Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Indochina Junk or Thuyền Buồm Đông Dương is one of the top cruise companies providing river cruises and meals on cruise in Ho Chi Minh City. Stepping on Indochina Junk’s cruises to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Saigon is one of the top things to do in Saigon.

General information about Indochina Junk in Ho Chi Minh City

Office address: 159/21 Bach Dang Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. CLICK HERE to see the location on Google Maps.

Pier and docking: 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City. The pier is about 2 km from Nguyen Hue Street where there are lots of luxurious hotels, 2.5 km from Saigon Backpacker Area and 3 km from the iconic Ben Thanh Market. CLICK HERE to see the location on Google Maps.

Website: http://www.indochinajunk.com.vn

Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00 daily

Tel: +84 888024240 – +84 2838957438

Email: booking@indochinajunk.com.vn

Year of establishment: 2005

Itinerary of Indochina Junk on Saigon River

Lunch on Indochina Cruise

At 12:00 noon, the cruise starts welcoming guests. Waiters serve guests lunches.

At 12:45, the cruise leaves the port.

Guests see the nice view of Saigon by day, top attractions including Nha Rong Port, Ben Nghe Port, Bitexco Financial Tower, Vinhomes Central Landmark, Saigon Times Square. On the cruise trip, guests learn more about the busy life of Saigon people, admire the modern and ancient beauty of an over 300-year-old city.

At 14:00, the cruise returns to port.

Dinner on Indochina Cruise

At 18:30, the cruise starts welcoming guests.

staff (crews, receptionists, waiters/waitresses) who wear uniforms welcome Indochina Queen cruise's guests - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

The staff (crews, receptionists, waiters/waitresses) who wear uniforms welcome Indochina Queen cruise’s guests. Electric cars are for transferring guests from the cruise to the main gate of Saigon Port and vice versa.

At 18:45, waiters serve guests dinners (set menus or buffet). Artists perform Vietnamese traditional cultural shows.

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Guests are going to be served delicious meals at wooden carved tables.

Artists perform a traditional Vietnamese dance on the cruise when guests enjoy their meals - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Artists perform a traditional Vietnamese dance on the cruise when guests enjoy their meals.

At 19:45, the cruise leaves the port.

Guests see the nice view of Saigon by night, top attractions including Nha Rong Port, Ben Nghe Port, Bitexco Financial Tower, Vinhomes Central Landmark, Saigon Times Square. Cruising Saigon River is one of the best way to enjoy a night in Ho Chi Minh City and relax after day trips to attractions in and around the city.

After having meals, guests enjoy the nice view of Saigon at night - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

After having meals, guests enjoy the nice view of Saigon at night.

At 21:15, the cruise returns to port.

Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City is about to dock

The cruise is about to dock.

Design and Facilities

Indochina Junk owns some cruises, the best and biggest cruise is named Indochina Queen. The cruise is designed in royal style, it has white color, three big sails, curved staircases and royal decoration.

Wrought iron balcony rails, columns with golden decorations, wooden floors and dining sets make the cruise ship interior warm, cozy and elegant.

At night, the cruise is lightened with the lights. Indochina Queen has many places for guests to take fresh air and enjoy the amazingly beautiful view of Saigon.

Tourists take a photo with the beautiful Indochina Queen cruise - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Tourists take a photo with the beautiful Indochina Queen cruise.

Indochina Queen Cruise has lots of glass windows and balconies - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Indochina Queen Cruise has lots of glass windows and balconies so that guests can enjoy the fresh air while eating.

Golden royal decorations, beautiful wrought iron balcony rails, fabric curtains - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Golden royal decorations, beautiful wrought iron balcony rails, fabric curtains make the cruise elegant.

curved staircase - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

A lovely curved staircase is illuminated with lights.

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The luxurious interior design, square pillars with delicate decorations on their top and wooden panels on their bottom, wooden floor, wooden dining tables and chairs - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

The luxurious interior design, square pillars with delicate decorations on their top and wooden panels on their bottom, wooden floor, wooden dining tables and chairs.

The buffet lines are decorated with small wooden boats - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

The buffet lines are decorated with small wooden boats.

Nice view of Saigon from Indochina Junk Cruise

One of the highlights of a cruise trip on Saigon River is the wonderful view of the city from the river. Guests should arrive and hop on the cruise at about 17:30 in order to enjoy the perfect sunset in Ho Chi Minh City from the port. The cruises start their journeys along the river when the sun goes down. Fantastic views of Saigon, especially iconic buildings of the city leave guests with unforgettable memories. The city turns colorful and splendid at night thanks to street lights and modern lighting systems in buildings.

From the cruises, guests will see Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon – one of the most luxurious hotels in the city, Sunwah Tower – one of the highest building in Saigon, Bitexco Finacial Tower – the second highest building in Saigon and one of the top 20 iconic buildings in the world, with a nice lotus bud shape, Majestic Hotel – one of the most expensive hotels in the city, Saigon Times Square – one of the top buildings in Saigon, Nha Rong Wharf where President Ho Chi Minh started his journey to find a way to save the country, Ho Chi Minh Museum building, Elisa Floating Restaurant.

The view of Ho Chi Minh City from a Indochina Junk Cruise at sunset

The view of Ho Chi Minh City from a Indochina Junk Cruise at sunset.

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The view of Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon and Sunwah Tower from Saigon River.

Elisa Floating Restaurant with colorful sails

Elisa Floating Restaurant with colorful sails.

Nha Rong Wharf and Ho Chi Minh Museum - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Nha Rong Wharf and Ho Chi Minh Museum.

Bitexco Finacial Tower, Majestic Hotel and Saigon Times Square - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Bitexco Finacial Tower, Majestic Hotel and Saigon Times Square.

Services

Indochina Junk provides electric cars to transfer guests from the main gate of the port to the cruise. Receptionists stand behind the gate and in front of the cruise before the start time. They speak English fluently and help guests who have booked the cruise to reach the cruises or book last-minute lunches/dinners on cruises.

Electric cars for transferring guests between the cruises and Saigon Port's main gate - Indochina Junk Cruise in Ho Chi Minh City

Electric cars for transferring guests between the cruises and Saigon Port’s main gate.

What to eat on Indochina Junk Cruise?

The Indochina Junk’s cruises offer set menus and buffet according to guests’ request. Indochina Junk offers nearly 20 set menus at different prices. Prices including entrance fee to the cruise range between VND 350,000 and 1,500,000. Prices do not include drinks. Vegan set menus are available for vegetarians. If guests would not like to enjoy their meals but enjoy the cruise along Saigon River, they should pay VND 100,000, including one drink.

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How to book Indochina Junk Cruise?

Option 1:

You can simply contact support teams of Indochina Junk via email or phone in order to book a table. A booking form is available on the website and it is a good way to book the cruise online. Just enter the information, the support teams will contact you as soon as possible.

You must reach the port yourself by taxi, private car, motorbike taxi, cyclo. As mentioned above, the port is about 3 km from the city center. A ride to the port from District 1 costs less than VND 50,000. Certainly, you should return to your place (hotel, house, apartment) yourself.

This is a good choice for Vietnamese people or expats who are living in the city because they are experienced in the transportation of the city.

Option 2:

Booking the cruise including transport and guide (optional) with a trusted company is a good choice for tourists in Ho Chi Minh City where the traffic is crazy. Do not worry about the price because tour agencies usually offer good prices. Just wait for your driver and local guide in the hotel at the start time, they will take you to the cruise and direct you to the table, then return you to your hotel safely.

Option 3:

Dinner on Cruise and Water Puppet Show is one of the most popular night tours in Saigon. This tour is a mix of sights, culture and cuisine. A cyclo ride or motorbike ride is usually included in the program. Book the tour here.

What to bring on a Saigon River Cruise?

Paper voucher or e-voucher if you go to the cruise yourself without a guide.

Coat if you are aware of the wind on the cruise. In fact, Indochina Junk ships cruise slowly.

Camera or smartphone for taking great photos or capturing videos of the city and the traditional music show.

Stay hungry because they will serve you with lots of foods.

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