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Unique Mekong Delta & Cai Rang Floating Market 2-Day Tour

1. Unique Mekong Delta & Cai Rang Floating Market 2-Day Tour

On day 1, start your day with an 8:30 AM pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Then head to the city of My Tho by bus. During the 1.5-hour bus drive to My Tho, learn about the cultures of the local people and enjoy the nice scenery of green rice fields. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Mekong Delta. Continue to My Tho and take a boat trip along Mekong River. During the cruise, see fish cages and floating houses on the river. The boat will take you to a small canal, where you can escape the busy town. The cruise through the coconut trees lined canal will take you to a coconut island in Ben Tre. Disembark, walk around the village and visit a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performed by the villagers. Continue walking on the village’s road to a coconut candy shop to learn how to make candy and see some handicrafts made from coconut trees. Take a walk through the village and discover many kinds of fruits, flowers, trees, and local houses. Take your time and take nice photos while enjoying the natural scenery. Then, head to a local restaurant and enjoy a local Vietnamese lunch under the tree shade. After lunch, have free time to walk or bike around the village, then travel by ferry and bus to Can Tho, the heart of Mekong Delta. Stay overnight in the hotel. On day 2, enjoy a 6:30 AM breakfast and then take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river. After, proceed to visit the Cai Răng floating market, which is the liveliest in the whole region. Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals. Next, you will roam through the village, see fruit gardens and visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. Then, head back to the riverside for lunch before traveling back to Ho Chi Minh where you will arrive at around 5:00 PM with unforgettable memories.

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Ho Chi Minh City’s Most Tasty Street Food Tour by Motorbike

2. Ho Chi Minh City’s Most Tasty Street Food Tour by Motorbike

What makes Vietnam so popular? There are many answers, but above all, it's food. Yet, there is more to Vietnamese cuisine than just noodle soups, banh mi and spring rolls. These dishes are delicious, but when it comes to authentic and true Vietnamese ways of eating, street food is the number one choice. This is the perfect tour for adventurous foodies. After pick-up your tour guide will drive you to different spots that are filled with street food selling everything from flavorful savory dishes to refreshing desserts. Some of the dishes you'll try on the tour are: Bun Thit Nuong (BBQ pork served with rice noodle, fresh herbs and cooked fish sauce)Banh khot (tiny shrimp cakes served with coconut milk, fresh herbs and dipping sauce)Vietnamese dumplingsBanh cuon (stuffed and steamed rolls)Goi cuon (fresh summer rolls)Vietnamese plan cake for dessertWhatever you feel like eating, your guide will source for you until you have eaten your fill. Furthermore, your knowledgeable and friendly tour guide and the beautiful scenery of Ho Chi Minh City will make the experience even more memorable. 

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Ho Chi Minh City: Private Street Food Evening Walking Tour

3. Ho Chi Minh City: Private Street Food Evening Walking Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in selected areas of Ho Chi Minh City, and then head by taxi to a local district which is known as a street food paradise to taste authentic banh xeo and banh khot (rice pancakes) away from the tourist crowds. Stroll along a street known for its barbecue seafood vendors and head to a local-favorite restaurant to taste the best bo la lot" (beef in wild betel leaves). Sample a tasty Bot Chien, pan-fried rice cakes with egg and spring onions which is cooked by a local chef with over 25 years experience, and then quench your thirst with a sugar cane juice mixed with a little orange. Continue your food adventure with an authentic banh mi (sandwich) and experience the perfect fusion of 4 delicious flavors with one bite! Walk into the old apartments of Nguyen Thien Thuat, where you can join the locals and try the best barbecue seafood or meat with some local beer and homemade Vietnamese rice wine. Cap off your Saigon street food tour at the night flower market by enjoying an amazing dessert which is coconut ice cream, avocado ice cream or grilled bananas with coconut milk. Your street food guide will take a taxi to go with you get back to your accommodation.

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Ho Chi Minh City Food by Night: Private Motorbike Tour

4. Ho Chi Minh City Food by Night: Private Motorbike Tour

Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City - formerly Saigon - and taste the best street food at night! Meet your English-speaking guides in the evening, and climb on the back of a bike to immerse yourself in the crazy traffic. Join thousands of other motorbikes as you ride the streets and your driver takes you through notable neighborhoods, including District 3 where the locals live. Stop to enjoy some Banh Xeo and Banh Khot (South and Central rice pancakes), and learn how they are made from a chef with over 20 years experience before riding down hidden alleyways, where you will encounter old apartment buildings. Go on a short adventure to climb up to the top of some old buildings and see the contrasting architecture between modern and authentic Saigon. You can even visit a local pagoda which was built inside an old apartment by a female monk. Visit the biggest night flower market and soak up the wonderful bouquets. Take a short walk around the area, and get a special gift from your guide. Go deep into a true maze of local market to have an authentic local experience by grilling banana cakes. Next, drive to District 5 and pass a street famous for its oil paintings. Stop at a local restaurant to savor some bún chả (grilled pork with noodles, Hanoi style), known as “Obama Noodles” after President Obama and Anthony Bourdain tried them in 2016! Venture into District 10, where the city’s street food scene really thrives. Excite your taste buds with a heavenly dish of coconut ice cream at a shop established in 1975. Watch as the owner prepares some coconut ice cream right before your eyes. Take a spin around the city for enticing views of the night life, and experience the hustle and bustle of fashion street. Squeeze through narrow alleyways that cars can’t access, and journey along the banks of the Saigon River with a welcoming breeze. End your food and motorbike tour in District 4, where you will enjoy a seafood or meat meal of 3 different dishes and an authentic food challenge! Try some balut (boiled, fertilized egg) and tuck into a dessert of flan cake with caramel, coffee and coconut milk. Wash it all down with beer, soft drinks, mineral water or homemade Vietnamese sticky rice wine.

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Ho Chi Minh City: Hidden Gems Instagram Tour

5. Ho Chi Minh City: Hidden Gems Instagram Tour

Make your Instagram followers envious as you explore Ho Chi Minh City on a private day tour to its most recognizable hotspots and hidden gems loved by locals.  All entrance fees are included, as well as an expert local tour guide, who will share Vietnamese history and culture along the way. Start your tour with a hotel pickup and make your first stop at the Notre Dame Cathedral, a heritage from French colonists. Snap some photos and then visit the Central Post Office.  Take a lunch break and enjoy a delicious Vietnamese meal while you power up your phone or camera.  Continue to Ho Chi Minh Square located right in the middle of District 1. The square is perfect for unwinding and relaxing before your next visit. Drive along Nguyen Hue Street and catch the views of Bitexco Financial Tower in the center of CBD.  Continue to visit instagrammable boutique shops and sip on coffee and savor a dessert. Your next destination will be the stunning Minh Dang Quang Pagoda. Your last stop of the tour is the tallest building in the city where you can chill out in a secret spot by the river. Take in the picturesque landscape before heading back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Ho Chi Minh City

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 502 reviews

The tour was nothing short of fabulous. Our guide, Mary, spoke perfect English, was very professional, personable, sensitive to our needs/interests and excellent in every way. She took us to a wide variety of places, each offering multiple dishes. The amount of food for us was obscenely excessive ... but we're old and don't eat that much. It was way more walking than we anticipated. We not only ate at locals' places but experienced local life and, of course, local food. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

I traveled alone to HCMC and read online about this tour, and decided to take it. I was really surprise of the great time I had and the delicious food included in the tour. Rachel was my tour guide and she was really awesome, she felt more like a friend than a tour guide and we had a really good time. I would recommend this experience and Rachel as a tour guide. The tour includes visiting other areas not as popular in the city and it is amazing to get to know the culture. Great time!!

It was a really interesting tour, seeing the floating markets was the most interesting activity for me. Our guide Ben told us many interesting stories about life and people in Vietnam and we could ask everything we wanted to know. Tasting all the fruits was amazing!

It was very informative, eye opening and educational. The spots you went to varied and you could try good street food too.

Ben is the best guide ever. I was impressed by his knowleadge, english and eargness.