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- Ho Chi Minh city tour Jul 24, 2012•1 placemark Ho Chi Minh city tour full day Tour summary: A holiday in Vietnam is not complete without a tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as the city is still frequently referred to, is Vietnam’s largest city. It is a fast-paced metropolis full of contrasts, with street vendors selling fruit and vegetables next to glitzy western-style bars and boutiques. Amazingly, the city’s history dates back only 300 years. Detailed itinerary: Meal: Lunch - AM: Impress Travel team will pick you up from hotel at 8.30 Am. We will visit to the Re Unification Palace, the former palace of President Thieu and his predecessors. Today this building is a museum and venue for official receptions. You can visit the private rooms of the president, the “War Room” from where the South Vietnamese forces were controlled, and, most poignantly, the room where the North Vietnamese army finally took control in 1975. Nearby are the Post Office and the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Neo-Romanesque in form, Notre Dame is the major seat of the Catholic religion in modern Vietnam. We continue to the War Remains Museum, where you can learn a lot about the Vietnam War. Lunch with Vietnamese delicacies. - PM: we will visit to Jade Emperor Temple, one of the oldest Chinese temples in Saigon. The last sight we will visit is Ben Thanh market, where all kind of goods are offered. Included in the price Private air-conditioned Vehicle Sightseeing with admissions as specified English speaking tour guide Lunch Complimentary water daily on bus. Excluded in the price Visa fees Travel insurance Tipping Personal expense