The commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City is home to plenty of shopping places from luxury malls to local markets. In this Phu My shore excursion, visit traditional art XQ showrooms, a lacquerware shop, Saigon Square, Vincom Center, and the bustling Ben Thanh Market.
Duration: 6 Hours
Start/ End: Phu My Port/ Phu My Port
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Meet your guide and driver at the port who transfer you to the first stop – a lacquerware shop. Being a traditional art form of Vietnam, lacquerware products are still considered as a sign of homeowner’s wealth. Admire every delicate detail in different kinds of goods such as plates, bowls, jars, lacquer paintings, and so on. Witness the manufacturing process which raw materials transformed into masterpieces.
Continue on to XQ showroom home to traditional embroidery. Marvel at local artisans making high-quality embroidery designs with popular and iconic traditional Vietnamese symbols such as home-dwelling animals like buffalos and chickens, Vietnamese plants such as lotus, peach blossoms, daisy, and bamboos, landscapes, and more. These colorful goods will be interesting souvenirs to bring home from Vietnam.
After that, stop at Sai Gon Square and Ben Thanh Market which are the two most bustle and hustle shopping centers in Ho Chi Minh City. These places are home to a giant-sized scale of retailers selling local food, snacks, tropical fresh fruits, clothing, accessories, jewelry, and other goods. If you have a good bargain skill, you can easily purchase some interesting items at reasonable prices. The last stop is the Vincom Center Shopping Mall, a more luxury shopping place. Your Ho Chi Minh tour ends when your driver drops you at the port.