Optional 1: (Ho Chi Minh – Phu My Port): Full day Saigon city tours:
7:00am Pick up at the dock in PhuMy and drive to Saigon (2hrs driving) arrive Saigon, visit President Palace, War Remnants Museum, Emperor of Jade pagoda, Notre Dam church, the Post Office. After lunch at Hoi An restaurant (on your account). Then do shopping at Tax Department store or along Dong Khoi street and Ben Thanh market until 14:30 transfer back to Phu My for your departure at 17:00.
(Ho Chi Minh City- Saigon Port). (L) Day tour Saigon – My Tho /Mekong Delta
10:00 am pick up at the dock in Saigon and drive to My Tho. Start our boat trip on Mekong River going to Tortoise Island and go on small canal with stop at fruit orchard learning the local life. Take horse cart to coco candy workshop. Boat ride to a riverfront-garden-restaurant for lunch. Followed is a short local traditional music performance. Enjoy a sampan ride in a beautifully lush-green canal. Pick up by motorboat and cross the Mekong back to My Tho. Transfer to Saigon in the afternoon and drop off at the dock around 18:00.
Optional 3: Mekong delta local for a day
(Saigon Port) 07:00am: to be welcomed and picked up at your Saigon Port. Take the back-road 50 (not the Highway 1!!) to Can Giuoc (30km) and pay a short visit to a beautiful and colorful local Cao Dai Temple. Another short drive (15km) will take us to Can Duoc market – a stunning rural market on its informal setting and friendly market goers. Take My Loi ferry to cross Vam Co river and then drive to Go Cong then Tan Hoa (25km) with some more breaks en route to visit an a local village where the people have produced some of the finest pieces of furniture in the South and they are not set up for tourist business! Call on a couple of local families’ legumes nurseries and witness an unbelievable form of labor-intensive which has not changed over three generations! Enjoy a stunning and easy bike ride (student bikes, around 5km) through some remote villages dotted with coconut palm trees stretching along green paddy fields. Drive to Tan Thanh beach for seafood lunch at a beach front restaurant (there is no English menu on this restaurant!) Back to Saigon on newly opened free way to your ship by 5:00PM for departure.
Optional 4: Ben Tre - Coconut Homeland
Pick up at the dock in Saigon Port and drive to Ben Tre (80km). Enjoy a fantastic cruise on the Upper Mekong, lined with many floating fish farms, Take a boat trip to visit one of many coconut candy processing workshops located along canal. Make a turn to Scissors canal where they look smaller and smaller leading to a village. Stop for a short walk to see family making sleep mats, enjoying some tropical fruits here. Taking a XeLoi (motor cart) . Sampan (Rowing boat) ride along palm creeks. back to the Pier to Ben Tre then Drive through Rach Mieu suspension-bridge for a breath-taking view of the Upper Mekong and its islets and follow the Highway 1 and the newly built freeway to get back to Saigon (75km). Drop of at your dock by 5:00Pm for departure.
Optional 5: Vung Tau City
Pick up at Phu My dock At 8:00Am.and transfer to Vung Tau, the capital of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, you will visit the White House Palace (a summer residence of the last emperor Bao Dai), offering a wonderful view of the beach and the city. Nirvana Meditation Retreat and Thich Ca Phat Dai, a Buddhist shrine. You will also visit a French-built light house and the giant Jesus Christ image. Live seafood lunch at local front beach restaurant ( on your account). Transfer back to the ship around 4:00pm for your departure at 6:00pm. End of the services.
Optional 6: Cuchi Tunnels:
Pick up at your dock and driving north west of saigon for Cuchi Tunnels. You are going to visit a massive underground network located near by the area once called "Iron Triangle" and was the termination of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The tunnels were designed by local guerrillas as a “springboard for attacking Saigon.” The area was used for infiltrating Saigon-intelligence agents, part cadres, and sabotage teams. The Tết Offensive of 1968 was prepared and the necessary troops and supplies assembled in the Củ Chi tunnels. The tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The role of the tunnel systems was so important to the Viet Cong in resisting American operations and protracting the war, and eventually persuading the weary Americans into withdrawal. Some tunnels have been made larger to accommodate the larger sized western tourists, while low-power lights have been installed in several of them to make traveling through them easier and booby traps have been clearly marked. After this we will be trasfered to Cu Chi wild life rescue station for visit. Return to Saigon for Lunch. Free on your leisure.
Optional 1: City Tour
(Nha Trang Port): 9:00 am, the ship arrives Nha Trang port, pick up and transfer to visit the Po Nagar Cham temple, overlooking the city. Then visit the Long Son pagoda. Continue visiting the institute of Oceanography. After lunch at Ana Mandara Resort (on your account), shopping at Dam central market of Nha Trang until transfer back to your ship at 17:00.
Optional 2: Countryside Day tour
Pick up at your dock at 9:00Am. Apart from the beautiful beach and ocean, there is a River name "Cai" that is endowed to Nha Trang. Come aboard the scenic river tour. Before boarding the boat, you will be taken to Cham Po Nagar Towers which is one of the best architectures of Cham People. After viewing the Cham Po Nagar Towers, start the boat trip up to the river. Enjoy the beautiful scenery that unfolds along the banks. See the Vietnamese people in their natural scenery & daily life. How is different between swimming in the river and in the sea, why not try? Customary Vietnamese lunch provided in a local restaurant. Dock drop off to be ended after a wonderful day visit by 5:00PM
Optional 1: (Danang- Chan May Port): Day tour Danang – Hue:
8:00am Pick up at the dock in Chan May and drive to until drive to Hue via Hai Van tunnel. Arrive Hue, begin exploring Hué. First, visit the former Imperial Citadel and Forbidden Purple City. Hué was the capital of Vietnam until the early 20th century, and generations of royalty lived in the Forbidden Purple City, inside the walled exterior of the Citadel. This was also the sight of some of the most brutal fighting during the infamous Tet Offensive. Continue to Thien Mu Pagoda, one of Vietnam's oldest and most beautiful Buddhist temples. In a corner of the grounds, note the aged, pale blue Morris automobile, which transported a local monk to Saigon where he immolated himself in 1963 in protest against the anti-Buddhist laws of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime. If time permit, visit to the Dong Ba Market. Then transfer back to Danang via Hai Van Tunnel drop off at the dock about 15:30 for your departure at 18:00.
Optional 2: Danang - Mable Mountain - Non Nuoc Beach - HoiAn old town
8:00Am. Pick you up at Chan May Port, driver and guide take you to Hoi An old
town pass Hai Van Tunnel. On the way, you'll visit Da Nang city with Marble
Mountain - Five mountain named by five element: Fire, Water, Wood, Metal &
Continue transfer to Hoi An old town to visit Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kiem Temple, Kwan
Temple, Phung Hung ancient house, Cultural House of Hoi An....Then turn back
Chan May Port at 5pm for your departure at 6PM on the same day. End of services.
In HaiPhong - Halong Bay
Optional 1: Hai Phong Port:
Day 1 Arrive Hai Phong at 12:00. Pick up and drive to Hanoi (3 hrs driving). After check in at hotel in Hanoi. Enjoy a cyclo ride through the old section visiting Hoan Kiem Lake and the old quarter with 36 commercial streets and drop off at Thang Long Theatre for a water puppet show. Walk back to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2 (B): Hanoi city tour: 7:30am Depart to explore Ha Noi City: Visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and his house, One pillar pagoda, Ethnology museum, Temple of Literature, Fine art museum. Afternoon visit Hoa Lo Prison know by captured U.S airmen as the “Hanoi Hilton”, do shopping in the old quarter until 14:30 transfer back to Halong and arrive at the dock around 17:30.
Optional 2: Halong Bay Day cruise on wooden junk.
Pick up at Cai Lan or Bay Chay dock and transfer to Ha Long Bay. Boarding on the traditional junk in Ha Long Bay We will visit the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay and stop at a floating house for kayaking – the best way to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of Ha Long Bay
You will have lunch on junk while cruise the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape, including the bay’s most famous sights: Fighting Cock, Dog and Incense Burner Rocks Return to Halong City then transfer to your ship around 6:00PM. End of the services.
Note: The tour price can be changed according to your exact group-size and departing time, so please kindly contact at
for your specific request.