Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy
Tour Comfort: Budget
Enjoy the authentic Chinese atmosphere and culture that has existed in Saigon for hundreds of years.
Discover District 5, also known as Cholon, Saigon’s former Chinatown. You’ll visit Cha Tam Church, which has a connection to the fate of former South Vietnam’s president Ngo Dinh Diem & observe the Cao Dai church in District 5. You’ll wander through the museum of Vietnamese traditional medicine with its display of more than 3,000 items including traditional tools & medicine books as well as miniature traditional medicine houses. The museum building and its interior reflect the skilfulness of local artisans. You’ll immerse yourself in Binh Tay Market, the daily central market of Cholon where goods from all areas of southern Vietnam are traded. You’ll enjoy a one-hour cyclo tour through Cholon, visiting Thien Hau Pagoda & a local medicine vendor to learn more about traditional healing.