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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences - Private Ho Chi Minh City Tour: Cu Chi Tunnels Experience

Starting at$50

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Ho Chi Minh Discovery Tour

Starting at$91

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Ho Chi Minh City Tour: Cyclos & Markets

Starting at$48

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Starting at$67

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Speedboat

Starting at$85

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Day Trips & Excursions

Cu Chi Tunnels Small-Group Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Starting at$41

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Ho Chi Minh City Arrival Transfer: Airport to Hotel

Starting at$6

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Ho Chi Minh City Departure Transfer: Hotel to Airport

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Cambodia Adventure

Starting at$1,065

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Lonely Planet Experience

Cambodia Discovery

Starting at$1,070

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Lonely Planet Experience

Vietnam Discovery

Starting at$1,210

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Lonely Planet Experience

Explore Vietnam

Starting at$890

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Day Trips & Excursions

Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Starting at$36

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Day Trips & Excursions

Private LUXURY Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels Full-Day Trip

Starting at$79

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Day Trips & Excursions

Private Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta: Full-Day Guided Tour

Starting at$79

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Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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Recent stories

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15 best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

12 min readPublished 4 days ago

From historic buildings and histrionic skyscrapers to beer, buzzing bikes and bits of old Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City throbs with energy. Here's what to do.

Ho Chi Minh City has a skyline of tall buildings perfect to get a birds-eye-view of the city © Ho Ngoc Binh / Getty Images
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How I survived a 15-day hotel quarantine

7 min readPublished Feb 10, 2021

With more countries introducing mandatory hotel quarantine for travelers arriving from other countries, one writer, who has just completed a 15-day hotel quarantine in Vietnam, shares her tips on making the most of it.

Sarah in her airport issue hazmat suit, some of her meals were ordered from outside, on the balcony of her hotel room where she spent 15 days.  ©Sarah Clayton-Lea
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A guide to Ho Chi Minh City for digital nomads

4 min readPublished Jan 11, 2021

Ho Chi Minh City is on a wave of tech development. Here's everything you need to know about being a digital nomad in HCMC.

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Food and drink

Best places to eat in Ho Chi Minh City in 2020

7 min readPublished Mar 17, 2020

Ho Chi Minh City is a foodie's dream. From cheap eats to tasty vegetarian options to Vietnamese Fusion, here's the best places to eat in Ho Chi Minh City.

A table is set with dishes, cutlery and a glass of water. One dish is filled with yellow rice, another filled with vegetables and meat in an orange sauce and third has cooked shrimp dangling from a circular dish.
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Best day trips from Ho Chi Minh City

7 min readPublished Mar 17, 2020

Ho Chi Minh City is the gateway to southern Vietnam with its vast Mekong Delta, floating markets and pristine nature reserves. Here's a list of the top five day trips.

An overhead shot of a boat drifting through a Mekong coconut plantation; best day trips from Ho Chi Minh City