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Ho Chi Minh City: Cu Chi Tunnels and Gun Shooting Experience

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Activity provider: Vietnam Travel Group VNTG

Ho Chi Minh City: Cu Chi Tunnels and Gun Shooting Experience

Activity provider: Vietnam Travel Group VNTG

From US$ 19 per person

Discover the Cu Chi Tunnels on a guided tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Learn more about the war years in the tunnels and through the exhibitions, and shoot rifles at the National Defense Sports Shooting Range.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 - 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English
Optional audio guide
English
Pickup optional
At your accommodation in District 1.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience crawling into the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Watch the informative documentary film
  • Visit bomb craters, underground kitchens, and the Museum of Self-made Weapons
  • Explore the garment factory, ammunition and souvenir shop
Full description
Be collected from your accommodation then head to Cu Chi. Along the way, watch as the frantic city scenery transitions into a more peaceful rural setting. See the rice paddy farms, quaint roadside vendors, and increasingly lush greenery.  Once you arrive, begin with a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground network of pathways, hideouts, sleeping quarters, meeting rooms, hospitals, and Hoang Cam Stove. These narrow tunnels provide barely enough space for a single person to crawl their way through, though some are now wider to accommodate visitors. Learn that the mere 10 to 13 feet (3 to 4 meter) thick level of upper soil can support the bearing weight of a 55 ton (50 metric ton) tank and the explosive damage of bombs.  Watch an insightful film about the wartime experience before further exploring the tunnel's trap doors and underground quarters. Then make a visit to huge bomb craters left from the war, the Garment-factory Ammunition and Souvenir Shops, and the Museum of Self-made Weapons. Get the exhilarating opportunity to fire an M-15, AK-47, and a carbine rifle at the National Defense Sports Shooting Range for a true wartime experience ( extra for shooting gun). Finally, savor local tapioca before the comfortable ride back to Ho Chi Minh City. Head to a local foot massage parlor to treat your feet after a long day of walking in the Cu Chi Tunnels. After the massage, be taken back to your accommodation. 
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation in air-conditioned transportation, limo and luxury transportation only if option selected
  • Cool-towels and mineral water
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Training for shooting gun
  • Additional food or drink
  • Vietnam visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Bullets
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with claustrophobia
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Arrive 30 minutes before the activity starts. You must exchange your voucher at the ticket counter before the tour begins Look for “Vietnam Travel Group Company” under the arch. Your guide will be wearing a blue shirt.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • The tour is available in other languages at an additional charge depending on availability
  • The dress code is casual
  • It is recommended to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

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Our guide Phong was amazing, very knowledgeable and entertaining! Really recommend this tour :)

July 27, 2022

We spent the day with Queen as a guide in this tour. My sons, husband and I enjoyed it. Queen was lovely, dynamic and funny guide. I will recommend it.

July 23, 2022

Product ID: 125834