Wednesday, April 20, 2011

New year tour for foreigners

On the occasion of traditional New-year holidays, VTR presents special tours for New-year tourists in Vietnam. International arrivals in Hồ Chí Minh city on New -year holidays will be welcomed at Southerners’ families to Tết atmosphere and the spring flower festival at Tao Đàn park.

As scheduled, visitors will be “homestays” and share New-year wishes and enjoy new-year food, then visit pagodas: Thiên Hậu, Xá Lợi, Lăng Ông… to pray for lucks, then go on one-hour cyclo tour to the Chinatown to see lion-dances and traditional games. Most interesting is “homestay” at family of the photographer Mùi’s daughter, she is a doctor on Vietnam culture, said to be a model family where there are green gardens, memorial house of the late photographer, a tea-house where men of culture meet and exchange talks on poems and ceremonial singing.

Another tour to the Mêkông Delta is also recommended and it lasts from 20th – 30th of lunar December to go on excursions to flower garden Lạc Hồng, flower-festival on Vĩnh Trang pagoda, to see preparatory atmosphere for Tết of the locals, the fruits-gardens or to learn how to make Tết cakes (New-year cakes), or to visit water-melon market in the South-western land or to enjoy musical singing by amateurists on Thái Sơn islet.

For the tours, please contact:
Saigontourist – Travel Services
49 Le Thanh Tong – District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
Tel: 08 8244554 Fax: 08 8246213
Website: www.
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