DAY TOUR TO VISIT HOCHIMINH CITY
(From 08.30 to 17.00)
At 8.30, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and then we will start a full day tour in Hochiminh City (formerly named Saigon).
We will visit the War Remain Museum. Historically, the War Museum as part of the Vietnam and World Peace museums system was born on Sep 4. Since its 30-year inception, the museum has attracted over 10 million arrivals of domestic and foreign tourists, especially, student delegations from provinces and cities nationwide. The next stop is visiting Independence Palace that is the symbol of the Vietnamese’s Victory against the French colonial occupation. We will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Neo-Romanesque in form, Notre Dame is the major seat of the Catholic religion in modern Vietnam. In the other side of Notre Dame is Sai Gon Central Post Office. The building was constructed by the French colonists in early 20th century during French Indochina. This post features the Gothic architecture style and was designed in well harmony with the surrounding ward. We then visit Cholon area which is Vietnam’s largest Chinatown with roots dating back to 1778 includes Thien Hau Pagoda.
In the end of day, we can explore the bustling Ben Thanh market to find something interesting to take home from Vietnam’s oldest and busiest market.
****** HAVE A NICE TRIP *****
Included: Transportation, good and experience guide, entrance fees, lunch at local restaurant with Vietnamese Set menu, water on car.
Excluded: hotel accommodation in Saigon, Banking/ Credit card fees (if any), Any other meals, drinks other than specified, Tip and personal expenses.