Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City Cu Chi Tunnels War Remnants Museum China Town
Duration: 1 day -   Private tour
Theme: Explorer -   Suitable for: All ages
Departure:
Daily departure from Ho Chi Minh City Center (Dist 1)
Daily departure from Ho Chi Minh City Center (Dist 1)

This is an interesting combination tour between Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnel which bring you different experiences: one is busy city life; another one is underground life during the war. Start the day the right way - with an up close and personal history lesson on guerrilla warfare. Adventuring the most impressive tunnel in the world - the chance to understand life in the "underground city" with full facilities such as hospital, school, kitchen, meeting room.... during the Vietnam war and experiencing Ho Chi Minh City.

Highlights

  • Explore the Cu Chi tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence
  • Enjoy the sights of Ho Chi Minh City, including Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office
  • Do some shopping at Ben Thanh Market, one of the city’s most popular shopping venues

Full Itinerary

Cu Chi Tunnel - HCM City Full Day
Cu Chi Tunnels, also called Iron Land of Vietnam, is a huge system of underground tunnels which stretched over 250 km. The network was like a secret city to supported war: storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, also included specially constructed living areas, command centers and innumerable of nightmare trap doors to defend itself. Today Cu Chi Tunnels have become a major attraction giving tourists a unique experience, truly feeling of what underground life and the strong Spirit of all Vietnamese who died for mother land.

We leaving Ho Chi Minh City around 08:00. Arrival at Cu Chi Tunnels after a 2 hour trip through beautiful landscape of countryside. Before entering the tunnels, you’ll see a short introductory video about their construction. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnel maze. Also on display are various man traps, the remains of an American tank, and numerous bomb craters created by 500-pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers.

In the afternoon:. After a delicious Vietnamese lunch at Ho Chi Minh City, your Ho Chi Minh City tour begins with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office, fine examples of classical French colonial architecture. See the Reunification Palace, one of the city’s most important buildings. Here on 30 April 1975 the American War officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, the War Remnants Museum features poignant displays of the futility of war. The courtyard outside contains the spoils of war, namely rusting jets, tanks, and cannons captured from the American military machine. Visit the bustling Ben Thanh Market, which is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide selection of goods ranging from fake Nike shoes to beautiful silk ao dais, the traditional costume for women. The tour ends and you’ll be transferred back to your hotel. (*Note that you have the option of staying on at Ben Thanh Market and making your own way back to the hotel).

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: NA
  • Cu Chi Tunnel
  • Showroom in Cu Chi Tunnel
  • War Musuem

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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Children's birthday must be from January 01, 1960 to January 01, 1965 to make sure the age between 5 and 10 years old in comparision to the departure date .
Infants's birthday must be from January 01, 1966 to January 01, 1970 to make sure the age between 0 and 4 years old in comparision to the departure date .
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Price Includes

  • Transfer round trip HCMC - Cu Chi - HCMC by private car
  • Lunch
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance ticket

Price Excludes

  • Flights
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Service fee for payment by credit card (3%)

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 7 days prior: 10% of total rates.
  • From 4 to 7 days prior: 50% of total rates.
  • Less than 3 days prior: 100% of total rates.
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates.

Children Policy

  • Child under 4 year old: FREE of charge, limit 1 child/ booking
  • Child from 4 - 11 year old: 75% charge
  • Child from 11 year & above: 100% adult rate

8 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City Tour Full Day

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8.3

Mr.Nigel Street

United States

1 November, 2013

Wow, we were not expecting a private driver and guide for just the two of us! The guide was able to adjust quickly to what we were interested in and also helped get us into a show for the evening.

8.8

Ms. Mary Ann

New Zealand

24 July, 2013

Well organised and Ms Ruby was a very good guide.

10.0

Ms. Jacqueline Urbach

Forch, Switzerland

4 December, 2012

Everything was super

8.3

Mr.James George McLaughlin

United Kingdom

14 September, 2012

We had a great time on the trip and would like to thank you for a great tour.

10.0

Mr. Jeffrey Andresen

Baltimore, United States

9 August, 2012

Tour Guide was fantastic

10.0

Mr. Neil Donnelly

Ottawa, Canada

17 March, 2012

Great guide

8.0

Ms. Cathy Tomlinson & Ms. Corrien Girard

Australia

28 January, 2012

Guide was very willing to adjust itinerary for our wishes.

Saigon not so special anymore. Dirty, busy etc. Hanoi is much nicer

9.5

Ms. Cathy Walker Tomlinson

Australia

7 January, 2012

All has been good with the trip. The guides and the hotels have been excellent.

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