Ho Chi Minh City Bucket List

Everyone who is visiting the south of Vietnam or even the whole country will have the cosmopolitan city of Ho Chi Minh City on their Vietnam bucket list, with good reason too.

With a lighter & less restricted feel about the place compared with the capital city Hanoi, this hive of entertainment venues and culture has the feel of a western city rather than its home of South East Asia.

With the Mekong Delta on its doorstep and the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, you also have beaches to the south with Phu Quoc or even close by in Vung Tau. Take a military jeep ride around the city and visit the many landmarks available such as the old post office, Independant Palace or military museum along with a visit to the Notre Dame Cathedral.

The nightlife is where its at here in Ho Chi Minh City with many bars, restaurants and music venues in the Bui Vien area of district 1. Enjoy a night on the tiles South East Asia style and delve in to a bit of everything for their time visiting Vietnam on their holidays.

Check out some unique ideas on the Travel Agent Ho Chi Minh City bucket list now and add them to your Ho Chi Minh City bucket list today.

20 best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City!

  • Explore the tight secret alleys
  • Haggle for bargains at Ben Thanh market
  • Talk to the young students at one of the parks
  • Watch the locals exercising early morning
  • Visit the War Remnants museum
  • Watch the famous Water Puppet Show
  • Enjoy a cyclo ride around the city
  • See Saigon from above on the Bitexco Financial skydeck
  • Visit the Central Post Office
  • Check out Independence Palace

  • Take a day trip to the unseen Mekong Delta
  • Enjoy a speedboat ride to the islands
  • Take a sunset cruise on the river
  • Take a trip to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels by speedboat
  • Check out the architecture of Ho Chi Minh City Hall
  • Take a selfie at Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica
  • Bình Quới Tourist Village
  • Phuoc An Hoi Quan Pagoda
  • Enjoy a fine dining dinner aboard a luxury cruise along Saigon River
  • Check out China Town