Based on reviews & experience.
There are countless tour providers in Saigon, and it could be difficult for a non-local to read between the advertisements. That’s why you have us – your hosts. Through our works, friends, and feedback from previous guests, we have put together this list of contacts that you reach out to when planning your trips. All our recommendations are non-commissioned.
From my previous job with the Singapore Tourism Board, I came across Simon and we’ve been close friends since. A savvy entrepreneur, Simon founded Alehap.vn – an online travel agency that is the Google for travel. Just write to both Simon & Hai, describe the typeof experience/travel you want, your budget and they’ll come back with just the right package.
Simon Christy: firstname.lastname@example.org and Bich Hai: email@example.com
The Airbnb for tour guides – Triip.me is a network of local experts who love to share their cities and stories with like-minded travelers. Available not only in Vietnam but also in 98 countries. Just enter the destination and check out the experiences that match your preferences. The reviews are there to help you. Visit www.triip.me
A donation-based city tour organized by Saigon’s very own student volunteers, Saigon Hot Pot is an absolute favorite of our guests. They offer free city walking tours and food tours. Tip is very much appreciated as it helps the guides cover their base fee. Best to book 1 week in advance.
Another choice of Saigon student tours. They offer both free and paid tours. Tip is very much appreciated as it helps the guides cover their base fee. Best to book 1 week in advance.
A unique and highly recommended tour for art lovers when in Saigon. The tour looks at Vietnam’s fascinating history through the lives and works of our artists. Tours run in both Saigon & Hanoi.
Halfway between a life-sized investigation (CSI fans please take note), an original city tour and a treasure hunt, Urban Tales invite you to solve a mystery case while navigating through Saigon’s colorful Chinatown.