Get a glimpse of Vietnamese history and the present days by this Ho Chi Minh excursion. In the morning, crawl through Cu Chi Tunnels where Viet Cong soldiers living in the past, and take the sightseeing tour in the afternoon visit various highlight spots in the city such as Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office, and Ben Thanh Market.
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Route: Cu Chi Tunnel – Reunification Palace – Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral – Saigon Old Post Office – Ben Thanh Market
Start/ End: Phu My Port/ Phu My Port
Highlights: Cu Chi Tunnels, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office, Ben Thanh Market
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
In the early morning, leave the port with your guide and driver, transfer to Cu Chi tunnels. Your scenic drive will be full of beautiful scenery from endless paddy fields and rubber plantations. Coming to Cu Chi Tunnels, welcomed by a short video introducing the history and structure of the tunnels. This place was used to the operation base where Viet Cong soldiers lived, sheltered, and fought back enemies. Crawl through various mantraps inside the tunnels, admire remains of an American tank, and feel the old Vietnam War by many bomb craters.
After that, return to Ho Chi Minh City and sample a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Then, visit Reunification Palace, the iconic landmark of the city. Before enjoy your shopping time, head to Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Old Post Office. With the Gothic architecture style designed by Gustave Eiffel famous for designing the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Continue on to the most popular shopping place in Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh Market where sells thousands of local goods, foods, and clothing. Pick up some interesting souvenirs from like-real Nike shoes to Ao Dai made from premium silk. If time permits, reach the rooftop bar in Rex Hotel for a drink while admiring the panoramic view over the city. Your Phu My shore excursion ends when you return to the port.