With so many food options in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, it's almost impossible to find the best local eateries. Luckily, the local people have let us in on their little secret of the best street food spots and we want to share that with you! Prepare your tastebuds and jump on the back of a scooter for an exciting adventure through the vibrant city districts and their cuisines. Your stomach will definitely thank you!
What's Included : Professional English-speaking guide and driver. Six delicious Vietnamese street food dishes. Three drinks and one dessert. Transport through five of Saigon's colorful districts and hidden alleyways. Panoramic view of the city. An exciting adventure on the back of a scooter. Learn how to make the most popular street food, Bahn Mi. Interact with friendly local people.
Highlights : Enjoy 6 delicious Vietnamese street food dishes. 3 Drinks and 1 Dessert. See 5 of Saigon's colorful districts and hidden alleyways. Panoramic view of the city. Enjoy an exciting adventure on the back of a scooter. Learn how to make the most popular street food, Bahn Mi. Interact with friendly local people.
Group Size Notes : Max 25, no minimum
Meals Included : 1 dinner
Transport : Scooter
Joining Instructions : Meeting Point: 6:00pm District 1 hotel pick-up Your CEO (Chief Experience Officer) or local guide will be wearing G Adventures branded clothing for easy identification.
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Finishing Point Instructions : End point: 10pm Hotel drop-off
Packing List : Health & Safety: • Face masks (required) • Hand sanitizer (required) • Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.) • Quick Covid Test/Antigen Test
Optional Activities : No optional activities
Minimum Age : Minimum age of 14 years for this trip.
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Group Leader : G Adventures CEO (Chief Experience Officer) or Professional English-speaking local guide
Duration: 4 hours Meeting Point: 6:00pm District 1 hotel pick-up Finish Point: Hotel drop-off Itinerary: Jump on the back of a scooter and enjoy this thrilling ride through Ho Chi Minh City's bustling streets as you experience the different districts and their unique cuisines. Your first foodie experience are skewers of charcoal-grilled pork on rice noodles or beef noodle soup. Next you get to hang out with the local people at a hidden gem in district 3 as you enjoy a Vietnamese savory crispy pancake from a local eatery. Ride to Saigon's eclectic food haven - Nguyen Thien Thuat Street - where the food is as diverse as the people. Learn of the areas unique history and why this street is known as Music Street. Visit the peaceful Thich Quang Duc Monument commemorating the Buddhist monk who committed self-immolation in protest of the Vietnam War. Next stop at the colourful Ho Thi Ky flower market in district 5 and enjoy the floral scents and vibrant flowers as you venture through the corridors of stalls. Cruise over to district 10 and see how to make steamed rice rolls. Now it's time to get some hands-on experience where you learn how to make the famous Bánh Mì, Vietnam's most popular street food. Expect freshly baked bread filled with succulent meat or freshly caught fish topped with a zesty local salad. Enjoy the ride over Nguyen Van Cu Bridge and admire the panoramic view of the city. Next stop is in district 4 for delicious steamed clams with lemongrass, grilled scallops and wash it all down with a local beer. Dessert is best saved for last, so at the final spot enjoy a savory flan cake. As this tour comes to an end, cruise through the bizarre traffic back to your hotel. FOOD MENU: Vietnamese Savory Crispy Pancake Beef Noodle Soup Or Grilled Pork With Rice Noodle Banh Mi Steamed Rice Roll Vietnamese Grilled Scallops Steamed Clams With Lemongrass One Local Beer or Optional Drink Sugarcane Juice & Jasmine Tea Flan Cake Dessert
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