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Nov 30, 2018 / 17:55

Ho Chi Minh City launches eight new tours

Visitors will tour Ho Chi Minh City’s iconic places at affordable prices.

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has been working with travel agents to design eight affordable tour packages to introduce iconic destinations in the city, VnExpress reported.
This move is under a scheme to celebrate the city’s 320th founding anniversary. The tours will give visitors an insight of the development of Ho Chi Minh city since its inception to the present. 

Ho Chi Minh City launches eight new tours.
Ho Chi Minh City launches eight new tours.
Ho Chi Minh City Post Office, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Binh Tay Market, and the War Remnants Museum are included in these tour packages. The other destinations are Can Gio district, famous for the Vam Sat eco-tourism site and Rung Sac Military Base, and Cu Chi district, which is well known for its underground tunnels. These places tell visitors the history of the city.   
On this occasion, a series of discounts will be introduced to make visiting Ho Chi Minh city even more affordable, including boat and motorcycle rental as well as services like shopping, eating, transportation and dental tourism.
According to Vice Directo of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, these tours will be provided at the best prices but still ensure service quality. Especially, all participants will have a chance to visit local museums which will help them learn about the city’s history.
The number of visitors to Ho Chi Minh City in the ten months of 2018 was estimated at 6.1 million, a 20% increase from the same period last year, according to Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa.