Trails and Tales Tours offer an exciting alternative to your regular guided tours.

Our professionally trained guides will take you on a fascinating three-hour journey through the myths, fiction and non-fiction, of Ho Chi Minh City, unveiling its rich history and modernizing present. Soak in the sights, learn some Vietnamese phrases, and delve into the psyche of the nation… for free! Private tours are available, and if you want to tailor your experience around your interests please contact our expert team.

We offer a FREE walking tour which allows everyone (from backpackers to people staying at five star hotels like The Rex), no matter their budget, to fully discover the real Ho Chi Minh City. Our guide will share personal stories and insights of the city during the three hour tour.


The Trails and Tales Tour team can’t stand dry, boring tours.History is not boring! There are many big events tied into the history of Ho Chi Minh City, and we will share them with you. On top of that, you’ll learn about some bizarre traditions and be entertained by the amusing tales of mythical folk heroes.

We cover all the main landmarks in the city, which include:

  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Tran Nguyen Han statue
  • Saigon Opera House
  • Bitexco Financial tower
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Reunification Palace
  • Our famous “finishing story”

Plus many more along the way, and a variety of hidden gems. This tour promises to be the best tour in the city.