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HO CHI MINH CITY

Overview

Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) is the largest metropolis in Indochina, and perhaps will be a central transit of Southeast Asia with a new larger airport and worthwhile attractions. The city has a peculiar harmony of charming French architectures, shaded streets, enthralling local markets and modern skyscrapers. Saigon has more religions than any cities in Indochina, from Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Hindu to local religions such as "Cao Dai" and "Hoa Hao", thus the city is split into different quarters with distinctive colors and attractions in correspondent with these religions. Within a short time, visitors can choose to discover charming District 1 with theatres, leafy streets and leisurely sidewalk cafés, lose themselves in the fascinating Chinatown, or go climbing up Bitexco Tower for a city panorama and taste flavors from numerous cuisines. 

Connected with Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia by short airway, river or land way, Saigon has become the first place for innovation, creativeness and new tour experiments in Vietnam, despite its modern style. Moreover, the city is also becoming a good transit for the best beaches in Asia, including Con Dao and Phu Quoc islands and plages across the Southern coastline. During the last ten years, trips connecting Saigon with East Cambodia by both riverway and landway has positioned Saigon as a center of deluxe Mekong cruise tours, as well as a stopover for many sea cruiser ships. Saigon is establishing itself as a growing destination not only in Vietnam but also in Asia.
 

Food & Drink

During your stay in Ho Chi Minh City, you may opt to try the local cuisine in restaurants or in street vendors. Let blend yourself in the local culture and join people on small vendors, you will definitely be welcomed with a friendly smile. Let check these must-try dishes in advance before you get lost in the heaven of food.

Travel Guide

Ho Chi Minh City - the largest city in Vietnam is known for its French and Chinese influences as well as its dynamic daily life. The city is often referred to as Saigon, its former name, and has a rich history that is reflected in much of its present-day appearance, where modern skyscrapers stand side by side 19th-century buildings and coffee is favored as much as traditional green tea.

 

Activities

Our pick: Go city sightseeing by Italian vespa, or depart for a long cultural tour up North to Hanoi with stopovers at some best beaches in the Central of Vietnam.

River cruise

River cruise tour linking with Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia

M.I.C.E. tours

M.I.C.E. tours, team buildings, gala dinners

Nightlife

Night life in District 1 and District 3, deluxe spa treatment

Theme tours

Theme tours, LGBT tour, Honeymoon tour, photography tour.

Recommended Tours

15 days / 14 nights

Fr$1969

Pleasantly experience with the conscientious services on Vietnam Cambodia Tour with luxury cruise on the flow of the Mekong river and follow excursions through the two countries' top highlights in 15 days. With two-third of time surfing on the surface of the water, your journey passes through the most typical destinations of Vietnam and Cambodia nearby the Mekong River.

4 days / 3 nights

Fr$238

Relish the modern and dynamic life of Southern Vietnam under year-round exotically tropical weather. This is a wonderful start to discover the South of Vietnam with Saigon city sightseeing tour to see the most attractive places in the city, then visit Cu Chi tunnels - a treasure of Vietnam’s history. Ending with the Mekong Delta, which we will be going along Mekong mighty river by boats among the canals to visit eco-garden / orchard of Mekong Land and seeing local daily life on the river.

1 day

Fr$56

Spend a full day discovering must-see landmarks, sight-seeing of the modern city Saigon, the Pearl of Far East.

3 days / 2 nights

Explore the dynamics of Saigon - a city that is both rich in history and exciting with modern lifestyle. Experiencing the real daily life in the delta.