Day trip

Cu Chi Tunnels: less-touristy Tour to Ben Duoc from HCM city

Day trip

Cu Chi Tunnels: less-touristy Tour to Ben Duoc from HCM city

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Did you know the Cu Chi Tunnels network played an important role during Vietnam War for Viet Cong forces, who used it for food storage, living quarters and hospitals among other things.

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Duration 6 hours
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Pickup included
Pickup from central hotels in District 1. Other districts, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, District 1 by 7:40AM


  • Visit the Ben Duoc tunnel of Cu Chi Tunnels where fewer visitors coming
  • Learn about the tunnels' significance during the Vietnam War
  • Small-group tours for a personalized experience
  • Try your hand at the shooting range with an AK-47
Full description
This half day tour takes you to the Ben Duoc tunnels with fewer visitors coming so that you could have the best and personalized experiences exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels At around 7:45 to 8:00AM after picking up from your central hotels in District 1 or meet at the meeting point in Ho Chi Minh city then drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside where you can see rice paddies along the road and ducks and water buffalo swimming in rivers. After 90-minute car ride (approximately) arrive the Ben Duoc tunnels, where you will be watching a short documentary film that takes you to the past with an introduction of the Cu Chi Tunnels. You can crawl short distances through the tunnels that were used by the guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. You may see a kitchen, living quarters, and a meeting room on the way. Learn about how different types of traps were created and set up. Visit the weapons room and learn hot the ingenious Viet Cong soldiers made them. You can also try your hand at the shooting range with an AK-47. Tour ends at around 3:00PM
  • Transfers by air-conditioned Bus/Van
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Bottled water + tapioca
  • Entrance tickets
  • Hotel pick up from central of District 1
  • optional tip
  • bullets (if you try shooting)

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March 28, 2023

I enjoyed this tour. Small group. Knowledgable tour guide. Half day trip. Important experience.

March 25, 2023

Well organized, Tuan our tour guide did a fabulous job on guiding our group. Detailed information about the tunnel system and all the historically events during the invasion. I would recommend to everybody!

March 20, 2023

Product ID: 287925