The Most Memorable Experiences in Ho Chi Minh City

The Cai Rang floating market at the Mekong Delta is a must-see when visiting Vietnam
The Cai Rang floating market at the Mekong Delta is a must-see when visiting Vietnam | | © robertharding / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Ho Chi Minh City has some unique sights, and a visit to the city isn’t complete without seeing at least a few of them. Culture Trip’s curated list of Ho Chi Minh City tours and experiences take you to the very heart of Vietnam’s biggest city.

Ho Chi Minh City is full of amazing experiences, and these handpicked tours will show you the very best of what the city has to offer. From Vietnamese cooking classes, to breakfast cruises and even a traditional floating market you’ll get to the heart of what makes Vietnam’s biggest city so special.

1. SMALL GROUP Luxury Sunset Mekong With LUNCH ON CRUISE With Enjoy Fishing


The SMALL GROUP Luxury Sunset Mekong Delta full-day guided tour is highly recommended for guests who wish to learn more about the Mekong region like its beautiful natural landscape, the daily life of friendly local people and traditional culture. You will also enjoy a glimpse into the slower pace of life in rural Vietnam.

2. Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta Full-Day VIP Tour from Ho Chi Minh city


This VIP full-day tour takes you from Ho Chi Minh city to two popular attractions: Cu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta. Explore the huge underground network of Cu Chi tunnels that were used as a military base for Vietnamese Soldiers during the Vietnam War in the resistance against US Forces. Cruise on a motor boat to discover the Mekong Delta region and paddle along the small canals under fronds of coconut trees lining both sides on a small rowing boat followed a local lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine (vegan food available).

3. Explore Vietnamese Cuisine: Cooking Class From Ho Chi Minh City


Spend a day exploring Vietnamese cuisine by taste and smell. This cooking class is the best way to discover Vietnamese products from growing, harvesting, selling and cooking to finally eating the cooked dishes.

4. Cai Rang Floating Market Day Trip From Ho Chi Minh City


Can Tho is known as the capital city of Mekong Delta. It is noted for its floating market, rice paper and noodle-making villages, and picturesque canals. Usually you have to spend at least two days and one night to see the unique beauties of Can Tho, but with one day only you will see more than the usual sights on a special day trip with KIM TRAN Travel.

5. Saigon River Breakfast Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City


This boat cruise is an excellent way to see the different neighbourhoods of Ho Chi Minh City while taking in the impressive skyline. You’ll be served a light breakfast and provided with round-trip transport to the pier from your hotel. You’ll want to keep your camera on hand as you sail along the Saigon River.

6. A Taste of Vietnam


A fun night out trying delicious Vietnamese food on our Taste of Vietnam tour is the only way to spend a night in Ho Chi Minh City. We will travel to different restaurants throughout the night indulging in Vietnamese food as shown on our tasting menu.Our tasting menu is created for all types of travellers and tastes. If you are travelling with someone hesitant to try Vietnamese food then don’t worry we have Vietnamese cuisine suitable for everyone.From making our own fresh rice paper rolls to Vietnamese barbecue packed with tons of flavour, you will walk away happy and full by the end of the night.Sit back and enjoy the ride as our tour gives you the experience of a lifetime that you’ll be bragging about for years to come.We are one of the highest rated tours in Ho Chi Minh City for seven consecutive years.A once-in-a-lifetime, can’t miss, food tour experience for everyone!

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