Ho Chi Minh city tour Full Day

Ho Chi Minh city, commonly known as Saigon, is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It's also known for its French colonial architecture, including Notre-Dame Basilica, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the neoclassical Saigon Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Ben Thanh Market.
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
Duration: 1 Day
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From 7:45 am to 8:00 am, our tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotel.

We will start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975.

After visiting Reunification Palace, we will keep going to visit some famous French colonial structures in Ho Chi Minh city such as the Notre Dame cathedral, the Old Central Post Office.

In a quiet corner of bustling downtown Ho Chi Minh City stands Notre Dame Cathedral, the one remaining stronghold of Catholicism in the largely Buddhist Vietnam. Built in the late 1880s by French colonists, it was formerly called Saigon Church. The name Notre Dame was given after the installation of the statue ‘Peaceful Notre Dame’ in 1959. In 1962, the Vatican conferred the Cathedral status as a basilica and gave it the official name of Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica.

Located right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City the Central Post Office is one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. It was built around 1886 – 1891, based on the design of Gustave Eiffel – a famous French architect and has become a significant symbol of the city, just like its opposite neighbor Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral. It has long been the busiest post office of the country. 

About 1:00 pm, we will have lunch at a local restaurant and have a short rest before upcoming trip. 

In the afternoon, we will visit Chinatown and some famous buddhist pagodas in city such as: Thien Hau, Quan Am.

After that, we will also visit Jade Emperor Pagoda – a Taoist pagoda, in honour of the supreme Taoist god – Jade Emperor or King of Heaven.

The War Remnants Museum is the next place we will visit or as known as "The House for Displaying War Crimes of American Imperialism and the Puppet Government”, focuses on exhibiting the relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War. Since then, it has undergone many changes and renovations due to the process of normalization of relation between Vietnam and the United States, such as the change to its current name in 1993.

Before we end the city tour, we will visit Ben Thanh market for doing shopping. 

By 5:30 pm, we will drop you off at your hotel in city.

Service Inclusions

  •       Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  •       Private transfer and transportation with a bottle of water for each person
  •       Lunch
  •       All entrance fees & permits during guided tours
  •       English speaking guide
  •       No extra charge after confirmation
  •       24/7 hotline support guaranteed

 

Service Exclusions

  •       International flights & departure taxes
  •       Domestic flights & departure taxes
  •       Beverages
  •       Entrance fees to some spots not mentioned above
  •       Travel insurance
  •       Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  •       Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$25 & 02 passport photos per person)
  •       Others not mentioned above