Ho Chi Minh with kids: 4D3N Itinerary

Ho Chi Minh City, previously known as Sai Gon, was named after its revolutionary leader after the Vietnam War. It is not the first place that will come to mind when planning for a holiday with kids. But surprisingly, it turned to be a rather educational and enjoyable trip for us.

Day 1: Arrival | Saigon Central Post Office | Notre Dame Cathedral | War Remnants Museum

Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat Airport(SGN), our private airport transfer via Klook, was already waiting for us. It was a comfortable and hassle-free experience with Klook. And much cheaper too, with our hotel offering at US$25 versu Klook at S$16. We headed to Silverland Jolie Hotel & Spa located at District 1 which is a relatively small boutique hotel. It doesn’t has a grand entrance but  has a really nice interior. Read more

Day 2: Cho Lon(Chinatown) | Saigon Square | Ben Thành market

Binh Tay market (in Chinatown) is under construction and it definitely wasn’t a good timing to go. We reached there feeling lost and wandered aimlessly trying to find the wholesale market and street food stalls. But all we saw was fresh produce and dried food stalls. We walked quite a long distance before we found a decent air-conditioned place to escape the heat. Read more

Day 3: Mekong Delta

When I was researching on Ho Chi Minh, I already knew this is my must-do and true enough, all of us enjoy the tour very much!

It’s a full day tour that we booked via our hotel. It starts early from 8am for us to gather in our hotel lobby to set off to the jetty. Read more

Day 4: Nguyễn Huệ Walking Street | Zone 87

We were supposed to go Cu Chi Tunnels, which is one of the highly raved destinations in Ho Chi Minh. But to get there we will need to travel 1.5 hours per way and Daddy E wasn’t very keen to spend 3 hours on a bus and one hour looking at tunnels. Read more

 

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