of pick up
  • Remember to indicate your pick up location (hotel name and address) and drop off point during booking

2) How to redeem the e-voucher

  • Show the tour guide your E-voucher or printed voucher

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation or refund.

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