Itinerary for an Amazing Long Weekend in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
A long list of attractions and dining destinations is always a good reason to visit Ho Chi Minh City but not everyone has the luxury of time.
Indochina Strings prepares you an amazing itinerary, rounded up a list of sights to see, things to do, and places to eat at to show you that short time spent in a city isn’t too short for a full immersion.
Day 1 | Friday – Arrive in the afternoon at Tan So Nhat International Airport.
Meet & Greet assistance with our airport concierge to accompany you all the way to your hotel with private chauffeur.
Upon arrival at the hotel, be greeted with a refreshing welcome drinks and wet towel to cool you down, followed by an express check-in process at the Club lounge.
Enjoy your Suite Room and be welcomed with a bottle of champagne whilst overlooking the river, and the lights flickering over thousands of kilometers away.
Then time for dinner savouring local authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
The night will not be complete without a night-cap or two at a rooftop bar lounge.
Day 2 | Saturday – Wake up to the smell of fresh baked Vietnamese baguette and fresh brewed coffee, well-laid breakfast in bed, with fresh squeezed orange juice and a stunning morning view from your panoramic window.
After breakfast, enjoy the hotel’s exquisite spa with array of pampering treatments to choose from.
After lunch, time for a walk in the city mesmerizing the French colonial style
buildings, the ancient church of Notre Dame and the old Post Office surrounded by small second hand book shops and local vendors, of the highlights of the walk.
End your walk at Ben Thanh market, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, souvenirs, Vietnamese art, as well as local cuisine. Ben Thanh market was created in 17th century which was formally established by the French colonial powers.
At 06:00 pm, get ready to be picked up by your driver guide aboard a vintage Vespa.
Vespa Tour by night takes you to different places or districts in the city.
Dinner at a local outdoor seafood restaurant where all Vietnamese go to and enjoy different seafood dishes.
Later that night, the tour continues at a local artistic area and enjoy listening to Vietnamese acoustic band, the tour’s last destination is to try out Saigon’s nightlife at a Rock Bar where live rock bands take their turn to play.
After a fun night, your Vespa driver will bring you back to your hotel.
Day 3 | Sunday – Another breakfast in bed served.
Enjoy the day until your private transfer to the airport. Depart Ho Chi Minh city.