New intercity tours, unique tourism products launched to attract visitors to HCMC

Visitors get around by bicycle and horse-drawn carriage in the Cu Chi district.

The Cu Chi district launched a tour called “Cu Chi – the peaceful and friendly place with a sentimental attachment” in May.

The trip will take tourists to visit attractions in the district such as Ben Duoc Tunnel, Ben Duoc Memorial Temple and Trung An Commune Fruit Gardens. Visitors can get around by bicycle or horse-drawn carriage. Travelers can sample fresh seasonal fruits from the gardens, such as mangosteen and rambutan; and enjoy performances by Cai Luong (traditional southern amateur music).

HCMC Tourism Department cooperated with travel agencies to introduce a trip exploring rural life in Hoc Mon suburban district and Lai Thieu pottery village in Binh Duong province.

In addition, Vietravel Tourist Company has also launched a stand-up paddle (SUP) tour through a mangrove forest in Can Gio district and a walking tour in Can Gio forest.

Visitors take part in a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) tour through a mangrove forest in the Can Gio district.

HCMC District 5 plans to offer a tour titled “A Memory of Sai Gon – Cho Lon” visiting attractions in the district, including President Ho Chi Minh’s Memorial House on Chau Van Liem Street where he lived before d ‘undertaking his journey abroad for national salvation in 1911; a former infirmary of Cho Quan Hospital (now known as HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases) where Tran Phu, the first general secretary of the Communist Party of Indochina, was detained and died; Thien Ton Pagoda. Visitors will have the chance to taste local dishes and Kylin and dragon dance performances.

HCMC has great tourism potential with road, air and sea modes of transport. Districts and travel agencies should cooperate closely to provide unique and diverse tours, especially night services and products to attract local and international visitors, said Fiditour joint-stock company Vietluxtour general manager Nguyen Ngoc. Year.

A high class sightseeing boat trip in HCM city.

According to Vietravel Vice General Manager and HCMC Tourism Association Vice President Huynh Phan Phuong Hoang and TSTtourist Marketing and Communications Manager Nguyen Minh Man, many new high-quality tourism tours and products were launched to meet visitor demand after the Covid-19 pandemic was all but brought under control.

The municipal tourism department and the industry and commerce department of HCMC have organized many cultural and tourism programs this year, such as the month of sales promotion, visits offering health care services and medical aesthetics with a reduction of 10 to 100%; and strengthened tourism marketing activities at home and abroad and created special products for the post-covid luxury spending boom.

The city focuses on carrying out the “Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City” program with solutions to attract tourists, such as improving the quality of tourism products and services, developing typical products and conference trips , the intensification of tourism promotion and support for visitors, said the director. from the Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa Tourism Department.

Source: Sai Gon Giai Phong

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