Discover the ultimate vegan experience in the city with its unique cultural twist and explore the best neighborhoods through our complete guided tour delivered by the local guides. Designed for the avid foodie, this extraordinary vegan food tour features a tantalizing, cultural-inspiring journey to the very heart of Vietnam, offering you an unforgettable vacation experience like no other. You will experience 6 mouth-watering dishes, learn and try grilling banana girdle- cakes with locals at the biggest flower market. Visit the place where Thich Quang Duc monk burned himself for protesting the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government then go to a big pagoda where is keeping the heart of Thich Quang Duc. We will ride deep into the the real Saigon to see the real life of local people, learn about their culture. This fantastic epicurean adventure boasts a myriad of spectacular sights, exotic culture, mouth-watering cuisines.
We’ll greet you at your accommodation at 17:30 and depart right away on back of our motorbikes to immerse yourself in the insane traffic. The only thing that really stands between you and some awesome vegan food is the ‘daily-dice-with-death’ traffic situation which is often at ridiculous speeds.
Our first stop is in District 3, a hip new spot with relaxed, historical environment all around. Here you’ll kick the tour off with a famous story of a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself for protesting the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government. After learning about history of the people of Saigon, head up to a local vegan restaurant, a calm spot combined with nostalgic vibes, where you’ll savor "Banh Xeo" - vegan Vietnamese rice pancake served with fresh vegetables and vegan "fish sauce".
Coming over District 10 then going off-the-beaten path and diving into Saigon’s deep-rooted culture visiting a true maze of the biggest wholesale flower market and a local market inside to have an authentic local experience in hidden alleys by grilling banana crispy crackers, local hangouts that you should not miss out on. Don’t get too comfy among the cushions as we’ve got to hurry to experience the highest pagoda of the city "Viet Nam Quoc Tu" located in quiet space with its spectacular architectures before closing! From there, we’ll cross the road to the most famous restaurant of Saigon to sample vegan food fares. At the peak of culinary innovation, let your senses run wild with carefully planned Vietnamese dishes featuring sustainable ingredients and sip on your old-fashioned water or vegan beer.Driving to District 5 and pass the local streets of the night life. Take a spin around on the journey along the banks of the Saigon River in District 4 - The perfect time to cross the bridge to Saigon’s bustling night scene. After getting a welcoming breeze from the back of the bike, we’ll finish you off with a sweet treat like either coconut ice cream or a dish of fresh fruit.