Ho Chi Minh City formerly known as Saigon is one of the most important commercial and tourist centers in Vietnam. Saigon was once praised as the “Pearl of the Far East”. The Downtown (district 1) of Saigon still remains some colonial architectures which are must-see whenever you arrive this city. Take a walking tour with us, then give you a chance to immerse yourself in the combination between western buildings and eastern lifestyle.
Depart: Daily 8:00 AM*
Duration: Half day (4 hours)
*If you’d like to do tour at afternoon, please make reservation 24 hours in advance.
8:00 AM: Picking up and gathering at the meeting place.
The tour will start with a visit to Downtown (District 1) of Saigon.
We will visit People’s Committee Building, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and Saigon Central Post Office, which are beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period.
Then. we will visit one of two destinations below:
Reunification Palace: It is used to be the house and workplace of the President of South Vietnam, also the site of the end of the Vietnam War.
War Remnants Museum: It primarily contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War.
Finally, we will pay a visit to Ben Thanh Market, where you can see almost necessaries of life that locals may need in their daily lives, moreover the local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài and souvenirs.
The tour ends at around 12:00 PM.
Notice: All tour exclude meals, entrance fees
Things to carry with you:
* Sun cream, hat/cap* Bottle of water* A small back-pack
* Reunification Palace: 30.000 VND* War Remnants Museum: 15.000 VND*