The five-star cruise ship Costa Victoria arrived in HCM City today carrying 2,300 passengers, mainly from Italy, Spain, Great Britain and Germany.
Passengers will visit sites in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta cities of My Tho and Can Tho, said tour company Saigon Tourist.
The ship will spend five days in Viet Nam. On Wednesday, it will dock in Da Nang port from which passengers will tour My Son holy land and the ancient capital of Hue.
It will then head further north to Ha Long Bay where a visit to Yen Tu pagoda is on the programme.
The ship has a capacity of 2,394 passengers and 790 crew. It has five restaurants, 10 bars, three swimming pools and movie theaters. – VNS