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Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guides

Ho Chi Minh is an eccentric combination of state-of-the-art modernity and nostalgic feelings of yesteryear. Plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh city with our essential travel guides.

First Time in Ho Chi Minh City

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All you need to know about traveling to and around Ho Chi Minh, weather, currency, etc.

Ho Chi Minh City Private Tours


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Fun and insightful experiences with local guides to see the real Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City Hotels

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Budget, mid-range, luxury, hostels, serviced apartments for families

Places to Eat in Ho Chi Minh

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Try the best Vietnamese cuisines and drinks, local beers, unusual foods

Ho Chi Minh City Districts

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An overview of the 24 districts in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Attractions & Activities

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Historical sights, museums, temples, churches, parks, and the best things to do

Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursions

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Private city tours and food tours in Ho Chi Minh in a van or bus

Ho Chi Minh City Itineraries

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Itineraries for a weekend to several days with local recommendations

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh City

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Local markets, shopping malls, department stores, night markets in Ho Chi Minh

Visa, SIM Card, and Wifi

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Data plans, top up credits, 3G, 4G, visa information

 

Hanoi Travel Guides

The thousand-year-old city boasts vibrance culture and amazing historical values. See how you can make the most out of your visit to the capital of Vietnam.

First Time in Hanoi

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All you need to know about traveling to and around Hanoi, weather, currency, etc.

Hanoi Hotels

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Budget, mid-range, luxury, hostels, serviced apartments for families

Places to Eat in Hanoi

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Try the best Vietnamese cuisines and drinks, local beers, unusual foods

Hanoi Districts

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An overview of the 30 districts in Hanoi

Hanoi Attractions and Activities

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Historical sights, museums, temples, churches, parks, and the best things to do

Hanoi Itineraries

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Itineraries for a weekend to several days with local recommendations

Shopping in Hanoi

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Local markets, shopping malls, department stores, night markets in Hanoi

Visa, SIM Card, and Wifi

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Data plans, top up credits, 3G, 4G, visa information

 

North Vietnam Travel Guides

Venture to the spectacular mountains and terraced fields in Northern Vietnam.

Ninh Binh

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Regarded as "Ha Long Bay" on land, Ninh Binh gains worldwide fame for its ethereal beauty

Ha Long Bay

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Ha Long Bay's magical scenery truly lives up to its name, which means "Where Dragons Land".

Yen Tu Mountain

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Yen Tu Mountain is a place of splendid nature and a sacred destination for Buddhist pilgrims

Ha Giang

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Ha Giang's mountain loops make it an awesome motorbike trail for adventurers

Sa Pa

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Sa Pa is part of Hoang Lien Son - the greatest mountain range in Vietnam

Moc Chau

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For an authentic close-up of ethnic minotities in Northwest Vietnam, make your way to Moc Chau

 

Central Vietnam Travel Guides

Central Vietnam is home to stunning beaches and mystical highlands, where many unexplored lands still retain their otherwordly charm.

Hue

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As the ancient captial of the country, Hue bears significant traits of the feudal era in Vietnam

Hoi An

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Hoi An's ancient town is the melting-pot of Asian influences on Vietnam feudal society

Da Nang

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Da Nang exhibits sandy beaches, architectural innovations, and entertainment centers

Da Lat

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Da Lat is the ultimate destination for leisure travel thanks to its lovely climate and nature

Nha Trang

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Nha Trang's stunning coastline is perfect for beach getaways and many water sports

Mui Ne

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Many enjoy visiting Mui Ne for its sun-kissed beaches and impressive sand dunes

 

South Vietnam Travel Guides

Southern Vietnam is characterized by its tropical weather and the countryside lifestyle in the Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta

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Experience the rustic countryside life and lush green farmlands in the Mekong Delta

Vung Tau

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Vung Tau beaches and mountains make the perfect escape from the urban hustle

Con Dao Island

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Con Dao has evolved from a wartorn area into a peaceful land for coastal adventures

Phu Quoc Island

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Phu Quoc islands feature mountains, hiking trails, and crystal clear beaches

 

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Private Ho Chi Minh Tours

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All tours are private, customizable, and led by professional English-speaking guides. For more reference, read our customer reviews or see below for the tour package in Ho Chi Minh that works for you.

Half-day City Tour

Night Tour

Food Tour

Saigon's Other Side

Shore Excursions

Vietnam Travel Information

Check out the necessary information for traveling to Vietnam

First Time in Vietnam

To Pack List for Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Adaptors

Major Cities in Vietnam

Family & Elderly Travel

LGBT Travel

Vietnam Festivals and Holidays

Best Vietnamese Dishes

UNESCO World Heritages in Vietnam

Responsible Travel in Vietnam

Vietnamese Culture

Religions in Vietnam

Ethnicities in Vietnam

Tipping in Vietnam

Vietnamese Currency Guide

Traveling to and within Vietnam

Airport Arrival Tips at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh)

Airport Arrival Tips at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

Major Airports in Vietnam

Taking Trains in Vietnam

Bringing your Motorbikes on Trains in Vietnam

Bringing Your Own Vehicles to Vietnam

Bringing Your Pets to Vietnam

How to Take Motorbike Taxis

Taking a Ferry in Vietnam

Renting a Car in Vietnam

How to Travel from Hanoi to Da Nang

How to Travel from Hanoi to Hue

How to Travel from Hanoi to Sa Pa

How to Travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau

How to Travel from Hanoi to Moc Chau

How to Travel from Hanoi to Cao Bang

How to Travel from Hanoi to Mu Cang Chai

How to Travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Da Lat

How to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc Island

How to Travel from Da Nang to Hoi An

How to Travel from Hue to Phong Nha

Vietnam Travel Itineraries

Vietnam One-month Itinerary

Vietnam One-week Itinerary

Taking a Gap Year in Vietnam

Backpacking in Vietnam

Expat Tours in Vietnam

Honeymoon in Vietnam

Vietnam Visa, SIM Cards, and WiFi

Visa Info & Where to Buy Sim Cards

Traveling with Wifi in Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Safety Tips

Travel Insurance

Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water?

How to Avoid Mosquitoes

Food Safety in Vietnam

Getting Vaccinations

Common Diseases and How to Prevent

Wearing Face Masks in Vietnam

Can Tourists Drive in Vietnam

How to Avoid Scams

Travel Safety Tips

Best Places to Stay in Vietnam

Deluxe Hotels in Vietnam

Best Hotels in Ho Chi Minh

Best Hotels in Hanoi

Where to Stay in Ha Long Bay

Where to Stay in Mai Chau

Where to Stay in Moc Chau

Where to Stay in Ha Giang

Where to Stay in Cao Bang

Where to Stay in Lang Son

Where to Stay in Sa Pa

Where to Stay in Mu Cang Chai

Where to Stay in Kon Tum

Where to Stay in Da Lat

Where to Stay in Mui Ne

Where to Stay in Hoi An

Homestays in Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh Travel Guides

First Time in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Attractions & Activities

Places to Eat & Drink

Shopping in Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City Districts

Local Activities in Ho Chi Minh

Hanoi Travel Guides

First Time in Hanoi

Hanoi Attractions & Activities

Places to Eat & Drink in Hanoi

Shopping in Hanoi

Hanoi Districts

Local Activities in Hanoi

North Vietnam Travel Guides

First Time in Ninh Binh

First Time in Ha Giang

First Time in Ha Long Bay

First Time in Sa Pa

First Time at Yen Tu Mountain

First Time in Moc Chau

First Time in Mai Chau

First Time in Hai Phong

First Time in Cao Bang

First Time in Lang Son

First Time at Bai Tu Long Bay

Central Vietnam Travel Guides

First Time in Hue

First Time in Hoi An

First Time in Da Nang

First Time in Nha Trang

First Time in Da Lat

First Time in Mui Ne

First Time in Buon Ma Thuot

First Time in Kon Tum

First Time in Phu Yen

South Vietnam Travel Guides

First Time in the Mekong Delta

First Time at Con Dao Island

First Time in Vung Tau

First Time at Phu Quoc Island

First Time in Ca Mau

First Time in Can Tho

Vietnam Travel Information

Reasonable Time for Travel

The annual average temperature for the whole country ranges from 22oC (72oF) to 28oC (82oF). The climate is divided into four seasons in the North: spring, summer, fall, winter. May - October is suitable for those who like swimming, sunbathing, and hiking. The average temperature in Hanoi is 24.6oC (76oF).  In southern Vietnam, the temperate is warm throughout the year averaging 27oC (80oF) with daily short showers expected from April - October.

Language

Vietnamese is the official language of Vietnam. English is now a common second language among the younger generations in big cities like Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh, Hue, and Da Nang.

Currency

Vietnam's currency is the Vietnam Dong (VND). Credit cards are accepted in big cities and tourist centers.

Internet Access

WiFi is widely available for free at shops and cafes in urban areas throughout the country. SIM cards and 3G/4G plans are reasonably priced.

Electricity and Water Supply

Vietnam's voltage system is 220 volt. In Major cities, tap water is already filtered, but it should be boiled before drinking.

Population

96 million (est. 2019)

Insurance

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