Escape the bustling Ho Chi Minh and head towards its countryside to learn more about the Vietnamese traditional clothing of Ao Dai on a Jeep adventure!
When talking about Vietnam’s national symbols, its beautiful traditional garment named Ao Dai should not be left out of the discussion. In order to have a better understanding of the Vietnamese national dress, a visit to the Ao Dai Museum will definitely be a perfect choice. After we pick you up from your hotel on our Jeep, we will drive towards the District 9 of Ho Chi Minh. Located just 20 kilometres away from the city centre, District 9 exudes a charming countryside vibe with its canals and water coconut trees resembling the Mekong Delta. Once we reach this scenic district, we will visit the Ao Dai Museum which is the private museum and home garden of Si Hoang. This famous Vietnamese fashion designer is well-known for his works and a huge collection of Ao Dai, the traditional outfit commonly worn by women.
Inside this museum, there are 2 different sections of the Ao Dai exhibits. The first section showcases the collection of Ao Dai from the 17th to 21st century. Here, we could learn more about its history and notice the development of Ao Dai over time. Meanwhile, the second section displays the collection of Ao Dai previously owned by famous people in Vietnam ranging from celebrities to politicians and business women. While discovering about the different types of this Vietnamese traditional clothing, we could also grasp the significance of Ao Dai in the local culture. Moreover, we could also learn about the intricate process of making Ao Dai from the experts here. After we have completed the exploration of this museum, we will enjoy a cup of coffee in the garden while admiring the stunning architecture of this traditional house turned museum. We will drive back to Ho Chi Minh and conclude our tour as we drop you off at your hotel.
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