Ho Chi Minh City
Fasten your seatbelts as Ho Chi Minh City is a metropolis on the move - and we're not just talking about the motorbikes that throng the streets. Saigon, as it's known to all but city officials, is Vietnam at its most dizzying: a high-octane city of commerce and culture that has driven the whole country forward with its limitless energy.

Direct Flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Direct Flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest and most densely populated city in Vietnam. Formerly known as Saigon, this crowded cosmopolitan metropolis of over five million people is full of history and character. Situated on the banks of the Mekong Delta, Saigon is famous as being the capital of the Republic of Vietnam.

The American military was based in Saigon during the Vietnam War and in 1975 it was renamed Ho Chi Minh City when the forces from the Communist north of Vietnam took control.

Direct flights to Ho Chi Minh can be found on Vietnam Airlines if you are travelling from the UK. Ho Chi Minh is well served by many well-known airlines, often low cost flights can be found on indirect flights which require a transit or change of aircraft on route.

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

To get a real feel of Ho Chi Minh, explore the city on foot - head down to the Saigon River, enjoy the vibrant café culture scene, browse the markets or indulge in a traditional Massage. One of the most popular destinations in Asia, Ho Chi Minh is served be a great choice of international airlines. Ho Chi Minh City is a dazzling mixture of ancient temples, ramshackle shops, thriving markets selling colourful silks and exotic spices, designer shops and 21st century sky-scrapers.

Head to the History Museum to admire the exhibits from Cambodia’s fascinating Angkor Wat or visit the popular War Remnants Museum complete with US war memorabilia and often harrowing descriptions and photographs of the brutal Vietnam War. Further afield, Vietnam is a country of tropical jungles, dazzling white beaches, rice fields, glorious mountains and fascinating culture.

The old imperial capital of Hue is definitely worth a visit with its wealth of cultural riches including temples, palaces and pagodas and is home to the Festival of Hue – a popular traditional crafts festival. 

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Ho Chi Minh City Climate

Ho Chi Minh City Climate
The city has a tropical climate, specifically a tropical wet and dry climate, with an average humidity of 75%. The year is divided into two distinct seasons. The rainy season, with an average rainfall of about 1,800 mm annually, usually begins in May and ends in late November. The dry season lasts from December to April. The average temperature is 28 °C (82 °F), the highest temperature sometimes reaches 39 °C (102 °F) around noon in late April, while the lowest may fall below 16 °C (61 °F) in the early mornings of late December.