Ho Chi Minh took after the name of their former Prime Minister back in 1945. It is a city rich in history and has a lot of delicious cuisines. With the advancement of our technology now, Ho Chi Minh has now adopted the new e-visa options. This Visa only needs three working days for it to be finished. It costs PHO 1293.00 per person.
The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh is from December to March as it is drier. The temperature is just nice and it rarely rains. Catch the Vietnamese New Year festival during January or February. The city is lively at this time with so many activities to try but bear in mind the expenses might be a bit higher than usual. Ho Chi Minh experience typhoons from July to November.
Caticlan Airport - This airport is the closest one to the Boracay Island with a short ten minutes boat ride. However, the flight ticket here is a little more expensive than Kalibo Airport. Please bear in mind that you are only allowed to bring in 10 kg of check-in baggage. You can choose either to fly with Cebu Pacific or Philippines Airlines. This is one of the busiest airports in the Philippines.
Ho Chi Minh International Airport - This airport is located only 6 km from the city. There are two terminals which are Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is for domestic flights while Terminal 2 is for international flights. This airport serves over 30 million passengers every year. There are a lot of airlines that operate here. Among them are Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Japan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and AirAsia.
Ho Chi Minh’s climate is a tropical monsoon. It is a hot and dry city. The average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. The wettest month will be in September and the driest month is February. The highest temperature can be up to 30 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperature is 25 degrees Celsius.
Ho Chi Minh has a lot of interesting places to visit. Here are some suggestions.