Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Full-Day Small Group Tour

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Tour code:
PGT-CTCC
Length:
2 days / 1 night
Start From
Ho Chi Minh city

Overview

Join our Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Full-Day Small Group Tour for an immersive experience that blends urban exploration with historical insight. Start your day in the bustling heart of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting iconic landmarks such as Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, and the War Remnants Museum. Learn about the city’s rich history and vibrant culture with our knowledgeable guide.

In the afternoon, journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an extensive underground network used during the Vietnam War. Watch an introductory video detailing the construction and significance of the tunnels before venturing into the maze-like system. Discover living quarters, command centers, and hidden traps that illustrate the ingenuity and resilience of the Vietnamese people.

This intimate small group tour ensures personalized attention, making it perfect for those looking to delve deeper into Vietnam’s history and culture. Enjoy a day filled with educational experiences and memorable sights, all in the company of fellow travelers.

Itinerary

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Full-Day

Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. 

Have lunch at local restaurant.

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served. 

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. 

Return to Saigon. End trip.

Price & Bookings

Group size: Minimum – 2 people, Maximum – 15 people

Please take notes: 

**The Notre Dame Cathedral have been being restored, so the guests just visit outside.

***Drop off time is subject to traffic, weather…so the finished time could be later than expecting.

  • Inclusions:  A/c van pick up and drop off (centrally located hotel in Dist1 , HCMC), transfer & sightseeing as per program, English-speaking tour guide, entrance fee, pure bottled water, meal as lunch.
  • Exclusiosn:  Travel insurance, beverage, tips & personal expenses (shooting gun, telephone calls…), other services not mentioned in the inclusion; Tax.

NOTE:

  • Pick up and transfer just for the centrally located hotel/accommodation in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City. 
  • We are not responsible for your lateness.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat and the tour inclusions. Please advise the supplier if you have from 1 infant at time of booking.

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