Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Sai Gon, in the south of Vietnam, is hectic and supercharged. At its heart, the beautiful buildings remind us of its colonial history, the wholesale trade in Chinatown, modern buildings, crowded markets, trendy bars, etc. Everything contributes to making this economic capital a modern city.
A few kilometers from Ho Chi Minh, the network of Cu Chi tunnels is the history page of the Vietnam War period and a striking place.
The Caodaist Temple of Tay Ninh, the seat of the Caodaism religion, is a mixture of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Vietnamese spiritualism, Christianity, and the cult of “genies”.
South of Ho Chi Minh, the beautiful beaches of Vung Tau are the weekend refuge for the Saigonnais.
At the gates of HO CHI Minh, place the floating markets of the Mekong, in the meanders of the king river and its tropical and aquatic universe.
1.3 km from Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral is the most visited tourist destination in Saigon. Located on the main street of District 1, this is a must see.
Built by the French between 1863 and 1880, the cathedral presents characteristics of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, based on the model of Notre Dame de Paris. On the square of the cathedral, stands the statue of the Virgin Mary.
Ho Chi Minh Central Post is a beautifully preserved remnant of the French colonial era and perhaps the largest post in all of Southeast Asia.
Saigon Central Post Office is a fully functional post office, from where you can send and receive mail, buy stamps and postcards, make international calls and exchange foreign money.
Former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975, when soldiers from the North made a brutal intrusion with their tanks, thus symbolizing the end of the war against the United States.
One of the most visited in Ho Chi Minh. Display of helicopter carcasses, deadly bombs and other death devices used by the Americans against the Vietnamese people.
Many photos taken during the conflict, and photos of the little girl burned with napalm, are shocking and reflect the hell and the cruelty of the time.
Some images may be shocking, especially those of children, distorted by Agent Orange, a toxic gas widely spread by American bombs.
Located in the heart of Chinatown in Cholon.
Founded in 1835 by Chinese from Canton, this magnificent temple is dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau, protector of sailors. It has been said that Thien Hau can cross oceans on a carpet and ride the clouds to save people in trouble on the high seas.
The architecture is influenced by the typical Chinese style with an intricate decoration of porcelain dioramas all over the roof. These dioramas show scenes from a 19th century Chinese city and depict themes from Chinese religion and legends.
The largest covered market in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, colorful and very lively.
Has over 3,000 stalls that sell everything from fresh fruits, vegetables, and seafood, to clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, and handicrafts.
Known for its delicious street food, including local dishes such as pho, banh mi, and fresh fruit smoothies.
A lacquer factory renowned for the quality and originality of its creations and an explanatory tour of the different stages of this meticulous and artistic work.
It is the first private museum which brings together a treasure of documents relating to traditional medicine, traditional medicinal plants, traditional pharmacy, traditional remedies, and traditional elixirs.
The pharma FITO pharmaceutical production plant adjoins the museum and provides an opportunity to observe the production of herbal medicines.
One of the most striking places in the history of the Vietnam War. A veritable underground city made up of networks of more than 250 km of tunnels where the Viet Cong waged their war of resistance against American troops.
A unique experience and you will realize the extremely harsh living conditions of Vietnamese soldiers during the war.
It should be noted that the entrances to some tunnels have been widened for visitors. Without it, most of us would not be able to enter it!
Tay Ninh is the seat of the Caodaism religion, a mixture of Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Vietnamese spiritualism, Christianity, and the cult of “genies”.
The Main Temple whose diversity of styles is striking and walks in the sacred spaces.
You will attend the midday religious ceremony (duration 1 hour). A colorful spectacle in one of the most original architectural settings.
50 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the Can Gio mangrove has been classified as a natural park and biosphere reserve by UNESCO since 2000. Rich in fauna and flora (with more than 200 species of fauna and 52 species of flora), Can Gio is a good choice for those who like to venture ecotourism.
A day of discovery of the mangroves of Can Gio in private with a driver and guide, boat trip, at your leisure, organized by Hanoi Voyages will be an unforgettable experience.
Experience the local nightlife and savor tasty food and live music as you take a seat on vintage Vespas through the bustling streets of this bustling city.
Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan nightlife of this bustling city by night. Soak up the energy of this urban metropolis in our central city location while watching the world go by while sipping our first drinks and sampling delicious snacks.
Your driver will then zoom around the bustling streets of Saigon as you discover some of the famous highlights of this bustling city.
We will be happy to take you to one of the favorite establishments in our address book in HO CHI MINH, renowned for its specialties.
“Banh khot” from Vung Tau (small pancake made with rice flour, coconut milk, turmeric and prawns).
“Goi cuon” called “spring roll”.
“Com tam” (steamed broken rice with grilled pork, pork rind sprinkled with ground grilled rice, fried eggs, carrots, pickled white radishes and cucumber slices).
Fish, seafood, vegetables and grilled meats
Beautiful evening dinner-cruise aboard “Bonsai” Buffet style on the Saigon River.
At the beginning of the evening, transfer to Bach Dang port for a 2-hour cruise on the “Bonsai” dragon boat on the Saigon River with panoramic view and illuminated city.
A gourmet dinner served on board with culinary specialties prepared by a great chef from Ho Chi Minh City.
Bamboo show (6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
A unique and breathtaking show! An acrobatic troupe that evolves on giant bamboos, to the rhythm of live tribal music! Something “never seen”, recognized as a cultural heritage by Unesco.
It is much warmer there, all year round. Alternation of the rainy period and the dry period
Best time for traveling to Ho Chi Minh City is in the dry seasons for sure.
In-depth discovery of Ho Chi Minh City with its colonial districts and Chinatowns.
If the timing permits, visit a lacquer factory renowned for the quality and originality of its creations or an explanatory tour of the different stages of this meticulous and artistic work.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City tour
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cao Dai – Cu Chi
Located in a prime location in downtown Ho Chi Minh City with easy walking access to major shopping areas, tourist attractions and shopping malls.
4 star hotel, sophisticated architecture with spacious rooms and a variety of dining options, from Asian to Western cuisine. Whether you are a traveler or a business home, with family or a group of friends, you will enjoy our breathtaking views, our warm atmosphere combined with a warm welcome and impeccable services, making you “feel at home”.
A place where ylang ylang-scented air refreshes your skin and sincere smiles make you feel at home. Where hushed modern spaces and singular design house relics of Saigon’s historic past – stained glass details, wrought iron roses and treasured local artifacts.
At Myst, you feel the beating heart of this charismatic city – the scents, the sights, the sounds and the tastes.
The first hotel of the group was built in 2018. We are delighted that you experience the superior quality of accommodations and the most sincere and caring services that we strive to provide.
You have the best of both worlds with the view of the skyscrapers and a glimpse of ordinary Saigonese life.
Combined with classic French Indochina charm and timeless chic, the hotel is as much an art museum as it is a 5-star hotel. Reliving romance and luxury, which offers all the comforts of the 21st century.
The hotel des arts building is a modern work of art both inside and out. Guests can peruse the owner’s personal collection of paintings and antiques, which adorns every wall and room of this distinctive establishment.