"Ice and water" Top 5 Page for this destination Ho Chi Minh City Warnings Or Dangers Tip by JonnyVN

Ho Chi Minh City Warnings and Dangers: 116 reviews and 72 photos

I still see a lot of people refusing ice here, don't worry, expect for a few dodgey street vendors, everywhere does sell clean ice. I've seen some postings saying they saw ice in big blocks sitting under tarps of the street or being carried on the back of a bike, this is cooling ice. The drinking ice is transported alot more safely.
Tap water on the other hand is very much to be avoided, ok for brushing teeth, but if there is a heavy down pour avoid this aswell (especially in Hanoi or smaller cities). The fresh water and sewer systems have a tendency to mix if it floods.

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  • Updated Apr 1, 2008
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