Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Vietnam ramblings.

Day 0-1

Travel to Ho Cho Minh via Cebu Pacific, arrive at Tan Son Nat International Airport, around 2:00 Phl time. Vietnam is an hour delayed from our time. Flight was delayed for almost 30mins. 

We easily passed the immigration, no visa for Filipinos :) Yey! Just in case be ready for your Hotel Accommodation and  return ticket.

At the airport we exchanged USD to Vietnam currency, Dong. My 300USD is worth 6,270,000 Dong. Instant Millionaire :) based on my research this is the best changer since they have 0% commission.

We scout for a cab to bring us to Mui Ne, its a 5hr travel from Ho Chi Minh. Vinasun and Mai Linh are the legit cab operators here. Be ready since Vietnamese are really terrible in English. You really have to be patient. After haggling, we agreed on the 110USD fixed price with Comfort Savico cab operator. They will be giving you a business calling card where they will write the amount agreed. They asked us to pay in full right away, at first we are hesitant to pay but we did and just asked for receipts. 

Day 2 White Sand Dunes
Red Sand Dunes 
Fishing Village
Fairy Stream and Red Canyon

Ate at Mui Ne Chicken

Travel back to Ho Chi Minh

Ate at Pho 2000

Walk at Cho Ben Thanh Market

Visit Starbucks

Ate Ice cream at Baskin Robbins the praline with cream
Day 3 Wake up early for Cu Chi Tunnel Tour

Lunch at Huong V

start city tour
Reunification Palace 30,000Dong
Notre Dame Cathedral
Post Office
City Hall
Opera House

Shopping Centers
Vincom Center
Lotteria ate Shrimp Burger for 85000

Saigon Square Mall
Cho Ben Thanh Market
Tax Trade Center Mall

Thai Sam Yan 750,000dong

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