Saigon is so large that 99% tourists can only walk around the touristy & easy-to-find area. That' why in this MORNING WALKING TOUR, we will take you to a hidden old town of HCMC, which you can never find yourself. In 4 hours, we will explore authentic local life, visit unseen historical places, and try the best local food ever! HIGHLIGHTS:- Unique visit: Walking in an unknown old town in HCMC - Local food: try lots of Vietnamese street food & local food - Private: The tour will only be for you - All-inclusive: No surprise fee, all is included - Flexible: You are vegan? You have food allergies? We will change the itinerary to fit you! - Local & Unique: No tourist traps, 100% local
OUR ITINERARY: 1. District 3 – an old town of SaigonAs 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 2. 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 3. The oldest apartment – Special local dessertNguyen Thien Thuat – the oldest apartment in Ho Chi Minh is a ideal place to visit, which is historical and full of cultures and food. We’ll take a walk to visit local life there, then try a local Vietnamese dessert – Tofu soup with ginger & baby rice sauce & tapioca, which is unique in Vietnam. 4. The 40 years old Vietnamese coffee shopVietnamese coffee is famous, and of course, sold everywhere. Understanding that, we take you to a coffee shop with a very local view, and with the most authentic taste ever! 5. The local marketVisit the morning local market, which brings you the real local experience & explore the culture of Vietnamese people in daily life 6. The biggest flower market - try the special Vietnam street foodStarted in 1980, the old and biggest flower market in Ho Chi Minh is a sleepless one, opened nearly 24/7. Flowers here are transferred from Da Lat, the Paris of Vietnam every morning. We will take a walk here to see thousands of flowers. Then we try a street food that only exists in Vietnam – mixed rice paper 7. The Cambodia – Vietnam styled dessertVisit 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” 8. The goodbye timeAfter 4 hours trying best food & exploring the local culture, we will take a taxi to get back to your hotel.