Exploring Saigon street foods!

Exploring Saigon street foods!

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


I'm Thien An, a Saigonese born and raised in Ho Chi Minh city. I love my beautiful city. I love Vietnamese cuisine and I usually explore new places... (read more)

Activity Detail

Duration: 3 hours

Places to Guide: Chinatown, Cho Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, Dong Khoi Street, Cong Vien 23 Thang 9, Binh Tay Market, War Remnants Museum, Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck, Reunification Palace, Saigon Central Post Office, Pham Ngu Lao street, Fine Arts Museum, Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater, Saigon Opera House, Saigon Square, Saigon Square, FITO Museum, Spa Tropic, Tao Dan Park, Quoc Tu Pagoda, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Most of the trip is about trying Vietnamese cuisine and enjoying HCMC. My friends and I can show you some particular places or local hot spot not in travel books, such as:
_ Bến Thành market (Cho Ben Thanh Market)
_ War Remnants Museum
_ Notre Dame Cathedral
_ Reunification Palace
_ Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck
_ Saigon Central Post Office
_ Saigon Opera House
and many many more!!!

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If you want to try some new Vietnamese dishes, join the trip and I am sure you won't regret it. The greatest things of this trip is that street foods are very cheap and delicious, the maximum cost takes about 400.000 Vietnam dong (approximately $20) for one traveler. We will travel by taxi, bus or on foot, It's up to you.

You should try now. If not you then who? If not now then when? :D
FYI, check this http://backpackies.wordpress.com/2010/10/14/saigon-photographs-souvenirs-and-stuff-you-just-have-get-when-your-here-by-backpackies/

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Reviews (10)

Thanks Thien for taking us shopping and discover the funny place in HCMC. We really enjoy the trip with Thien. Of course we will not forget the coffee and Traditional food in HCMC, it is really good. Hope to see you again in HCMC

I met her on her university campus. She speaks English fluently.
We went to Emperor Jade Pagoda and Binh Tay Market together with her. During our trip, I had juice and sweets whose shops are very popular among locals. No tourist there.
If you want to try genuine local-popular foods, ask Thien.
We took a local bus. You know, it's a kind of difficult to take a local bus for a tourist like me. Noisy and aggressive bus driving was also interesting experience for me.
With her help, I bet your trip will become super fantastic!

Thien is a good girl. She bring us to local restaurant that good taste and refresh us. She helps us to find everything we want. Nice to meetrip with her. Book now!

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I only had 3 hours to visit in HCMC and An made it the best 3 hours of my trip! She is very fun to be with and accommodating.

We went to the guitar street, ben thanh market, local pho place, cafe and a convenience store! Riding on her bike is the most exciting way to explore the city!

I found a new friend in her. Thank you ^~^ Ahhh I'm really happy like this ->

Had a wonderful time with Thien: her English is impeccable, she knows the city inside out and makes you really feel at home in Saigon. Discovering the local places was so nice, and I had a blast zipping through the crazy traffic on her scooter. Thanks again Thien!

Thien is awesome!!

She took me around Ho Chi Minh City by motorbike for all day. We went to Cho Ben Thanh Market, popular local restaurant, small temple not in guide book(this place was nice), Vietnamese high school, China Town, Vietnamese movie(that was so funny(^_^)), the park where we can drink Vietnamese coffee, Bitexco Financial Tower. We explored HCMC together for all of day. We had continued to laugh. It was what a nice time.

Furthermore, she has a lot of knowledge about traditional things and lifestyle of HCMC. She told me that. I think understanding about the country makes trip delightful. So if you want to have a great time during your trip in Ho Chi Minh City, it is better for you to contact Thien. I hope you have a wonderful time with Thien. (^_^)b


I had very precious time with An! I really recommend her as a guide. She took me around HCMC by motor bike such as China town, Behntag market and place to eat and drink, anything I want to do and wherever I want to go. And told me a lot with her charming smile. I totally had fun.

I met Thien on second day of my trip.
she is very kind and sincere guide.
she took me post office, local market, war museum, etc with her bike. She explained vietnam history, culture very well. Her English is good and I could understand well. It was amazing experience that took bike and run on the road with many vietnamese. And she took me some local restaurant. All was so cool. Especially I can't forget sitting on road and drinking coffee or juice. Thank you Thien. You are greatest guide I ever met.

She speaks English very well and is so clever. She guides me local market and street food with her bike. Nice experience to know what the real Saigon is. Thank you :)


She is a good tour guide.

Vietnamese coffee, Pho, Sugarcane juice, Shopping ...

Thanks to her, I had a wonderful time.
I want to go to HCMC again!


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