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Cu Chi Tunnels and Countryside Tour by Luxury Speedboat

Highlights
  • Beat the crowds on a Cu Chi and rural tour by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh
  • Learn about the tunnels and Vietnam War via guide commentary
  • Small group size means plenty of personalized attention 
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Cu Chi Tunnels and Countryside Tour by Luxury Speedboat
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Cu Chi Tunnels and Countryside Tour by Luxury Speedboat
From US$89.00
Overview
A popular destination from Ho Chi Minh, the Cu Chi Tunnels draw lots of visitors at peak times. This speedboat tour gets you there faster than you would by car so you beat the main crowds. Explore with a guide, and because you’re with a small group, have plenty of time questions. After included lunch, visit a cricket farm and other food producers on the ride back to your hotel.
What to Expect
After Ho Chi Minh hotel pickup, board a deluxe speedboat on the Saigon River and enjoy an approximately 1-hour cruise to Cu Chi. Observe the riverbanks as your guide explains local life at the farms and villages you pass, and savor onboard drinks and fresh fruit.
On arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the historical Cu Chi site and tunnels used by the Viet Cong against the Americans and other forces during the Vietnam War. Explore above and below ground to see what were once hidden supply routes, kitchens, and hospitals.
After a riverside Vietnamese lunch, you’ll head back to Ho Chi Minh, stopping en route to experience local life. Visit an herb farm and a cricket farm, learning how the insects are made into delicacies, and get glimpse at traditional rice-paper production.
Reviews (88)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Just wonderful and educational

I would like to mention and thank Bình for his enthusiasm, impeccable English and his ability in providing accurate historical facts in a very concise manner. We booked this tour as family group and the shuttle arrived on time (7am). The lady made us feel...More

1  Thank january1101
Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear january1101, We can't thank you enough for your fabulous detailed review. We so appreciate you taking the time to share your amazing experience about the speedboat trip to Cu Chi tunnels and give us your kind compliments on our services You make our day!...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile
Great tour

We really enjoyed this tour. We were picked up at 7am and taken to the speed boat. Our guide was David and he was brilliant,really knowledgeable and funny. The cu chi tunnels were really interesting and my partner and I had a go at firing...More

1  Thank easypeacey
Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Dear Easypeacey, We can't thank you enough for your fabulous review. We so appreciate you taking the time to share your amazing experience about the speedboat trip to Cu Chi tunnels and give us your kind compliments on our services. You make our day! We...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile
Definitely worth it for me

I love boats and rivers, so was excited for the boat ride part. Prompt pickup 7am in nice coach from my hotel, boat was ready and we left by 7:30. Light breakfast, small croissants, iced sweet coffee and fruit. Though the modern outboard is much...More

Thank 947carlk
Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Les Rives Authentic River Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear 947carlk, Thank you so much for your kind word. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share such a detail experience with us. We're really happy that you enjoyed the tour especially with our tour guide, the activities in Cu Chi Tunnels...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Fantastic

It's rare that I'll ever rave about a tour on Tripadvisor but I'll make the exception here - absolutely fantastic. Is it more expensive than most others - yes, it is but it's worth every single cent and dollar and then more some. The boat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile
Cu chi tunnels by speedboat- best!

This was a little more money, and I was hesitant to spend it... but sooo worth it. Rather than squeeze yourself into a packed bus and take 2 hours to get there, the Les Rives Boat took just over an hour And was exhilarating! We...More

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Margfitz
26 June 2018|
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Response from kaycee4 | Reviewed this property |
We did the boat up and the bus back...I think we got back around 4.30
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MelbourneCam
14 May 2018|
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Response from kaycee4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry to take so long. Only just saw yr question....there were only the 2 of us. It included lunch served directly to our table, which was way too much food for us. The bus trip back had 3 or 4 stops on the way... More
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Beryl L
28 April 2018|
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Hi there Approximately what time will we be dropped back at our hotel?
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