Private Ho Chi Minh City Discovery Full-Day Guided Tour
Enjoy the best of Ho Chi Minh City on this private full-day tour. See examples of French colonial architecture such as Notre Dame Cathedral, and explore Vietnam's turbulent past at the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch.Itinerary
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Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
Discover the delights of lively Saigon with a friendly private tour Ho Chi Minh City. Get a local's perspective on this evocative Vietnamese metropolis as you explore Ho Chi Minh City at your own pace. Vietnam's largest city boasts an energy travelers can feel the moment they step out onto the street. Recent economic growth means trendy restaurants and world class shopping jostle for space alongside centuries old temples and open air cafes.
08:00-08:30AM. Pick up at your hotel. We will visit War Crime Museum (This museum tells the story of war from the Vietnamese perspective. Exhibits include photographs, machinery, and weapons that depict the harsh realities of war). Continue Thien Hau Temple (One of the most important pagodas in the city, this richly decorated temple is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea and patron of sailors.
She is said to travel over the oceans on a mat and ride the clouds to wherever she desires). China town (Settled in the late 18th century, this labyrinthine section of Ho Chi Minh City bustles with restaurants, temples, exotic stores, and markets) and Binh Tay market (This is the main marketplace in China Town, where a great deal of wholesale trading occurs. Experience the commotion of this integral part of the citys daily business). Then we have a lunch at restaurant.
Afternoon: We visit Reunification Hall which was the residence of the President Ngo Dinh Diem of the former South Vietnam until 1975 (1960s - Apr 1975s). You will see many interesting things: formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level. This address today still holds many important functions in HCMC.
We have guide who speaks your language (English speaking tour guide) to tell you important historical facts about this building and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral (Located in the heart of the city, this cathedral was built by the French in the late 1877s. A large statue of the Virgin Mary greets you as you walk into this neo-Romanesque cathedral, adorned by two tall spires flanking either side).
General Post Office (Designed by Gustav Eiffel, the Post Office is a testament to the French presence in the late 1800s. The look and feel of this grand building is like an elegant railway station).
City Hall (Find out why this is one of the most photographed buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. Constructed in the early 1900s, City Hall is a beautiful example of French colonial architecture). End the tour then come back your hotel.
Duration: 8 minutes
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"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
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Duración: 1 Day
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Traveler pickup is offered
WE PICK UP ALL HOTELS IN DISTRICT 1 TO DISTRCIT 5 FROM 08 AM
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.