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Top things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Apart from the many great attractions in Ho Chi Minh City, there are also other fun things to do in this amazing city. Withlocals aims to connect tourists in HCMC with locals directly. After all, how amazing would it be to see places from a local point of view? From September onward, local guides in Vietnam will present themselves and their various tours to you, this definitely keep this section in close-sight!

Things to do in Ho-chi-minh-city, Vietnam

Until then, check out the following amazing things to do in Vietnam that are definitely worth your time:

  • Be amazed by the view from the Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck
    This tower stands right in the center of HCMC and offers you a completely stunning view of this beautiful city.
  • Book a day in Spa Tropic
    This spa resort is one of the most renowned spa’s in Ho Chi Minh City. Treat yourself with a relaxing massage, a foot/hand treatment or a facial. The cheapest complete spa package costs 1,950,000 VND. However, you can also decide to just book a massage, foot/hand/hair treatment or a facial.
  • Hop on a boat and cruise the Mekong Delta
    The Mekong Delta is massive, and you can go on boat trips that even last up to several days. However, it can also be interesting to explore the rivers for just a day, offering you a different scenery of HCMC.
  • Visit the Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens
    If you are looking for a relaxing day with friends or family, the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens are a great place to spend your day. Smile and take pictures of the various beautiful animals, such as elephants, lizards, turtles and tigers.

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