Ho Chi Minh Tours

Ho Chi Minh - Paris of the Orient

Officially named Ho Chi Minh City, this young city is often called by its beloved name Saigon. The city occupies the vibrant and modern lifestyle and it is famous for many diverse tourist spots and a system of historical museums, cultural and religious places. Areas outside the centre such as Cu Chi Tunnels, Vam Sat Can Gio etc. will surely leave an unforgettable memory for visitors when in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ho Chi Minh city- Vietnam

Are you finding the best tour for you through Ho Chi Minh city in South Vietnam? Get inspired with our below Ho Chi Minh Tours which cover top attractions to see as well as less visited places in Ho Chi Minh city, then choose the right trip for your family. Don't forget we can tailor-make itineraries or design new Southern Vietnam tour package to suit your travel interest

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Full Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - one of the most modern cities in Vietnam. Don't hesitate to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City on a full-day city tour. You will gain fascinating insight into rich culture and history with our knowledgeable guide when going to Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Post Office, Notre-Dame Cathedral....
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Can Gio Ecological Full Day Tour
You are making a trip to HCM City, Vietnam and would love to be close to green nature & environment? Experience the Can Gio mangrove forest in a day trip from HCM city.Whilst there you will learn of the locals' lives, explore lush forests and even visit an island inhabited by monkeys.
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Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi Tunnels Day Trip
Are you planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City? You would love to best explore the city's top landmarks, get to know about local people, their culture & the city's history. Let's take this day tour to experience impressive Cu Chi Tunnels & HCM city - the economic heart of Vietnam and the main hub of the southern region
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Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide Information

Location: southeastern Vietnam

Population (2019): 8,859,688 people

Area: 2,061.04 square km

Status: the largest and also most crowded city of Vietnam

Also well-known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is one of Vietnam’s commercial, technological, industrial and tourist centres.

The majority of tourist spots are located in District 1 along with the "Western Quarter" on Pham Ngu Lao Street and Bui Vien Street

Top Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City

1. Tour around the iconic landmarks of the city

Ho Chi Minh is a great city for history buffs and architecture enthusiasts and touring around the most famous tourist attractions of this city is an absolute must with any visitor. If you are keen on exploring Vietnam’ complex history, make a visit to the War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace (also known as the Independence Palace) where you travel back in time with many war photographs, exhibits and written documentation. In case you are culture and architecture lovers, do not miss admiring French colonial features at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office and Saigon Opera House.

Independence Palace

2. Experience the daily lives at famous marketplaces.

Shopping or window-shopping when travelling to a new land is always a fully relaxing thing to do. In Ho Chi Minh city, there are the two most popular street markets you should not skip on your travel itinerary. The first choice is Ben Thanh market located in District 1. This is a great place to find some authentically Vietnamese with a wide array of local goods, handicrafts and other souvenirs. At night, you can immerse in endless stalls of local food surrounding the market, enjoy a bite to eat and admire the vibrant street-side scene. The other is Binh Tay market, also called Cholon and located in Vietnam’s largest Chinatown of District 6. This is the best place to savour unique Vietnamese-Chinese dishes and experience the local lifestyle.

Ben Thanh market

3. Visit the extensive network of Cu Chi Tunnels

Located about 70 kilometres northwest of Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi Tunnels is an amazing getaway where tourists, especially veterans and history buffs, explore about the underground life of local Vietnamese during the wartime against the French and the American. The attraction is a marvellous complex of more than 120 km of underground tunnels served as hospitals, hideouts, kitchens, storage facilities, and command centres, etc. Touring to the place, visitors will watch a short film of the tunnels before experiencing a small section of the system which has been cemented and widened. You can also join in the activities in the shooting range where you see and try an M16 or AK practice.

Cu Chi tunnel

4. Sample authentic street foods

Saigon street food is nutritious and diverse which can satisfy your appetite at any time of the day. Take a walk along the streets and you will find plenty of street food carts, roadside eateries and food stalls at vibrant local markets. You can enjoy not only authentic street eats such as pho noodle, banh mi, ca phe sua da (Vietnamese iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk), banh xeo, but also many exotic dishes originated from neighbouring countries. If you have a chance to travel to Ho Chi Minh, tour around the famous streets such as Co Giang (District 1), Nguyen Thuong Hien (District 3) or Vinh Khanh (District 4) and try a lot of delicacies for a real taste of the city.

Street food HCM

5. Enjoy the incredible nightlife

If you’re a night owl, Ho Chi Minh City is your place. The nightlife in the city is thriving and there are plenty of things to do that makes you never feel bored during your stay. Start at Ben Thanh night market, this is definitely a should-not-skip place for any foodie as it features a wide variety of seafood stalls, as well as fashion and souvenir shops set up along Phan Boi Chau street. Then come to Pham Ngu Lao and Bui Vien streets which are renowned as the western quarter with a huge influx of backpackers. The best way to explore this area is to join groups of young travellers, enjoy some fresh beers and street eats. If you would like to get close up to the local, it is nice to take a walk on Nguyen Hue street and have a look at the daily life of the locals.

Bui Vien walking street - HCM

Best Time To Visit HCM city, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh city has a tropical climate with two distinct seasons: the dry season (November – April) and the rainy season (May - October). It is recommended that you should travel to the city during the dry season, especially from December to February when the city welcomes many enchanting festivals.

HCM city- VN

Explore Ho Chi Minh city with Golden Holiday Travel

As a local tour operator, Golden Holiday Travel have operated plenty of awsesome trips for international visitors to Ho Chi Minh City.We have greatly understood their travel needs & pre-designed a number of interesting Ho Chi Minh tours at reasonable prices. Some of our Ho Chi Minh tours are focused mainly in HCM city area sightseeing Sai Gon's monuments & historical sights; and other trips to nearby attractions such as Mekong River Delta, Vung Tau, Cat Tien national park or Mui Ne beaches for your great insight of natural beauty & pristine beaches in Vietnam.

customized Vietnam tour

If those pre-designed Ho Chi Minh Tours don't meet your interest, please, feel free to email us with your travel request of your interested places to visit in HCM city & the activities you'd love to take part in ( biking, boating, walking) in this enquiry form, our travel team will soon reply you back with useful consultancy and customise a Ho Chi Minh Tour with good offers to meet your travel demands.

We wish you a pleasant & enjoyable trip in HCM City - Vietnam.

Golden Holiday Travel Team