Visit the old town of Ho Chi Minh City, have a walk to explore the real local, unseen sights of Saigon. Here you are going to see what other tourists can never see, and try food that other tourists can never try! This tour is a must-do if you are food & culture lover!
|TOUR HIGHLIGHTS||Walking in the unseen old town of Saigon, trying the best authentic Vietnamese food ever|
|PICK-UP/DROP-OFF LOCATION||Your hotel – or any demanded location that is convenient for you|
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|THIS TOUR IS A MUST-DO IF|
District 3 – an old town of Saigon
As one of the first districts of Saigon, district 3 is covered with an antique look that has been watching the history of the city for hundreds years. After picking you up, we will get here by taxi to start our adventure. We will bring you far away tourist area to enjoy the local atmosphere in Saigon
The 50-years-old “Banh Mi”
Banh Mi – or Vietnamese baguette, is one of the most famous Vietnamese food. But, you can try it yourself. That’s why in this tour, we are taking you to the 50 years old one, which is the most famous in Ho Chi Minh City. it’s a different style of Banh Mi in Vietnam, which is a balance between Vietnamese cuisine and France cuisine.
The local market
After having breakfast, we will go through a traditional wet market, where many local vendors are selling from the dried to fresh stuff, provided that live seafood, frog and fresh meat. You will know more the culture of Vietnamese people in daily life and become a good shopper in crazy price
Visit the fruit stall and sample some tropical fruits
We’ll come to a small vendor who provide many kind of tropical fruits. We will give an introduction about local fruits and help you distinguish and remember the fruits. Don’t forget that we can sample it.
The oldest apartment with many local food
Crossing the insane traffic from the local way. We will come to a peaceful local area- the oldest apartment, which was built in American war. We will take a short walk to the top of the old building and touch the local life from the there. Also, you will see a small and unique pagoda in this apartment which is run by a female monk.
Banh Cuon at 50 year-shop and Coffee at 45 year old shop
We will go down and stop at “Vietnamese rice cake- Banh Cuon” that has been serving the cake for over 50 years ago. This place is one of the best place for this food in Saigon. After salty food and a hot day, you might be thirsty, No worries!, We will release your thirsty with a tradional cup of coffee at 45 year old-shop which is a hidden place with local view, many trees and little- tiny chairs-tables.
Hu Tieu at 40 year shop and flower market
You only might know “Pho” but in here we have many types of noodles. We will bring you to try a bowl of “Hu Tieu” at the shop opened from 1975. You will be surprised about the flavor of this food. Next, We will stroll around the “Flower market” to have some beautiful photos in here and you can smell the fresh flower.
The Cambodia – Vietnam styled dessert
Visit Cambodia area, where thousands of Cambodian, who moved to Saigon due to the war, are living. Since they live here for a long time, the cultures are mixed, and then we have the famous dessert in Cambodia – Vietnam style: “Che Campuchia”