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Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students
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Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students

By Saigon Back Alley Tours
Recommended by 100% of travelers
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There’s no better way to get into the swing of Saigon than riding a motorbike. Enjoy the immediacy of scooter travel without the self-driving risks on this private guided foodie adventure. Pull up a kindergarten chair and channel Anthony Bourdain as you sample eight separate tastings at a range of street eateries. Savor city signatures from beer to banh mi sandwiches and curios such as sweet soup and barbecued scallops.
from
$27.00
per adult (price varies by group size)
from
$27.00
per adult (price varies by group size)

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Duration:
4h
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Ticket type:
Mobile
English

Highlights
  • Whizz through Ho Chi Minh City on a scooter pillion, sampling street food
  • Pick a time that works for you: breakfast, lunch, or dinner
  • Taste eight different local favorites, from noodle soup to ice cold beer
  • Save time and stress with pickup and drop-off direct from your door

  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Coffee and/or Tea
What's not included
  • Gratuities


Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We will pick you up at the time you book: 8.00AM or 1.00PM or 5.30PM at the provided address. Please make sure to give us your address. We automatically confirm free pick up when you provide address in District 1,3,4 & 5. A small extra fee of 100.000VND (4.5USD) per person will be collected on arrival for the other districts.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 70153P1

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please provide hotel address for the pick up when you book (or via Whatsapp)
  • We offer free pick up in District 1,3, 4, 5. Small extra pick up fee of 100.000VND (4.5USD) per person will be applied for the other districts.
  • This tour is only for guest weight less than 120kg (265lbs). If you are 100-120kg (220-265lbs) please let me know after booking.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are afraid of being on the motorbikes, we have a food tour option by car and walking, check it when you choose the date.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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How much is Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students?
Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students price starts from $27.00. Discover and book Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students on Tripadvisor
What is the Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students cancellation policy?
Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students on Tripadvisor
Which company provides Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students?
Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students is hosted by Saigon Back Alley Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Saigon Back Alley Tours on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Private Street Food Tour by Motorbike/Car with Local Students on Tripadvisor

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 70153P1

Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Saigon Back Alley Tours
    Stop: 4 hours
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  • 2
    Ho Thi Ky Flower Market
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

365katjah
365katjah
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Great tour, nice guy and a lot to see.
I had a great Tour with Lợi. He picked me up and drove me around safely. He knows a lot about the places and explai
210krisb
210krisb
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Great Food and Great Time
What a great experience! My wife and I spent the night with our great tour guide Long traipsing around and trying d
P855XEclarac
P855XEclarac
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Fun times
Did a tour with Casey, Thang and Van who were very friendly and warm. The motorbike ride was an exciting first time
864majdz
864majdz
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Great expierence
The best expierence I had in Saigon so far, our guides Ngan Tien and Quan were very knowledgable, toke us to multip
arielc885
arielc885
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Great intro to the City
We had a great introduction to Saigon experience, with lovely Ngan. Quynh, Thi and Van, leading us through the busy
xiaobae
xiaobae
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A great introduction to Saigon
Guide was very knowledgeable about each spot. He was excited to share his knowledge and clearly enjoys what he does
greenbella6
greenbella6
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Delicious experience
Thang was a great guide and good guy. We loved the variety of food and the conversation as we walked through the ci
niteesh9
niteesh9
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Highly recommended tour to start your day in HCMC
My tour guide Long was very friendly and knowledgeable. I saw the sights of HCMC which are otherwise a little inacc
JanineN401
JanineN401
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Nice way to experience local life
Highly recommend this tour. It's a great way to see places in Saigon you wouldn't normally get to visit and to spen
callumb451
callumb451
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Excellent
Very friendly people, had amazing time. Food was great and seeing the city in the dark was very special. Would reco
missleeven
missleeven
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11/10!What a great way to experience HCMC for even the ones who thought they knew all the secrets to this wonderful city
I would absolutely recommend this tour with students! My partner and I have been to Vietnam over 10 times and have
522jaleneb
522jaleneb
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Great time with Long!
My husband and I had Thein Long as our guide last night and had such a great time! He was very nice and great conve
bernices382
bernices382
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Wonderfully fun
Vi was a wonderful guide, such a safe rider, and so patient with my multiple changes to the pick up point. She ende
Brian H
Brian H
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Great Opportunity to See Hidden Gems
Optimal tour! Thang’s English was very strong and he was very knowledgeable about the area. Great guide, amazing
scottmY5106GO
scottmY5106GO
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Excellent local food with friendly host
We had a great evening trying some local Vietnamese food and drinks. Casey was a brilliant chatty guide who provide
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Shekyena
13 contributions
Jun 2022 • Solo
My guide Oliver was amazing. So lovely, funny, and down to earth. He was great company in general and we chatted non stop about all sorts of interesting things.

The food that he took me to try was amazing. It was all truly authentic Vietnamese food from small businesses deep within the districts that a tourist simply wouldn’t find themselves. We sat and ate lots of delicious dishes and lots of tea and coffee. It was all tailored to what I wanted based on what I have had before, and he made lots of suggestions on what I might like to try based on my experience. He explained all of the dishes to me and was able to answer all of my questions.

He made the effort to show me around the areas we visited to explain the history and tell me about the locals and their way of life. He also took me to a food spot where the owners personally showed me how they cooked the dish and I watched her cook it in the kitchen.

He also took me the scenic route back to my hotel which was an added bonus as I got to see parts of Vietnam that I simply didn’t have the time to during my short stay here.

Would definitely recommend this tour! Felt completely safe on the bike - the traffic is organised chaos and actually quite therapeutic when you’re gliding through it on the back of a bike!

Ps. I’d probably recommend afternoon or evening because a lot of the street food opens in the afternoon, although there is still a lot of amazing food to try in the morning session too.
Written June 4, 2022
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qu_ch_ngp2016
Thank you for your kind words! My friend enjoyed the time with you too. It was our pleasure to experience our beautiful city with you on our street food tour. We were happy to be your friend and bring you to hidden places and try the best foods in town. Hope to see you again soon to do another must do tour of us in this amazing city. Thank you " Please feel free to contact us for any more detail and for making a booking, we can customize to make your tour unique. (24/7 service). Sincerely, Hung (Mr) Whatsapp: +84932181106 Facetime or phone number: +84932181106 Email: bmquochung@gmail.com"
Written June 5, 2022
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drm0e
Munich, Germany1 contribution
Book this tour! You won't regret it!
Our tour with Casey and Nhan was unforgettable. We got a warm welcome pick up from our hostel and took a wild ride through Ho Chi Minh traffic. Both made us feel safe with smooth driving skills in the usual chaos. At every stop we got a great explanation for our food and drinks, as well as a lively conversation about vietnamese culture.
Even a hefty rain shower in the middle of the tour didn't stop the great mood and raincoats were provided. We got an insight into the lives of everyday vietnamese families, which we would have never seen ourselves. Both made sure that we're satisfied at every point and on our favourite stop made sure we got seconds. We got asked what food we want to try in particular and what we already had, to make sure we get something new.
Being in Vietnam the first time with not much knowledge about food and culture this tour was a fantastic start into our holiday and I'd recommend it to everyone coming here!
Cảm ơn rât nhiều =)
Written September 14, 2022
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hettie
York, UK4 contributions
What an amazing evening! We are real foodies and got to experience the amazing street food scene in Ho Chi Minh City. Our guides were INCREDIBLE. Nga (Jessie) and Hai were so knowledgeable, friendly and made us feel at ease. I was particularly worried about going on a scooter in such a busy city but Jessie was an amazing driver and made me feel at ease the whole time. 100% recommend to anybody wanting to explore the city and the street food ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Written August 12, 2022
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Baker H
3 contributions
This food tour was amazing! First, it was so much fun seeing the city via motor scooter. We were able to visit so many different areas of the city which means we got a wide variety of food! Second, we ate SO MUCH FOOD! We had about 10 different dishes including desserts and every dish was so different and tasty. You really try every type of food possible and there is no overlap! Third, throughout the tour we would occasionally take brief stops to get to walk around an area or learn about the city. It was a nice way to give your stomach a break from eating and the stops were short and sweet. I really enjoyed how they worked that into our route as some other food tours I’ve been on don’t do that.

Finally, our guides were truly amazing! They all spoke wonderful English and were so nice, welcoming, and eager to help us have a good time. I really enjoyed getting to know them. The entire experience was a 10 out of 10 and I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Hi Chi Minh City!
Written August 6, 2022
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Magdalena K
1 contribution
We had really great time during this tour, the guides were so nice and they told us a lot about Vietnam and we also share some interesting information about our country.
The food was so deliciouse!! I really enjoyed the banana sticky rice and my friend the rice omelette. We also saw the original way how to drink coffee with condensed milk.
It was also really fun to see Saigon from motorbike.
I would highly recommend this tour, you will learn a lot about the city and about the way how local people eat here.
Thank you!!
Written October 1, 2022
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Marcus Hernig
2 contributions
Jun 2022 • Solo
Overall it was a very intense and very well organized tour with two young students, Asher and his partner (I missed to remember her name), who were really proud to show, what their countries, their cities deep alleys had to offer for the belly. A tremendous lot as I experienced together with another Traveller from Denmark. I would never have the chance to experience that during my short stay in HCMC without Asher and his partner. He also fetched me from my hotel, that was not on the list, so an experience of wonderful Asian (Vietnamese) flexibility- and we got a safe ride back after the tour. Very much recommend to all of you travelers to Saigon, who want to get deeper insight and consciousness for taste especially while staying short
Written June 30, 2022
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qu_ch_ngp2016
Thank you for your kind words! My friend enjoyed the time with you too. It was our pleasure to experience our beautiful city with you on our street food tour. We were happy to be your friend and bring you to hidden places and try the best foods in town. Hope to see you again soon to do another must do tour of us in this amazing city. Thank you " Please feel free to contact us for any more detail and for making a booking, we can customize to make your tour unique. (24/7 service). Sincerely, Hung (Mr) Whatsapp: +84932181106 Facetime or phone number: +84932181106 Email: bmquochung@gmail.com"
Written July 9, 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

nicolap12313
9 contributions
Jul 2022 • Solo
I was taken on a tour by Ted, Mai and Win who were all excellent tour guides!! Ted was my driver and he was super careful and made me feel at ease! They were mainly recent graduates so they were young and super engaging with great English. Thanks to them I got to experience a side of Saigon that we would have never done had I not booked the tour, as a solo traveller I would recommend this to anyone!! The food was amazing but the "secret" spots they take you too gives you a new perspective of the city. Really excellent job guys x thankyou from Australia!!
Written August 1, 2022
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Julie W
Boone, NC125 contributions
Jun 2022
We had a great time on this scooter food tour! It was our first day in Vietnam so we decided to book this as an intro to all the different foods and to give us a general overview of the area. Our guides were Kayz and Anna. They were on time, extremely professional and courteous, and great drivers. We always felt safe despite the crazy traffic. All the stops were well thought out being just the right amount of time on the scooter and walking around. The food was all incredible and I don't think there was anything we didn't like. The guides themselves were so friendly and would answer all our questions about them, their families, the food, and general life in Vietnam. They genuinely seemed excited to be back doing the tours they loved and showing off their city after two years of Covid lockdowns. I would l recommend this tour to anyone.
Written July 15, 2022
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qu_ch_ngp2016
Thank you for your booking with us and for support us local students with our part time job to get some income for our study. We loved to show your the best part of our city and the best foods that our town can offer. Hope to see you soon next time. Wish you all the best! " Please feel free to contact us for any more detail and for making a booking, we can customize to make your tour unique. (24/7 service). Sincerely, Hung (Mr) Whatsapp: +84932181106 Facetime or phone number: +84932181106 Email: bmquochung@gmail.com"
Written July 16, 2022
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Luciano F
2 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
What a tour!

We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City that morning and booked the evening Food Tour. Our guides, Ted & Yen picked us up from our hotel and we’re brilliant on the bikes and an amazing way to see the city!

We really enjoyed the food stops, meeting other travellers and exploring the city with the students. They were all very knowledgeable and made it fun with great facts about the local food and area.

The tour with Ted & Yen will be a highlight of our time in Vietnam and we would recommend this tour to anyone wanting to experience great food and culture off the tourist track!
Written May 20, 2022
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qu_ch_ngp2016
Cheers!! We love showing you the beauty of our city and the authentic famous food of Saigon, Hope you see you next time!! " Please feel free to contact us for any more detail and for making a booking, we can customize to make your tour unique. (24/7 service). Sincerely, Hung (Mr) Whatsapp: +84932181106 Facetime or phone number: +84932181106 Email: bmquochung@gmail.com"
Written May 29, 2022
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cubjohn
Carcassonne Center, France9 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Had a wonderful evening with Mai and Phuoc Long who fed and entertained us with such wonderful dishes. Being sped around Ho Chi Min city on the back of a moped is an exhilirating experience I wi never forget. Each food stop was delicious and offered a breadth of cuisine we would not have otherwise found. Would highly recommend the tour and doing it early in your trip as it helps orientate you in the city and gives you lots of great locations to visit again!
The flower and Cambodian Street market were outstanding!
Written August 30, 2022
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