From late September this year, international visitors to Viet Nam
will be able to enjoy free walking tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Da Nang,
Ha Noi, Hoi An and Ha Long.
The tour will be held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with a schedule to
visit famous local tourist attractions, with free tour guides to promote the
image of Viet Nam to foreign visitors, especially those who want to experience
the attractions but do not know of the appropriate destination.
This is a non-profit product developed by Vietravel Company, designed to create
a free travel walking network and help visitors to gain more experience on the
history, culture, people and cuisine of Viet Nam. All international visitors and
overseas Vietnamese can register to participate in the tour at no cost.
At each locality, the tour is designed in a unique way for visitors to explore
and experience historical sites, markets and street food. Each walking tour will
last for 2-3 hours, depending on the specific destination and will be
accompanied by local guides. For ticket-required places, tour guides will only
let travellers visit the outside.
In Ha Noi, visitors will be able to experience the attraction of the "When the
Old Quarter lights up" product to visit a range of destinations, such as the Ha
Noi Opera House, Ly Thai To Flower Garden, Ngoc Son Temple, The Huc Bridge, Pen
Tower, Writing Pad, Ba Kieu Temple and the President Ho Chi Minh Memorial House.
In Ho Chi Minh City, visitors will enjoy a wide range of products, including a
tour entitled "the Pearl of the Far East" that will bring visitors to famous
local places including Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral and the city’s
In addition, the southern economic hub will also open a new pedestrian-only book
street on Nguyen Dong Chi Street in District 7 in October, offering a series of
activities promoting reading culture. It will be the second pedestrian book
street in Ho Chi Minh City together with Nguyen Van Binh Street in District 1.
The free walking tour model will be expanded to other localities, such as Quy
Nhon, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Vinh, Ca Mau, Rach Gia and Phu Quoc in the near future
to create a network to help visitors gain more experience when coming to Viet