Departure date: Everyday
Destination: Ho Chi Minh City, South Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours
Tour price: US $25 per person
Tour start in the afternoon: The Reunification Palace - War Remnants Museum - Ben Thanh Market
Firstly, you will visit the Reunification Palace where on April 30th, 1975, the Vietnam-American War officially ended when tank no. 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the building's gates.
Next, you will uncover more of the city's history at the War Remnants Museum. Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war.
The tour will now take in some of the lasting influences of Saigon's French colonial era at the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the old Post Office. Both feature some of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture.
The last stop on this half-day tour is Ben Thanh Market. This bustling market is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide variety of goods ranging from copies of famous accessories to beautiful local silk. Our tour finishes here, you will have the choice to be transferred back to your hotel, or stay at Ben Thanh Market to wander around.