You just moved to HCMC and you want to discover the city? You travel to Vietnam for a short period of time and would like to see in few hours what Saigon has to offer? You’re living here and you’re about to receive visits from family or friends and you would like to avoid Cathedral/Ben Thanh market hordes of tourists?
Ubiquest has thought of everything offering you the opportunity to discover or rediscover the city from a different perspective!
2CV EVENING STREET FOOD TOUR
Take your place in an authentic 2CV, a legendary vintage Citroën French car which large sunroof provides a new angle to observe the city. Comfortably seated, you will first take part of the bustled traffic to reach District 4 for the first stop. Here you will stroll in Xóm Chiếu Street and experience local specialties while drinking a “nuoc mia”: a delicious fresh sugar cane juice. Take the car again to continue with the ride towards District 1, driving through crowded streets. After coming to a stop into several street food stands, you driver will take you to see major landmarks of the city (The Opera, cathedral…) before bring you back to your hotel/home.
There are several advantages to do this tour. It is the opportunity to visit Saigon with an excellent English speaking guide with whom you will be able to discuss about the city, Vietnam, local life and culture, and who will be happy to answer all of your questions. All the food stands are only frequented by Vietnamese people; that ensures you will taste real good products away from tourist traps. It’s an unusual and surprising way to experience a concentrate of the city, by getting off the beaten tracks.
Prices: 1.400.000 VND/adult & 1.000.000 VND/child
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Halfway between a life-sized investigation, an original city-tour and a treasure hunt. Urban Tales invites the travelers to solve cases of murder in historic parts of Saigon.
You’re in Cholon, Saigon’s Chinatown. The circuit begins in Dr Lam’s apartment, where he was found dead the day before. You’re in charge to help the police, collecting evidences to find the murderer.
On the basis of clues gathered on the crime scene, you will investigate, recover testimonies, and, one thing led to another, trace the trail of the murderer. To do this, you will have to visit herbal medicine shops, streets and temples that make Cholon unique.
This criminal investigation is a perfect blend of herbalist tradition, mafia stories, mythology, architecture and history that makes you see Cholon from a different angle. You will discover an million of details that you would not otherwise have seen.
Prices: 990.000 VND / adult & 750.000 VND / child
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