Saigon Local Sightseeing Free Walking Tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Nana
Registered on March 12, 2022

Hello! I'm Bao Ngoc (Nana) - a local Saigonese. I was born and live in Saigon (HCMC), i'm a smilling and happy girl with small eyes. Learning and sharing culture is my hobby, i would like to become your local friend to show how much i love my country and share you a lot of recommendations of cuisine, history and local life when you will be here. I have been a local guide of street food and culture for 6 years, i believe that i would bring you enjoy the real local area, history points, where you couldn't find it by yourself. I will be so so so glad to meet you and let you know that how beauty of my beloved city. Welcome to Saigon !!!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

SOS: This walking tour will bother you around 10,000 steps of walking. Please consider before you book 😉

Xin chào! Welcome to Saigon 😊

Most tourists come to HCMC (Saigon), they will definitely visit some famous destination as Notre Dame, War Museum, Independent Place,.....Why don't do walking sightseeing different from them to see what hidden beauty Saigon is? I would show you hide Saigon gem and real local life in Saigon.

I gonna pick you up from the Highlands coffee shop (187 Pham Ngu Lao street, district 1). Then we gonna walk around there. At the end of the tour, I will help you take a cab to get back to your hotel.

Where would we visit?

  1. The story of Thích Quảng Đức, the Burning Monk.
  2. Visit the secret weapon bunker. 
  3. Enjoy coffee in the local coffee shop (optional) .
  4. Visit one of the old apartments in HCMC to see real local life.
  5. Fresh flower market.

*Other things to note:
-When you booked the walking tour with me, i gonna share you stories under looks as a local, who live in Saigon. Please don't expect me like a tour guide in tourist company. I'm just your local friend.
- This is a joined group tour so we will leave ON TIME.
- One of our destinations in our tour is a monument. Please note that NO revealing clothes allowed in that place: no short, no skirt, no pyjama, no sliveless attire.
-Pick up at Highlands coffee shop at 187 Pham Ngu Lao street, District 1. 
- During the tour, we could enjoy some street foods, snacks, drinks. So you could enjoy it and pay it by yourself :).

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  • Meeting point:
    187 Đ. Phạm Ngũ Lão, Phường Phạm Ngũ ...
    187 Đ. Phạm Ngũ Lão, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
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    We gonna meet in front of the Highlands coffee shop at 187 Pham Ngu Lao street, District 1.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Maria Paola 06 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Nana was an incredible guru. In just 3 hours she suceed in giving us lots of interesting informations. She also gave us tips for our stay in Vietnam. Very peculiar places visited, not a common tour. Very advised!!!
Dominik 05 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Nana ist top und wir haben eine super Zeit mit ihr gehabt! Ein sehr informativer und unerwartet untouristischer Tag 😊
Zoe Pepper 05 Dec 2023

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Travelled in group - Dec 2023
Nana was a fantastic guide and such a lovely person. The tour was very interesting and Nana took us off the beaten track to see a different side of Saigon. I would thoroughly recommend 😊
Uzair 04 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
It was very interesting to know the local and less touristy places from a local expert. The experience was amazing!!! Had a lot fun
Quynh 03 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Nana was a great tour guide. She’s very knowledgeable in Vietnam history which made our experience memorable. Nana was also very welcoming & nice. I felt like I was walking with a friend thru the city of Saigon.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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