Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnel Tour (full day trip)
This tour is not for tourists on cruise ships
Departure time: 8 am. Pick up at your hotel in the center of Saigon.
Depart for Cu Chi Tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served. Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun ( Not included ). Return to Saigon
Lunch is with Pho noodles soup and springrolls at a local restaurant and then time for shopping at Ben Thanh Market.
Photo stops at Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral ( under repair ), Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. Drive passing by former US Embassy, on Dong Khoi, Nguyen Hue blvd. )
Tour Price Includes:
- A/C car or van
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
Tour Price Excludes:
- Travel insurance,
- Beverage and food
- Tips & personal expenses (shooting gun),
- Other services not mentioned in the inclusion