Ho Chi Minh City with Old Compass Travel

Join us for an original cultural travel experience in Ho Chi Minh City – the history, the stories, the people, the architecture, the food, and the contemporary energy of the city.

Saigon – Tales of the City, is a half-day heritage walking tour that tells the incredible story of Saigon through its bustling streets, and its most evocative historical sights. It’s a unique Saigon experience of history, archite...more

  • Price: 1,350,00VND or $58 US per person
  • Daily: 3.00PM 3 hrs plus dinner (dinner after the walk).
  • Walking tour – approx. 3.5kms
  • Includes delicious dinner, coffee stop, drinks at Old Compass Cafe

Cu Chi Tunnels – the alternative tour, focuses on the history and solemnity of the Cu Chi tunnels site, 70kms from Saigon. Most tours treat the tunnels complex like a theme park. We’ve created a small group tour that looks at...more

  • Price: 2.7 mill VND or $115 US per person
  • Operates Daily: 6.30AM for best experience from downtown location (Pasteur St, District 1).
  • What’s included: Small group experience, comfortable, quality transport, expert guide, drinks, entrance fees, tablet presentation, delicious meal at The Old Compass Cafe.
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  • Combines our two popular Saigon tours in a single day or over 2 days (2 days recommended)
  • $170US (4.2 mill VND) per person
  • Local expert guides, small groups (max 8), unique insights, quality transport
  • 1 lunch and 1 dinner
  • An overview of history, culture and Saigon stories
  • Operates most days – minimum two travellers per group (single travellers welcome).

Our tour explores Saigon’s history through its religious architecture – the  temples, pagodas, churches and mosques that represent the traders, missionaries, refugees and invaders who made the city their home over the centuries. The...more

  • Private tour operates by request
  • $260US per group (1 – 4 travellers)
  • Mix of walking and transport to religious sites around Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).