From skyscrapers to colonial style buildings, local street food stalls to fine dining restaurants, historic temples to boutique shopping malls; Ho Chi Minh City is the ultimate blend of the past and present. It’s vibrant, fast-paced and thriving with many colourful cultures and it’s also one of the world’s most upcoming destinations for a holiday. The best way to observe and get a feel of local life in Ho Chi Minh City is definitely by a cyclo tour which makes for an exhilarating and unforgettable experience. Brightsun Travel offers cheap holidays to Ho Chi Minh City, taking you to the heart of this dynamic city.
Ho Chi Minh City boasts some of Vietnam’s finest architectural masterpieces including the Notre-Dame Cathedral which was built in the late 1880s with neo-Romanesque style, the striking Saigon Central Post Office built with French-colonial style architecture and the beautiful Taoist Jade Emperor Pagoda. The pagodas of Cholon in Ho Chi Minh City are also worth a visit; these architectural wonders are made with classical Chinese and Chinese-Buddhist styles and there are many other colourful buildings to admire in the area.
There are plenty of bustling markets selling pretty much everything that you can buy in Ho Chi Minh City and bargaining is a big part of the city’s culture, so visitors can have great fun haggling for some great bargains. There are plenty of ways to escape the crowded city - visitors can embark on a day trip to the Mekong Delta and experience a whole different side to Vietnam. It’s a real labyrinth of picturesque and tranquil waterways, almost like a floating city. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to Ho Chi Minh City, allowing you to experience everything that the destination has to offer.
The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is an exceptionally moving experience, allowing an insight into the Vietnam War. It’s one of Vietnam’s most visited museums with many exhibits showcasing the catastrophic event. Just a short drive from Hanoi are the Chu Chi tunnels, another iconic landmark of Vietnam. The ancient tunnel complex was built underground during the Vietnam War and is now a popular tourist attraction where visitors can sample meals that underground soldiers consumed, discover the soldier’s underground routes and even enjoy a firing experience from a M16 rifle.
Brightsun Travel specialises in Ho Chi Minh City Luxury Holidays, so book today and look forward to a unique getaway to this wonderful city.