Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in Ho Chi Minh City using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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5 Days in Ho Chi Minh City - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Ho Chi Minh City is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Ho Chi Minh City when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Ho Chi Minh City tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Ho Chi Minh City ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Ho Chi Minh City. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Ho Chi Minh City. You can visit popular places in Ho Chi Minh City, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Ho Chi Minh City?

The budget cost of 5 days in Ho Chi Minh City is USD 2100030. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Ho Chi Minh City 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Ho Chi Minh City are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Ho Chi Minh City in 5 days?

War Remnants Museum, Central Post Office, Reunification Palace, Cu Chi Tunnels must be a part of your Ho Chi Minh City itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck, Notre Dame Cathedral, Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Ho Chi Minh City, you can add A O Show and Cao Dai Temple to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Ho Chi Minh City travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Ho Chi Minh City like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Ho Chi Minh City in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Ho Chi Minh City on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Ho Chi Minh City

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Ho Chi Minh City. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Ho Chi Minh City, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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