HO CHI MINH CITY & VUNG TAU SHORE EXCURSIONS
VUNG TAU, NHA RONG, HIEP PHUOC, PHU HUU, PHU MY PORT
No place in Viet Nam can be crazier, more crowded and more dynamic than Ho Chi Minh City. From the unending traffic, vibrant shops to dazzling city lights, Ho Chi Minh City shore excursions introduce a city that never sleeps. Expect to be warmly welcomed by locals who are friendly, generous and always willing to give you a lovely smile. Whether it’s a historical site, a bustling market or an ancient pagoda and relics, Phu My shore excursions offer varied options for travelers with different interests:
- The Reunification Palace – the former residence of Vietnam Republic Government
- War Remnants Museum remains Vietnam war documents, artifacts, items, and even airforce vehicles
- Jade Emperor Pagoda in honor of the supreme of Taoist god
- Notre Dame Cathedral – the iconic landmark providing an Instagram-worth view
- Central Post Office with an important historical and cultural meaning
- Ben Thanh Market – the most famous local market in Ho Chi Minh City
- Cu Chi Tunnels – the former shelter of Viet Cong soldiers
Vung Tau, a popular site – an escape from Ho Chi Minh City. The city of Vung Tau located in a very spectacular location on a peninsula with ocean vistas on three sides. The light and sea air make Vung Tau a very refreshing place for a beach holiday.
SCOOTER SAIGON provides many interesting Ho Chi Minh & Vung Tau shore excursions from Nha Rong, Hiep Phuoc, Phu Huu, Phu My Port to visit Vung Tau and Ba Ria town as well as day trips and short day tours from here to Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta and Cu Chi tunnels.
Contact us now for the best Vung Tau shore excursions or tailor-make a unique tour that exclusively for you.
Top Ho Chi Minh City & Vung Tau Shore Excursions
Taste the real Ho Chi Minh City by this Shore excursions. Visit the sacred Heavenly Lady Pagoda, sample the traditional food, stroll along Ben Thanh Market, enjoy coffee time, & make your camera ready by driving through various photo spots around the city…
Cu Chi Tunnel is one of the must-see spots in Phu My shore excursions for cruise passengers. It boasts an immense network of connecting underground tunnels that witnessed several military campaigns during the Vietnam War…
Vung Tau Port | Phu My Port
Vung Tau is a seaside city famous for the only petroleum base of Viet Nam. In this Vung Tau shore excursion, you can admire a huge Jesus statue, the 12-meter long marble statue of Lying Buddha and the signature Vung Tau Lighthouse…
This 1-day Phu My shore excursion from cruise port will give you an insight into the daily life of local people in the Mekong Delta. We suggest you visiting My Tho, the nearest destination in the Mekong River, rather than Vinh Long. If your cruise dock for the whole day, you can also arrange it…
Explore the old and the new of Ho Chi Minh City through this 2-day Phu My shore excursion from cruise port for insights into its tumultuous past. Experience the city’s dynamics and vitality in the present days as you pass by dizzying traffic and sleek skyscrapers…
Are you looking for an adventurous motorbike day tour around the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City? Do you want to experience this vibrant city like a true local? Our one-day Phu My shore excursion is an exciting, authentic and efficient way to explore this city at its best…
With the brand name of bustle and hustle center in Asia, Ho Chi Minh City is charmed with plenty of shopping malls, souvenir shops, and traditional art showrooms. Explore all of them by joining this Ho Chi Minh City day tour from Phu My port.
Vung Tau Port | Phu My Port
Learn about the role of Australia in the Viet Nam War with a visit to the former Australian military base at Nui Dat Old Battlefield. We highly recommended this Vung Tau shore excursion to all history buffs and Aussie passengers…
WHY TAKE A SHORE EXCURSION WITH “SCOOTER SAIGON”?
1. We are your timekeepers! We’ll be ready and waiting for you once you disembark and have you back to your cruise ship in plenty of time.
2. Our shore excursions are all fully customisable. We know that your time is precious, and we want to ensure you leave Ho Chi Minh City seeing all you came for (and much, much more!)
3. Our English-speaking local tour guides are on hand to share insider tips, and take you to the lesser-known spots.
4. Our 5* TripAdvisor rating – our previous guests’ opinions matter!
Top things to do & see – Ho Chi Minh Shore Excursions
Every Phu My shore excursion to Ho Chi Minh City will bring various wonderful experiences from exploring the French architecture style in the old cathedral, post office, and buildings, to tasting the daily lifestyle and traditional cuisine in the city with the name of the Old Father of Vietnam. Asia Shore Excursions is pleased to recommend some featured attractions that you can take a visit.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Location: Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, 1 Cong Xa Paris Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Location on Google Maps.
Right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, the Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the iconic architectural landmarks and cannot be miss in any Ho Chi Minh City day tour from Phu My cruise port. For centuries, the ancient Cathedral provides a splendor beauty that is considered as a masterpiece of this city. Was built by French colonists many years ago, it is not surprising that Ho Chi Minh Notre Dame Cathedral follows the unique style of neo-Romanesque from the 19th century.
The cathedral does not have fences or borders around like many churches in Saigon – Gia Dinh at that time.
The total height of the cathedral to the top of the cross is 60.5 m. The cathedral is 93 m long and 35 m wide. The height of the arch is 21 m. The cathedral can hold up to 1,200 people.
All materials of the construction were imported from France. The bricks used to build the outside wall were from Toulouse. No moss grows on these bricks. They still retain the bright red color although they use no coated concrete.
Some tiles have been carved with the words Guichard Carvin, Marseille St André France in order to indicate where the tiles were produced. Some tiles are carved with the words “Wang-Tai Saigon”.
Highlights of the cathedral include 56 stained glass windows carrying pictures of characters in Bible were supplied by the Lorin firm of Chartres province in France, 25 ox-eye windows of the small beautiful images, 31 round roses.
Luckily avoid being destroyed by war, the structure still maintains nearly perfect. Various materials as bricks, tiles, steel, cement, and metal accessories were carefully transferred from France. The two bell towers are the highlight with 57.6 meters height holding six giant-style bronze bells. Gather around to capture beautiful photos or take a seat on the street nearby, sample an interesting cup of Vietnam coffee.