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Itinerary
After meeting your guide, leave the busy streets of Saigon on a 1.5 hour drive to Cu Chi district. You will be taken through the typical countryside of southern Vietnam.

On arrival, the visit starts with a short video documentary before spending the next 3 hours exploring the Ben Dinh section of the tunnels. You will learn more about the history, incredible tenacity and ingenuity of the Cu Chi inhabitants. More adventurous travelers will have the opportunity to crawl through the tunnels and to fire off some rounds from AK-47 or M-16 assault rifles at the shooting range.

Taste traditional boiled tapioca and hot tea before heading back to Saigon.
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Overview
Located about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, the Cu Chi tunnels consist of a vast network of 155 miles (250 km) of tunnels connecting underground living and cooking areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command center but also hundreds of trap doors. Initially dug with simple tools and bare hands for the fight against the French in the 1940s, the tunnels were then extended by Vietnamese revolutionary soldiers during the "American War" in the 1960s and 1970s. It became a large, multi-story, deep underground city providing hiding spots, as well as communication and supply routes, helping the Vietnamese revolutionaries. On this tour, you'll get to experience what it was like for those who called these tunnels home and how they endured.
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
5 Star Tour Guide!

Fantastic tour - Lockie the guide made sure we saw everything we needed to see, was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions. He gives a good run down on the history of Vietnam on the way. He really goes the extra mile and even provides musical...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018
Cu Chi Tunnels

We had a very good experience with Jason as our tour guide of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Jason was quite knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the cultures of the peoples of Vietnam. My husband and I came away from the tour both entertained and enlightened. It...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile
Day trip to Cu chi tunnels

We had Roy as our guide. He was super accomodating and very knowledgeable about the history of Vietnam. Quite affordable at ~40 AUD per person in our group of 6. Definitely ask for Roy if you go as he is very friendly and knows the...More

1  Thank Bennie L
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile
Must do experience

Visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels is another fantastic way to understand the travesities of war and the ability for people to overcome aggressors. Our guide, Lin, was exceptional on not only giving us the historical perspective but also explaining what the Vietnamese contended with on...More

Thank ZMR
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile
Cu Chi tunnels tour, amazing experience

Our hotel booked for us a last minute private tour to Cu Chi tunnels. It is a must see site! Our tour guide Ben (Nguyen Hoang Long) was very knowledgeable, pleasant and professional. We learned a lot about the city, the tunnels and the war....More

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