How to Spend Four Perfect Days in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
BEST THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR 4 DAYS
The first day to Mekong Delta (Ben Tre province) with a peaceful feeling of the countryside region. A kingdom of numerous of fruits, magnificent floating markets, hospitable and smiling local people and so on... are waiting for you. Let’s roll there and create memorable and unforgettable memories for yourself.
At night, let’s head towards the most popular nightspot of Ho Chi Minh - Rooftop Chill Sky Bar (AB Tower, 76A Le Lai, District 1) to enjoy the best view of town. This rooftop bar sits on the 25th floor of AB Tower and attracts a lively crowd who are dressed to impress and keen to party. There is a strictly enforced dress code at Chill Skybar so make a little effort if you plan to enjoy a cocktail up here and definitely don’t wear birkenstocks or flip-flops.
Start your day adventure in the suburb of Ho Chi Minh City to explore and discover a must-see attraction, an amazing underground network of Vietkong tunnels – Cu Chi Tunnels. You will only regret it if you miss out on this worldwide historical place.
Spend your afternoon at the Notre Dame Cathedral. When you’ve finished, just a few steps from the opposing side is the Central Post Office. From more than 100-year-old Post Office, walk up toward War Remnants Museum to immerse yourself in Vietnamese history.
In the morning, go for shopping at the central market of Ho Chi Minh - Ben Thanh Market where you can buy anything you want. Located in the city center, Ben Thanh Market not only is it home to trading, the market has become a historical witness looking on at numerous ups and downs of the city throughout nearly a hundred years. Inside Ben Thanh market are many souvenirs, T-Shirts and other garments as well as traditional handicrafts including lacquerware and embroidery. It may be your interesting experience with Vietnamese locals. If you do it well, you can pick up a few good bargains which are less than one third of the initial asking price. For example, if a seller says it costs 90,000 VND, you can bargain to get it for more or less 30,000 VND.
Spend your last evening to try local street foods will satisfy your hunger. Experience A Food Adventure By Scooter will make your trip more memorable with safe food, delicious flavors of different dishes, excited ride on the back of our scooter. Do not miss the boat of immersing yourself in Vietnamese cuisine and Vietnamese Coffee.
In the morning, visit the biggest and oldest Chinatown in the world of district 5 (Chợ Lớn) with its 300 years old Thien Hau Temple (Temple of the Sea Goddess)
Try some local Vietnamese Foods and Vietnamese Coffee in the evening, relax and ready for the flight to the next destination.