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Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Tour from Ho Chi Minh City provided by Ho Chi Minh City Urban Adventures

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Cu Chi Tunnels Small Group Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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Overview
The Viet Cong used the Cu Chi Tunnels during the Vietnam War, and the historic site makes a popular day trip from nearby Ho Chi Minh City. On this tour, benefit from a small group size, which means more attention from your guide and more photo opportunities as you explore the underground tunnels and peek out of the camouflaged trapdoors.
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You'll start at
Saigon Central Post Office
2 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, VietnamPick up at front entrance of the Central Post Office - 2 Cong Xa Paris St, District 1 (next to Notre Dame Cathedral).
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    Central Post Office
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Ho Chi Minh City Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Saigon Central Post Office
2 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, VietnamPick up at front entrance of the Central Post Office - 2 Cong Xa Paris St, District 1 (next to Notre Dame Cathedral).
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Highlights
  • Unique photo opportunities at the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Guided tour: learn how Viet Cong soldiers used the tunnels
  • Personalized experience on this small-group tour
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Ho Chi Minh City
What to Expect
Travel from Ho Chi Minh City by air-conditioned minivan through the countryside to the Cu Chi Tunnels. On arrival, set out to explore the vast network of underground tunnels, which span more than 124 miles (200 kilometers). Learn how Viet Cong soldiers used the tunnels during the Vietnam War, serving as meeting rooms, weapons stores, sleeping quarters, and hideouts. Accompanied by your guide, head underground to experience the tunnels for yourself and scramble through the underground passageways. Don’t forget to take a photo peeking out from under one of the camouflaged trapdoors. After plenty of time to explore the fascinating site, set out on the return journey to Ho Chi Minh City, where your tour ends back at the departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Saigon Central Post Office, 2 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport from meeting point by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Local family visit
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels
Exclusions
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Ho Chi Minh City Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Light and comfortable clothing is recommended with shoes appropriate for walking in the tunnels.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: By visiting and paying an entrance fee to Cu Chi tunnels, this tour helps preserve the local historical heritage.
  • You'll visit a local family in the area on the way to Cu Chi to gain an insight into local life in the area. Part of your tour fee is used to directly support the family
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please be informed that the Local house visit in Cu chi will be closed from 12th Mar to 26th Mar 2020
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Suesolotraveller wrote a review Apr 2020
Sydney, Australia74 contributions9 helpful votes
Our guide was Tan. He was informative, funny and knowledgable. It was a great few days away. Relaxing and met new people.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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182nevilleb wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia5 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a superb visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels. They are a 90 minute bus trip northwest of Ho Chi Minh City. Tan was fantastic from start to finish. He gave a superb and fascinating background en route to the tunnels, and was a great guide as we discovered everything at the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Melissa U wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great Day with our Urban Adventures guide, THUONGVU. Great information, friendly guide. Opportunities to go into different length tunnels or just observe. Traps on display and a shooting range which has fixed weapons and you pay a little. A must do whilst in south Vietnam. About
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Anne L wrote a review Mar 2020
London, England, United Kingdom1 contribution
Very interesting tour given by Johnny who was an excellent guide. Great English and knowledgeable and friendly
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Snowknares wrote a review Mar 2020
27 contributions5 helpful votes
War what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Johnny educated and informed us so well about the war and life in the tunnels. He answered all questions we asked with knowledge. What a charming young man a credit to his family and country.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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