After breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and be transferred to the airport for your flight to HCMC at mid-morning.
Arrive in HCMC, you will be picked up by our driver and driven in a private vehicle to your hotel to leave luggage and take a rest (check-in time at the hotel is normally 14.00)
In the afternoon, join an HCM city tour. Depart from your hotel to visit:
HCMC Notre Dame Cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880 by French colonists. It is a famous Romanesque cathedral in Southern Vietnam. Notre Dame Cathedral is also in the center of the Paris square, France.
HCMC Post Office is one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. It was built between 1886 and 1891, based on Gustave Eiffel’s design, a famous French architect and has become the busiest post office in Vietnam. Here you can send postcards, buy stamps and books, change money, buy souvenirs and enjoy the elegant architecture. At first sight, visitors may feel they are seeing an old 20th-century railway station in Europe!
Reunification Palace (formerly known as Independence Palace) has stayed in the mind of many generations. It is the famous historical building which went through the two fierce wars against the French and Americans. It displays many pictures, weapons, and other artifacts in the basement under the palace.
War Remnants Museum is the most popular tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh City. The atmosphere inside the newly-renovated museum is quiet and hushed. The museum shows the horrors and the effects of war on the people. Especially, the victims of the chemical of Agent Orange and the tiger cage display of Vietnam.
The Jade Emperor Pagoda or Phuoc Hai pagoda was built by the city’s Cantonese community at the beginning of the 20th century. This is one of the most attractive pagodas in the city, dedicated to various Cantonese divinities, in a mixture of Taoism and Buddhism styles.
Visit an authentic Vietnamese market. These vendors sell a variety of products, such as seafood, vegetable, daily tools, clothes. You can find everything in a genuine Vietnamese market at affordable prices. After finishing the tour, our guide will escort you back to your hotel.
The evening will be free to do as you please.
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Saigon