With so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Ho Chi Minh, it’s hard to know where to start.
To help you plan your perfect trip, we have put together a possible itinerary for a week in Saigon.
Check into your hotel and wipe away the jetlag with a relaxing spa treatment. Enjoy classic Vietnamese cuisine made with quality organic ingredients and beautifully presented at SH Garden restaurant on Dong Khoi Street.
Get a feel for the layout of the city on the hop-on-hop-off Red Bus Sightseeing Tour which takes about an hour to do a full circuit. Head to Pasteur Street Brewing company to check out the local craft beers and amazing bar snacks.
Take a leisurely stroll around the most important landmarks of the city including the Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Reunification Palace and Opera House. Then mix things up with a street food Saigon After Dark tour with Vespa Adventures.
No trip to Saigon would be complete without experiencing the majestic Mekong Delta. Take a luxury fast-boat tour with Les Rives to immerse yourself in the landscape and culture. Following this all-day tour, take it easy and enjoy some room service at your hotel.
It’s time to elevate your Saigon experience, first with a visit to the Saigon Sky Deck in the Bitexco Financial Tower for unsurpassable views over the city, followed by cocktails and dancing at Chill Bar, the original Saigon rooftop venue.
Visit the famous Ben Thanh Market for some snacks from the food stalls and to do last-minute souvenir and gift shopping. Have your last dinner at celebrity Chef Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam House, the epitome of Vietnamese fine dining.
Have a relaxing morning with a coffee and croissant at L’Usine cafe, before taking a taxi to the airport and bidding farewell to the enchanting, mesmerizing city that is Saigon.