Day trip Saigon authentic local flavour
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Day trip Saigon authentic local flavour


This one day tour take you to the non-touristic places where you will have more experience of the local daily life here in Ho Chi Minh city.
Discover how local people spend a day from the morning to the evening on both your private car and a motobike driven by a local driver (if you wish). Visit the different places that rich, midle class and blue colar workers entertain themselves. Explore the local cuisine by tasting the breakfast of local people with the famous street stall food in the city such as “Banh mi thit“ (a loaf of bread with pork, pate, onion …), or “Kidney Noodle” and Café.
Have lunch in one of the oldest rice stall of the, have snack with “Banh Xeo” (a kind of cripsy pancake) in a small lanes of district 1. Visit the local whole markets such as: flower market Ho Thi Ky, Houseware market, Herbal medicine market Hai thuong Lan ong … end have dinner in a local restaurants with many specialities such as goat meat, baby squid, hot pot... Refresh your body with foot massage in one of the most worth-of-money spa in town.

  • Experience the motobike ride by a local guide
  • Visit 3 different residential areas to have more knowledge about local social life.
  • Discover authentic local flavour with breakfast, lunch, dinner in the popular local restaurant in the city.
  • Visit the local wholesaler markets including: flower market (for beauty of life), Herbal Medicine market (for health), Houseware market.
  • Enjoy foot massage in the most good value-of–money spa in town
  • Air-con vehicle and professional tour guide to for more informative day

Early morning, around 06:00 am, get on your aircon-car to Tao Dan park to witness several group of local people doing exercise in the park. Some people are doing Tai Chi exercise, some people are doing aerobic, some exercise on the machine set up in the park, some are running... Then walk to one of the oldest noodle stall of the city with the local noodle or the very delicious stall of “Banh mi thit“, a local baguette with meat, vegetable and other spicy and a cup of coffee. Continue exploring the real life in this city on a motobike driven by a local driver to the wholesaler market “Dan Sinh" where the family utensils is sold here, then the antique market where you may find the unique item that could’nt see anywhere. Go to a popular and famous local restaurant “Dong Nhan" where many local white-collar workers gathering for their lunch. Clients come to this restaurant just point at the dishes they choose and never see any menu and price, they just come and select food and eat, when the meal ends, a restaurant’s money collector come and announce the amount, the they pay without any questions. Continue go to Ho Thi Ky flower market and Herbal medicine wholesaler market with your knowlegable tourguide to have more insights to the local people interest in decoration and health care.

Go to have dinner in a local restaurants with many specialities such as goat meat, baby squid, hot pot where local people treat themselves and perfect your day by a foot massage.

Your guide and your driver will escort you back to the hotel.


  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Motobike ride with a driver
  • Entrance fees and professional tour guide
  • Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner
  • Foot massage


  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional information

  • Motobike ride is only an option , your car is always at your disposal
  • Children is not recommended for motobike ride