Ho Chi Minh City: Authentic Food and Local Life Private Tour

Ho Chi Minh City: Authentic Food and Local Life Private Tour

From $36.15 per person

Join a celebration of Vietnamese food culture on a delectable foodie tour around Ho Chi Minh City. Choose a morning, afternoon, or evening tour and discover delicious dishes and weave through local food stalls to get a feel for local life.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
From your hotel or accommodation outside District 1,3,4, or 5.
Private group


  • Explore the real life of Vietnamese people off the beaten track
  • Enjoy a selection of unique dishes at local food stalls
  • Learn about the history and culture of Vietnam from an enthusiastic guide
  • See how stunning Vietnamese food and coffee is made
Full description
Enjoy 4-hour private walking tour starting at either 8 AM, 1 PM, or 5:30 PM with pickup available both inside and outside of the central 1,3,4, and 5 districts. Discover local life and authentic Vietnamese food with the joy of an informative local guide.   The first stop will be in District 3 to enjoy bún bò Huế (spicy beef noodle soup), bò kho (braised beef stew), or hủ tiếu nam vang (pork and seafood noodle soup) before visiting the oldest condominiums in town. Have a walk around and learn more about the lifestyle of local people and enjoy authentic coffee and see how it is made in Vietnam using traditional methods.   Next up, head to District 10 by motorbike to visit the biggest wholesale flower market in the city and to visit a authentic Khmer market. Moving on to District 5, you’ll sample the famous bánh xèo (giant pancake) and finish the tour with something sweet, a tropical fruit yogurt with passion fruit, blueberry, and kiwi, coffee flan, or chè (sweet beverage) before being dropped back at your hotel.
  • Private tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All food and drinks in itinerary
  • Transportation by motorbike
  • High-quality helmet
  • English-speaking drivers
  • Pictures from your tour
  • Rain poncho (if needed)
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • It is recommended that you leave your valuable belongings at your hotel for safe keeping
  • It is not recommended to take pictures while on the motorbike as this can be dangerous
  • If you want to take pictures, please ask your driver to pull over
  • Please take extra care of your camera or phone to avoid theft
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Product ID: 271187