4 days in Ho Chi Minh City & Phu Quoc Island Itinerary

4 days in Ho Chi Minh City & Phu Quoc Island Itinerary

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4 days in Ho Chi Minh City & Phu Quoc Island Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Phu Quoc Island
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for sightseeing, museums, shopping, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and admire the striking features of Central Post Office.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ho Chi Minh City. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

1
day
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at The Green Boutique, stroll through Vung Bau Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phu Quoc Island trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
The Green Boutique ©
The Green Boutique

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