Holiday Packages in Ho Chi Minh City
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Flying to Ho Chi Minh City
You can fly to Ho Chi Minh City from New Zealand's major cities. Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington all operate regular flights to Vietnam with leading international airlines. The fastest route to Ho Chi Minh City is via Auckland Airport (AKL) with a flight time of 13h 35 min. However, depending on the airline you choose, your stopover destination can lengthen your journey to 19 hours. You'll land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN). It's the main international airport for the city and is the busiest airport in Vietnam. You can use the public buses to get from the airport to your hotel or request a ride with ride-sharing apps like Grab.
Where to Stay in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City packages let you stay at some of the city's top luxury and mid-range hotels. All accommodation options are vetted to ensure that you're getting excellent value for your money.
Saigon Prince Hotel
Saigon Prince Hotel is a four-star hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. It's located within walking distance of the city's top attractions like the Ben Thanh Market, the Opera House and the Notre Dame Cathedral. You can choose from a range of room types like deluxe, premier, club suite and apartment. The hotel is equipped with a gym, swimming pool, spa, club lounge and business centre.
Sherwood Suites is a five-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. The rooms are modern and are furnished with elegant Italian decor. You can choose from one or two bedroom apartments. Each room has fully equipped kitchens, marble bathrooms and floor to ceiling windows. The hotel has a private restaurant that caters to Asian and international cuisine. After a long day of exploring, you can relax at the pool, enjoy a cocktail at the bar or work out at the 24-hour on-site gym.
Alagon Saigon Hotel
Alagon Saigon Hotel is a three-star hotel. It has 48 rooms and is an affordable hotel that's close to the city's top attractions. Wind down at the relaxing spa, book the elegant suite and get a complimentary high tea and dine at the hotel's on-site restaurant.
Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam's largest city and commercial hub. It's home to towering skyscrapers, designer shops and delicious bowls of Pho (noodle soup). For visitors interested in Vietnam's history, Ho Chi Minh City is a top destination. It's a short distance away from the Cu Chi Tunnels, and you can learn more about the Vietnam War at the War Remnants Museum in the centre of town.
Eat at the Ben Thanh Market
For foodies travelling to Vietnam, the Ben Thanh Market won't disappoint. The street market is full to the brim with vendors whipping up delicious Vietnamese meals as well as international dishes from neighbouring countries like Laos and Thailand.
Visit the Thien Hau Temple
The Thien Hau Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples in Ho Chi Minh City. Built in the 19th-century, it's dedicated to the Lady of the Sea and is one of the top sights of the city. Before leaving, visit the nearby Binh Tay Market and keep an eye out for examples of classical Chinese architecture.
Go to the War Remnants Museum
The War Remnants Museum is one of the top museums in the city. It depicts what happened in the Vietnam War that was fought against the USA. You can make your way around on your own, but if you'd like to learn more about events that occurred, it's a good idea to hire a guide.
The Best Time to Visit Ho Chi Minh City
The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is between December and April. It's the city's dry season, and there's less humidity in the air, making it more comfortable to explore the city on foot. If you can, plan your visit during Tet - Vietnam's Lunar New Year celebration. It takes place between late January and mid-February, and it's an exciting time to visit the city. Monsoon season falls between May and November. It's the cheapest time of year to visit Ho Chi Minh City as the rain keeps most travellers away. But if you don't mind the short bursts of tropical storms, you'll find excellent deals on Ho Chi Minh City accommodation and flight packages.