Vegetarian Tour in Saigon
As a vegetarian or vegan who’s into food, you might worry that you are not being able to eat anything when coming to Saigon. Let our tour guides accompany you to experience and enjoy “vegan tour”. You can taste many special dishes and also gain more knowledge about the custom and culture of this lively city.
We have “Vegan Morning Tour”, “Vegan Afternoon Tour” and “Vegan Night Tour” which start respectfully 8:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 5:00 PM and our tours last about 4 hours. Our guides will pick you up at your hotel’s address or specified place.
First of all, We will bring you to the Vegan Restaurant, where you will enjoy vegan noodle “Bun Thai Chay” or “Spring Roll” (Cha Gio).
After filling some space in your stomach, we will drive you to Nguyen Thien Thuat areas, one of the most famous street food areas in Saigon with the considerable diversity in the style of the cuisine and local culture. This place is the integrated one which has lots of the residents from many parts of Vietnam to come here and live for a long time, that’s the reason why its cuisine is really fascinating and diverse.
We will take a short walk to explore and understand more about the lifestyle of local people, history, as well as many other stories about this building and enjoy some tropical fruits.
We continue driving to the biggest flower market in Saigon. Almost all kinds of flowers which are sold here are from all parts of Vietnam and this market also the famous wholesale one of Ho Chi Minh City.
Then we will drive you to China Town in district 5 which has the biggest market in Saigon and other markets, Chinese medicine street, ghost apartment, Lantern street . . . In addition, we also visit Thien Hau temple – over 300 years old. In China town, we visit the old apartment and enjoy tea with many kinds of Jam in the local coffee shop. (To “Vegan Night Tour”, We will arrive at Beverly Hill in District 7 instead)
Next stop is visiting a floating market. You will experience how local people live and purchase products on the boat. This is the place where all the products (tropical fruits, coconuts, vegetables…) are transferred from the Mekong Delta with a large quantity and high quality. Here, you will enjoy coconut juice on the boat and go around for a walk to hear the tour guide talk about the people’s lives here on the river.
Then is district 4 – which is also known as the smallest district in Saigon and it’s like a small island surrounded by Saigon River. It has been a place for immigrants from all regions of Vietnam to come and live. It leads to diversity in the characteristic of the populations and the cultural region as well. The guests will feel like they are lost in the food paradise with a unique cultural experience.
The tour guide will stop at a Mushroom Hotpot restaurant for the guest to try “Mushroom Hotpot” (Lau Nam). You will feel peace and quiet when sitting in a restaurant.
Finishing the tour and driving back to your hotel or specified place that you want. Our friendly driver will say goodnight and put more happy smiles on you.
13:00 – 17:00
17:30 – 21:30
Drop off: at your hotel
Private Option Available
- Free hotel pick-up and drop-off (District 1, 3, and 5 - some exclusion apply)
- High-quality open-faced helmet
- All food and drinks, motorbike, fuel
- Rain poncho (if needed)
- Friendly and professional guides
- Accident insurance
- ... and lots of smiles
All items of a personal nature
- Cancel 2 hours before tour: charge 50% fee
Over 250 years old temple
Ba Thien Hau (Lady of the Sea) temple in Saigon is a Buddhist temple dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess, Mazu.
It’s believed that she had protected and rescued ships and fishermans by flying around on a mat or cloud. Mazuism is connected with traditions and beliefs from both Taoism and Buddhism. You will find this temple in ‘Cholon’ (Chinatown) in District 5, which is roughly a twenty minute drive from the city centre.
Statue of a Mahayana Buddhist monk
At midday on June 11, 1963, the venerable monk Thich Quang Duc immolated himself to protest repression against Buddhism by the former Sai Gon regime. To memorize his struggle for peace, independence and reunification, his statue was built in a park on Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, where the act took place.
Cho Lon (China Town) is a place of great historical and cultural importance.
It is also an interesting place to see classical Chinese architecture reminiscent of years gone by with plenty of Chinese restaurants, ancient temples, etc.
There is a less-known market floating on Kenh Te canal in District 7. The market’s style reminds to the daily life of people living in Mekong Delta (Western Region of Vietnam). Tourists can see dozens of boats at anchor along the canal selling typical fruits of the Mekong Delta such as banana, coconut, rambutan, mango, and grapefruit, etc.
Mushroom hotpot is made with tofu, cabbage different types of mushrooms which is a healthy meal that will warm you up in an exploration day.
It’s a great way to enjoy the strong umami flavor of mushrooms and the light vegetable broth.
With the diverse climate, Vietnam is blessed with many types of tasty tropical fruits that you must try, such as longan, rambutan, custard-apple, lychee, mangosteen, etc.
Price for child: $30
Why Choose Us
- Reasonable prices + high quality tour.
- Young, professional and knowledgable guides.
- Life-Insurance included.