In general, no city in Vietnam has a beautiful mixture of morden and traditional architectures  than Ho Chi Minh city. And no place in this country has a dynamic and vibrant life style than former Saigon. To explore the economic hub and the antiquity of former Saigon, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) organizes Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions for customers travelling by cruise ship.



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Option 1: Ho Chi Minh city tour and Cu Chi Tunnels from Phu My port:

As the sun rises, Premium Travel Vietnam will come to collect you at Phu My port then we begin our Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions transfer you to Ho Chi Minh city. Our first sightseeing today is The Reunification Palace – the former head quarters for South Vietnamese government. It played the former base for Vietnamese General Ngo Dinh Diem. This impressive buiding became home for French Governor from 1871 and undergone lot of restoration. Today, this is remarkable highlights in Saigon city tour.

The next in our journey today is War Remnants Museum. This is museum of history of the country. As you enter inside, you will see all the pictures exposing the raw and cruel truth of Vietnam war. Since then, you will know and sympathize with the local people in gaining and fighting for our independence.

We are then heading to Jade Emperor Pagoda in our Shore Excursions from Phu My port. This is among best shrines in Ho Chi Minh city reflecting Mahayana Buddism in Vietnam. Hence, the shrine built to worship God of the Heaven who can control the sky, the ocean, create humanity and living creatures on Earth.

Next, we then visit Notre Dame Cathedral, one of iconic landmarks of Saigon. This attractive long age cathedral becomes a religious important practice for Catholic community in Ho Chi Minh city. We then pay a visit to Central Post Office nearby to enjoy the antiquity and magnificent architectural structure of this building.

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Notre Dame Cathedral in Saigon

To carry on our Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions, we are off to Ben Thanh Market to see the vibes, the colorful stuff of Vietnamese typical market. You can do some shopping here as well.

Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes. After that, we are heading to Cu Chi Tunnels, the former shelters for Viet Cong soldiers in the war. The network of Cu Chi Tunnel has over 120 km of underground tunnels, living areas, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centers. On arrival, you will walking around and know a lot more about Vietnam war then you can share your feeling with our losses.

Finish up the day,PTV will transfer you back to Phu My port.

Option 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour from Phu My port

In the morning, we will come to pick you up from Phu My port to directly transfer to Ho Chi Minh city. We then commence our journey by visiting the interesting Quan Am Pagoda. It is aimed to worshipp Goddess of Mercy and Compassion. It is one of the most attractive and colorful temples in China town in Saigon.

Our next visit is the Cao Dai temple which is a combination of 5 religions: Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Catholicism, and Muslim. You will have a deep understanding of this religion in Vietnam.


Cao Dai Temple – south Vietnam


To cool off our trip, we are fascinating to provice you with a relaxed rickshaw ride through the hustle and bustle of China town. From then, you will see how the local people live and have a chance to grab some of your best moments by camera.

We continue our Ho Chi Minh city tour to go shopping at An Dong market in China town. You will realize how bustling and busy the local market is. In this case, you can try how to bargain some of the items you like to buy for your family and friends.

To move on our trip, we will take you to enjoy lunch at Ngon restaurant to taste and sample some of delicious Vietnamese food (excluded).

Finally, we are off to the city center and have a stroll around of Dong Khoi street, Nguyen Hue Boulevard, photos of the Opera House, the City hall, the Rex hotel.

To end Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions, we then transfer you back to the cruise ship.

Option 3: Cu Chi Tunnel & Ho Chi Minh City Day Tour from Phu My port:

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Thien Hau Temple – Ho Chi Minh city

Visiting historical site and network of tunnels in suburb of Saigon to know more Vietnam war. Since then, you can witness how the locals lived and fought during the brutal war. From then, you will admire the Vietnamese people in fighting and their wishes/eager to a better life and peace for the whole world.

We are coming to Saigon center for lunch and then start Ho Chi Minh city tour with sightseeing are follows:

  • the Jade Emperor Pagoda
  • Visit the Notre Dam Cathedral and the Old Post Office
  • the War Museum
  • China town, Thien Hau temple (the temple of the Sea Goddess).
  • Shopping at the Ben Thanh market

Option 4: Cu Chi Tunnels tour from Phu My port:

Experience the backwards of the Vietnam war by visiting one of the most famous sites in Vietnam – Cu Chi Tunnels. A thrilling, interesting tunnel tour with the darkness, narrow space, low ceiling network gives you overview of the war in Saigon and witness the lives of thousands of soldiers to avoid carpet bombings and enemies.

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Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh city

Option 5 : My Tho – Mekong Delta tour from Phu My Port

As scheduled in our Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions, we are coming to collect you at Phu My port and then transfer to My Tho city in the Mekong Delta. This nice trip takes around 3 hours. On the way, you will enjoy the beauty of Vietnam: local life, rustic villages, green paddy rice fields…We can make a stop on the way at your request.

Arriving  in My Tho city which is located on the upper branch of the Mekong river. We firstly enjoy a nice boat tour on the Mighty River to Vam Xep canal. An amazing place for you to sightseeing an orchard then to taste some of local tropical fruits and listen to traditional music.

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Tranquil scenery of Mekong Delta


Later on, you will jump on a horse to have a cart ride through the village. Next in our trip, we then pass by a local family workshop to see how they make coconut candies and taste a delicious drink of green tea, lime and honey. Then take a lovely rowing boat ride through small canals of the village to have a full understanding of the local life.

Enjoy a nice lunch with local specialties.

Later of the day, we will transfer you back to the cruise ship. Then our My Tho Mekong Delta tour from Phu My Port will come to an end here.

Option 6: Vung Tau city tour from Phu My Port

In the morning, we are coming to meet you up from the Phu My port then we begin our Vung Tau city tour from Phu My Port.

The first sightseeing of our tour is to visit Hoa Long market- a local market where the locals sell all kinds of stuff and to see how the local people live.

We then later on transfer to visit a local village with private gardens and ancient traditional wooden houses. Right here, let’s enjoy a walking tour of communal temple and Cao Dai temple.

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Jesus Statue – Vung Tau city

Next, we then transfer to Vung Tau city center. So, you will have an opportunity to visit the statue of Jesus Christ, the Nirvana Pagoda, then relax at Thuy Van beach and enjoy some seafood on the beach (not included).

To move on our Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions, we continue to our trip to the White Palace, the Temple of the First Ancestors of the Thang I, II, III villages, the temple of the Five Element Goddesses.

And finally to the handicraft center of Vung Tau for shopping.

Later of the day, we will transfer you back to the Phu My port



Luxury Travel Experience


Joining with PTV in this Phu My Vietnam Shore Excursions, we will provide you with different cruise ship tour options from Phu My port, Ba Ria Vung Tau city, Vietnam. We are happy to give you the best, the special trip in one day from cruise ship to explore Ho Chi Minh city (former Saigon) and surrounding areas. Therefore, you have a chance to visit vibrant, dynamic Ho Chi Minh city and rustic, peaceful setting of Mekong Delta as well as historic learning of Cu Chi Tunnels. This trip is private or in small group that you find easy to choose from.


Please send an email to us at or Whatsapp us at 0084 979613777 for more information about Phu My Cruise Excursions. We will promptly response to you. We are honored to serve you and always at your service.

Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– Private car/bus/mini van with air conditioning

– Experienced driver

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Cold water and wet tissue

– Lunch


– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring Travel tip
-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers


In months of May to December; it normally rains in Ho Chi Minh city/Saigon, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.



  • Tour departs from Phu My port in Ba Ria Vung Tau or Saigon port in Ho Chi Minh city. 

Children policy

  • FOC for children under 5 years old
  • 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old


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Mekong Delta boat ride

So, if you come to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon), or any seaports in Vietnam: Chan May port, Tien Sa port, Nha Trang port, Halong Bay port. And you would like to find a professional tour operator with best services for Shore Excursions from Phu My port, do not hesitate to contact us:

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