(VOV) - Saigontourist, the leading tour operator in Vietnam, welcomed more than 1,000 travelers on the Costa Classica cruise ship that docked in Ho Chi Minh City on February 16.
As scheduled, after arriving in Ha Long, visitors will visit Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage, with many beautiful sites including the Hon Cho Da (Stone Dog Rock), Cong Troi (Heaven Gate Rock), Hon Dinh Huong (Incense Burner Rock), Hon Ga Choi (Fighting Cocks Rocks), Dong Thien Cung (Celestial Palace Grotto), Bai Chay Beach. They also enjoy the water puppet performance and visit Thanh Nien (Youth) market.
Earlier, Saigontourist and the Quy Nhon travel agency received more than 300 German passengers on Astor cruise ship at Quy Nhon seaport.
During their one day trip in the central province of Binh Dinh, the tourists visited Banh It Tower, Canh Tien Tower, Twin Tower, Duong Long Tower, Quang Trung Mausoleum, Binh Dinh Mausoleum, Thap Thap Pagoda, Long Khanh Pagoda, Nhon Hau wood carving village, Dam Market, Quy Nhon Seaport and Dong Da Seaport.
On February 20, Saigontourist will organise a trans-Vietnam travel tour for 1,500 visitors.
Since the beginning of 2011, the tour operator has served more than 9,600 international cruise ship passengers from Europe, Australia, Japan and China.
It received more than 4,000 tourists who stopped at the Saigon Seaport to celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival in Ho Chi Minh City, and other cities and provinces in the southern region.