Optional Private Excursions available for purchase
Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Give us a call or email us. Let us personalize your experience!
08:00 AM Our air condition coach and English speaking guide will meet the group at the port with welcome signboard and flowers.
08:30 AM Visit the Po Nagar Cham Towers, built between the 7th and 12th centuries. The Cham towers of Po Nagar were used for Hindu worship. Today, both Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhists come to Po Nagar to pray and make offerings according to their traditions. Constructed with loose brick with neither plaster on the walls nor mortar between the bricks - the towers have stood for many centuries. Note: There are 105 steps up to the towers
09:30 AM From here enjoy a short walk through tiny alley to the boat docking station. Enjoy peaceful sceneries of sleepy villages nested under coconut shade and children in uniform passing along a wooden bridge on their way to school.
11:00 AM After 45min boat ride, pay a visit to a clay stove making village. Engage in a casual talk with the villagers to understand how they preserve this traditional craft for generations.
11:30 AM Then drive to an ancient house for a rest over a cup of tea and seasonal fruit.
12:00 PM Your final stop is at a family making sedge mat. This craft has been much fallen into oblivion and there are only elderly people keep the traditional methods
12:30 PM Lunch is at a rural restaurant named Old Nha Trang - surrounded by poetic landscape with mountains, lotus pond and a banana garden.
02:00PM Transfer back to the ship with stop en route at Nha Trang’s XQ Art gallery for a new color of Vietnam embroidery. Opportunity to enjoy fine silk hand embroidery, a traditional art of Vietnamese people.
03:30 PM Arrive Nha Trang port 05:00 PM Ship departs.
End of services.
What is included?
- Dock permit
- Private transportation on tour with English speaking guide
- Entrance fees & boat ride
- Water & refreshment towel during the car transfer
- Souvenir gift/ Tips & Gratuities
What is not included?
Vietnam visa/ Travel insurance/ Personal expenses/ Other services not mentioned in the itinerary