Time: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Activities: In the morning, start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of the war in April 1975, and some French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office. Continue on to Chinatown, Thien Hau pagodas. which is dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea. Explore the highlights of this fascinating area, beginning with intricate friezes, carved tableaus and impressive incense coils make for some great photos. Then observe street life with a cyclo ride through the narrow streets to Binh Tay market that sells everything from clothes to dried squid.
After lunch, continue visiting War Remnants Museum where there is a vast display of both of the Indochina wars. In courtyard massive military vehicles are for exhibition as well as tiger cages for the visitor to get a feel on how it was to be a prisoner during wartimes. In the museum building itself, each floor will represent a separate theme from the war and the war crimes committed towards the Vietnamese people. We end the city tour with Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sale.
Note: The content and tour itinerary may vary slightly between tour operators.
Include: Picking up and transfer, English speaking tour guide, 1 small bottle of water.
Exclude: Entrance fee, Personal costs, travel insurance, tips.