Small-group Cu Chi - Ben Duoc Authentic Tunnels (6 - 7 hours)


6 to 7 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

We are the only company in Ho-Chi-Minh city to offer a small-group tour to Ben-Duoc tunnels, a non-touristy route for those who want to get insight of the Vietnam War. Bến Dược tunnels is about 20km farther away than popular-Bến-Đình area and attracts fewer foreign tourists. There is also a massive temple in memory of Vietnamese killed at Củ Chi, it is, at present, the largest war memorial in Việt Nam. If you are looking for an authentic experience to a less touristy site in a small budget, this package is a perfect choice for you.

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Snacks - Boiled Tapioca and tea
  • Bottled water - 01 bottle of 500ml Lavie
  • Lunch - A complimentary 3-course Vietnamese Lunch will be included at the end of the tour. And if you choose this option, you will make your own leisurely way back to your place.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cu Chi Tunnels, Phu Hiep TL15 Phu Hiep, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in District 1 between 09h00 - 09h30 and after leaving Hồ Chí Minh City, we drive about 1, 5 hours through the pleasant countryside before arriving at Bến Dược tunnels, Củ Chi.

We may stop along the way for refreshments and toilet.

• Upon arrival, you’ll watch a brief of propaganda video, which explains how the tunnels were used to successfully defeat American military forces in combat.

• The tour continues and the guide explains some traps that were placed in the jungles of Việt Nam to either maim American soldiers or create panic amongst the ranks.

• From here, you can enter one of the tunnel entrances and crawl through the tunnels is a real experience to imagine how people could live there for an extended period!

• There is a shooting range where you can try to fire an automatic or semi-automatic weapons for a fee (this fee is not included)

• Take some rest at the end for a taste of Củ Chi boiled tapioca and thinking what humans are capable of when having to defend their home.

We drive back to Hồ Chí Minh city. At the end of your morning tour, you will have 2 options:
• Option 1: Drop you back to the pick-up point.
• Option 2: We can take you to a local restaurant in the city center, where you can enjoy a complimentary Vietnamese three-course lunch, and then make your own leisurely way back to your place.

Notes:
• Lunch option is only applied for morning tour.
• Please inform your choice to our tour-guide in advance.
• Option 1 will apply to all tour dates EXCEPT the period from February 1-10, 2019.
• Please note that timing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. However, we will do everything we reasonably can to make sure everything goes according to plan.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, Ben Duoc, Phu My Hung, Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam

This massive temple in memory of Vietnamese killed at Củ Chi, it is, at present, the largest war memorial in Việt Nam.

Duration: 15 minutes

Meeting point

Mekong River Tours [Asiana Link Travel], 60 Tôn Thất Đạm, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up guests at several hotels, your hotel might be first, so please be ready 15-minute before departure time. We'll come to your door as soon as we can!

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 90 travelers

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities (recommended)
  • Drinks (beer, soft drinks…)
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch (if you choose option 1, end tours at your hotel in District 1)

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
ElaineMurphy223
April 2022

My friend and I had a great experience on our day trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Right from the start we were picked up by our very competent driver Hung who brought us to the tunnels. Our tour guide, Triet, was very friendly and experienced in giving the tour in English. He informed us of the Histo...

RoisinNicThaidhg
April 2022

Mr. Hung was our driver he was very competent. Triet was our tour guide. and he was very accommodating during the trip. He explained how the Cu Chi Tunnels were used during the Vietnam War. Highlight of the trip was crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels like the soldiers did during the war. There...

jonf223
March 2020

Half day tour with Laughing as guide was really great. He is knowledgeable and entertaining. Good value. I highly recommend him!

joe_maude
March 2020

Where to start, Nam was the greatest tour guide in Vietnam, nay, the world! His facts are true, his knowledge was great, his heart greater. Not a day goes past where I don't think about our time together, he's a true inspiration to the tour guides of tomorrow. You really put the Nam in Vietnam, ...

hannesv403
March 2020

Thank you for the excellent customer service delivered Nam. You are very knowlegdeable and professional and very funny too lol. Myself and my husband really enjoyed our trip with you and your company! Keep up the good work!

Bruce H
March 2020

The Cu Chi tunnels are a must see. Asianas tour guide ‘Uy’ made the tour very special. He has a wonderful attitude and sense of humour. His English is very good and we would recommend him to anyone who is lucky enough to go on this tour. Loads of information in addition to a number of interesting...

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