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Tours in Ho Chi Minh City
Here are all the tours we are currently offering in Ho Chi Minh City. We are adding new tours monthly.
Ho Chi Minh City Instagram Tour: The Hidden Gems
7 hours$109 $99
Ho Chi Minh Local Foodie Experience
8 hours$109 $99
Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta Experience
10 hours$179 $159
Saigon Instagram Foodie Experience
7 hours$119 $109
Ho Chi Minh Most Historical Spots & War Museum Tour
8 hours$109 $99
Can Gio Monkey Island Tour
8 hours$169 $149
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Planning Your Vacation to Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a popular tourist destination nestled in the heart of Vietnam. Throughout its long history, Ho Chi Minh City has been more heavily populated and developed from a small area with very little recognition, to the largest and one of the most influential cities in the country. Ho Chi Minh City is home to more than 9 million people, and has emerged as one of the most heavily visited cities in Vietnam - with a host of both cultural and more modern attractions, there’s nothing you’ll be left wanting for on a vacation to Ho Chi Minh City. If you’re at a loss for where to start exploring this amazing city, consider taking some tours in Ho Chi Minh City, a great way to find the best places in the city and leverage knowledge from our friendly team of local Ho Chi Minh City tour guides. If you’re looking to experience the best Saigon tours in the newly named Ho Chi Minh City, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of some tips and tricks to help you plan your vacation to Ho Chi Minh City.
Why take a vacation to Ho Chi Minh City?
With an eclectic mix of French colonial architecture, stunning natural landmarks, remnants from the war and modern buildings and other 21st century features, Ho Chi Minh City is undoubtedly one of the most diverse cities in the world. Whatever type of getaway you prefer, our tours in Saigon will help you find places to visit and things to see on a once in a lifetime vacation to Ho Chi Minh City. Whether some sightseeing tours in Ho Chi Minh City sound up your alley or you’d rather get around at your own pace, there’s no shortage of ways you can explore the beautifully historic Ho Chi Minh City.
If you’re looking to tailor your Ho Chi Minh City vacation to make sure you tick certain things off the bucket list, our guided tours in Ho Chi Minh City are the perfect place to start. However you’re looking to explore the city, our tours in Ho Chi Minh have something for everyone. Whether you want to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels that were used during the Vietnam War or would rather just get the perfect shot on our Instagram Tour in Ho Chi Minh City, we can help you create memories that you’ll cherish for the rest of your life with our tours in Ho Chi Minh. If you’re looking to experience life on the wild side, take our Can Gio Monkey Island tour and get to see the monkeys, feed the crocodiles on the Crocodile Farm and visit the Bat Pond. However you spend your time on your Ho Chi Minh City vacation and whatever tours in Ho Chi Minh City you endeavor upon, you can be sure you’ll create memories to last a lifetime.
What to pack for your trip to Ho Chi Minh City?
Camera - you’ll definitely want to capture the liveliness of the city on film, so a camera is a must - especially if you’re taking one of our guided tours in Ho Chi Minh City!
Plug adapter - if you’re flying in from a different country then you’re going to need an electrical plug adapter so you can charge your camera to take more photos!
Comfy shoes - there’s a lot to explore on your vacation in Ho Chi Minh City so you’re bound to be doing a lot of walking. Avoid blisters and bring some comfy shoes, especially for some of the longer tours in Ho Chi Minh City.
Sun protection - it gets pretty hot in the capital so protection from the sun is a necessity. We’re talking hat, sunglasses and of course, sun screen when you go on your amazing vacation in Ho Chi Minh City.
Rain jacket - although it’s hot and humid pretty much year round here, you can be caught out by the odd shower. We recommend bringing a lightweight rain jacket to carry with you just in case! The last thing you want when you’re on an amazing Ho Chi Minh City excursion is to get wet.
Evening wear - one of the best things about HCMC is the amazing rooftop bars. Be sure to bring a few nice outfits to wear out on the town at night, your Ho Chi Minh City vacation wouldn’t be the same without some nightlife!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Ho Chi Minh City safe to visit?
Ho Chi Minh City is as safe to visit as many other popular tourist destinations around the world. If you stick to the popular tourist destinations whilst you’re on your Ho Chi Minh City vacation you’re unlikely to run into any trouble - that’s not to say you shouldn’t exercise normal precautions though. Petty crime including bag thefts and other valuables are still fairly common in the city, especially in the form of motorcycle theft, where thieves on motorbikes drive by and steal your valuables from the street. Try to avoid carrying too many valuables with you when you go out, and certainly don’t leave anything unattended. One of the safest ways to explore the city is on one of our guided tours in Ho Chi Minh City, where your private local guide will take you round the best places in the city. Their local knowledge can help you to enjoy the best parts of the city without having to worry about keeping yourself safe - another benefit of our tours in Ho Chi Minh City!
Where can I stay in Ho Chi Minh City?
You won’t find it hard to find places to stay in Ho Chi Minh City. Whether you choose to stay in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City at District 1 or you stay a little further away from the action, there are places suitable for every type of traveller and budget. From 5 star hotels to more budget friendly hostels and inns, the dent in your wallet also depends on the location you stay at, so it’s important to weigh up all the factors before booking. Lots of our private tours in Ho Chi Minh City pick up and drop you off from your hotel, making exploring the city even easier!
What currency is used in Ho Chi Minh City?
The currency used in Ho Chi Minh City is the Vietnamese Dong. The best way to manage your money is to try and budget your daily expenses, and convert enough of your own currency into Dong to cover your spending - it’s quite easy to convert currency in Ho Chi Minh City, available in major tourist areas including banks, airports and hotels in some areas. Some places, especially those with heavy tourist attractions, may have the option to charge you in other currencies, but it’s always best to pay in Vietnamese Dong to avoid less favorable conversion rates after you’ve paid.
Is Ho Chi Minh City expensive?
Despite being one of the more expensive areas in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is cheap compared to some other holiday destinations around the world. Although you can generally live very cheaply in the city, including budget friendly accommodation, meals and affordable Ho Chi Minh City excursions, as with anywhere in the world, it’s easy to spend more by choosing luxury hotels and eating in posh restaurants. A great way to save some cash is to take day excursions in Ho Chi Minh City, where attraction entrance fees, meals and even transportation is included - meaning you don’t have to worry about blowing your budget on getting around and taking in the sights.
How long should I stay in Ho Chi Minh City?
Although there’s endless places to explore around Ho Chi Minh City, we’d recommend you stay in Ho Chi Minh City for a minimum of 2 or 3 days, though if you want to see all the sights you could easily spend a week or more looking around! If you want to make the most of your time and don’t know where to start, let our Ho Chi Minh City tour guides show you the best bits, whether you’re interested in history, culture or sightseeing.
Whether you’re exploring the options when it comes to planning your vacation to Ho Chi Minh City, planning the itinerary or are doing some final checks before you jet off, hopefully we’ve helped give you the rundown on what to expect in the city! If you’re still stuck for things to do on your vacation, one of our tours in Ho Chi Minh City is a great way to explore the city without having to worry about where to go, what to do and how to find the hidden gems. With your own private local Ho Chi Minh City tour guide, you get the experience of the places you’re visiting, the hassle-free transportation and even a personal photographer. Browse through our guided day tours in Ho Chi Minh City, and see where you could be exploring on your vacation!