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Private Discover Ho Chi Minh City Full day Guided Tour

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Highlights
  • Comprehensive tour for first-time visitors to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Delicious Vietnamese-style lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel
  • Private tour: spend longer at the sights that interest you most
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Overview
Discover the historic monuments, atmospheric neighborhoods, and sacred temples of Ho Chi Minh City on this full-day tour. Travel in the comfort of a private vehicle and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide as you visit attractions such as the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Thien Hau Temple. Also included is a visit to the War Remnants Museum, a walking tour of Chinatown, and time to shop for souvenirs at Binh Tay market.
What to Expect
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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip was fun because of the guide's funny humor; he told us exciting history stories. Very good lunch. This tour is highly recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide takes us through the famous places in the city and explains to us about their history in the past. He is very good at English and has a good sense of humor. Lunch with great Vietnamese dishes. This is a right choice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This our first tour in Vietnam, cause HCM was our first stop. I usually took group tours, but this private tour turned out great and I wasn't dissapointed. Our tour guide David was a funny guy and made us laught all the time. He was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank yovitalim
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

The tour guide explains in detail about the historical sites of Ho Chi Minh City, he's very cheerful and bubbly. The trip is very interesting. I love Vietnam

Thank 888martj
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Loved the tour, especially liked the comfortable car with air conditioning and a wonderful guide who answered all the questions and spent an interesting excursion !!! I recommend this tour to everyone!

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