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Cao Đài Temple and Củ Chi Tunnels Full-Day Tour

Cao Đài Temple and Củ Chi Tunnels Full-Day Tour

From US$ 35 per person

Visit the Cao Đài Temple and learn about the stunning architecture of South East Asia and join the noon mass of the Cao Đài faithful. Then, explore the underground network of tunnels and rooms at Củ Chi.

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Duration 1 day
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Pickup optional
Hotel pickup is available from centrally-located hotels in District 1 from the following streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh, and Ký Con. Pickup will be between 7:30 AM-7:45 AM (depending on your location). Please be ready waiting in your hotel lobby on time. If you are not staying on the above streets, please make your own way to the meeting point (address: 22 Bùi Viện Street, District 1, HCMC).


  • Visit the Cao Đài Temple and learn more about the Cao Đài sect
  • Attend the noon ceremony organized by the Cao Đài followers
  • Explore the underground labyrinth of the Củ Chi Tunnels
  • Try some of the cassava that the Viet Cong ate during the Vietnam War
Full description
Depart Ho Chi Minh City and travel to Tây Ninh to visit the great Cao Đài Temple of the monotheistic religion of Caodaism. Learn more about the sect and its relationship to Buddhism, Christianity and Confucianism. See the symbolic Left Eye of God and attend the noon ceremony organized by the followers of Cao Đài. After lunch at a local restaurant, drive to the Củ Chi Tunnels and learn more about the labyrinth of underground rooms used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. Explore the subterranean field hospitals, weapon factories and command centers, and try some of the main food of the Viet Cong with a cassava tasting served with tangy tea. Return to Ho Chi Minh City around 07:00 PM - 07:30 PM (depending on traffic conditions).
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus or van
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Mineral water (1 bottle per person)
  • Pickup and drop off at centrally located hotels in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City (if option selected) - this includes the following streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh and Ký Con
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  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Other meals and drink
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet inside the local partner's office at 22 Bùi Viện Street, Dist 1, Ho Cho Minh City

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not available for the handicapped and customers with heart problems
  •  Please note that the supplier is not responsible for delays to the tour itinerary caused by traffic
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 179 reviews

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Visiting Cu Chi tunnels was a great experience. The Cao Dai temple is also worth to visit. The guide (Tina) was very good - great stories and funny! Quality of the bus was average and taking the option with lunch was not the best idea (we were served less and worse food than people who ordered food on their own!)

March 7, 2020

This tour was amazing and well organized. The temple was so beautiful, lunch was fantastic and the tunnels were so very interesting to hear about. The tunnels were hard to crawl in. You have to be somewhat in shape to take part. Tour guide Tam was knowledgeable and his English was good. We really enjoyed chatting with him.

November 5, 2019

We first visited a shop were people with disabilities create art, then we went to Cao Dai Temple and spent the right amount of time to see part of the ceremony and walk around the area and walk inside the temple. Then we went to a delicious restaurant, the price already included this which was a wonderful surprise because I wasn't expecting it and it was delicious! Finally we went to Cu Chi Tunnels, got to see everything we needed with great info from the tour guide.

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October 16, 2019

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