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<p>We are going to Saigon 12/10 and have booked city tour with a tour company and they suggested Reunification Palace, Notre Dame, Old Post Office, War Remants Museum and Ben Thank Market.&nbsp; This is not cut in stone.&nbsp; Should we cancel some or add some?&nbsp; For the next day what should we see?&nbsp; I enjoy the native areas and food.&nbsp; We will also see Can Tho/Chau Doc on a private tour.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Your city tour looks good and it will take a full day to see all the places mentioned.    I don't think you need decide on itinerary specifics as you are not leaving for some time.  Continue doing research and just work with the local guide that morning to set priorities.    A nice day out from HCM city is a visit to the Chu Chi Tunnels along with the Cao Dai Temple.   The Cao Dai is a very interesting religion and your guide will probably time it so you are there during a service.   You can observe the service from the balcony and visitors stay about 20 minutes.     A nice evening activity (starts about 5pm) is a Foodie Tour.  I did one with XO Tours ( and it was a great way to see parts of HCM city off the tourist track, as well as enjoying a progressive dinner along the way.  

Saigon is an exciting city to visit. I enjoyed a thrilling, early evening ride through the city on the back of a motorcycle piloted by an experienced native. These tours are offered by many Saigon city agencies. You may be able to book through your hotel. I highly recommend this activity. You may be interested in photos in my Flickr album that I took on my Vietnam tour. Photos of Saigon are numbered 424 - 508 and begin on page 6. Following that, photos 509 - 541 on page 8 show the Mekong Delta. These photos may give you a preview or offer suggestions for stops and visits. Here is the link for the Vietnam album:  Photos numbered 336 - 386 starting on page 5 in my "Southeast Asia" Flickr album shows additional photos of Saigon (including the Cu Chi Tunnels). Then, photos in that album numbered 387 -  419 on page 6 show Can Tho and Chau Doc. Here is the link for the Southeast Asia album:  This part of the world is fascinating, exotic, and picturesque. I think you will have a terrific experience during your visit. 

A visit to the Cu Chi tunnels is a must. Highly recommend. You can purchase on

Cu Chi for sure...Can Tho & the floating market (stay at the resort hotel instead of overnight on boat).....If in Hoi An, the cooking class is without equal anywhere in the world...If can go north SAPA is very, very special...