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3 Days in SAIGON (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

Here are the highlights of a trip we took to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in March 2018 to celebrate my birthday!

Below is our 3 days’ itinerary with some travel tips and food recommendations .

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Transport from the airport to the city:

• main taxi queue – on your left when you exit through the main door on the ground floor / ask the driver to turn the meter on (150-170k + extra 10k for the airport surcharge)
• MAI LINH taxis (white & green cars) – on your right after you clear customs
• VINASUN (white cars) – reliable taxi as well as the Mai Linh
• UBER

DAY 1
📍REUNIFICATION PALACE (Independence Palace) 7:30am -11:00am 13:00pm-16:00pm
📍WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM
• entry fee – 15k
• opening hours 7:30am-12:00am 13:30pm-18:00pm
📍NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL 5:30am – 17:00pm
📍SAIGON CENTRAL POST OFFICE 7:00am -19:00pm
📍TEMPLE LEAF SPA

DAY 2
📍CU CHI TUNNELS – half day tour (A Travel Mate – )
📍EVENING FOOD TOUR (XO Tours –
📍BUN VIEN STREET WALKING

DAY 3
📍BEN THÀNH MARKET
📍CITY OPERA HOUSE
📍MARIAMMAN HINDU TEMPLE 7:00am -19:00pm
📍TAO DAN PARK
📍WOODEN PUPPETS SHOW @ Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre (we ended up not going but if you travel with kids you should consider it)
• 50 mins show at 5pm and 6:30pm
• Tickets at the door – 230k (£8)
📍drinks at SAIGON SKYDECK – Bitexco Financial Tower (bar Alto) or GLOW Skybar

FOOD TO TRY:

Pho – rice noodle soup
Banh Mi – Vietnamese sandwich
Bo La Lot – beef in betal leaves
Bahn Xeo – savoury rice pancakes
Bun Cha – grilled pork with vermicelli noodles & herbs
Banh Khot – savoury mini rice pancakes topped with shrimp
Black pepper crab

PLACES TO EAT:

📍Secret Garden
📍Cuc Gach Quan
📍Cau Ba Quan – on the canal with Nicky Tran as the chef
• Five colour beef salad
• Crawfish bowl
📍Hoa Tuc Saigon – quite pricey
📍Huynh Hoa Bakery – great Banh Mi (opens at 3pm – cash only)
📍Maison Marou – hot chocolate is a must!

Other places to consider:

📍Com Nieu Sai Gon – restaurant chain (clay pot rice)
📍Heart of Darkness Craft Brewery – pub with award winning beers
📍HOME FINEST SAIGON – more expensive
📍DEN LONG – home cooked Vietnamese restaurant
📍Cyclo Resto – Vietnamese/fixed menu
📍Poke Saigon – casual/healthy (no 1 restaurant on TripAdvisor) good for lunch or light dinner
📍Vy Da Quan on Vo Van Tan Road (casual street food)
• pork ribs!
• Ca ba (fish)
📍Pho Bo Phu Gia (best garlic pho)
📍Thuc Pham Duc Viet (across the pho place) for Banh Mi
📍Quan Ngon 138 – Vietnamese Food Court
📍Zeytun Restaurant- Middle Eastern/Lebanese
📍Bun Cha 145
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Magda xxx

March 2018

Music: “Interludes” by Daniel Garrow

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