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Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5060VUN

Experience the world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters with a visit to their famous tunnel system. This network of over 200 km of tunnels became legendary during the 1960's when they played a vital part in the American War, allowing the Viet Cong to control a large rural area close to Ho Chi Minh City. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities.


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Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City behind, take a 2.5-hour journey west towards the Cambodian border bound for the Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by local fighters during the Indochina conflict as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate from close to the Southern Vietnamese capital. Initial construction started in 1948 when the Viet Minh required somewhere to hide from French air attacks and by 1965, the Cu Chi tunnel complex was estimated to consist of 200km's of tunnels. It included, hospitals, schools, meeting rooms, kitchens and sleeping quarters. Life was difficult for the inhabitants and to protect against outside intruders bobby traps were laid throughout the complex.

Your local guide will take you on a fascinating tour around the Cu Chi Tunnels where you'll learn more about the conditions the Vietnamese people lived in, the hardships they faced and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Post Office (next to Notre Dame Cathedral)
Departure Time:
7:30am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 1pm

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Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Adventure Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
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Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small group tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
Exclusions:
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:

  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Ashley H, July 2014

Our tour guide Tom was awesome, really recommend him and this trip. Was absolutely insane to see how the tunnels were used and lived in during the war. Try out walking the enlarged tunnels if you are brave - we only made it 20 meters!!

Reviewed by: Michael T, June 2014

Very good and interesting tour, bus was a little uncomfortable (high density seating). Tour guide very knowledgeable and overall a good experienece. Definitely recommend it.

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