Saigon Historical City Tour

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From $45.00

29 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: vietnam, vietnam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Most of tourists visit Ho Chi Minh City, but not everyone can explore all the awesome Saigon because of their limited time. You want to do it, to explore the HCMC that you have never seen, don't you? 

In our SAIGON HISTORICAL CITY TOUR, we will bring you to see almost every must-see area in the city, including the famous tourist attracting ones, to the very unseen local ones. When you don't have much time, you can never do 8 districts in HCMC yourself in 4 hours, do you? Our tour will help you to do that!
--- Our tours are: --- 
- Private: The tour will only be for you 
- All-inclusive: No surprise fee, all is included 
- Flexible: You are vegan? You have food allergies? We will change the itinerary to fit you! 

What's Included

Bottled water

Coffee and/or Tea

Every single thing in the tour.

Transportation by motorbikes, including fuel and a high-quality, open-face helmet

What's Not Included

if your accommodation is out of district 1,3 and 4, we will charge 5$/person

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 1 - 8
  • YOUTH: Age: 9 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Ho Chi Minh City
Our  guide(s) will pick you up at your accommodation by scooter and you will stay on  the back of their motorbike for a real Saigon experience.

Kick off the trip,Our guide(s) will take you to most of the famous tourist spots Notre Dame Cathedral and Post office which will help you understand the history of Saigon in France era  and admire the French architectures.

Say good bye to tourist area, We will  visit  a famous story about a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself for protesting the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government.

Stop by " Weapon concealing bunkers"  where was used to keep nearly three tonnes of weapons by Saigon Commandos to attack the Presidential Palace during the Tet Offensive in 1968.

Then, An oasis of old Saigon right in the city's downtown  - a special spot to understand about traditional lifestyle and Vietnamese glorious historical events happening during the war

Continue to The oldest coffee shop where you can fully experience the city's old vibe and enjoy the best coffee made with special method.

Visit the biggest wholesales flowers marke which is opened 24/7 and take a short walk to see beautiful bouquets at the shop and get a secret gift from your local guides.

Venture around the China town in Ho Chi Minh city and stop at 300 years old temple. It is one of the most active temples in Cho Lon and has an otherworldly atmosphere owing to the smoking rings of swirling incense and majestic interior furnishings.

End the trip, We will drop you off at the hotel.

Noted: This tour can be tackled by walking  or by car ( the charge will be discussed when you  book the tour )

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free


Excellent tour
lincolnk525, 24-09-2022
First time on a scooter and I felt super safe! I went with Chris and Jen and had the best day! Highly recommend tours with AN Tours for anyone! Excellent English and super informative and friendly service
The Best Way to see Saigon! Bike with the Best Hosts
Fionn_PhelanDublin, 21-09-2022
5 stars and deservedly so. I really enjoyed and glad I booked on short notice. If you're reading this review, just know you'll be in good hands with the team at AN tours. They are local guides with great grasp of English and look after their guests very well. You can ask questions and get honest answers and feel comfortable knowing you're getting the in depth tour of all the places to see in Saigon.

We went as group of 3 friends in September 2022 with Chris, Henry and Anna as our guides. What a great experience it was. We saw everything we wanted to see in Saigon and travelling by bike is not only safe but also the quickest way to see everything as the locals would. You can go down streets that cars cannot and it is much quicker. We flew past tourists waiting in cars and buses. Who wants to spend their valuable time in Vietnam stuck in a warm bus? Not me! That's why when we chose the motorbike tour we knew we were getting bang for buck.

We started at 0800 at our hotel, arranged so well by the team at AN Tours. We travelled first to the Central Post Office to learn about French and Asian blend of architecture and Dương Văn Ngộ, the letter writer connecting lovers across the world. Henry knew many fascinating stories which we did not find in tour books. We also saw the Notre Dame Cathedral beside the Post office, and learnt of the imported bricks from Toulouse.

Afterwards, we spent time as the group going to War Remnants Museum. An emotional look into the desperate war fought by the Vietnamese people. We had plenty of time to read all the pictures and see the displays.

We took time then to visit Thích Quảng Đức monument and Chris told us the story of the event, as well as explaining with context about today's Vietnam. It was very candid and I felt like we were getting the real experience.

We swooped into a side street with a market, and could not believe the traffic at the large roundabouts! Anna took us around local accommodation. The great thing about this tour is that the guides know the local people so have fun with them and introduce us. For example, I needed to get t-shirts so Henry told me where to go to get the best wholesale price. We could even eat if we needed but there was so much food to take it was hard to choose, so we decided to book food tour with Henry later too.

Then we were taken to a local coffee shop with REAL coffee, I mean, filtered in front of us with tea just before drinking, the way the locals drink it. I couldn't have felt more immersed into the culture here. Henry's team made us feel really at home.

Finally we went to Miếu Bà Thiên Hậu temple. There we were amazed at the architecture and beautiful stories told by Chris about how the Cantonese people dedicated this temple to the Sea Goddess. We had opportunity to take photos at every stop and as a gift our guides offered us to make a tribute with incense.

This is a great experience and I encourage everyone to go to get immersed in the local culture. I guess you can tell by my long review that it is a great tour but see for yourself with the photos.

Thanks Chris, Henry and Anna!
5 star experience, all the way!
roy88888, 01-09-2022
Thank you Henry! 5 star experience, all the way! from the moment we picked up from the hotel the whole trip was wonderful. What a day! I recommend Highly to everyone who wants to get to know this wonderful city of Saigon from the perspective of a local guide. Henry speaks fluent English and has a sense of humor. I recommend Henry as a great guide who will shared the details and secrets of Saigon with you. I'm definitely going on my next trip with Henry! Thanks a lot!
Great trip, great host and a must do tourist experience
Curious658636, 28-08-2022
We had the pleasure of taking this trip today seeing all the historical sights around Ho Chi Minh city. Our host Son was incredibly knowledgeable and explained everything in great detail in a fun and friendly manner with his impeccable English. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone visiting HCMC it’s a MUST DO trip !!!!!
HCMC City Tour with Anna
759judel, 27-08-2022
Everything was my favorite! Anna was such and incredible friend (not just a tour guide). She was really good in speaking English and at explaining things. She was a careful driver which I really like! I love that she was so friendly and easy to get along with. Really a recommended tour guide. Please do request for her in your Saigon city tour. Highly recommend!

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