1. Vietnam
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cu Chi Tunnels

Ho Chi Minh: Guided Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Product ID: 377241
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Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Ming. Whilst there, explore an entire underground city from the past as you learn more about the history of this fascinating network of tunnels.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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  • Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels with a professional tour guide
  • Learn more about the history of the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Enjoy food and drinks following your exploration
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Located 60 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh, Cu Chi is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists alike. The network of over 200 kilometers of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the Vietnam War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens.

Today, ducks and water buffalo happily co-exist in the rivers along the side of the road. However, the peaceful rural rice paddy scenery belies the area’s violent history. Whilst at this site, it is hard to imagine the destruction, damage, and defoliation over this whole area, caused by bombing and mines. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place there during the 1960s, when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone".

Start your tour in the morning, watching a short introductory video which explains how the tunnels were constructed. From there, spend the next hour exploring the tunnels, before enjoying tea, and cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war).
  • Air-conditioned transfer
  • English-speaking guide
  • 1 mineral water per person
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Personal costs
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts to: 57 Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Phường Nguyễn Thái Bình, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh.

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From US$ 22 per person

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Vietnam Nomadtrails

Product ID: 377241