Vietnam Saigon Travel Tips (Part 1)


Ho Chi Minh City is the economic, cultural and tourist center of Vietnam. There are quite a lot of things for you to explore. In particular,  this city has a full range of goods, services and various types of entertainment. After that, this article would like to provide you with some Vietnam Saigon travel tips.

Transfer expense

If you choose to move by plane from Hanoi to Saigon, the price ranges from 3.5 million to 5.5 million for a round-trip ticket. Train tickets will be around one million. The tickets of passenger cars are almost equal to the train prices, depending on your point of departure. In the inner city, you rent a motorbike to travel to places of amusement.

From Hanoi to Saigon

Staying expenses

At the center of Ho Chi Minh City, there are many hotels for you to choose from, from five-star hotels such as New world, Sheraton, Pullman and Muong Thanh to 2 or 3-star hotels that are located near the places that you want to come for fun. Some areas including Phan Xich Long, Su Van Hanh and the road along the embankment of Hoang Sa – Truong Sahave a number of hotels. Depending on the comfort, the price varies from 200,000 VND to 500,000 VND per day. Furthermore, you can rent a hotel on an hourly basis if you just need to have a lunch break or a bath to prepare for the next destinations.

New World Saigon Hotel

Drinking and eating expense

Saigon is considered to be the capital of Vietnamese food. In this city, you can easily eat the specialties of all other regions and other countries. But if you want to try the food carrying Saigon features, Cu Chi beef and broken rice certainly satisfy you. The price for a light breakfast in Saigon is from 5,000 VND to 30,000 VND. To have lunch or dinner, you will have to pay between 30,000 VND and 50,000 VND.

Broken rice in Saigon

Good restaurants

Common eateries can provide you with delicious food with extremely cheap prices. However, in some cases, you will probably deal with opposite situations. The best solution is the search for information from the website of culinary specialties. By this way, you will find out famous restaurants that fit your criteria in terms of price and quality.

Restaurant in Saigon

Online tickets for entertainment

Saigon is the center of leading leisure activities in the South. It is not difficult for you to get a ticket of any kinds of entertainment. However, to avoid wasting time to buy tickets on the spot, you can choose to buy tickets online. In fact, some websites offer a lot of cheap tickets. As a result, you just wait to join the selected activities.

Saigon – center of entertainment

Hope that the information above will be useful for your Saigon trip. To get more information about traveling in Saigon, please refer to Vietnam Saigon travel tips (part 2).