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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.
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
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.
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.
When your cruise ship docks in Phu My port, take in the major attractions of Ho Chi Minh City with the benefit of a full-day guided tour. Go to landmarks including the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, and Notre Dame Cathedral—a classic example of colonial French architecture. You’ll also visit a pagoda in Chinatown and a lacquerware factory before returning to the cruise ship port.
Note: This tour must be depart at 7:00am from Phu My port (around 10-12 hours, including driving time)
- 7:00AM Our local guide will welcome you with a sign (your name) at Phu My port gate (outside) then depart to My Tho City around 3 hours.
- The boat will cruise along the Tien river (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local work places to give you a picture of how the local economy works, a coconut processing workshop, where you can sample fresh coconut and see how every single part of this versatile nut is turned into food and taste some local products the we will walking on the local road with beautiful country sight and travel the narrow rural road by horse cart.
- Then we take a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre. We will continue to stop at bee farm with another island to enjoy honey tea, local products, and enjoy the traditional music.
- Enjoy local lunch.
- We will ensure that you return on-time to board the cruise ship.
The seaside resort of Vung Tau lies along the southeast coast of Vietnam, an around 2-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City. This tour takes in all the highlights in one day, including the Bach Dinh Mansion, Thang Tam Temple, and the Jesus Christ Statue. After feasting on a delicious seafood lunch, take in the views from the Nghinh Phong sea cliffs, and spend time relaxing on the sandy shores of Thuy Van beach.
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 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.
Discover the underwater wonders of Southern Phu Quoc on this full-day island tour. Learn about the island’s pearl oyster cultivation; set sail around the island’s beaches and bays; and enjoy swimming, snorkelling, and fishing along the coast. Tour includes lunch on-board, hotel transfers, and all activities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visit the major historical attractions of Hue on a full-day tour of Vietnam’s former imperial capital. Your guide takes you to UNESCO World Heritage landmarks including the Imperial City and Khai Dinh Tomb, and you’ll travel along the Perfume River by boat to see Thien Mu Pagoda and the stunning tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. Includes lunch, boat cruise, and round-trip transportation from the 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.
The UNESCO-listed historic center of Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most visited attractions and a walking tour is the perfect way to soak up the atmosphere. This full-day shore excursion from Chan May Port includes round-trip port transfers; a visit to the Hoi An Museum and Diep Dong Nguyen; a photo stop by the Japanese Covered Bridge; and a tour of Hoi An’s craft workshops.
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.
Ideal for travelers with limited time in Da Nang, this 6-hour sightseeing tour covers Da Nang’s cultural and architectural highlights. Departing from Chan May port, you’ll visit the colossal Lady Buddha statue at the Ling Ung Pagoda and browse the world’s largest collection of Cham carvings at the Museum of Cham Sculpture. Absorb views of the Son Tra Peninsula from a viewpoint and shop for unique souvenirs at Con Market. Port pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group shore excursion, limited to 10 people.
Spend an evening exploring traditional Vietnamese culture: watch a water puppet show with a live orchestra and choir, then dine onboard a river cruise as folk singers serenade you with songs from rural Vietnam. This 6-hour evening excursion includes entrance fees, dinner, and round-trip transport from your Ho Chi Minh City cruise ship. Exact schedule can be tailored to your cruise ship’s itinerary.
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
When your cruise ship pulls into Phu My port, take a private shore excursion to the city of Vung Tau. A private guide drives you through the lovely landscape of southern Vietnam for a look at notable landmarks in this former trading port. Your full-day itinerary covers the 19th-century Villa Blanche (White Villa), the Whale Temple, an impressive Buddha statue and a local fishing village.
Lunch and round-trip transport are included.
Private Vung Tau shore excursion from Phu My port View major landmarks and visit a fishing village
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant Hear personalized commentary by a private guide
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.