After breakfast, transfer to Phu Bai Airport for the short flight south to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, your guide will be awaiting to provide the transport to hotel for check in. Take a short rest before embarking on a city tour.
Begin the day with a visit to Cho Lon
, the Chinatown district, to discover the area’s markets, shops, and the Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda
. From here, proceed to visit the FITO Museum
, Vietnam's first traditional medicine museum, with an stunning collection of 3,000 items relevant to the development of traditional Vietnamese medicine. Implements used to prepare indigenous herbs, and objects commonly found in traditional pharmacies can be seen in the ancient books and documents as well as galleries on traditional Vietnamese medicine.
Return to the city centre to visit Ben Thanh Market
where an incredible display of fresh produce is offered. Enjoy a stroll through the market exploring the variety of goods for sale. Lunch break at a restaurant.
Continue to the War Remnants
or History Museum
(up to personal preference) and the Reunification Hall
, formerly known as the Presidential Palace.
From the palace, stroll to the other major sights
of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the elegant 19th century Old Saigon Post Office, elegant artistry of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Opera House. The Palace was also where the Vietnam War concluded in 1975, when a Communist tank of the North Vietnam crashed through its gates. Afterwards, head back to the hotel then rest.Note:
History Museum is closed on Mondays.
Overnight in HCMC.