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Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike with Local Students

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    Stop At: Saigon Back Alley Tours, 200/25A Xom Chieu Street, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

    We will pick you up by motorbike at your accommodation then walk, eat and explore deeply to Saigon's nightlife through the craziness of Saigon's traffic.
    *The menu could be slightly changed depending on the day and time and availability of local food stalls.
    Let's do the 8 must-do to immerse yourself to local culture hidden in the back alleys:
    Tasting 1 # Bun Bo Hue: Start your appetite with the famous beef noodle soup
    Tasting 2 # Have a bit of walk and try some BBQ pork with rice noodle on the way
    Tasting 3 # Try out the famous Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich at a place with tradition
    Tasting 4 # Get refreshed with sugar cane drink!
    Tasting 5 # Go to the best culinary hidden gem: Chuoi Nuong- Grilled Banana with coconut milk: a bit sweet and salty of of tropical fruits and coconut milk sauce
    Tasting 6 # Enjoy a Saigon beer on the terrace of a local restaurant.
    Tasting 7 # Banh Xeo- Vietnamese Savory Crispy Pancake: crispy pancake with a lot of flavors from herbs and sauce: Sit back and relax while watching your sizzling cake being done in front of your eyes
    Tasting 8 # It's time for dessert! They call it Sweet Soup Dessert and you are in for a treat.

    End the experience with a lot of fun and delicious street foods, you will get to know about local life when sit down and exchange stories with your local friends.

    Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ho Thi Ky Flower Market, Ho Thi Ky Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam


    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pick up in District 1,3 and 4. Small extra pick up fee of 100.000VND (4.5USD) per person will be applied for the other districts. You will pay when you meet our guide.

    Please give us address of your hotel.
    • Bottled water
    • Beverages
    • Food tasting
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please provide the Hotel address for the pick up, if you would like to provide it after booking please send me message of your hotel address through my Whatsapp or local number.
    • We offer free pick up in District 1,3. Small extra pick up fee of 100.000VND (4.5USD) per person will be applied for the other districts. You will pay when you meet our guide.
    • This tour is only for guest weight less than 110kg (242lb). If you are 90-110kg (198-242lb) please let me know after booking.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Very fun being driven round HCMC by moped and great to experience some of the authentic local Vietnamese food that I probably wouldn’t have known about had I not done the tour. The tour guides were really friendly and great to chat to

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Harry O
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Great time on the food tour. We had yummy food and our guides Navi and queenie were lovely girls that made plenty of conversation and great drivers in the crazy streets. Thanks a lot ladies

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Heidi B
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Hogan & Asher picked us up from our hotel and hopped onto their scooters. Drove around the busy roads of Ho Chi Minh (super fun). We tried local street food which was delicious. Both Hogan and Asher were very helpful and answered any questions we...More

    1  Thank 09Milly
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I'd give this 10 stars if there was an option. 4 hours long with 2 amazing Students Ngu and Mai who literally went out of their way to show us a more Authentic Ho Chi Ming. I was very nervous getting on the back of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Lotusflowerdublin
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I honestly had a great time with the food tour we did with Navi and Yin. Arrived early for the pick up time, thought us a lot of history and fun facts about Vietnamese food and took us to some local places. I went to...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank ARGENA A
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    Fiona L
    11 September 2019|
    Response from qu_ch_ngp2016 | Property representative |
    Hi, we have special private tailor tour too, please send me a message via Whatsapp for quicker support: Mr. Hung, Saigon Back Alley Tours Team, Whatsapp: +84932181106 Imess or Local number: +84932181106
    Aravinth P
    14 August 2019|
    Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
    When you book ask them if they can fetch you from there? I'm not sure about the four year old as these tours are pillion on the back of a motorbike/scooter. You might be better going in a car, but that would be very... More
    Katherine K
    8 August 2019|
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    Response from Khiem N | Reviewed this property |
    It will take an hour to get out of the airport. It would take 30 to 45 minutes to get to Vien Dong Hotel, which is in downtown. If you don't go through the check-in process and have them pick you up at your hotel, it would... More
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