Ho Chi Minh Travel Tips

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Ho Chi Minh, on its own, may pale as a travel destination in comparison to other cities in Southeast Asia, but it is a necessary transport hub if you plan to explore Southern Vietnam.

In case you find yourself in Ho Chi Minh, the city center offers interesting cultural and urban experiences in addition to worthwhile day trips to the Mekong Delta.

Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide Blog

Find out the best spots to see in Vietnam's modern megacity. Ho Chi Minh is famous for its French-colonial buildings, strong coffee/tea culture, exciting food scene, war-time history & chaotic bike-filled streets.
Plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh, the gateway to Southern Vietnam. Read this detailed travel guide with a sample itinerary, budget breakdown & list of top spots to visit.

Ho Chi Minh Travel Essentials

How much does it cost to visit Ho Chi Minh? Click below to see rates and discounts online:

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Top discounts booked by other travelers

44% OFF Full Day Mekong Delta Excursion from Ho Chi Minh

14% OFF Ho Chi Minh City-Mekong Delta River Cruise

Ho Chi Minh Private Car Charter

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Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh

Click below to search recommended Ho Chi Minh hotels/hostels/home rentals within your budget. Book online with these trusted booking sites for rock-bottom prices & convenient bookings.

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Pro tip: Remember to set your minimum/maximum price, travel dates, and sort by review ratings. Book sooner rather than later if you already have your dates set. Cheaper-priced rooms and hotels with high reviews tend to get fully booked faster, especially during busy days like weekends, holidays & peak tourist seasons.

Ho Chi Minh Tours, Packages & Discounts

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3G/4G WiFi Internet & Data SIM Cards

28% OFF Vietnam 3G Unli Pocket Wifi Internet/Data

Global WiFi + Powerbank (Global Pickup) Skyroam 4G

Top Tours & Attractions Booked by Other Travelers

44% OFF Full Day Mekong Delta Excursion from Ho Chi Minh

14% OFF Ho Chi Minh City-Mekong Delta River Cruise

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta Day Tour from Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels Full Day Tour

23% OFF Saigon Cooking Class

13% OFF Ho Chi Minh City-Cu Chi Tunnels Half-Day Tour

11% OFF Phu Quoc Snorkeling And Fishing Tour

10% OFF Ho Chi Minh City-Le Jarai Mekong Cruise & Full Day Tour

Landmark 81 Saigon Skyview Ticket in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Princess Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

2D1N Mekong Delta with Floating Market Guided Tour

Mekong Delta, Cai Be Floating Market, Tan Phong Island, and Cooking Class Full Day Tour

Bonsai Dinner Cruise on Saigon River

The Vietnamese Cooking Class

Street Food and Sightseeing Night Tour with Aodai Rider in Saigon

Car Charter, Hotel/City P2P Transfers, Public Transport

Ho Chi Minh Private Car Charter

Shared City Transfers between Da Lat and Ho Chi Minh via Limousine

Ho Chi Minh Private City Transfers for Surrounding Areas

Ho Chi Minh Airport Private Transfers – Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) for Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Airport – City Private Transfers

Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh, Kampot, or Kep Bus by Giant Ibis

Da Lat to Mui Ne, Nha Trang or HCMC Car Transfer

Ho Chi Minh Airport Transfers (SGN Pick Up)

Ho Chi Minh Transport & Fares

Book your way to & around Ho Chi Minh. Click below to view flight, ferry, buses fares & more posted online:

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Ho Chi Minh Flights

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Airport Transers

Ho Chi Minh Airport Private Transfers – Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) for Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Airport – City Private Transfers

Ho Chi Minh Airport Transfers (SGN Pick Up)

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Best Luxury Hotels in Ho Chi Minh — Splurge at the best 5-star and 4-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh.See rates & reviews
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Under VND 1.5M Recommended 3-Star Ho Chi Minh hotels & mid-range accommodations — Great-value rooms for couples or when traveling with family & friends.See rates & reviews
Under VND 750K Best Ho Chi Minh budget hotels — For travelers looking for decent yet affordable accommodations.See rates & reviews
Under VND 150K Best Ho Chi Minh hostels & budget hotels — affordable places to stay for backpackers/solo travelers.See rates & reviews
From VND 65K Cheapest places to stay in Ho Chi MinhSee rates & reviews

Top-Rated Accommodations in Ho Chi Minh

Cinnamon Boutique Hotel

Splurge / Le Thi Rieng, District 1

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Tripwriter Hotel

Splurge / Pham Ngu Lao, District 1

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Hotel Nikko Saigon

Splurge / Nguyen Van Cu Street, District 1

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Liberty Central Saigon

Splurge / Pasteur Street, District 1

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Caravelle Saigon Hotel

Splurge / Lam Son Square, District 1

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Hotel Majestic Saigon

Splurge / Dong Khoi Street, District 1

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Rex Hotel Saigon

Splurge / Nguyen Hue, District 1

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Nguyen Shack Saigon

Mid-Range / Ben Thanh , District 1

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Phan Anh Backpackers

Budget / Pham Ngu Lao, District 1

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Son Tung Hotel

Budget / De Tham Street, District 1

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Phuc Khanh Hotel

Budget / Yersin, District 1

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La Hostel Saigon

Budget / Nguyen Thai Hoc, District 1

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