Aerial View of Ho Chi Minh City at Sunset

Ho Chi Minh City

A vibrant metropolis of youthful energy

Formerly known as Saigon when it was the capital of French Cochinchine, Ho Chi Minh City today is a pulsating megacity of close to 13 million people. Though it has rapidly developed into a cosmopolitan city with skyscrapers and international shopping centres, there are remnants of its past visible in its historic landmarks and beautiful French colonial buildings. The city exudes a constant buzz with millions of scooters and people on the go.


  • The electric atmosphere with millions of scooters navigating their way through the city
  • Well-known for its street food as well as a wide range of local and international dining options
Within Easy Reach Of...
Mekong Delta 2hr drive
Con Dao Island / Phu Quoc Island 45min flight
Danang 1hr flight
Hanoi 2hr flight
Bangkok, Thailand 1hr 15min flight
Singapore 2hr flight
Travel Tips
  • Take a sunset cruise on the Saigon River for a unique vantage point of the city’s skyline
  • Discover the city by night on the back of a Vespa exploring local eateries and cafes
  • Drink a cocktail while enjoying the skyline views at one of the many rooftop bars in the city
  • Take part in the local coffee scene and try the popular Vietnamese ‘caphe sua da’ or iced coffee with condensed milk

Hotels We Recommend

Park Hyatt Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Business, Couples, Groups

The Reverie Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Business, Groups, MICE

Hotel Des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Business, Romance

Caravelle Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Business Travellers, Couples, Families, MICE, Solo Travellers

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