Ho Chi Minh City Travel Guide
Why? Most people choose to holiday in Ho Chi Minh City
(formerly Saigon) because it makes a perfect base for exploring the
magical Mekong Delta, one of Vietnam's most popular tourist
destinations. The city is, though, also legendary for its
exuberant, muddled society, streets crammed with motorcycles and
all sorts of entrepreneurial wonders. Travel to Ho Chi Minh City to
discover the heart and soul of modern Vietnam.
When? The best time to holiday in Ho Chi Minh City is during the dry season between December and March, when it is also slightly cooler than it is during the rest of the year in this tropical city.
Who for? Anyone who is fascinated with Asian culture and history, and particularly stimulated by the energy of a major Asian metropolis, will enjoy a holiday in Ho Chi Minh City.
More Info: If you intend to travel to Ho Chi Minh City it is wise to print out our comprehensive Ho Chi Minh City travel guide, which is packed with useful information. The guide explains currency regulations, entry requirements, duty free allowances and all sorts of other practical matters, as well as listing attractions and excursions to enjoy during your Ho Chi Minh holiday.
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