The “ Saigon alive & food by night “ is one of the most popular motorbike tours that combine sightseeing Saigon after dark and taste the authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Enjoy your pillion ride behind our trained driving guides, you will get the feeling of being a local not simply a tourist. We aim to show you how local people eat, drink, and gather together after a hard working days. Joining this trip, you will try the best street food. The food stalls that we take you are well-known to the Saigonese and recommended by worldwide Media and Press. Some of these restaurant, food stalls have been inherited from generation to generation.
Tour starts at 17:30 PM
Our guides will pick up you at your hotel/residence around 17 : 30 PM and ride you to a café in Pham Ngu Lao area where we meet other travelers and our tour leader for a tour briefing on what you will see and try for the evening. We then make our way to District 4 over the bridge where you can recognize the contrasts of Saigon. We will keep riding to another bridge where you can take nice photos and admire the sunset on the canal.
Our ride along the river bank give a magnificent views of Saigon and the central area with legendary hotels, towers and trading center. You will try the “BBQ street food “. We will sip a glass of fresh sugar cane juice while devouring this tasty treat.
You next stop will be the best meatball Banh Mi stand that you cannot miss. The business starts at 3pm and sells out around 8pm. We sometimes have to stay in line but it will be worth the wait. There is an interesting story about this business owner which will be telling you while enjoying your sandwich.
Your ride then comes to District 3 where we will have our main dish in an authentic Vietnamese restaurant that serves delicious rice cakes dressed with different meets, peanuts and leafy green seasonings.
Cruising over into Chinatown (district 5) we will stop by an 80 year old institution in Saigon. Here several traditional sweet snacks will be served for all to sample. Everything from sweet custards to fresh fruit in succulent syrups. It’s a great way to cap off an evening of the many savory meat delights.
From District 5 the trip will take us down the popular shopping street of Nguyen Trai street and back to the Pham Ngu Lao are for a night cap at Le Pub. A local watering hole favored by young Vietnamese and travelers alike.
Price & Bookings
Option 1: 4 hours, start 17:30 return 21:30
Option 2: 3 hours, start 17:30 return 20:30, no BBQ stop.
Option 3: 5 hours, start 16:00 return 21:00, including “Water Puppet Show”.
( Nightly joined tour )
Tour price includes:
- An experienced English-speaking tour guide/ tour leader
- Motorbike (Driving guide for pillion passengers)
- Entrance fees
- Meals: 4 different kinds of street food and dishes
- Drinks : fruit juice, cold water, local beer, soft drink.
- Travel insurance
Tour price excludes:
- Personal expenses
- Gratuity, tips
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