History Museum, Lacquer Factory & Dong Khoi Street

9 hours | Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) | P H 1 - 1 0 5
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Max. age: 90 years (See special notes)
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Points of Interest

  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Dong Khoi Street
  • National Museum of Vietnamese History
Shopping Opportunities, Includes meal, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Take in the city sights on a narrated drive. You'll first visit the National History Museum of Vietnam. Explore a collection that traces the cultural history of Vietnam, including exhibits that feature stone and bronze artifacts, Champa art, ceramics and traditional costumes.Visit the Minh Phuong Lacquer workshop. Travel past the Botanical and Zoological Gardens, Notre Dame Cathedral, the French Colonial Post Office and Ho Chi Minh Park. You'll stop for photo opportunities at Reunification Hall and the Rex Hotel, home of the infamous "Friday Night Follies." For lunch, you'll head to a deluxe hotel restaurant downtown for an east-west buffet with both western and Vietnamese dishes. Enjoy Vietnamese entertainment while you dine. Afterwards, explore the many shops on Dong Khoi Street for souvenir shopping on your own before driving back to the pier.

Special Notes:

The drive from Phu My to Ho Chi Minh City is approximately one and half hours each way and includes a restroom stop.

This tour is not available on all voyages.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 1:30
  • Wheelchair accessible: No

Inside visit of the National History Museum

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Time at site: 01:00
  • Free time at site: 45
  • Inside visit: Yes
  • Walking distance: 500
  • Steps: 5
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes

Inside visit of Minh Phuong Lacquer Factory

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 00:15
  • Time at site: 00:30
  • Free time at site: 30
  • Inside visit: Yes
  • Walking distance: 300
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes

Narrated city drive with photo stops for Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Hall, City hall, and Rex hotel

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 00:15
  • Time at site: 00:20
  • Free time at site: 20
  • Inside visit: No
  • Walking distance: 150
  • Restroom available: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Buffet lunch at a leading local restaurant with a traditional music show

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 00:10
  • Time at site: 01:00
  • Free time at site: 60
  • Inside visit: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes

Free time for shopping at Dong Khoi Street

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 00:10
  • Time at site: 02:00
  • Free time at site: 120
  • Inside visit: No
  • Walking distance: 2000
  • Steps: 3
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

  • Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 34
  • Travel time: 01:30
  • Wheelchair accessible: No