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On demand we can arrange any kind of ...Tailor-made trips. If you don't find here the program according your wishes please write us and we will quote exactly the tour you are looking for

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Vietnam Shore Excursions at Phu My, Chan May, Tien Sa, Nha Trang Port

Port of Call: Phu My
Ho Chi Minh City Private Tour
$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists

Commonly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city with its old and new architecture. A home to 10 million citizens and 7 million scooters, this city offers many interesting sites.
Your guide will pick you up outside the port gate. This private tour includes a comfortable air-conditioned van, bottled drinking water, entrance fees, 20 minutes trishaw ride around the city.
We will basically do the following activities in the city:
- Visit Heavenly Lady Pagoda in Chinatown.

- Lunch at Pho 2000 Noodle soup with Pho noodle soup, springrolls and drinks

- Explore Ben Thanh Market.

- Visit Minh Phuong lacqueware workshop
- Visit War Remnants Museum.
- Photo stops at Independence Palace, Notre Dame de Saigon (under repair), General Post Office

- Coffee round at Rooftop bar at Rex hotel

- More stops at Opera house, Le Loi ave.,former residence of Westmoreland, Cabot Lodge

Tour includes:
Van, local guide, entrance fees, lunch
Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.

                            Trishaw Ride                 Notre Dame de Saigon   Coffee round at Rooftop bar at Rex hotel

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Port of Call: Phu My

Mekong Delta Tour

$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists
Pickup outside the port gate - Drive to My Tho, 75 km from Saigon to SW - Visits on motor boat and sampan to Mekong river, canal, farm house, family-run factories of handicraft, candies, traditional music show, walking in village - Lunch at Mekong Rest stop, bonsai garden - Drive back to port 
Tour includes:
Van, boats, local guide, entrance fees, lunch
Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.

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Port of Call: Phu My

Cuchi Tunnels Excursion:

$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists
Pick up outside the port gate - Drive to Cuchi tunnels, 65 km from Saigon to NW - Visits including walking on the ground, duck walk, all hiding and fighting places, kitchen, dining room- Drive back to port

Tour includes:
Van, local guide, entrance fees, lunch
Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.

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Port of Call: Phu My - Tour to Long Tan Vung Tau with lunch

$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists
The tour will commence at around 8am from the port of Phu My and will travel around the southern side of the Long Hai mountains, through the community of Ba Ria to Long Phuoc. The journey is around 30km through typical Vietnamese countryside with lush rice fields, market gardens and farm houses that line the road.
The Long Phuoc tunnels were originally dug for use against the French and were extended for use in the Vietnam War. The tour allows access to the tunnels, including a life-sized hospital room, kitchen and bedrooms. These were the first tunnels in Vietnam, they are original and not dug (or widened) especially for tourists. (May also include a visit to Long Tan Cross - Australian war memorial).
From Long Phuoc, the tour continues to Vung Tau, approximately 25km. Vung Tau is a favourite weekend beach escape destination for family vacations from Ho Chi Minh City. Vung Tau was known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation and was a popular beach resort for French, Australian and American service personnel. The tour includes visits to:
*Nui Nho (Nho Mount) leading to the spectacular Statue of Jesus. Standing at 32m in height with 18.3m long arms (the locals claim it is 6m larger than Rio’s Christ the Redeemer), this statue serves as an excellent vantage point to admire the whole city and shoreline. The visit to the statue involves approx 900 steps, but it can be viewed from lower down.
*Niet Ban Tinh Xa (Nirvana Pagoda), the majestic statue of a recumbent Buddha, where visitors strike the giant bronze bell for luck. 
*The White Villa (Bach Dinh) – once the weekend retreat of French Governor Paul Doumer (later French President). The villa is a beautiful colonial-era residence with extensive gardens.
*The Whale Temple (Thang Tam), which worships the remains of a whale washed up onto the Vung Tau shore over 100 years ago. 
*Vung Tau Lighthouse. With its peak located 170 meters above sea level, the lighthouse offers panoramic views of the city - this stop depends on time available.

*Worldwide Arms Museum ( worth seeing )

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Port of Call: Nha Trang

Nha Trang Special Countryside + City Tour by 16 seat van
$60 USD/person for a group of 10 tourists

Pick-up outside the port, then tour around by private van. This is specially tailor-made excursions. Exploring the country trails, village's life, town and farms, pagoda, the best way to experience the "true" Vietnamese countryside. Through countryside trails, villages towns and farms.. This countryside tour offers you a fascinating insight into the "real lives" of everyday people who are the backbone of Vietnam . Just a few kilometers from Nha Trang 's beach front is the picturesque countryside dotted with palm trees, fruit orchards and irrigated rice paddies.
The first stop of the tour is an embroidery factory . Driving through miles of flat rice fields to a rural village, enjoy the opportunity to interact with the local people as they go about their daily lives, with farming and cottage industries as their primary source of income. The village path leads us to the home of one family who weave mats from rushes which grow abundantly in the surrounding area. Two people working together will weave just four mats in a day, which will be taken to the local market and traded for food and other essentials.
Pagoda Orphanage: where it shelters and cares for over 160 abandoned, orphaned or street children. They range from several months to 9 years of age. The children of the orphanage are taken care of by a group of Buddhist nuns and volunteers. Their goal is to provide the children with a safe and caring environment which lessens their misfortune and gives their lives greater purpose and meaning. Being a private organization, the orphanage is trying to provide its children food, shelter, health and education. The nuns and volunteers at the orphanage have devoted their lives for the wonderful mission - helping the orphans.
Tourists can take photos of Amitabha Buddha statue at a height of 68 meters.
Rice paper making: One of the most typical food from rice steamed and processed into round piece dried in the sun on the bamboo brackets that are on sale in the inns or shops.
Conical hat making village: Conical hat making village: Manual skill work by women, it's also your gift for your friends when toward home.
Ponagar Temples . An outstanding example of Cham architecture, situated on Mount Cu Lao this hillside offers panoramic views of the surrounding.
Visit Dam Market for shopping.
Drop-off outside the port. End of service
Including: van, local guide, admission fees, Vietnamese lunch
Excluding: alcoholic drink, personal expenses

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Port of Call: Tien Sa in Danang ( or Chan May Port )
Combination of Countryside - River - City Tour in Hoian
$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists

Our tour guide and driver will pick you up outside the Port to avoid port fees ( Time to pick up as your cruiseship schedule and You walk about 10 Minutes out of the Port to meet our guide. He 's holding a sign board with your name on it.
Depart for Hoi An and then Cam Thanh Village. You will be Warmly welcomed by a local family of 3 generations with green tea. Then enjoy rowing a basket boat with the help of skillful local people, learning their traditional fishing techniques in the water coconut forest.
- Leave Cam Thanh Village for Hoi An Town to take a leisurely walk to see a Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Ancient House, Hoi An Cultural and Historical Museum, Chinese assembly hall, Local Market. Then you take a local Boat to go to Thanh Ha- a pottery village. See how craftsmen making their products and enjoy the peace of the village. Next stop will be a rice paddy field to take photos with water Buffalo or you can ride on water Buffalo and learn how to keep balance on Water Buffalo.
After that pay a visit to a local family house for lunch with local Authentic Food ( Rice Pancake, Spring Rolls, Steamed Shrimp & Pork, Mackerel Barbecued Fish, Morning Glory cooked with Garlic, Steamed rice, Seasonal Fruits ) . Then you will enjoy a traditional therapeutic foot bath with medicinal herbs and massage. Tour ends with drop-off at the cruise ship port .
Tour includes: van, local guide, entrance fees, lunch, river boat, foot massage.
Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.

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Port of Call: Chan May
Da Nang Lady Buddha - Marble Mountains - Hoi An
$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists

Tour guide and driver pick you up outside the port and transfer to see a Giant Lady Buddha Statue, the tallest one in Viet Nam located at Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang. The statue leans on the mountains facing the sea with 17 floors in the statue lap, each floor has an altar with 21 Buddha statues which have different shapes, facing expression and posture.
The next stop will be Marble Mountains with five marble and limestone hills named after the five elements: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. The Marble Mountains where you can observe a great city & ocean , and explore the natural caves, visit the the holy pagoda.
And then you will visit Hoi An, the World Heritage Site located along Thu Bon River. The ancient town has remained unchanged for centuries. Hoi An used to be the international trading port of Champa Kingdom to import and explore wood, gold, silk. At that time, Hoi An had some trade fairs that attracted lots of merchants from Holland, Portugal, Japan and China to come with their goods. After the river became shallow, Da Nang was the harbor replacing for Hoi An in 18th century.
The walking tour in the old town, the tour guide will show you and explain the whole history of the Japanese bridge, a traditional house, a Chinese Assembly Hall, a cultural and historical museum and the market.
On the way back to the ship, we will stop you at My Khe Beach (the R&R beach  where US marines landed in and stayed in during Viet Nam War.
We assure that you will get back to the ship on time.
Tour includes: van, local guide, entrance fees, elevator tickets, lunch.

Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.

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Port of Call: Chan May
Hue City Tour
$60 USD/person if you are in a group of 10 tourists

Located on the bank of Song Huong- Perfume River; Hue, the capital of Thua Thien Hue province in Central Vietnam, is 700 km southern Hanoi, 1100km northern Ho Chi Minh City, and only a few miles from the sea. Not until 1945 was Hue the national capital, the political, cultural and religious center of Vietnam under the control of Nguyen Dynasty. Most well-known for its historic values; Hue had been recognized as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Pick up with a sign of your name to welcome
Arrive to Hue and visit the Citadel, Hue’s prime attraction, which contains the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Emperor’s Private Residence. Hue has been known as the Imperial City of the Nguyen Emperors rising to glory during their reign from 1802 – 1945.
Visit Thien Mu Pagoda considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue, Thien Mu is an active Buddhist monastery with origins dating back to 1601. One of its most poignant displays is a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963, drove to Saigon and set himself alight to protest against the South Vietnamese regime.
Visit the serene Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and built on principles of feng-shui.
We assure that you will get back to the ship on time.
Tour includes:
Van, local guide, entrance fees, lunch
Tour excludes: Drinks and other services.