Ho Chi Minh city is the biggest city and the most population in Vietnam. Right here, we can easily see that it is the mixed-culture-city. Was named “Far East Pearl”, when we come here, we can see the interfere of colonial construction and modern tall building. Walking through small street, trying to taste Vietnamese food, shopping at real local market will give us very special experience.
“Real Saigon” will show you another side of this city and bring you to the life of local people here.
DAY 01: THE DIFFERENT SAIGON ( L )
AM: Start your day in this bustling city with a trip to a historical place War Remnant Museum – the place stores the proof of crime of the Vietnam war.
Drive out of the downtown to go to a local temple – Le Van Duyet temple, a famous captain who was the saver of citizen here.
Then walk to a local market nearby – Ba Chieu market, you can see how local people here do business.
Stop on the route to visit a local lacquer factory to learn how to make a lacquer picture.
Have lunch at a local restaurant which will give you an authentic cuisine – Com Nieu.
After lunch, you will visit Jade Emperor Pagoda – a famous pagoda for couple who want to look for baby.
Go to Reunification Halls – the working place of French colonists before 1954 and South Vietnam government before 1975.
Deep inside SG environment by walking through “April 30th” park to see how Vietnamese young people drink coffee on the pavement or another name “Café Bệt”
Taking photos at Notre dame Cathedral – a catholic church with colonial structure and HCMC Post Office – an impressive building with fantastic carving on the wall.
Pass by City Hall and Opera House – a classical building with magnificent architecture was served for French colonists.
Stop at souvenir shop to get Vietnamese gift for friends and family.
PRICE: 29 USD / PAX
- A/C van
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Lunch (extreme authentic Vietnamese cuisine – Com nieu)
- Mineral water + Wet tissue (2 bottles + 2 tissues/person/day)
- Personal expenses
- Tipping to guide and driver