Small-Group Cu Chi Tunnels Half-Day Trip From Ho Chi Minh City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    28/1 Bùi Viện, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh 70000, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • 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

Squeeze into the maze of tunnels and imagined how a community once lived completely underground during times of war.

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Know More about this tour

The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi district of Ho chi minh city (Saigon), Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. The Cu chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War .

The tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters. The tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces, and helped to counter the growing American military effort.
Morning guide pick you up at your hotel at 08:30am traveling to the tunnels about 90 minutes. The network stretches 250km long underground dug out,You will visit a short distance of the real tunnels network underground and get down into the tunnels, crawling around in the safer parts of the tunnels system.

Afternoon, drive back to Saigon around 15:00.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup in backpacker area or only hotel selected in district 1.

Air-conditioned vehicle

Professional guide

Parking Fees

Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Optional activities

Personal expenses

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Dress code is smart casual

This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Appreciate the local customs.

Ensure safety of participants

Help each other when joining the program.

Bring essential luggage, do not bring expensive jewelry

Please be on time and dont break the rules.

Pick-up is available from the backpacker area and following streets of Ho Chi Minh City: De Tham, Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, Do Quang Dau, Cong Quynh, Le Lai, Ly Tu Trong, Le Thanh Ton, Thu Khoa Huan, Le Anh Xuan, Bui Thi Xuan, Ky Con, Le Loi, Ham Nghi, Nguyen Hue, Ton That Tung, Thi Sach, Le Thi Hong Gam. If you are not staying in any of these areas, please make your way to the meeting point at: 28/1 Bui Vien st, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, Ho chi minh city.

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Most travelers can participate

Traveler Reviews

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  • 29-Oct-2018

    The tour guide was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions the whole trip - he also had a flair for drama! He was also very impartial. This wasn't a propaganda tour at all.Cu Chi itself was extensive and there was lots to do. The tunnels were only one part of the whole experience. We saw the hiding places, the traps, the weapons, the food, the guns and vehicles. It was all fascinating. I highly recommend it.

  • 07-Jan-2018

    The guide was impressive with his knowledge. The bus was comfortable and just about on time. Cu Chi itself was pretty good - but you are on a bit of a conveyor belt with many other tour groups. Still worth seeing for mine.

    For noting... it takes a long time to get out there, so you spend most of the 6 hours or so in a bus.

  • 09-Dec-2017

    Stop during journey was not announced we stopped to buy some souvenirs.
    They offer an option to come back by boat once you are there, it should be included in some package before. They should renew the bus, it was the oldest one in our trip in Vietnam, very narrow and dirty.

    Despite of that, tour was totally worth it, guide explained us very interesting aspects.

  • 21-Nov-2017

    The tour we had was with Kim Travel. Our tour guide was Tin, he was very informative and entertaining. We definitely learned a lot on this tour, and i think there were 20-22 of us taking the tour so we were all in one full bus. On the way back, we had the option to get down at War Remnants Museum which is actually quite a good idea to take since coming from Cu chi tunnels, then next option to get dropped in Ben Tranh market for some shopping or food. If not, get dropped off at hotel pickups. I would definitely recommend the tour as thewhole tour was very informative from knowing about the city of Saigon/Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, the history, and of course how it was like during the Vietnam war as we go around the Cuchi tunnels.

  • 14-Nov-2017

    Very interesting and informative. Rio was a very knowledgeable guide with a good sense of humour.

  • 30-Oct-2017

    Excellent tour and insight into an awful war for both sides.

  • 22-Aug-2017

    We joined a half-day group tour. The Tunnels are impressive! The tour had good english speaking guide and he told us some interesting facts. Very tiny tunnels that show how difficult it would have been during war time. It's possible to explore the tunnels it's a little claustrophobic inside.

  • 22-Jun-2017

    Really great tour with fantastic guide who gave a lot of information and answered every question. Pick up from the hotel was very useful. Highly recommend the small group tour. Well worth the money.

  • 06-Jun-2017

    Excellent day tour to the tunnels. Picked up from the hotel, water provided, drove to the tunnels site almost 2 hours away in a comfortable shuttle. Guide was excellent, providing plenty of insights on the tunnels and the war and Viet Cong. You end up spending about 2 hours at the tunnel area, extremely eye-opening experience. Optional activities include a shooting range where you can shoot from the likes of the AK-47 or M3. Highly recommended.

  • 03-May-2017

    good experience on the Cu chi Tunnels.... tour guide is experience and well knowledge...

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