Vietnam’s leading tour operator Saigontourist has warmly welcomed around 2,400 passengers and crew of the Costa Crociere cruise line’s luxury ship Costa Victoria to Ho Chi Minh City on January 7.
During their stay in the city, the travelers will visit the Cu Chi tunnels and fruit gardens in the Mekong Delta province of My Tho.
They will also watch a water puppet show, shop in Ben Thanh Market, and visit fish quay, coconut candy firms, and honey bee breeding plantations in Tan Thanh Commune.
Two days later, the ship will dock at Tien Sa seaport in the central city of Danang to tour Hoi An ancient town and My Son sanctuary.
It will cruise to Ha Long Bay the following day, offering passengers the opportunity to climb to Yen Tu pagoda, buy goods in Thanh Nien (Youth) Market Fair and Hong Gai Market, and experience the daily life of local people.
The cruise is expected to return to Vietnam on January 14, 18, 26, and 30, anchoring in Ha Long and Danang seaports.
Costa Victoria has a maximum capacity of 2,394 passengers and 790 seamen and is equipped with five restaurants, 10 bars, three swimming pools, a theatre, a gym, and areas for entertainment.