Ho Chi Minh

  • Location: southeastern Vietnam, 1,760 km south of Hanoi
  • Status: the largest and also most crowded city of Vietnam
  • Population: 7,521,138 (statistics 2011)
  • Area: 2,095 square km
  • Vietnam’s commercial, technological, industrial and tourist center

Ho Chi Minh city, also known as Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam with the population nearly 9 millions. The city is called 'Diamond of the Far-East', the same luxury level overriding Hong Kong or Bangkok. Ho Chi Minh city becomes very important city in Vietnam ,creates a metropolitan area with Thu Dau Mot, Di An, Bien Hoa and surrounding towns.

In the early history, the city was a small fishing village name Prey Nokor inhabited by Khmer people. Then it  was given to the Vietnamese as a dowry for the marriage of a Vietnamese princess to a Khmer prince in order to stop constant invasions and pillaging of Khmer villages. Under the French colonial , the city had a lot of influence from the Western style , and there still a lot of beautiful buildings in the city which are remained with French style. After  30 April 1975, the city under the control of North Vietnamese government and the name was changed from Saigon to Ho Chi Minh city.

Recently,  Ho Chi Minh city is such a large area with 24 districts, the lifestyle and the architecture is the combination between American and Chinese, but not losing the traits. Beside the dynamic economy and modern life, the city is really developing in tourism , like the central of tourism in the South of Vietnam, and attracts millions of foreign tourists every year. The most prominent sites in the city is Reunification Palace,  City Hall, the Municipal theatre also known as the Opera House, City Post Office, State Bank Office , City People's Court  and Notre Dame cathedral. All of them are the special structures, which are influent with French architecture.

 There are also various museum and entertainment places in the city such as the Ho Chi Minh city museum, Museum of Vietnamese history, the Revolutionary Museum, the Museum of Southeastern Armed Forces, the Museum of Southern Women, the Museum of Fine Art, the Nha Rong Memorial House, and Cu Chi underground Tunnels… The Dam Sen Tourist and Cultural Park, Suoi Tien amusement and culture park, The Saigon zoo and Botanical gardens.

District one is the best experience for a modern city in Vietnam. All streets and boulevard in the district are lined with evergreen trees with local people selling street drinks, some notable sights as Ben Thanh market, city post office and Notre Dame cathedral. The district is a quite good ideal for shopping with several shopping streets.

The nice location at central of the South Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh city becomes very important center of transportation lead to surrounding provinces , bring opportunities to develop the economy and tourism of Eastern and Western area of the South.

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Ho Chi Minh Tours

16 Days

The diversity of natural environment, geography, history, and culture have created a great potential for Vietnam tourism industry. Consisting of long coastlines, forests, and mountainous regions with numerous...

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We will start the tour from Northern Vietnam in Hanoi, Sapa and Halong Bay with antique Water Puppet Show and a city tour to historic relics, with happily trekking time in mountainous Sapa, and the relaxing time in...

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  • · Discover the tradition and modern styles of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city
  • · Feast your eyes on the beauty of Halong bay and have fun trying kayaking or bamboo boat in the bay
  • · Taste fresh seafood with affordable price in Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc islands
  • · Learn how to make traditional cuisines: Spring roll, Rice paper, Pop Corn candy…
  • · Relax at stunning beaches in Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc islands
  • · Opportunity for you to relax and enjoy the charming Vung Tau Beach.
  • · Exploring the comfort of The Paradise Marina Club with its green space.
  • · Memorable time to challenge the international standard course with 27 golf holes.
Experiences :
  • · A memorable time visit the most attracted tourist destinations in Saigon, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.
  • · Exploring the art and the culture of Ho Chi Minh City, as well as the daily life and culture of Hoa people here.
  • · Learning about the Vietnam's history along the war as well as the invaders' crime by a visiting to War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace.
  • · Chancing to know about the Vietnam's religious, the Buddhism and the Catholicism.
  • · Taking part in a Mekong Delta Cruising tour and have time to relax and enjoy the amazing nature along Mekong River.
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  • · Enjoying the spectacular view and romantic moment in Da Lat.
  • · Chance to challenge an international standard course with 18 golf holes in The Da Lat Palace Golf Club.
  • · Time to relax with fresh air and beautiful nature in the graceful city.
Experiences :
  • · Enjoying the beauty of the beach in Quy Nhon
  • · Relaxing in resort and have delicious meals
  • · Visiting the solemn building of the Cham and Binh Dinh Museum
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  • · Time to experience the fascinating Mekong Delta.
  • · Rowing boat in interlaced canals and discovers the peaceful countryside.
  • · Exploring Cai Be floating market - a typical and cultural lifestyle of South-Western region, as well as other floating market to enjoy the local life and trading.
  • · Chancing to understand the Champa and Khmer culture by visits to Cham and Khmer villages.
  • · Visiting the famous "Lover House" of Huynh Thuy Le in Sa Dec and know about his romantic love story with the French writer name Marguerite Duras.
Experiences :
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