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Cu Chi Tunnels and Saigon City Highlights Tour

Ho Chi Minh City, Southern Vietnam, Vietnam

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Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Overview

At 7:30am, you will be picked up from your hotel in Saigon, and then enjoy a pleasant 40-mile (65-kilometer) drive through some nice country areas northwest of Saigon. You are going to visit a massive underground network located near the area once called "Iron Triangle," which served as the termination of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The tunnels were designed by local guerrillas as a springboard for attacking Saigon. The area was used for infiltrating Saigon intelligence agents, part cadres, and sabotage teams.

The Tet Offensive of 1968 was prepared and the necessary troops and supplies assembled in the Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat, and also served as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches, and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The role of the tunnel systems served an important part in the Viet Cong resistance.

The morning will end with an authentic Vietnamese lunch at a Pho Hoa, one of Vietnam’s best pho (rice-noodle soup with beef or chicken) restaurant.

After lunch, start unveiling the highlights of one of Asia’s most vibrant and welcoming cities. Saigon (as it is still popularly known) is a cultural melting pot with something to offer every traveler. Above all, the heartfelt warmth and humor for which the Saigonese are known will stay with you long after you’ve departed for home. You’ll be introduced to the enormous variety of exotic local produce at the sprawling Binh Tay Market in Cholon, the city’s bustling Chinatown, and the colorful Thien Hau Pagoda. District 1 remains the heart of Saigon still with its many historic French-built landmarks — the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, and Hotel de Ville, to name but a few. You will also visit the former Presidential Palace and the sobering War Remnants Museum.

Note: Some of the Cu Chi tunnels have been made larger to accommodate passengers of size. Low-power lights have been installed in several of them to make traveling through them easier, and booby traps have been clearly marked.

Information

Includes:
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by modern, air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional English-speaking guide
Excludes:
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Soft-drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • French-speaking guide only for private tours
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Minimum 4 people required for tour to run
  • Maximum 8 people per tour
  • One English-speaking guide for whole the trip

Meeting Point

Hotel pickup
Departure Time:
8am
Departure Comments:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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