Cu Chi Tunnels is a complicated system of tunnels created from the smartness and inventiveness of Vietnamese people in the past. That is the main reason why many tourists have a desire to explore its inside. Then, a question given out is “How to get Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City”. The following information will definitely help.
Book a tour
Normally, tourists prefer booking a tour to get Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City to going there by themselves. Why? It is because the tour is not only cheap, but also convenient. You will not have to get worried about anything, from means of transport to entrance fee because these have been included in the tour. Just wait for the bus of a travel agency where you booked the tour at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, and the driver will come to pick you up. There are different prices for the same tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi Tunnels, depending on services each type of travel agency provides, but it is around $13-15. Many feedbacks on Tripadvisor strongly recommend some companies as the best travel agencies, in De Tham street and Pham Ngu Lao street.
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Rent a motorbike
To gain rather stimulating experience from Cu Chi Tunnels half day tour, besides booking a tour, you are advisable to a rent a motorbike and ride to this destination by yourself. In fact, this way will be quite dangerous and complicated if you are not a good rider because the Ho Chi Minh City’s traffic looks like a maze in which streets are small while there are too many vehicles. Therefore, consider before choosing a motorbike for the trip to Cu Chi Tunnels by yourself. The rent for a normal bike is around $5-7 per day, and a scooter is around more than $10 per day. Start from Ben Thanh Market and follow National Route 22 to Cu Chi District. Here, turn to Nguyen Thi Rach Street and head towards the Hoc Mon market. Turn to Trung Vuong Nu Street and continue the route until you reach the tunnel system. Remember the entrance fee for visiting both sites VND180,000 (either: VND75,000).
Take a bus
When talking about how to get Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City, you can keep an eye on taking a bus, even though the number of passengers on a bus is quite large. The number 13 bus from Ben Thanh Market is the one you must take to Cu Chi bus station. After that, from this bus station, you must take the number 79 bus to Ben Duoc Tunnels– Cu Chi District.
Catch a taxi
Taxi service can be a nice choice followed by booking a tour since it’s really comfortable and easy if you find a reputable taxi company. The price for catching a taxi to Cu Chi Tunnels is around VND500,000-600,000 ($25-30). It will take you about 1.5 hours to reach the destination. It’s noteworthy that the trustworthy taxi brands you consider are Mai Linh and Vinasun.