Anyone who has come to Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon) knows that the traffic is part of the magic here. What is the most popular and comfortable means of transport in Saigon? Motorbike is exactly the true answer. Promenading or sitting on a cyclo, you can only travel around District 1 where tourists gather in the largest number. Sitting in convenient taxi you could not discover narrow alleys and many lively corners of Saigon – hidden gems that should not be missed. But being on back of a motorbike, you can make a stop anywhere to talk with the locals, touch, smell and sample anything you want along the road.
Explore Ho Chi Minh City
Once coming to the heart of Saigon, it is advisable to visit the entire famous and local space of the city and profit of sampling popular local foods which are diverse types of foods than the other travel agents provided including the Night Tours, but extra more local places and many of famous Vietnamese dishes.
Instead of a normal cup of coffee in a coffee shop, enjoy a cup of coffee or fresh coconut in the park in the center of the city. You can sample the savor of a cup of coffee there the same way as Saigon locals unwind after a long hard-working day and contemplating Saigon is beautiful like a glossy picture with bright and effulgent lights from spectacular buildings when the night falls.
Discover a local restaurant in a small alley to sample various stunning traditional dishes which are symbolic dishes of the central area of the country including broken girdle cake with steak, tuna hotpot, steamed rice pancakes and other exquisite dishes. Interesting Chinatown is an ideal place to discover a fresh food markets as well as have a chance to enjoy some of the local favorite foods and drinks which are delicious and safety bought from the street vendors and local fruit stalls consisting of sea food specialties, grilled rice papers, cold fruit smoothies, fruit salad deep in yogurt as well as lemonade ice tea.
After visiting the suburb area, come back the center to taste the crispy spring rolls and snack food when immersing yourself in the crowded atmosphere in front of a university where you can find crowds of local people or students. If you want to spend the whole night to explore the famous and local countries of the city, and taste most of famous Vietnamese foods from local restaurants instead of top class restaurants, you will definitely be satisfied once visiting hectic Saigon.