Talking about Vietnam, what comes to your mind? You may imagine the beauty of the city of Ho Chi Minh. The city, also known as Saigon, can describe Vietnam perfectly.
Imagine this, Ho Chi Minh presents a blend of old and new culture, set in skyscrapers. This place resent you many hotel accommodations, shopping centers, traditional local markets, and historic temples. If you are looking for a 4 star hotel in saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, don’t forget to stay at Novotel Saigon Center.
In Ho Chi Minh City, you can explore interesting places in Vietnam with a short trip, including the following discussions.
Explore the Water World in Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta is a calm river with stunning views, traditional markets, and a very distinctive culture. There are various offered that can take you to various destinations in the Mekong Delta, such as the Cai Rang Floating Market, Sao Beach, and Ba Chuc’s Tomb.
Seeing Underground Life in the Cu Chi Tunnel
The Cu Chi Tunnel is part of a war museum in Ho Chi Minh. You can see the underground life of the Vietnamese army in 1948. This tunnel has more than 120 km underground tunnels with trap doors, living room, kitchen, storage facilities, armory, hospital, and command center. Today, the Cu Chi Tunnel is one of the most iconic tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh.
Enjoy the Beauty of Vung Tau City
Vung Tau is a city in South Vietnam which is 125 km from Ho Chi Minh City. Vung Tau was once an old port that now becomes one of the most famous beach vacation spots in Vietnam. In Vung Tau, you can see the Jesus statue with arms outstretched on the Little Mountain. Here, you can also enjoy the magnificent Vung Tau Lighthouse and the magnificent pagoda. In addition to these cultural sites, you can swim and walk along the beautiful Vung Tau beach.
Well known for its mangrove forests, Can Gio is a wet area located on the headwaters of the Saigon River. The location is about 25km southeast in Ho Chi Minh City. Interestingly, this place is already officially approved by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. This reserve supports the highest variety of mangrove species and is a sanctuary for a variety of habitats. You can also visit Monkey Island, Rung Sac Military Base and a crocodile vacation while visiting Can Gio.
Cai Be Floating Market
Maximize your morning time in Vietnam using traditional wooden boat complete with unique pillows. Here, you can explore the colorful Cai Be floating market. You will find a traditional boat full of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The boat is way more colorful on special days, such as the Lunar New Year.