Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam. With its French colonial buildings, bustling markets, designer shops, incense-scented pagodas and stalls selling fragrant noodle soup, this city buzzes with tradition and modernity. We highly recommend spending up to three days here before taking a short one hour flight to spend lazy days on the stunning beaches of Nha Trang. If you can tear yourself away from the beach, you might like visit nearby Long Son Pagoda and climb the steps for a magnificent bird's-eye view. This city and beach combination would make an ideal first time holiday to Vietnam.
- Purchase your local handicrafts and souvenirs from Ben Thanh Market
- Visit the Saigon Skydeck 49th floor of the Bitexco Financial Tower for 360 degree views of the entire city
- Short one hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang
- Relax on the beautiful beaches of Nha Trang
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Destination 1 - Ho Chi Minh City
Spend several days exploring the sights, sounds and smells of this energetic metropolis, including Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh Marketand the War Remnants Museum, or venture outside the city and explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnelsand the fascinating Mekong Delta.
Destination 2 - Nha Trang
Spend your days lazing on the white sand beaches, scuba-diving, island hopping and escaping to secluded bays. Later, stroll along the promenade, sip cocktails as the sun sinks into the sea and dine on local seafood in the beachfront restaurants.
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