See the sights of Saigon and learn about life in modern day Ho Chi Minh City on an 8-hour private tour. Admire the colonial buildings in the heart of the city. Then, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels network of underground passages built by the Viet Cong.
What to Expect
Enjoy a combined full-day private tour of old Saigon and the Cu Chi Tunnels network of underground passageways, used by the Viet Cong as part of their war strategy in the Vietnam War.
Start your tour from the beautiful Saigon Central Post Office, built in the early 20th century in a French colonial style when Vietnam was part of French Indochina. Continue to Notre Dame Cathedral in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Admire its towering bell towers, soaring 190 feet (58 meters) into the sky.
Next, go to Thien Hau Pagoda, a Chinese style pagoda temple in the Cho Lon (Chinatown) district. Experience the lively atmosphere of a unique neighborhood around the grand Binh Tay (Cho Lon) Market. A lot of the Chinese living in this quarter have achieved great trading success with their knowledge and wisdom.
After lunch in Saigon, head to the Cu Chi Tunnels on the Cambodian border to see one of the last remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Explore a section of the tunnels that stretched more than 200 kilometers and were inhabited by Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict.
Learn the story of the tunnels, and how, prior to the Tet Offensive of 1968, the complex was a base to almost 10,000 troops. Experience up-close an impressive examples of how fierce the war was, before your return to Saigon in the late afternoon.
- English-speaking guide
- Land transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
- Admission fees
- Lunch at a local restaurant
What's Not Included
- Drinks and personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Children under 12 years old pay 75% of the adult price. Children under 2 years old are free. Children 12 years old or older are considered adults for the purposes of admission fees
• For groups of 8 or more people, please contact the local supplier