As we know, food plays an important role in our life. Each destination or country has its typical dishes. Traveling to Vietnam, experiencing the street food tour with a local expert is a must. Saigon Street Food Tour is the best excursion to sample all the specialties of the biggest city of Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam, situated in the southeastern region. The city surrounds the Saigon River and covers about 2,061 km². The city was the capital of South Vietnam until the end of the Vietnam War. That is the reason why the food in Saigon is the best in Vietnam as it was served for local people and tourists.
Let’s join Saigon Food Tour – Saigon Street Food Tour today to experience local culture, history and customs as well as taste the best scrumptious food of the world.
Saigon Street Food Tour Information
- Meeting Location: Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- End Location: Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Availability: Monday – Sunday
+ 09:00 am – 01:00 pm
+ 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
+ 05:00 pm – 09:00 pm
- Transportation: Scooter (Motor-bike)
- Tour Type: Saigon Street Food Tour
- Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food
- Recommendation: Come with an empty stomach
Saigon Street Food Tour Itinerary
At 5:00 pm, our food expert picks you up at your hotel in Saigon and starts the Saigon Street food tour by driving into hustle and bustle traffic with millions of motorbikes in rush hours. The first stop is a local restaurant where we can taste and learn about the ingredients of the Grilled Pork Vermicelli, one of the most popular dishes in southern Vietnam.
In our Saigon Food Tour, the local guide will give you full information about the dishes, how to cook as well as the proper customs to enjoy them.
After that, we go to a second stop to enjoy Banh Xeo and Banh Khot served with a basket of vegetables and you can see how to make a perfect one from the local chef.
Continuing the Saigon street food tour, we drive to the biggest wholesale flower market which is open 24/7 and take a short walk to see beautiful bouquets at the shop and get a secret gift from your local guides. We also go deeper to alleyways to see Cambodian markets and see how locals live and eat.
Booking our Saigon Food Tour, you should let your stomach be empty because many dishes are still waiting for you to taste.
Then we will venture into district 10 where the city’s street food scene really thrives. Reward your taste buds with a heavenly dish of coconut ice cream and beef stew at a shop established in 1975. Continue to drive over Nguyen Van Cu Bridge where we have a chance to look out upon the Saigon River, some of the stilt houses which sit upon it and enjoy the fresh cool breeze from the river.
The last place we must come to enjoy is two unique mountainous foods: Banh Cuon Trung and Pho Chua Dac Biet. You can experience a real cooking mini challenge with a local chef with Steamed Rice Rolled. You can enjoy the food and drink some Saigon Beer – the famous local beer in Saigon. Finally, in the Saigon food tour, we will learn how to say: “One, Two, Three, cheers” in Vietnamese is “Mot, Hai, Ba zoo!
Around 9 pm, we will end the Saigon Street Food Tour and we make sure you are 100% full.
You are free to explore Saigon by night or we will take you back to your hotel. Vietnam Shore Excursions hopes you enjoy your dinner with us!
If you would like to explore all of Saigon’s must-visit attractions in a day, you should book Ho Chi Minh City 1 Day. We are 100% sure that you will have a great memory with us!
Inclusions: English speaking food expert, hotel pick up and drop off, entrance tickets at all sites, various delicious kinds of Saigon Cuisines, private scooter with driver, vietnamese coffee with condensed milk, all fuel, tolls and parking fees, cold water, wet Tissues
Exclusions: Tips for guides and drivers, travel insurance, any costs not included above
Why Book Our Saigon Street Food Tour
We are highly recommended by many customers on TripAdvisor, Viator, Cruise Critic, Private Guides and other prestige channels.
Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
Convenient: Hotel pick-up with high quality transportations
Personalized: Fully customizable tour itineraries, at your own pace
Service: 24/7 Customer Support
Food we serve: All kinds of food is selected carefully and safely.
How to Book Saigon Street Food Tour
It is very easy to book a Saigon Street Food Tour with us. Simply send us an inquiry. Then you will reply as soon as possible with the full itinerary and the price of the tour.
Please do not hesitate to contact us:
Vietnam Shore Excursions
Online Support: David Nguyen
Saigon Street Food Tour Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions
We ask for a 30 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this tour. The rest of the balance you will pay at the end of your tour in cash – $USD or local currency VND at the exchange rate prevailing on the day or pay online in advance by (PayPal/ Credit, Debit Card). Your booking will be instantly confirmed with ticket booking.
Please note: We will charge an extra 3% for bank services if you pay your deposit or the total of payment via PayPal, Credit cards, Debit Card.
Deposit Cancellation Terms:
If customers cancel some or all portions of the booking regardless of the reasons, the customers agree to pay cancellation fees as follows:
- 100% deposit return – if you cancel 28 days or more before your tour date
- 50 % deposit return – if you cancel between 28 & 14 days before your tour date, unless your tour slot can be resold
- Nil deport return – if you cancel less than 14 days before your tour date, or for ‘no show’