Private Walking Tour of Saigon with Food Tasting

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From $45.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle downtown Saigon is the world of alleys where the real life of Saigonese reveals. Our authentic walking tour will lead you through these hidden mazes where you will see how locals live. Come and join us to explore the backyard of this city through its hidden alleys and immerse yourself from a truly local experience!

Be a Saigonese for half a day (the magic wears off before midnight)!
Experience Saigon’s nightlife like a local.
Have a surprise 3-hour walking around Saigon’s alleyways to reach hidden places frequented by local patrons.
Enjoy sightseeing Saigon and sampling delicious street foods (snack, dinner & dessert).
See nighttime Saigon at its best from one of the riverside viewing spots.
Capture the most incredible photos of the surrounding scenery.
Enjoy panoramic views of Ho Chi Minh City at Saigon Skydeck.

What's Included

Drink (soft-drink or bottled water)

Food tasting: two light snacks, one main dish (Noodle soup of choice: pho, hu tieu or bun)

One dessert

Transport by car back to District 1

What's Not Included

Additional food and drinks

Tips/ gratuities for local guide, insurance

Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Ho Chi Minh City
4:30 AM
You will be greeted at the Fine Arts Museum, the main entrance.

The tour starts through busy streets in downtown areas. You will be introduced with stories of the then-and-now Saigon while we pass by modern and old houses, local markets, pagodas, hidden cafes, street food vendor and shrines.

Our first stop is the Fine Arts Museum (outside), a masterpiece of Sino-French architecture and once the mansion of one of the wealthiest man of Saigon in the old days. Our steps continue to the street dubbed as “mini-Chinatown” to visit a small Pagoda of the Chinese Hokkien community. The Chinese community, along with the majority Vietnamese as well as Khmer, Cham, Indian and European people all left their footprints and made a culture-diverse modern Saigon.

The journey goes on into the chaotic-yet-lovely of Saigon alleys. From now on, you will be experiencing the real local life, with street vendors roaming, bikers riding just next to you and open-space living room in a very up-close distance. Our guide will show you how urban people live, how they make their lives with small businesses at home and get lost in the endless maze of small alleys and dead-ends. Expect to see beauty salons, coffee shops, grocery stores or family living scenes as you pass by houses along the roads.

We will also pass through countless street-food stalls where you can get a taste of local delicacies that can’t be found in upmarket restaurants or touristy areas. Feel free to ask your guide to stop at any places that you feel interested.

6:30 PM
The walk concludes with a stop at local noodle shops for a local dinner. Visit one of the oldest churches in town. After that, we will drop you off at the ultra-modern Saigon Skydeck to enjoy 360-degree views of Ho Chi Minh City at night around 7:30 PM.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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