About Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is vibrant and dynamic, playing the most important role in Vietnam's economy. Through historical ups and downs. Coming to HCMC, you will be impressed by stunning skyscraper buildings, crowded shopping centers, and the hospitality of local people. In harmony with the urban landscape are ancient French architectures, relics reminiscent of grand history.

Best Time To Visit Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC has consistent temperatures year-round, and the weather is generally warm. Rainy season is from May to November and slightly cooler time is from December to March next year.

Dry Season
(Nov - Jan)

Sunny and warm

Gentle breeze

Rainfall and high tide

Bustling year-end festivals

The most beautiful time of the year

Dry Season
(Feb - Apr)

The sun shines bright

Nice and pleasant

Apricot blossoms show off radiant beauty

Walking down streets to welcome Spring

Bustling outdoor activities

Rainy Season
(May - Jul)

Sudden showers in the afternoon

Rising tides and flooding

Humid air

Always bring a raincoat and umbrella

Rainy Season
(Aug - Oct)

Sudden showers

Gentle breeze

Partly sunny

A little chilly at night

Come across a vintage café

Transport

You can easily head to HCMC by shuttle, train, or plane. Tan Son Nhat International Airport welcomes foreign and domestic arrivals daily.

Explore Ho Chi Minh City

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Authentic Saigon - 4 Days
Ho Chi Minh City
Join us now for a 4-day tour of modern and traditional Saigon. Let's take a peek at the city's bustling lifestyle on a city tour, board a boat for a delectable dinner, and immerse ourselves in the vibrant nightlife here. In the Cu Chi Tunnels, you'll go back in time and learn about its extensive history throughout the Vietnam War.
From US$ 418.00 /Pax
Vietnam Romantic Honeymoon Holiday - 14 days
Hanoi - Halong - Hoian - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy all of Vietnam's finest sites and engaging activities: from a romantic candlelight dinner on the gorgeous beach of Nha Trang to an overnight stay on a Halong Bay luxury cruise. You may also spend some exclusive time in the tranquil Ky Son village. Join us now to create unforgettable moments with your loved one!
From US$ 1,531.00 /Pax
Real Taste of Vietnam - 13 days
Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnamese cuisine captures the hearts of foodies worldwide owing to its cultural uniqueness across the country. Each area in Vietnam has its own taste, which blows you away on your first try. If you want to partake in a diverse and well-rounded venture of Vietnamese flavor then this 13-day Real Taste tour is a perfect choice!
From US$ 1,142.00 /Pax
Highlights of Vietnam - 12 days
Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Ho Chi Minh City
Are you ready for a vacation with must-see wonders and hidden jewels in Vietnam? You are given the opportunity to visit the mysterious limestone islands of Halong Bay, explore the underground labyrinths of Cu Chi, and admire the breathtaking historic town of Hoi An. It is a great chance for every small group to enjoy delectable regional cuisine and be immersed in engaging cultures on this 12-day tour package.
From US$ 997.00 /Pax

Enjoy popular braised beef under Saigon apartment building

Michelin introduces the famous place for its beef braised dish, which can be served with bread, egg noodles or instant noodles. The appraisers of the world-famous culinary manual evaluate the braised beef here as having a rich broth and a sweet taste. The restaurant is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The owner of the shop, Ta Thi Minh Nguyen, 46, said that her grandfather once opened a tea shop in 1975, passing it on to his daughter and granddaughter. More than 10 years ago, the tea shop no longer attracted customers, Ms. Nguyen switched to the morning beef braised business to feed the tea shop open in the evening. The shop sign with the number 1975 is not the year the braised beef shop opened, but in memory of his grandfather. The recipe for braised beef was also left by his grandfather. In the early days of opening, the restaurant only served 2-3 kg of encrusted meat and beef tendons per day, the price of a bowl was 25,000 VND. Currently, each bowl costs from 50,000 VND. Michelin's Bib Gourmand awards food establishments that meet the criteria of quality, affordable food. The space of the restaurant is still limited because of the sidewalk seats. When serving dishes for guests, instead of placing them on plastic trays or carrying them empty-handed, the staff arranges the dishes on aluminum trays. This method is clean, in addition, the tray is wide, the staff is easy to carry the calf because the bowl of braised beef is very hot. The tray is also reminiscent of a family rice tray. The items and layout of this restaurant are synchronous, in the old style. Wooden tables and chairs, crockery, porcelain with rustic patterns. Each table, spices are not stored in bottles but in crockery jars, placed on trays, arranged around cups, and customers take them wherever they eat. Spices include satay, black soy sauce, chili sauce, pepper salt, chili salt, lemon, fresh chili. The restaurant's "cabinet" dish is special braised beef with beef ribs, encrusted with beef, beef tendons, stored in an earthen bowl, priced at 110,000 VND. The ribs are taken from Cu Chi beef. The ribs are tender, bone-in, simmered in a red-orange broth, evoking the aroma of herbal spices. Beef broth and beef marinade use 5 main ingredients including cinnamon, anise, cloves, five spices and bay leaves. In addition, there are 3 other secret spices that make it delicious. The clay bowl for the braised beef is stacked on a charcoal stove with a simmering fire (pictured) to keep warm, creating a fragrant smell of smoke. The bread before serving is also briefly baked over a charcoal stove to make it hot and crispy. Diners can order braised beef with fresh egg noodles, instant noodles or noodle soup. Each dining table has a basket of herbs, bean sprouts, and a sealed lid. The effect from Michelin makes the restaurant crowded, selling more than 1,000 bowls per day, an increase of 30-50% compared to previous months. According to VnE

Food & Drink 11/07/2024

Enjoy popular braised beef under Saigon apartment building

Beef Braised Gourmand is one of 8 new establishments in Ho Chi Minh City awarded the Bib Gourmand - a delicious, affordable restaurant, on June 20. The shop is located at the foot of Ngo Gia Tu Street, Su Van Hanh Street, District 10.

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Man Moi Restaurant is located in Tay Thao Dien neighborhood, specializing in regional specialties throughout Vietnam, which was first included in the list of "delicious, affordable" by Michelin.
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Located in The Reverie Saigon - a 5-star hotel in District 1, Long Trieu is a new restaurant promoted to one Michelin star, specializing in traditional Cantonese cuisine, prioritizing local ingredients.
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