Best Time to Travel to Saigon

by gretch on June 12, 2011

Ho Chi Minh City SaigonHo Chi Minh City, which is also known as Saigon is one of the beautiful cities of Vietnam. It is actually the largest and most exciting city in the country. Everywhere in the city speaks of growing status with its fine dining, trendy nightlife, mobile phones, and cars. However, the city still preserves something Vietnamese. As you walk down the streets, you can still see stalls and local vendors.

This is one of the famous vacation destinations in Asia. You have to be there to know the reason behind its popularity. Anyone can fly to Saigon to see and explore its amazing tourist spots. If you are asking of the things that you can do in Saigon, you can actually shop, visit museums and pagodas, and other attractions, take a walk along the streets, and watch performances at the Opera House.

Places to See

  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • History Museum
  • The Opera House
  • The Notre Dame Cathedral
  • HCMC’s Chinatown
  • Cho Lon

When is the best time of the year to fly to Saigon?

Saigon lies in a tropical climate zone. It has warm and sunny weather all year so you can go there anytime. But rains can be frustrating during the rainy season which runs from May to November. The rains can get long and heavy. The ideal time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is during the dry season which runs from December to April.

Now that you have an idea about the weather and the things that you can do there, you can now book your flights and make online reservations at the good hotels in Saigon. Check a travel guide online for cheap air tickets and other tour packages. Enjoy your trip to Saigon!

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