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Experience Ho Chi Minh City’s major landmarks and attractions on an all-day tour. After a convenient pickup from Phu My Port, travel in a private air-conditioned minivan with a personal guide to the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace (formerly the Presidential Palace), and the French colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office. Enjoy a cafe sua da (coffee with condensed-milk) and lunch at a local restaurant included.
Enjoy a private full-day tour in bustling Ho Chi Minh City, where your guide will take you to some of the best highlights that this shore excursion has to offer. Lunch and attraction entrance fees are included in this tour.
Experience the world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters with a visit to their famous tunnel system. Different from other classic tours to Cu Chi Tunnels, the speedboat tour not only helps you to understand the war remnant but also offers chance to explore the daily life of Saigonese with a brand-new view.The scenery quickly changes from urban to suburban, to rural. This will be the capstone experience for your time in Vietnam, and you could not have asked for a more special experience.
A classic half day Saigon city tour begins by enjoying Vietnamese coffee then continue with all the famous sight seeing places such as: Reunification Palace, War remnants museum, Notre Dame Basilica, Central Post office, Jade Emperor pagoda and Ben Thanh market.
The Long Tan Cross is a memorial which was erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment on 18 August 1969 to mark the site of the Battle of Long Tan, which was fought three years earlier during the Vietnam War.
Long Phuoc tunnel is the mark of the glorious revolutionary tradition and the pride of the future generations. It is also a place to show the ingenious and creative way of people’s war.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the coastal city of Vung Tau and explore Vietnamese country life and culture. See the Nirvana Meditation Retreat and important local pagodas. Stop at the giant Jesus statue, taste local cuisine, and visit a nearby village.
We will take you on a tour of the city that will touch on some of the historical antecedents to modern Saigon as well as delving into some of the more everyday traditional lifestyle of the Saigonese. Our guide will introduce to you how they grow the rice, how they catch a fish but in Saigon city (This is unseen part of Saigon).
Enjoy lunch at local restaurant with local specialty. After that we'll head to center and discover history and culture of Saigon with:
• Local Wet Market
• The Jade Emperor temple
• City Hall
• Opera House
• Central Post Office
• Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
• War Museum or Reunification Palace (Presidential Palace).
• The CIA building in Saigon: Saigon Helicopter Photo
+ Our tour itinerary is flexible and changeable to make you have local most experiences.
+ All private tours are approximately 9-10 hours or longer depending on your time. At the end of the private tour, we will ensure that you return on-time to board the cruise ship
Embrace the spirit of Saigon - "Pearl of the Far East" with a day trip visiting the iconic landmarks of the city and soaking up the rich tapestry of history and culture. This Vietnamese metropolis can intimidate at first, but with a local to guide you on a Ho Chi Minh City tour, it’s never been easier to visit this incredible city. This city tour unravels Saigon's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer.
- Experience fast paced Ho Chi Minh City
- Enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch and Vietnamese Coffee
- Learn more about the Vietnam War, explore the old and new Saigon, and admire the highlights of the city
- Admire magnificent pagodas, impressive buildings, and traditional markets
- Experience the special atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City for yourself
The beach town of Vung Tau is renowned for its French colonial architecture and beautiful temples. Take in all the highlights while in port in Phu My on this shore excursion, including Niet Ban Tinh Xa pagoda, Thich Ca Phat Dai pagoda, and the Nirvana Meditation Retreat. After lunch, continue to the Pagoda of the Lying Buddha and the Lighthouse, which affords spectacular views along the coast.
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. With a guide accompanying you directly off the cruise ship pier you will make your way into the most populous metropolitan area in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City has everything from historic Pagodas to stunning skyscrapers making it one of the most intriguing destinations in all of Vietnam. Choose between three tours offered in Ho Chi Minh City for cruise ship passengers.
Infant (0-8): free of charge when she/he is accompanied by his/her parents or 2 adults, he/she will be uncharged for the service and shared meals & accommodation with the two adults.
This Cu Chi Tunnels tour will give an introduction about the historic Cu Chi Tunnels and its role during the war. Take a chance to explore the system of tunnels deep underground, famous after war, and learn how the layout withstood the destructive power of the bomb attack most of the US military.
When your cruise ship docks in Nha Trang, get a comprehensive overview of the city’s historical and cultural highlights with the convenience of a half-day shore excursion that leaves time for additional activities. Your guide takes you to top attractions including the ancient Po Nagar Temples, Long Son Pagoda, Chong Promontory, or the National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam. Round-trip transportation from the port is included.
Vung Tau is located about 77 miles (125 kilometers) form Ho Chi Minh City. On this day tour, discover the city’s rich history with a private guide. Visit White Palace, the Worldwide Arms Museum, Ong Dao Tran Big House, and more. Lunch and entrance fees included.
When your cruise ship docks at Phu My port, benefit from a comprehensive full-day shore excursion to two of southern Vietnam’s top destinations: Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City. Learn about the Vietnam War (American War) as you explore Cu Chi Tunnels with your guide, then take in landmarks such as the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, and Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City.
Beneath the outskirts of of Ho Chi Minh City lies an extensive network of underground tunnels stretching more than 120 miles. Used by soldiers during the Vietnam War, the tunnels consist of an elaborate maze of levels, trap doors, storage facilities, kitchens, command centers, and more. After the tour, fire an AK-47 or an M-16 (at your own risk and expense) at a nearby range before heading back to port.
7:30AM Our tour guide will pick you up at the Front Gate (you can take shuttel bus from the ship to the gate) of Phu My port. Then we drive to Cuchi Tunnels around 2. 5 hours by private mini-van.
Experience the authentic side of the vast tunnel network created by Viet Cong guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War.
- Discover how the tunnels were built by fighters as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate.
- We will visit a underground network dug-out which was being used during the Vietnam - USA war. There is little evidence to indicate the intense fighting, bombing and destruction that went on in Cuchi during the war.
We will continue to Saigon city highlight with stop:
• City Hall
• Opera House
• Central Post Office
• Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
• The CIA building in Saigon: Saigon Helicopter Photo
All private tours are approximately 9-10 hours or longer depending on your time. At the end of the private tour, we will ensure that you return on-time to board the cruise ship.
Maximise your time in port in Da Nang on this full-day shore excursion. Explore the natural wonders of the Marble Mountains; enjoy spectacular views along the Son Tra Peninsula; then head to Hoi An for a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed historic center and a visit to the lively local market. Tour includes lunch and round-trip port transfers.
The tours take us over 2 hours to visit Vung Tau City by air con tourist bus or private transport or approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to go there by the high speed hydrofoil from Ho Chi Minh City. There are some ideal destinations that the nature has sent such as Front Beach, Back Beach, Pinapple Beach, Mulberry Beach. Vung Tau has been remarkable not only by beautiful beaches, entertainment areas, but also some unique festivals such as Dinh Co Festival, Nghinh Ong Festival, Thang Tam Festival, Feast of Mary and Mother of God. Moreover, you will see many other extraordinarily wonderful and charming landscapes in Vung Tau.
Ho Chi Minh City is home to the biggest Chinatown in Vietnam, but it’s easy for first-time visitors to get lost in its maze-like streets. Hop aboard a traditional cyclo for a 6-hour guided shore excursion, visit Lady Thien Hau temple, browse the stalls at Binh Tay Market, and tuck into a typical Vietnamese lunch.
Visiting Ho Chi Minh City for a short time doesn’t mean you can’t shop till you drop. On this handy half-day shopping tour, you’ll be picked up directly from the port and taken straight to some of the best shopping outlets in the city, so you don’t waste any time. From traditional handicrafts showrooms to markets to modern malls, by the end of the day you’ll understand why the city is known as an up-and-coming shopper’s paradise.
Combine two shore excursions into one during this 11-hour visit to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Hoi An and the My Son Sanctuary. Explore the history of the ancient Champa civilization during a visit to My Son before exploring the charming city of Hoi An by foot in the afternoon. All entrance fees, plus lunch, round-trip port transport, and a guide are included.
This half-day city tour has been especially designed for cruise ship passengers who have a short stay on land in Ho Chi Minh City. See many of the most important and beautiful sites in the city on this convenient tour. Don’t waste time hailing taxis or trying to navigate the bus system, and have more well-planned time for sightseeing.
Vietnam Shore Excursions offers the best private Mekong Delta Shore Excursion for cruise ship passengers from Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam. We guarantee a local perspective that will give you and your family a once in a lifetime experience.
07:00 – 07:30 Pick up from the Phu My port and transfer to My Tho city
10:30 Take a boat ride along the river to visit local house, fruit plantations and fishing villages
11:30 Enjoy a boat ride through natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea and “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the islanders.
12:30 Have lunch in the orchard garden
13:30 Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life.
14:00 Transfer back to the Phu My port
17:00 Drop off at the Phu My port and finish your shore excursions in Mekong Delta.
Adventures Travel Vietnam offers the best private Ho Chi Minh City Shore Excursion for cruise ship passengers from Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam. We guarantee a local perspective that will give you and your family a once in a lifetime experience.
07:00 – 07:30 Pick up from the Phu My port and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City
09:00 Visit the Reunification Hall
10:15 Visit the War Museum
11:15 Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Post Office
12:00 Have lunch at local restaurant
13:30 Visit China town and Thien Hau temple
14:30 Take the Trishaw to see the hustle and bustle of Vietnamese life everywhere – in the street markets, sidewalk cafes and sleek new restaurants and pubs
15:30 Transfer back to the Phu My port
17:00 Drop off at the Phu My port and finish your shore excursion.
Saigon – Ho Chi Minh city is not only the busiest urban center throughout the country but also the home of many unique cultural features which are not available in anywhere of Vietnam. Saigon makes every tourist love each day is the overlap of magnificent and charming things with other simple but very close and familiar things. The list of things to do in Ho Chi Minh City seems to endless with lots of attractions, iconic sights, war relics, pagodas, markets, foods and lifestyle… Tourists can explore every aspect of to its fullest with available time budget. One day in Ho Chi Minh City is much too short, but that doesn’t mean you’re not going to have a great day with us.
Get a glimpse of local life on the Mekong Delta during a full-day shore excursion from Ho Chi Minh City. Following pickup at the Saigon Port, travel with your guide to Cai Be Floating Market, then visit local workshops and sample produce. A home-cooked lunch is a highlight of your day.