Half-Day Afternoon Cu Chi Tunnels Tour - Ho Chi Minh City

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Located 37 miles (60km) from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role during the American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, which extend over 135 miles (220km), and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors


  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Day trip (destination A to B)

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This afternoon, depart for Cu Chi tunnels, a 1.5 hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City.

Your tour guide will give you an overview introduction of Cu Chi and its legendary history. An documentary film about the tunnels tell you how about the tunnels histories and how fierce the war did happen in the area. You will be guided to the tunnels system including the weapon factory, hospitals, kitchens and crawl under the tunnels.

After that travelers can try delicious manioc which is the main food for guerillas in Cu Chi during the war. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range. Leave Cu Chi tunnels and back in Ho Chi Minh City.

Inclusions for Half-Day Afternoon Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

  • AC bus as per program
  • Mineral water (1 bottle)
  • Entrance fees
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh District 1

Exclusions for Half-Day Afternoon Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (shooting range etc.)
  • Tips

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Group tour from 20 pax

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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  • Really good tour half day was plenty of time.

  • Very interesting and informative tour

  • The tour of the tunnel itself is good and well coordinated even the snacks towards the end of the tour was okay. We had this side trip in a factory where the workers were physically challenged. Their products are amazing and very expensive but I was a little concerned about the working condition of those people assuming the real factory is very much the same as the one they show the tourists. Our guide,Akira, took care of us really good.

  • Great tour. Incredibly interesting from a historical perspective. Well worth it!

  • Yes, definitely worth going on this trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had. On the way we stopped at a lacquer wear factory for the disabled. Was good to see how it is made but quite expensive. You really get an understanding of how the tunnels worked and how they were made and how ingenious the Viet Cong were. Had plenty of time to ask questions and were not rushed. Got to crawl through the tunnel and also have a go a shooting a pistol. If you haven't done it before, it is an experience!

  • We enjoy this Cu Chi Tunnel tour a lot. Long was a great tour leader. We got a total different view of what happen in the war. If anyone got the opportunity to go to the war museum after the tour please go. I can recommend the tour to everyone. The only thing that was a bit difficult is that we must phone 24 hours in advance to arrange the pickup point. We got only a data sim and some use wifi only. our previous tour leader arrange for us.

  • The tour was run by one of the best and trusted local operators in Ho Chi Minh City. The pick up was right on time and the vehicle used to carry us to Cu Chi area was pleasant, clean, and properly air conditioned. Our guide was very well versed in the history of Vietnam and speaking English fluently

  • Well provided with modes of transportation. Our guide Huy was really funny and informative and equipped with lots of trivial information. Met lots of cool and fun people from different parts of the world really pushed for time as traffic in the afternoon at HCMC was horrendous but overall amazing experience

  • The Cu Chi tunnels is really interesting. You can see and experience crawling inside the tunnel. Furthermore, the Cu Chi Tunnels is already set up with adequate display, so you can understand the story behind the tunnels better. Going here alone without tour guide is difficult in my opinion, as there is not much explanation.

    The tour guide knows well about the tunnels. Tour guide's English accent is not that clear, so you need to pay close attention when he is explaining. Unfortunately our group's tour guide was not really engaging not too enthusiastic. The tour guide is not bad, but not excellent either.

    Overall, I recommend this trip. If you're lucky, you may get good tour guide, and everything will be perfect. If you are not lucky, this trip will not fail badly because the Cu Chi Tunnels itself is interesting especially if you like history.

  • A real experience to understand a history of vietnam war.
    Our tour guide is a funny guy!

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