Popular tours in Saigon

Enjoy a scenic speedboat day trip to discover the tangled maze of rivers and vast paddies found in the Mekong Delta on our culture-centric tours. Departing by boat from Ho Chi Minh City ( also known as Saigon), you will explore areas of the Mekong Delta that few other tourists get to experience.

You’ll experience the old-world river life of the Mekong Delta, and enjoy a lesser-seen glimpse into rural Vietnam as it trundles along a slow tempo, as it has done for centuries. Visiting a Cao Dai temple, Buddhist pagoda, river market and so much more. Bursting with charming local color and scenic views.

 

https://lesrivesexperience.com/tours/mekong-delta-tour/

 

Departure Time: 8 AM 

Finish Time:  4 PM

Tour price:

Adult: 2,599,000 VND
Child, under 12 years old: 1,899,000 VND
Infant, 0-3 years old: Free of charge

Reconnect with nature in the eco-adventure Can Gio forest tour to the mangrove forests of the Can Gio UNESCO Biosphere Reserve located 40 kilometers outside of Ho Chi Minh City. Alive with monkeys, gibbons, crocodiles and other tropical forest life, the wetland enchants visitors with its lush leafy palm and fresh air. Glimpse local life along the river at a nearby fishing hamlet and see why the fertile Mekong Delta region has enchanted centuries of travelers with its captivating colors, sound and aromas. An educational eco-adventure suitable for wildlife lovers and city-dwellers of all ages, this tour will give you a day off the grid to rediscover the simplicities of life.

 

https://lesrivesexperience.com/tours/can-gio-forest-tour/

 

Departure Time: 8 AM 

Finish Time:  4 PM

Tour price:

Adult: 2,599,000 VND
Child, under 12 years old: 1,899,000 VND
Infant, 0-3 years old: Free of charge

You’ll love our Saigon Craft Beer Tour which reveals the best craft breweries in town, as you ride around the busy city streets in between 4 different venues on the back of our vintage Vespas. These new breweries in Saigon are taking flavour to the next level, exploring worldwide brews with local Vietnamese essences at four fascinatingly different places!

 

https://vespaadventures.com/ho-chi-minh-city-tours/

 

Tour Runs Nightly 5:30pm
Lasts 4.5 – 5 Hours
$93 Per person

A foodie night out on the town.

This Saigon night tour is part night excursion, part street food adventure. Experience Saigon nightlife the way locals do, all from the back of a vintage Vespa scooter. *Saigon Night Tour Highlights*- All-you-can-eat & free flow drinks, cocktails & snacks at Cafe Zoom, local seafood restaurant, local Vietnamese pancake restaurant, zooming by famous Saigon sights, live music cafe, live music bar.

 

https://vespaadventures.com/ho-chi-minh-city-tours/

 

Price: $97 Per person, Kids under 12 receive 30% off

Tour Runs Nightly 6:30pm
Lasts 4 – 4.5 Hours

Explore Ho Chi Minh City when crowds have dispersed and temperatures have cooled on a private tour of the city by open-air Jeep. Ideal for first-time visitors, this experience promises the undivided attention of your guide and reveals parts of the metropolis that you may otherwise have missed.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Due to the heavy traffic in Saigon so travelling by Jeep is the best and safest way to discovery local areas of Saigon by night
Able to stand up and enjoy the fresh air, capture the most memorable time in Saigon
Jeep tour is great choice for Family and Couple, can talk, share and have fun together on the Jeep.

 

https://jeeptoursaigon.com/tours/private-city-tour-and-skybar-drink/

 

Price: From $66.99 
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

 

You will have an opportunity to uncover the secrets of the Cu Chi Tunnels, a vast network of underground passageways built and used by the Viet Cong to evade detection as they moved troops and supplies throughout Ho Chi Minh City’s northern districts. During the speedboat trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, Les Rives English-speaking guide will introduce you to life along the banks of the Saigon River as your boat gracefully slips through knots of floating water hyacinths on this scenic boat trip. You will have a chance to enjoy a window into traditional Mekong river life and wonderful photo opportunities.

 

https://lesrivesexperience.com/cu-chi-tunnels/

 

Departure Time: 7 AM or 11 AM

Finish Time: 1 PM or 5 PM

Tour price:

Adult: 1,999,000 VND
Child, under 12 years old: 1,399,000 VND
Infant, 0-3 years old: Free of charge

See a Saigon local’s lifestyle.

Our Vespa tour of modern-day Ho Chi Minh City will give you a view of the city unlike anything on a package tour, and much more than you could find on your own.

We know Saigon, and exactly how to take in the must-see landmarks while getting you off the crowded tourist trail. Take a peek at the history, the streets and the sights that most visitors never even hear about or see.

 

https://vespaadventures.com/ho-chi-minh-city-tours/

 

Morning Tour starts 8:00am
Afternoon Tour starts 12:00pm
Lasts 4 – 4.5 Hours.
$79 Per Person, Kids Under 12 Receive 30% Off

Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s largest and busiest city, and a private tour offers the best chance of avoiding the crowds. On this tour, enjoy great views as you zip around the city in an open-top Jeep and visit some of the most popular attractions, including Reunification Palace, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnants Museum, and Ben Thanh Market.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Due to the heavy traffic in Saigon so travelling by Jeep is the best and safest way to discovery local areas of Saigon by night
Able to stand up and enjoy the fresh air, capture the most memorable time in Saigon
Jeep tour is great choice for Family and Couple, can talk, share and have fun together on the Jeep
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Private tour: spend longer at the sights that interest you most.

 

https://jeeptoursaigon.com/tours/private-half-day-city-tour/

 

Price: From $65.61
Duration: 4 hours

Ho Chi Minh City is at its most magical in the evening hours and a private tour means you can escape the crowds and explore off the beaten track. Admire illuminated landmarks such as the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Ben Thanh Market as you drive around the city in a jeep, then set sail along the Saigon River and enjoy dinner on-board as you glide past the glittering city skyline.

 

https://jeeptoursaigon.com/tours/private-city-tour-and-dinner-cruise/

 

Price: $94.50
Duration: 4 hours

Museums

Museum stores more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in which more than 1,500 documents, artifacts, films have been applied to introduce in eight thematic exhibition frequently. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad.

Opening hours: From 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
(The ticket counter is closed at 4:30 pm)
The Museum is open daily (including Tet and other holidays)
Add: 28 Vo Van Tan, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (+84) 08 2203 0682 – (+84) 28 3930 6664

Entrance fee: VND 40,000

Fito Museums – are a couple of first private museums in Vietnam which are devoted to the Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy.

Nearly 3,000 items relevant to traditional Vietnamese medicine dating back to the Stone Age.
An instruments used to prepare a traditional medicine: knives, grinders, mortars and pestles, pots and jars.
An objects found in a traditional pharmacy: scales, cabinet, advertising boards, stamps, tea pots, bowls and other ceramic articles.
A books and documents on traditional Vietnamese medicine.
All museums are equipped with modern audio-visual technology, which regularly shows “A Century of Health Care Experiences” – a documentary film about the history of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine.

 

41 Hoang Du Khuong Str.,
Ward 12, Dist 10, HCMC, Vietnam
Tel: 028 38642430 – 0986900267 (Thanh Hằng)
Tuesday – Sunday from 8:30AM till 5:00PM.
Monday closed.
Adults: 120,000 VND.
Children (less than 1.2 m): 60,000 VND.

The Fine Arts Museum of HCMC is set inside an exquisite French colonial villa. The first floor hosts rotating exhibits of contemporary art and the second floor features sketches, paintings and statues, many of which focus on resistance to colonial rulers. The third floor shows older works from Vietnam’s history. Check out the antique working elevator that slowly glides its way up the floors.

From Monday to Sunday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Add: 97a Pho Duc Chinh, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Phone: 028 38216331

Entrance fee: VND 30,000

To understand the history and culture of a land, a country, the first place to visit is Museums – A place to preserve and promote the value of local cultural heritage. The History Museum is a fascinating destination full of such features.
Coming to the History Museum, you will admire the beauty of its building – an ancient architecture built by the French nearly a century ago (1929) with the “innovative Indochina” style. Just 365 steps walking around the Museum, visitors can go through thousands of years of history and culture of Vietnam, understand about the cultural characteristics of the Southern land through a system of permanent exhibition rooms and special topics. The selected collection from over 43,000 documents and artifacts of the Museum, including 12 national treasures introduced at the exhibition rooms will be priceless gifts of historical and cultural knowledge.

 

Add: 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: (84) (028) 3829 8146 – 3829 0268

From Tuesday to Friday:

Morning: 8:00 – 11:30

Saturday and Sunday:

Morning: 8:00 – 11:30

Afternoon: 13:00 – 17:00 

Entrance fee: 30.000 dongs/ticket

This museum was originally the residence of the Governor of the States and the supreme court and later changed its name. Designed of French neoclassical architecture with beautiful sculptural motifs, Ho Chi Minh City Museum is also a great spot if you love photography.

Not only attracts visitors with its styles, but this museum also displays many valuable artifacts and offers fascinating information. With nine galleries, each room will take you to a historical period and help you fully understand the development of Ho Chi Minh city.

 

Address: 65 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1

Tel: 028.38.299.741;  028.38.298.250

Opening hour: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
From Monday to Sunday

Entrance fee: 30,000 VND

The Ao dai Museum on Long Thuan Street, District 9, was built and designed by fashion designer Sy Hoang. It opened in 2014 and is one of two private museums in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Entrance fee: VND 50,000

206/19/30 Long Thuan, Long Phuoc Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City
Contact: 091 472 69 48
Opening hours: 8:30 am – 17:30 pm

 

Historical & Landmarks

“From Norodom Palace to Independence Palace 1868-1966” explores the century-long history of the building that once served as the seat of the French colonial government in Cochinchina. In 1954, this building was renamed Independence Palace. It subsequently witnessed many dramatic episodes in the rise and decline of the government of Ngo Dinh Diem, the founding leader of the Republic of Vietnam.


135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 1, City. HCM

Contact: 080. 85037 – 028.38223652
Hours: 8:00 -16:30 (ticket office 8:00-15:30)
Entrance fee for Exhibition rooom and Palace:: 65.000 VND/ adult & 15.000 VND/child <16 years old
Entrance fee for Palace:40.000 VND/adult & 10.000 VND/child <16 years old
Audio Commentary (11 languages): 90.000 VND
Tourguide: 350.000 VND / group < 25 persons

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Established by French colonists who initially named it the Church of Saigon, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880.

 

Add: 01 Paris Commune, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Entrance: Free
Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Gracing the intersection of Ð Dong Khoi and ÐL Le Loi, this grand colonial edifice with a sweeping staircase was built in 1897 and is one of the city’s most recognisable buildings. Officially known as the Municipal Theatre, the Opera House captures the flamboyance of France’s belle époque. Performances range from ballet and opera to modern dance and musicals. Check the website for English-language listings and booking information.

http://hbso.org.vn/index.html


Address: Lam Son Square, District 1
Phone: 028-3823 7419
Hours: Depending on the events

Also known as the Tortoise Pagoda, this figurine-filled place of worship is considered by many to be Saigon’s finest. Built in 1909 in honour of the supreme Taoist god (the Jade Emperor or King of Heaven, Ngoc Hoang), this is one of the most atmospheric temples in Ho Chi Minh City, stuffed with statues of phantasmal divinities and grotesque heroes.

Add: 73 Ð Mai Thi Luu
Hours: 7am-6pm daily
No entrance fee, you can donate

Designed by renowned French architect, Gustave Eiffel, the post office was built between 1886 and 1891. The post office is located beside the Notre Dame Cathedral. In terms of harmony in the city’s architectural ensemble, this is a unique highlight of the city. Generally filled with tourists, it’s easy to forget that it is still a working post office.


Location: 2 Cong Xa Paris, District 1

Hours: 07:00 – 19:00 (Monday to Friday)
07:00 – 18:00 (Saturday); 08:00 – 18:00 (Sunday)

Tan Dinh Church or the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is the top place visited by tourists and photography and check-in lovers when they arrive in the city. The church is a blend of Gothic and Roman architectural styles, adding a bit of Baroque in the decorative lines. From a distance, the church appears like a fairy castle covered in brilliant pink that stands out against the blue sky in the middle of the bustling city.


Address: 289 Hai Ba Trung Street, District 3, HCMC

Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 6:30 – 11:30 and 14:30 – 18:30.
Sunday: 6:30 – 10:30 and 16:30 – 20:30.

Giac Lam Pagoda, also known as Son Can and Cam Dem, is the oldest temple in the city. The temple was built by Mr. Ly Thuy Long, a Chinese native of Minh Huong, in 1744 and has undergone many restorations to date. Stepping into the landscape of Giac Lam pagoda campus, you will have the opportunity to admire with your own eyes the image of an ancient temple typical of the Southern region. The architecture of trusses, columns, walls and decorative art and the system of antiquities outside and inside the temple are mainly made of many precious woods with simple and rustic brown color.


Add: 565 Lac Long Quan Street, Tan Binh District, HCMC

Hours : 7:00 – 12:00 & 13:30 – 21:00.

No entrance fee, you can donate

A very interesting temple built, around 1760, by the first Cantonese settlers in “Cho Lon”, the actual District 5 (“Chinatown”) of Ho Chi Minh City. It has been dedicated to “Mazu”, the powerful Chinese “Goddess of the Sea” and mixes traditions and beliefs from both Taoism and Buddhism. Along the centuries, “Ba Thien Hau Temple” has been continously restored and is perfectly kept. Check its interior, with statues, sculptures and innumerous artworks with, naturally, strong Chinese influences.


Add: 710 Nguyen Trai, District 5, HCMC
Hours: 6:00 – 11:30 & 13:00 – 16:30

 

Landmark 81 SkyView occupies 3 highest floors (79 – 80 – 81) of Landmark 81 building, Vinhomes’ Central Park residential complex. The tower is proudly the tallest building in South East Asia as recorded in 2019. It has become the symbol of Vietnamese aspiration, the milestone of a new era when Vietnamese dare to dream, dare to reach for the sky and aspire to global achievements.


Hours 8:30 AM – 11:00 PM
720A Dien Bien Phu, Ward 22, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City
Contact: 098 160 16 20

Popular places for kids

This Buddha-themed amusement park and water park has tons of rides for small children and can easily amuse a family, inexpensively, for a whole day. Go on a weekday orweekend and bring your camera for tons of amazing selfie!


120 Hanoi Highway, Tan Phu Ward, Thu Duc City (Dist. 9), HCM
Contact: +(84) 28 3896 0260 – 1900 636 787
Hours: 7:30AM–5PM

Ticket: 60,000 VND/Child
Ticket: 120,000 VND/Adult

The water park’s slides and rides make it a popular local attraction that gets busy on the weekends. Go on a weekday for a welcome break from the hustle and heat of the city. Dam Sen Water Park with 31 aquatic equipments and a wave pool of 3000m2 in width appropriate for all ages from calm games such as Wandering River, Wave pool, Massage pool, Aqua dance, Action pool to thrilled games such as Kamikaze, Boomerang, Multi slide, Twister space bowl, Love storm, Giant slide, Tornado, Twister etc…and a children paradise including water palace, elephant and hippopotamus families together with pretty and colorful slide for children.


Address : 03 Hoa Binh, Ward 3, District 11, HCMC
Phone : (028)-38588418
Hours: 8:30AM–6PM

Entrance fee: 120,000 VND/Adult
80,000 VND/Child <1.4m

The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, established in 1864, is Vietnam’s largest zoo and botanical garden. Located on Nguyen Binh Khiem Street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, it is home to over a hundred species of mammals, reptiles and birds, as well as many rare orchids and ornamental plants.



2 nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1, HCMC

Contact: 028 38291425
Entrance fee:
Ticket: 60,000 VND/Adult
Ticket: 40,000 VND/Child <1m-1.3m

Hours:7AM–5:30PM

Generations ago, Vietnamese puppeteers performed for their rural communities in waist-deep water, bringing to life legends and stories about their region. Water puppetry theaters like Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater continue that tradition into the modern day and are a fun, family-friendly way to experience a hallmark of traditional Vietnamese culture.water puppet show, which is closely associated with the spiritual life of Vietnamese people, especially in the countryside. The show’s chosen stage is the surface of a water pool. The puppeteers present their clever skills in managing puppets by long bamboo rods and string mechanism under the surface. A traditional Vietnamese orchestra is an excellent music accompaniment. The puppets depict the story from the songs during the show, which reflects the peaceful life of the Vietnamese countryside, so it is not too difficult to understand it.

 

55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: 028 3930 2196 – 0989 370 873 

The “Traditional Water Puppet Show” is now performing
Every Tuesday and Friday at 06:30 PM.
With live music.
Price: 300,000 VNĐ
Tickets are on sale at Box Office: 55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai
Open time: 09 AM to 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – 06 PM.

Vietopia is an entertainment city – career guidance for children! Vietopia is an indoor play model where inspiration and dreams are nurtured through career incarnation activities for children aged 4-15.

At Vietopia, children can independently explore more than 30,000 square meters of city campus with full of buildings, streets, traffic and economy, just like a real society! Through practical role play, children learn about different professions, get paid commensurate with their labor, and manage money properly.

 


Add: No. 2-4, street 9, Him Lam new urban area, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, City. HCM
Hours:
Tuesday – Friday 8h – 16h
Weekends, holidays 9h – 17h

Entrance fee:
Adults: 45,000 VND
Children: 280,000 VND
Hotline: 0906 642 677 VND

A new snow park is wooing families who want to beat the early summer heat.
It’s not New York’s Central Park. It’s not even close to Dubai’s Snow Park.But for many families in Saigon, this newly-opened snow park should do for now if they want to know what it feels like to play in the cold. Snow Town claims that you can do everything in its indoor space of 4,000 square meters, from walking up a snow hill to building a snowman. The place is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., all year round. Tickets cost up to VND200,000, or less than $9, and will give you two hours to play with the snow and take all the selfies you want.


Address: 125 Dong Van Cong, Thanh My Loi Ward, District 2, City. HCMC
Location: 3rd floor, The CBD Premium Home building
Hotline: 1900 588838
Hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Ticket: from 150,000 – 220,000 per person

Nightlife in Saigon

The restaurant has an ideal location. One side is the busy and luxurious of downtown – District 1, one side is romantic Saigon River. This is the largest floating restaurant in Vietnam with maximum capacity up to 750 guests, consist of 5 deck 2 Elevators, 2 Staircases…

Elisa Floating Restaurant has special design which is highly evaluated by lots of International Experts, it was called that Elisa is the second to none restaurant in Asia.

 

Address : No. 05 Nguyen Tat Thanh St, District 4 , Ho Chi Minh City, Việt Nam
Address : No. 05 Nguyen Tat Thanh St, District 4 , Ho Chi Minh City, Việt Nam
Phone : (+8428) 38 264 435

Hotline : +84 938 568 182
Hours: 17:00 – 22:30

Saigon Princess – Unique Fine Dining River Cruise, a special venue for Meeting, Incentive, Convention, Event, Wedding Party, Birthday Party, Thank You Party or Anniversary.

Unique cruising and dining venue, Saigon Princess will bring to you a high-class quality, luxurious, truly different experiences and memories about an energetically modern HCM City at day as well as a sparklingly magnificient one at night by your sight from Saigon river. 

Opening Hours

Everyday: 18:15pm – 21:30pm

Contact:

5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4

Tel: +84 0888 901 068

 

 

You’ll love our Saigon Craft Beer Tour which reveals the best craft breweries in town, as you ride around the busy city streets in between 4 different venues on the back of our vintage Vespas. These new breweries in Saigon are taking flavour to the next level, exploring worldwide brews with local Vietnamese essences at four fascinatingly different places!

 

 

A foodie night out on the town.

This Saigon night tour is part night excursion, part street food adventure. Experience Saigon nightlife the way locals do, all from the back of a vintage Vespa scooter. *Saigon Night Tour Highlights*- All-you-can-eat & free flow drinks, cocktails & snacks at Cafe Zoom, local seafood restaurant, local Vietnamese pancake restaurant, zooming by famous Saigon sights, live music cafe, live music bar.

Explore Ho Chi Minh City when crowds have dispersed and temperatures have cooled on a private tour of the city by open-air Jeep. Ideal for first-time visitors, this experience promises the undivided attention of your guide and reveals parts of the metropolis that you may otherwise have missed.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Due to the heavy traffic in Saigon so travelling by Jeep is the best and safest way to discovery local areas of Saigon by night
Able to stand up and enjoy the fresh air, capture the most memorable time in Saigon
Jeep tour is great choice for Family and Couple, can talk, share and have fun together on the Jeep.

Bui Vien street (Western Street), which comprises three main streets: Bui Vien, De Tham, and Pham Ngu Lao, is known as the “Backpacker District” by locals, which refers to the large number of backpackers who visit this area of Ho Chi Minh City. The backpackers often compare Bui Vien Street to Khao San (Bangkok’s tourist street) and sometimes call it Khao San Saigon. It is not an exaggeration to say that this walking street has long been a hot spot for tourists from Asia, Europe, Africa, and so on. The factors mentioned above make a tourist area .

As the largest and busiest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh has also been crowded with thousands of vehicles on the road as well as millions of people on the street. Having to say, it’s hard to find somewhere exciting but also peaceful and fresh, isn’t it? Then, let us show you a place where you would love to visit it-  Nguyen Hue Walking Street in Saigon.

Opening Hours

Everyday: 8:30am – 22:30pm

 

 

The Cafe Apartment is packed with cool places to hang-out, meet-up, socialize, bring a date, or do some work. The building, which is an attraction in itself, is like a library of coffee shops: browse each floor, checking out the décor of each cafe, before deciding which one to settle into. All the cafes face southwest, with little balconies overlooking the Walking Street, downtown, and the Saigon River. 

 

Opening Hours

Everyday: 8:30am – 21:30pm

Contact:

42 Nguyen Hue, District 1

 

Contacts

For any inquiries please email

conciergevietnam2015@gmail.com

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