Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Experience With DeluxeGroupTours - Ho Chi Minh City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    FREE PICK UP & DROP OFF for these hotels are in District 1, District 3, Ho Chi Minh city.
    Pick up time around 8:00AM - 8:30AM
    If your hotel is outside D1, D3,... Pl.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Have you ever experienced the tunnel systems that were made by the Cu Chi guerrillas these were made without machinery, GPS, architects or engineers? The network of tunnels stretched over 200 km from Viet Nam to Cambodia border which included meeting rooms, kitchens, ventilation systems and served as the base where Vietnamese soldiers attacked Saigon.

You will learn how they breathed and cooked but could barely see. You also discover how weapons were made in poor conditions and see a lot of deadly traps made by hands from bomb shells that collected in their battlefield. This is a great tour to witness Vietnamese peoples power to survive.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Pick up at your hotel and drive to Cu Chi, just 70 km northwest of Saigon. Upon arrival, watch a documentary film about the mystery of Cu chi tunnels. Then discover an underground city with living areas and working areas such as; Hoang Cam field kitchen, areas to sew uniforms for the team and make sandals made from rubber tires, where food was stored, the weapons bunker and ambulance. You will also have the opportunity to view pictures from the time.

Enjoy local specialties of the "land of steel" - tapioca with salt sesame. View the type of weapons that were used at the time and see the war zone where the effects of falling bombs remain visible.
Visit the Hall commemorating the war and listen to the commentary. You will also see the reconstruction of monuments, famous landscapes of Vietnam through the microcosm such as Nha Rong Wharf, Hue, One Pillar Pagoda, Saigon Bridge, Long Bien, Paracels, Spratlys and the USA agreement.

After finishing the tour, your guide will drop you back to your hotel.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport in an air-conditioned mini-van

English-speaking guide

Mineral water (1 bottle/ tour)

Wet tissue

Tapioca and tea

Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels

Exclusions

Personal Expenses

Tips

Beverages

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Traveler Reviews

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  • 06-Jan-2020

    interesting tour of the cu Chi tunnels with our guide Japan yes - that is his name!). Day started a bit later than expected due to passenger pickups..Tour bus was full and uncomfortable but Japan did a good job of keeping everyone amused and informed.
    The tour itself felt a bit rushed, but enjoyable.

  • 06-Nov-2019

    Our guide Lyn was very good. Just enough information about history without editorial comments. Ride
    was smooth and comfortable. Highly recommend the small group tour.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    We had a great half day tour which was made all the better because of our Tour Guide "Tommy" who spoke excellent English and gave everyone an insight into the history of Vietnam and the American War. The tour of the tunnel complex was very thorough and extremely informative of how they were a major influence in the change of tide in the war.

  • 26-May-2018

    What was good:
    - Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    - Drinking water was provided
    - The tunnels were very impressive and it gave us a lot of insight into how the Vietnamese fought the war
    - We were allowed to go into the tunnels with experienced guides leading the way so none will be lost inside the tunnels
    - The shooting range We did not partake in this activity but the sound of gunfire while we were navigating the tunnels added a surreal sense of realism to the tour.

    What was bad could be improved:
    - We did not understand the tour guide's English very well...
    - Poor driving plus bad road conditions which led to a very nauseous experience in the van as passengers for the journey to and back
    - The shooting range This is subjective but for us it didn't feel right.
    - The noise from the shooting range It was truly noisy when you're at the final stop to buy beverages as the shooting range was just beside it. We had to stop here for 10 minutes or more and the people who partake in the shooting range activity would shoot tens of rounds in a go which almost made some of us go deaf. They should've given ear protection or relocated the shooting range further away from the pit stop.

  • 09-May-2018

    Really knowledgeable guide and great value for a half day tour. To be honest I dont know why you would need to do a full day. This tour was great.

  • 09-Apr-2018

    The tour bus arrived on time at our hotel. Our Tour guide, Timmy, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was excellent and provided a deep insight into what happened during the war.. I would also recommend visiting the firing range.

  • 02-Apr-2018

    Interesting to finally see the tunnels after all these years. Our first stop which was not mentioned by Viator was a company making lacquerware decorative items, very expensive prices. I suspect it was for the benefit of the local tour company to make a little more on tourist purchases. Tour guide needed to improve personality, he sat next to me at end of tour and all he did was complain about how little he makes on the tours. Some of his insights on the tunnels and aspects of the war seemed more 'folkelorical' than factual. The tunnels were very crowded with tourists, but he did a great job of keeping our small group moving on.

  • 02-Apr-2018

    This tour was a huge disappointment. Our guide had very poor English and nobody on the tour could understand him. Therefore we missed out on the information regarding the tunnels, we tried to listen into other guides so we could piece together what we were looking at. Wish we had booked through another company as this was a bucket list tour that fall well short of delivery.

  • 01-Apr-2018

    We had a great time. Our guide, Thuong, was excellent.

  • 01-Apr-2018

    It was a bit crowded at the site itself, but the guide and the tour were good value.

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