HO CHI MINH CITY,VIETNAM TRAVEL GUIDE + TOURIST SPOTS

 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM TRAVEL GUIDE | ITINERARY, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS, BUDGET HOTELS

HO CHI MINH CITY,VIETNAM TRAVEL GUIDE | ITINERARY, TOURIST ATTRACTIONS ,BUDGET HOTELS

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, has all the traits of a bustling metropolis—it is clamorous, somewhat disorderly, and has the largest population among all cities in Vietnam. Although these are traits that are a hallmark to most growing Asian cities in general, any first-time visitor may not help himself but feel overwhelmed by how abuzz the city is like.

The place—as much as the rest of Vietnam—however, is understandably vibrant. Primarily, because of its population’s daily affairs with wheels, commonly motorcycles. With an estimated population of around 13 million, specifically within the metropolitan area, a good portion of these people scramble across the city not with their foot, but with their two wheels.

Ho Chi Minh is only partly defined by its motorcycle-loving, or otherwise, locals. This thriving city also holds a fair share of curious tourists and discerning visitors from elsewhere and abroad, too—counting to millions of them annually and who are directly contributive of Vietnam’s developing tourism.

But that should not come as a surprise considering that the city, more than just a hub of modernity, is also a host to a slew of tourist hotspots such as the Municipal Theatre, the Independence Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, the Ben Thanh Market, and the Ho Chi Minh City Hall. Each of these places offers unique attraction, which makes travel to the place a worthwhile endeavor for most people.

Then, there also goes the nightlife, which is essentially the city as defined by its youth. If you are a party animal—or maybe just enthusiastic about parties in general—who like to experience the night event in literally every place possible, you should consider adding the city’s offerings as part of your bucket list.

Do not mistake Saigon as the capital city of Vietnam. This title still rightfully belongs to Hanoi. But if there is one thing which the city has over Hanoi as a valuable city, it is that it’s the center of finance of the country; with it is home to the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange and a multitude of companies, national and international banks, all of which play essential role in money-flow across Vietnam.

However, looking into the history that shaped Vietnam, it is understandable why this city has become significant about money. Consequently, for the money-centered individuals, the city is an ideal place for trade and business. For a nation with a total population that is close to a hundred million, Vietnam is unsurprisingly a big market to deal business with.

The city, in many ways, is quite akin to Manila, which is something reminiscent to Filipinos who have been in both worlds. With a difference being that the two culture spoke two different languages, everything else feels eerily the same—and, then again, also changed.

FLIGHTS TO HO CHI MINH CITY | HOW TO GET THERE

From Manila City, several airlines have direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City. You can click the on the websites of these airlines to check on the rates and flight schedules:

HO CHI MINH CITY AIRPORT

Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport  
AddressTrường Sơn, Phường 2, Tân Bình, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

 

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 HO CHI MINH CITY ATTRACTIONS | THINGS TO DO

This lively city is the center of trade and commerce. To fully experience what the place has to offer, it would be great spending some time at a roadside café with a cup of Vietnamese iced coffee and plan how you will explore this beautiful city.

Meanwhile, here are some things which you can do on your first visit to the city:

Ho Chi Minh City Hall

The Saigon City Hall or the People’s Committee Head Office was built from 1902-1908. This French colonial-style structure is a famous landmark in the City because of its imposing structure.

Ho Chi Minh City Hall Address: Số 86 Lê Thánh Tôn, Bến Nghé, Quận 1

Bui Vien Walking Street

Bui Vien is a famous street in Vietnam just across the  City Hall which is a favorite destination to both locals and tourists during nighttime. The place usually hosts events and many entertainment activities. Bars, cafes, and restaurants are also found along the street.

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Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

It is considered as a significant art museum of the city. The place is just a few meters away from Ben Thanh Market.

Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts Address: 97A Phó Đức Chính, Phường Nguyễn Thái Bình, Quận 1

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 

Cruise at Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta, also known as the Western Region, is a place in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches sea through a network of distributaries.

The Mekong Delta is called a “biological treasure trove” because there are over 1,000 animal species that have been found in the area such as new species of plants, lizards, fish, and mammals.
The local guides during the cruise talk about the history of the region as you explore island lush tropical gardens of the place.

The river cruise provides the opportunity to stop at local villages to sample local cuisines and delicacies and experience more of the culture, as well as customs and traditions. You will also have the opportunity to buy some locally handcrafted souvenirs. Covering of knees and shoulders is recommended when visiting rural areas.

 

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Experience Cu Chi Tunnels

Enhance your knowledge about the history of Vietnam as the Cu Chi Tunnels gives you a glimpse of the Vietnam War. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by fighters as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate. The 124-mile (200-kilometer) underground network will show you how the tunnels served as underground cities during the Vietnam War.

Cu Chi Tunnels Address: Tổ 6 -ấp QL22, Phước Thạnh, Củ Chi

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Tour Around the City through a Cycle

Discover the city by riding a Cyclo, a traditional three-wheeled bicycle. Visit places and landmarks of the City like Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, the city’s flower market, and much more.

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Sample Ho Chi Minh City Street Food

Food is always part of any travel. As you visit the city, it would be great to have some culinary experience. While in the city, it would be great to immerse yourself in some local markets and rustic restaurants to try local specialties like spring rolls, ‘Bahn mi’ baguettes, salads, and popular rice dishes. Don’t miss trying the aromatic Saigonese coffee.

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Buy Some Souvenirs at Bến Thành Market

Would you like to buy some handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs, as well as sample local cuisine? Then you must visit the Bến Thành Market. This place is a large marketplace in central Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1 and one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon.

Bến Thành Market Address: Chợ, Lê Lợi, Phường Bến Thành, Quận 1 

Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda

Located at 73 Mai Thi Luu Street, District 1, the Jade Emperor Pagoda is a Taoist pagoda which was built by the Chinese community in 1909.

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Marvel at the great architectural design of Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon is located in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The church building was constructed between 1863 and 1880 by French colonists who initially named it Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Saïgon. The cathedral has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet).

Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon: 01 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Quận 1

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Bitexco Financial Tower

Ho Chi Minh City’s skyscraper was completed in 2010. On its 49th Floor is Saigon Skydeck offering a 360 view of the City. The place is open to the public daily.

Bitexco Financial Tower/Saigon Skydeck Address: Bitexco Financial Tower, 7, 2 Hải Triều, Bến Nghé, Quận 1

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Vincom Landmark 81

Vincom Landmark 81 is another skyscraper in the city. Within the vicinity is a beautiful park which is perfect for strolling and sightseeing.

Vincom Landmark 81 Address: 772 Điện Biên Phủ, Vinhomes Tân Cảng, Bình Thạnh

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Saigon Central Post Office

Just across the Notre-Dame Basilica and a few meters walk from the Reunification Palace, you will see an old, yet beautifully preserved building, the Saigon Post Office or the Ho Chi Minh City Post Office. The structure which is still functioning for its original purpose was erected in the late 19th century when the country was part of French Indochina.

Saigon Central Post Office: Số 125 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh 710009, Vietnam

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Reunification Palace | Independence Palace

Just a few blocks north of the Market, you will find the reunification palace. This historical building called Independence Palace marks the site of the former Royal Palace Norodom and one of the most important places to visit in the City. The placemarks an important part of the American War and how it ended with the fall of Saigon when the Palace’s gates were breached by Viet Cong tanks. The palace is open from Monday through Friday from 7:30 am, until 4:30. They closed for lunch however from 11 am until 1 pm.

Independence Palace Address: 135 Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa, Phường Bến Thành, Quận 1

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Municipal Theatre Ho Chi Minh City

Known as Saigon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The structure was established in 1897 and an example of French Colonial architecture.

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At the Buddhist Vinh Trang Pagoda. This place is part of Mekong Delta Tour

Stay Connected in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Make sure to buy a tourist SIM Card the Moment you arrive at the airport. There many counters selling Sim Cards for the tourists.

TIME IN HO CHI MINH CITY

The Philippines is one hour ahead of the city.

Click this link to check the REAL TIME IN HO CHI MINH CITY

BEST TIME TO VISIT |  HO CHI MINH CITY WEATHER

Many people considered visiting Saigon between December to March because this is when the City is drier.

During the late part of January to early February, Vietnam is celebrating it’s New Year (Tet Festival/ Vietnam Chinese New Year), so this is also a good time to visit. However, since this is a festival time, there’s a big chance that prices for hotels and airfares are quite high.

Between the months of May to September, rain showers do happen, but they normally come in a short burst, so you can still get around. Just keep umbrellas or raincoats handy.

It is usually between July to November where typhoons do happen.

Click here to CHECK HO CHI MINH CITY WEATHER

Click here to CHECK HO CHI MINH CITY WEATHER MONTHLY FORECAST 

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HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM TRAVEL  ITINERARY

This is just the recommended itinerary for Saigon trip.

ARRIVAL

The moment you arrive at the airport, make sure to buy or pick your tourist SIM Card. You can also buy online in advance to be delivered to your hotel in the city.

BOOK 3G/4G SIM CARD (HOTEL DELIVERY IN VIETNAM) HERE

DAY 1 IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Ben Thanh Market – You can start your visit to Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to Ben Thanh Market, the symbol of the city.

This historic Central Market building of District 1 in the city, also known as Cho Ben Thanh or Ben Thanh Market is more than 100 years old and played an essential part in the economy of the city.

Statue of Tran Nguyen Han – right in the front entrance of the Ben Thanh Market, you will see the statute of Tran Nguyen Han mounted on a horse on a stone arch. Tran Nguyen Han is a general in the Later Lê Dynasty (1428-1527) and is remembered for helping Emperor Lê Lợi in defeating the Ming army.

War Remnants Museum – Another impressive sight which is just 10 minutes walk from the Market is the War Remnants Museum. This place exhibits remnants and important artifacts left of the American war. The exhibits in the museum include old types of equipment and photographs. The site is open every day from 7:30 am.
You will surely get tired visiting these places, so for lunch, you can return to Ben Thanh Market wherein a wide array of eating facilities can be found.

You can continue your first day in the place by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Saigon Post Office.

If you want more historical, you can take a cab to the Thi Nghe Channel. In this area, you will find Historical and Military Museums.

Saigon Skydeck at Bitexco Financial Tower – See the city from above at the Skydeck of Betixco Tower

BOO A TICKET FOR SKYDECK IN BITEXCO FINANCIAL TOWER HERE

Note: You can just walk or grab a bike or car to visit these places.

DAY 2 IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Cu Chi Tunnel Complex is another must-see destination when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. From Pham Ngu Lao street- the backpacker area, you will found several day trips to the complex. Cu Chi is approximately 40 km northwest of the city in Southern Vietnam. The Cu Chi Tunnels are amazingly an underground community composed of chambers and 250 km of tunnels below the City. A visit to this place will allow you to comprehend why Vietnam won the battle, and with just salt and cassava the survived the underground life.

BOO A CU CHI TUNNELS HALF DAY TOUR HERE

In the late afternoon, you visit other attractions in the City or catch the store hours at Saigon Square for your shopping.

In the evening, you can visit the Bui Vien Walking Street to enjoy the night scene in Ho Chi Minh. Many street foods are being sold at the area, so you might as well try them.

DAY 3 IN HO CHI MINH CITY

You can spend your third day in the city by experiencing a full day excursion to Mekong Delta. The place offers sceneries like rivers, rice paddies, bee farm, candy making and much more.

BOO A FULL DAY TOUR TO MEKONG DELTA HERE

You can visit Vincom Landmark 81 late in the afternoon to enjoy your last day in Ho Chi Minh.

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 HO CHI MINH CITY HOTELS

There are various accommodation facilities in the city that are really cheap. Pick one which suits your taste and budget. Also, I recommend that you choose hotels located in District 1 because it is located near most tourist attractions.

Click on any of the links below to book your hotel.

Town House 23 Saigon Hotel
23 Dang Thi Nhu street, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1

BOOK YOUR HO CHI MINH CITY HOTEL  ROOM HERE 

Town House 373 Saigon Hotel
373/45 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1 (easier access via alley 160 of Cong Quynh street), District 1

Tripwriter Hotel
185/28 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1

 

Chill Box
212A/A61 Nguyen Trai street, Nguyen Cu Trinh ward, District 1

Lafelix Hotel
287-289 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1

BOOK YOUR HO CHI MINH CITY HOTEL  ROOM HERE 

Ipeace Hotel
175/8 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1

DDA Hotel District 1
183 De Tham, District 1

 

LeBlanc Hotel Saigon
414 (Behind) Nguyen Dinh Chieu street, Ward 4, District 3

A in Hotel
28/10 Bui Vien St, District 1

BOOK YOUR HO CHI MINH CITY HOTEL  ROOM HERE 

Meraki Boutique Hotel
178 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
 

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HAPPY TRIP’S TRAVEL  TIPS

  • Stay in District 1, this is where most of the tourist attractions are located.
  • It is more cost-effective to avail of a tour package when visiting Cu Chi Tunnels or Mekong Delta. I placed a link above for you to click. Most tours offered in the hotels are much more expensive.
  • Ho Chi Minh City is a relatively easy place to navigate. For solo travelers, you can simply use your grab and you can choose a “Grab Bike” because it is a lot cheaper as compared to a car.
  • Don’t forget to wear your most comfortable outfit and footwear.
  • Sunscreen, umbrella or cap could be very useful when visiting this City.
  • During rainy days, it would be very helpful to bring a raincoat. You might not want to get stranded because of the rain showers.
  • Be connected all the time. Make sure to buy a tourist SIM Card so that you can check easily the address or find a grab bike or car whenever you need one.
  • Don’t underestimate the value of travel insurance.
  • Don’t forget to bring bottled water and avoid drinking just anywhere.
  • Street food is great to try, however, be very careful also when buying. If you see that basic sanitation is not visible, avoid buying.
  • Don’t forget your medicines. Loperamide, Paracetamol,etc. must always be in your hand-carry bag.

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40 Comments

  1. Sabadisto Febrie Gail M

    Assign smaller groups and chaperones in advance. Be proactive in regards to challenging students. If possible, ask his or her parent to be a chaperone to limit any potential problems. When making groups, split any problem pairs into separate groups. This is a good policy for troublemakers, chatty girls or bickering frenemies. It’s probably best to keep the most challenging students in your own group.

  2. Chel-An B. Erecido BSIT 3F1

    If I was assigned to lead my class for an important activity/project (like a field trip to Ho Chi Minh) I will rely on my previous experience as a leader of the group.

    As a leader, I will always try my best to keep everyone in line and cooperating. If there is one who does not follow my instruction, I will give them a chance to learn from their mistakes.

    I will also explain why they are not following my instruction and ask them if they are willing to change their attitude. If they are still not following, I will make sure that they understand the importance of this activity/project and how it can benefit our school.

  3. Derla Ma.Clarence B.

    If i am given a chance to be a leader , The first thing is I’ll talk to all my classmate and encourage them to join the said activity , I will explain to them that this activity very fun and all the places are good and beautiful and also it gives us more knowledge and learning . i’ll them that this is worth it because they will enjoy and experience this kind of activity . I will give them some award and special bonus if they cooperate to this activity. I’ll let them to suggest their ideas of what we do to our awesome tour.

  4. Marvin M. Bayona BSIT 3F1

    If I was assigned to lead an important activity and some of my classmates are not participating, then I will talk to them privately. I believe a good communication is always a key in solving problems. I will emphasize to them that we are working on an important task which needs to fulfill and I need their help. I will give them task/role to do so they could feel that they are important in that activity. Being a leader doesn’t mean you need to be mean in your members because sometimes proper approach will solve everything.

  5. Crystal Gail B. Gavileno, BSIT 3F1

    Ho Chi Minh City has the largest population among all cities in Vietnam. This city is known for having plenty of tourist attractions that can quench the thirst of hungry explorers who are up to some adventure. Bui Vien Walking Street is the place where night owls will enjoy because it is where you can find bars, cafes, and restaurants that are open until midnight, it is also located along the streets across the city hall. The next thing that you should not miss is going to the Sample Ho Chi Minh City which are known for their Street Food. It is a must to try different culinary experiences while having this trip because as we all know the food is the one that expresses the soul of the city. As a food trade student it can help us know more about the culture and tradition of that place by tasting their food. If I am given the chance to lead my class and while we are on this trip enjoying ourselves while others are not cooperating, what I would do is talk to them in a calm but serious manner. I will tell them that this trip is for us to enjoy and explore things that are new to us, we are here to learn and not become a burden to our fellow classmates. Also, I will remind them that I am given the authority to supervise them and they are required to follow the instructions that I am giving because it is not just for my own good but it is for the benefit of the whole class. I will frankly tell them that their cooperation is much needed in order to have an enjoyable and memorable trip.

  6. Hannah Faye V. Aballes BSIT 3-1

    As a leader in our trip First I cannot even Know If I can handle them because it is My First time to lead them, and My classmates Is Very Noisy But I believe in myself that I can do it so, while we where there they were fighting and not agreeing So as a leader I will not tolerate them first thing I did is to Listen Their problems and I talk to them, So They listen to me and they greeted each other so As lider it is not easy to lead Because You Need to maintain Your calmnes And Being a responsible leader
    Ho chi Minh City is the most amazing city you will ever visit.

  7. Rodrey D. Belgira

    If I have given a chance to lead my classmates during field trip and my classmates don’t cooperation I will Continually use positive body language Keep in mind how simple it is to get sucked into the conflict cycle, maintain an open, passive body posture, speak slowly and softly, avoid taking things personally and consider the needs of my classmates

  8. Regene Aglobo

    Being a leader comes with responsibility. If I am given a chance to lead the class for this important activity/project, I’ll lead in such a way that I take the first action to discipline and be organised to influence my classmates. I’ll communicate with our instructor about the things we must do during activities and how to deal with my classmates . To lead the class, by having the consent of our instructor, I’ll use my authority by giving sanctions/punishments to those who do not participate, such as giving low participation grades during the activity and they will not be allowed to join such activities again, they must know what consequences they might get. Taking care of my members or classmates is my responsibility, making sure they learn something from every activity we make. Authority without responsibility leads to irresponsible leadership and responsibility without authority leads to inefficient and ineffective management of my group.

  9. Rosa Mae C vicera

    If i will given a chance to lead my class for an important activity/project like field trip to Ho Chi Ming I will deal with my classmates who is not cooperating nor following your instructions by following the rules because they exist. You are the first person who needs to abide by these guidelines. If you don’t, you’ll stop respecting your rules and yourself. The key is to set an example for your students. Once you’ve given them a rule, you must follow it. I must put a reminder to them always. All students watch and expect the consequence. If you just sigh or neglect what happens, students will not see any rule to follow in this situation.

  10. Parreñas, Judelen B. BSIT 3F1

    If I’m given a chance to lead my class for an important activity like Field Trip to Ho Chi Minh City,I will encourage them to join the field trip.Also, I will conduct some activities in order for them to have a focus during the field trip. As a leader I will give them a penalty if they do not listen and focus during the activities and if those who have to pay attention during the activities that I conducted there will be a reward at the end of the field trip.

  11. Iligan, Jheeve Dhalin M. BSIT 3F1

    If i where given a chance to to lead my class for an important activity. I will take them to Ho Chi minh streetfoods. This place can also relate to our course as well they have knowledge about how people in vietnam has a different street foods. And i will deal to my classmates who is not cooperating by giving them consequences. This can helps to make them discipline it that situation.

    Iligan, Jheeve Dhalin M. BSIT 3F1

  12. Parreñas, Judelen B.

    If I’m given a chance to lead my class for an important activity like Field Trip to Ho Chi Minh City,I will encourage them to join the field trip.Also, I will conduct some activities in order for them to have a focus during the field trip. As a leader I will give them a penalty if they do not listen and focus during the activities and if those who have to pay attention during the activities that I conducted there will be a reward at the end of the field trip.

  13. Riega D. Monteza

    As the class leader, I want the best for our field trip to Ho Chi Minh City. I will explain my suggestions and instructions to them so that they fully understand them. If my classmates refuse to cooperate and follow my instructions, I will consult with them to find out why they are unwilling to follow me, I will listen to their suggestions, and I will consider their opinions. That way, we can gain a better understanding on both sides and decide what kind of activity we will do in Ho Chi Minh. Also, I will encourage my classmates that by participating in the activity, we will be able to learn new things and gain knowledge about Ho Chi Minh City. For me, it’s not that I’m the leader of our class; I could only listen to my own desires for our section, but I want the best for our section by listening to their desires in our field trip so that all of us can enjoy our field trip without arguing.

  14. Juanillo James Aaron

    If I’ll be given a chance to lead the whole class for an important activity such as field trip and one of them isn’t cooperating nor following my instruction, I will talk to that person privately to discuss the importance of the trip and everyone’s cooperation. I’ll address their concerns about the rules and instructions being imposed so that I can come up with the solution. After which, if that person still continue to act stubbornly , I’m afraid that as a team leader, I’ll give them the sanction they deserve for them to learn their lesson.

  15. Chanel kate Kobayashi

    As a leader of class by promoting the place of Ho Chi Minh and by leading my classmate to cooperate with any activities. By this activity or trip it can help to build our relationship and unite together. Activities that we also can learn together. Being a leader is a chance to help and promote the spots that others can experience. Each of these places offer unique attractions to us and we also experience it., which makes travel to the place worthwhile and makes a memorable experience. This place is understandable and significant about money when it comes to trade or business that we also learned and applied..

  16. Mendoza, Althea Murielle

    I was given a chance to lead and suvervised my classmates to this field trip given by the school. We visited this place Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts and it was really amazing. During the trip, I instructed my classmates to never go outside of the museum without my permission because I don’t want us to be separated with each other during that trip. Some of my classmates was not cooperating and did not follow my instruction. Because of that, I collected them and I just speak to them very calmly. I did not get angry nor shouted at them, I just reminded them to please cooperate and let them understand that it will be my responsility if something happen to anyone of them. I also told them that it will be good if we enjoy the trip together without separating. In the end everyone listened, it was a successful trip and we made a lot of memories together.

  17. Flores, Louielyn Jean C.

    As a leader, I’ll deal with my classmates by talking to them nicely and encouraging them to join the activity, I’ll explain to them that this activity is not boring but worth it because they will enjoy and experience this awesome tour. I will give them some reward or incentive if they cooperate. I’ll let them speak out their ideas and what they want to do and let them understand what’s the best thing to do to maintain and build good relationships.

  18. Dalisay, Gion Glance D. BSIT 3F1

    If me and my classmates were given the chance to visit and learn about Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, And as a leader of the class, It would be an honor to visit or have a field trip in this kind of City. There’s so much to learn and so many things to enjoy but for the betterment of the trip, I would implement strictly and fairly all the rules in regards to the field trip, and lay all the consequences if one of my classmates is not cooperating. Like I will head up to the teacher the names of not cooperating that even if I have given a lot of chances to participate the person is still ignorant and request that his/her action will only affect him, and not to the rest of the group.

  19. Dhapnie Pearl Nalaonan

    If I will given a chance to lead in our class during the activity/project in our trip in Ho Chi Minh maybe the thing that I will do to my classmate that are not cooperating or not following instruction is first remove the things that give them distractions like their phones because instead of listening they are all busy using their phones checking their social media accounts or maybe playing online games and the second thing that I will do us to give the instructions simple and clear in that way they will give their attention to the activity because they understand clearly the instructions during in the activity in our trip and they can actively cooperate.

    Nalaonan, Dhapnie Pearl BSIT 3-F1

  20. Lorraine D. Resurreccion. BSIT 3F1

    How can I deal with my fellow classmates who are not cooperating or following instructions? As a leader, conducting a field trip to Ho Chi Minh City may be challenging, but there is always a solution if we want it bad enough for our class. We are all big enough to understand what is happening, and by simply reminding them what the rules are, explain to them the purpose of the instructions. Just communicate with each other and build relationships with each other. This can be a great way to help some students who do not know how to cooperate or follow our instructions.
    Lorraine D. Resurreccion. BSIT 3F1

  21. Manejable, Clarence C.

    If I where given a chance to lead my classmates I would be grateful to have this position to rule my classmates because it is show leadership and power. For those who don’t want to practice on this field trip I will use my power or position as a leader to make some consequences that may lead their grades or marks in school by tilling our advisor that for those who won’t be able to participate in this activity will be failed on their grades. Also I will encourage them to participate because this is a good opportunity for us as a food trade student to have the knowledge about the culture of the other countries. And because of that position and correct use of power that I’ve been given, all of my classmates respect me and follow me as their leader.

  22. Marrielle A. Animas

    If I would be given a chance to lead my class for an activity, I would like to visit the Reunification Palace or the Independence Palace which is considered as one of the historical place in Vietnam. I will encourage the whole class to explore around and in order to deal with my classmate who is not cooperationg, I would suggest to make an activity regarding on how the Palace has been built and what’s more about it. So with that I can make the whole class focus on doing activities and it will also give them the benefit of knowledge about the history of the Independence Palace of Vietnam.

    Name: Marrielle Animas
    BSIT 3F-1

  23. Leslie D. Carnaje BSIT 3F1

    As the class leader, I will encourage my classmates to go on a field trip, but we must also abide by the rules and instructions to prevent miscommunication and accidents. To encourage my classmates’ cooperation in this activity. Whether they agree or not, I shall first seek and consider their feedback before carrying out that activity. Simply by actively listening to your classmates, you may express your concern for them and their work, because even simple listening to your classmates can encourage them.

  24. Oscianas, Lyka C. BSIT 3F1

    If I will be given a chance to lead my classmates for an important activity/project in a field trip,I will deal with my classmates who are not cooperating nor following instructions by giving punishment and ofcourse I will let them realize that we are not a kid anymore to disobey a rule/s that are already given by us .We should be matured enough to know our responsibility as a student .So that we can finish our task as soon as possible without any trouble .-Oscianas,Lyka C.BSIT 3F1

  25. Buenaflor, Catherine Joy T.

    As a leader, I can deal with my fellow students who don’t follow instructions by telling them to follow what we’ve discussed early and show some respect to the other individuals in the area. Everyone will be encouraged by me to take part in this important project , not just for me but also for them.
    Buenaflor, Catherine Joy T. BSIT3 F1

  26. amandeep rana

    The information shared by you will be quite helpful for people who are planning to travel to Ho Chi Minh city.

  27. Wow the food looks delicious! I would visit just to taste the local food!

  28. Love the pictures the daily activities and specially the food. The food may by far be my favorite part to any travel destination.

  29. Marianne Bathan

    Never heard this much about Vietnam. After reading this blog, I realized that this country is worth visiting.

  30. Marianne Bathan

    Never heard this much about Vietnam. After reading this blog, I realized that this country is worth visiting.

  31. Riza Mae H. Villanueva

    Fantastic foods! Great city to visit at night and marvelous places to go to during the day. It’s affordable for all ages! #marman

  32. Ronald Lubiano

    This country has a lot of history because of the Civil War way back before and it is known to have a rich in culture. Vietnam is known for its architectural structures especially their temples. #marman

  33. The food alone is amazing enough to go visit this city! Would be full of lively culture, too!

  34. Connie Catz

    Please post similar promo fare going to Hanoi w/ Halong Bay btween March-April 2018…

    Thnks and more power!..

  35. well detailed description of HO CHI MINH CITY. as a tourist it is very helpful information.

  36. Rose Legazpi

    Sir tapos na ba ang promo na 990? hindi ko na makita sa kanilang booking site. Sana mag extend sila. Scheduled na kasi kami to visit Vietnam by January.

  37. Very good photos and nice information about Ho Chi Minh.

  38. Okay, this definitely gave me travel fever! I must visit

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