Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour From Ho Chi Minh City

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Experience the world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters with a visit to their famous tunnel system. This network of over 200 km of tunnels became legendary during the 1960's when they played a vital part in the American War, allowing the Viet Cong to control a large rural area close to Ho Chi Minh City. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities.

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  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
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Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City behind, take a 2.5-hour journey west towards the Cambodian border bound for the Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by local fighters during the Indochina conflict as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate from close to the Southern Vietnamese capital. Initial construction started in 1948 when the Viet Minh required somewhere to hide from French air attacks and by 1965, the Cu Chi tunnel complex was estimated to consist of 200km's of tunnels. It included, hospitals, schools, meeting rooms, kitchens and sleeping quarters. Life was difficult for the inhabitants and to protect against outside intruders bobby traps were laid throughout the complex.

Your local guide will take you on a fascinating tour around the Cu Chi Tunnels where you'll learn more about the conditions the Vietnamese people lived in, the hardships they faced and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels.

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Inclusions for Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour From Ho Chi Minh City

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small group tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
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Exclusions for Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour From Ho Chi Minh City

  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Minimum age is 6 years

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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406 reviews by the users

  • This tour was easily arranged and very well organized from the pick up, to the transportation, to the actual tour. It was a nice small size so it felt personal. The guide was engaging and very sweet. Would definitely recommend!

  • I was solo for the weekend after a regional business trip and signed up for this small group tour of the chu chi tunnels. It was very well run, on time, our guide spoke good english, and there was only about 12-15 ppl, which made for a nice size. The tunnels and exhibits are well worth seeing and just about 1.5 hrs from Ho Chi Minh city make this a great half day excursion for anyone!

  • excellent. Nicemall group. Knowlegable guide, who was very lovely.

  • This tour was well worth it! Tunnels and history are amazing, and our guide Queenie was very informative with a great sense of humour! Would recommend.

  • Knowledgeable guide, small group, comfortable transportation and a bonus little pit stop to see how rice paper cakes are made in a village nearby. Amazing experience trying to walk through the tunnels. Excellent tour, highly recommended!

  • We had a small group by chance and a really informative tour guide, it made the visit to Cu Chi easy and stress free.

  • Content disappointing. Guide not helpful or interested in the visit.

  • A must do in Saigon!! Our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Crawling around through the tunnels was amazing! LOVED this tour!!

  • Fantastic tour and fantastic value. Our tour guide, Thanh from Urban Adventure was really knowledgeable. The drive over took almost 2 hours and he gave us some background on the way for 30 mins or so.
    On the way we stopped at a farm where they make rice paper and we had a go at that which was fun.
    We reached Cu Chi and our guide took us around the area and explained things in detail. Lots of things to see and you can fire an M16 on the way.You can go through some of the tunnels. Not too hard. We went in August and it was pretty warm which was expected. Half way along there's a shop where you can buy drinks, food and souvenirs.
    There's a movie at the end and a local guide gave a bot of a low-down to enhance the experience.
    Plenty of photo opportunities. Bring water :

  • Great! Nothing to complain about. I went here in June, 2016, and I still remember it fondly. I had always wanted to go here, so this was an amazing experience for me. Our guide I forget her name, but I think she was of Filipino decent was waiting for us on time at specified location. She was very nice and gave us a lot of information about the history of the area. On our way there, had a fun stop at a rice paper-making farm, where we got to try making the rice paper impossible and feeding some of the biggest pigs I've ever seen in my life. The tunnels are amazing. Even if you don't crawl through them, seeing the history and being in the area is worth it. My only advice would be to bring a pair of earplugs with you, as the tour takes a stop at a shooting range. The guns are extremely loud and you don't get earplugs until you get right next to the range. The tour isn't that long six hours or so, but that's all you need, plus in the summer, the heat can be pretty harsh, so definitely bring a drink or buy one at the entrance. Definitely do this tour if you're in the area!

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USD 33.21