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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)
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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)
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Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) or Saigon was earlier called is a popular tourist destination. It is a business and financial hub of Vietnam located in Southern Vietnam, and this place played an important role during the Vietnam War. The culture, French architecture, Ostentatious temples, Pagodas and sleek skyscrapers beckon tourists to visit the site. Rooftop bars which give a fantastic view of Saigon and multi-cuisine restaurants attract visitors. Lush greenery, sandy beaches, yoga centres and the active nightlife can visit a memorable one.
Tip: the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October) as there are light rainfall and moderate temperature.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) located 6km North of Ho Chi Minh City services the city. The passenger terminal offers a large number of services at the airport is well connected to the city. Prepaid taxis, vans and executive cars help to transport passengers to their destination.
Several flights operate on this route. For a direct flight from Melbourne via Tullamarine International Airport, glance through flights offered by Vietnam Airlines. To find cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City from Melbourne, look for the connecting flights offered by Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways to name a few.
Tip: There will be no Daylight Saving time in Ho Chi Minh in 2019 so no change of time in cities.
Seeing the innumerable sights of the city can leave a traveller spoilt for choices. A town is full of whirlwind activity. This activity breathes life into the city. From classy restaurants, tastiest street food, chic designer malls, flea markets and Pagodas are emanating strong smells of joss sticks. There is an eclectic mix of the old and the new. The Buddhist temples, towering skyscrapers and sports club leave you mesmerised. Motorcycle taxis and Cyclos make it easier for tourists to explore the city.
One must visit the War Remnants Museum. Tanks, Helicopters, Fighter jets, Howitzers left behind by the Americans are on display in the compound. The museum gives a sepulchral feeling. The Iconic Saigon Central Post Office is a must-visit. A tall, majestic building which is a symbol of French and Gothic architecture. Another beautiful sight is the Notre Dame Basilica. Bitexco Financial Tower a 49 storey building from where one can catch the sunset.
For the religious visit to Jade Emperor Pagoda, Xa Loi Pagoda, Tran Hung Dao Temple and Nhi Phu Temple is a must. Shopping buffs cannot leave without visiting the Binh Tay Market. Tourists can buy handicrafts, textiles and lacquerware. Tasting the Vietnamese cuisine should also be on every tourist’s itinerary. Tasting Pho noodles, goi cuon or spring rolls and com tam or broken rice will leave a lingering taste in your mouth.
Tip: For a memorable sightseeing experience one can travel on a Hop on –Hop off Bus which can give a tourist an overview of the city and can get a narration of the sights in 8 languages.
Accommodation in this lively city is available for one and all. People on a budget can stay in budget hostels, guesthouses and for people who can spend on luxury, there are luxury hotels, rooftop bars and casinos where one can stay amidst the sound and chaos of the city.
Tip: It is an experience of a lifetime to stay in hotels housed in the Renaissance buildings.
Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh Flights are many and frequent. So customize your search to get best prices for your travel dates. If you would like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne- Ho Chi Minh City flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals. So for a beautiful experience of shopping and tasting the delectable Vietnamese cuisine, visit Ho Chi Minh City with Trip.com.