Ho Chi Minh City formerly well renowned as Saigon is situated in the southern part of Vietnam . This modern city used to be considered as the Pearl of the Orient.

The wide Saigon River, which takes a huge turn from the east of Saigon, links the city with the sea. The city with its essential French colonial character has showed its characteristic charm. The city’s colonial villas, wide avenues and a lively cafe society remind you the days of French domination.

Over decades Ho Chi Minh City has experienced a spectacular change in its cityscape. The once low-rise landscape of the city’s central area, District 1, is now marked with shining skyscrapers including high-rise apartments, international hotels and companies. This bustling, vibrant, industrial hub of the nation is the biggest city of Vietnam as well. Saigon is also the cultural center and economic capital of the country.

Ho Chi Minh City is a year-round destination and even the rainfalls of the rainy season (May to October) are over in a couple of hours, giving way to sun, the city feeling refreshed.

HO CHI MINH CITY (1/2 day)- AFTERNOON

01:15 PM Departing from South Asia Travel Visiting the War Remnants Museum – originally opened in September 1975, it displays old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War. Afterward, continuing to visit the Reunification Palace, formerly known as the Presidential Palace. The place symbolizes the end of Vietnam War when a North Vietnamese army tank went through…

HO CHI MINH CITY 1/2 DAY (MORNING)

Itinerary: Tour length : 1/2 day(s)     Time : 08:45 Ho Chi Minh City is also known as Saigon. It was once considered as the Pearl of the Far East and now it is the modern metropolis with more than 8 billion inhabitants. Today the city is the economic center of Vietnam but not too long ago; this is where…