Exploring Saigon City (from Phu My Port)Upon arrival at Phu My port, you will be met with an English-speaking guide for the transfer to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Visit the Reunification Palace, then known as the Independence Palace, which was the workplace of the President of South Vietnam. This palace was inaugurated on 31 October 1966 by the chairman of the National Leadership Committee. It is one of the most important places to visit in the city as it explains the American War and how it ended with the fall of Saigon when the gates of this Palace were breached by Viet Cong tanks.
Next, stop by the Orient & the General Post Office. Constructed during the French Colonial period, this impressive structure has a neoclassical architectural style. It was designed and constructed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel in harmony with the surrounding area.
Then, explore the Vietnam War Museum. The museum primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War.
Stopover for lunch at the Lemon Grass Restaurant in town! This restaurant infuses Eastern - Western flavors to deliver a perfect meal in a worthy and enjoyable environment. Lemongrass Restaurant has been voted by the renowned magazine "The Daily Meal" as one of the 101 best restaurants in Asia.
After lunch, you will have an option to either visit the local Ben Thanh market or enjoy famous Vietnamese coffee at Eon Cafe.
Ben Thanh market is a great place to buy local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art and other souvenirs. Here, you’ll find stalls inside the market where you can get a taste of hawker-style Vietnamese cuisine or simply cool off with a cold drink when the bargaining becomes too much.
At 51 -storey high, Eon Café is the highest building in Saigon which offers a great view of Saigon.