Cu Chi Tunnels Less-touristy Tour to Ben Duoc from HCM city


6 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

This tour is perfect for the war buffs who want to know more about the Vietnam War. Imagine spending your days living in underground tunnels, only able to come out at night when the sun is down - that's what the people of Cu Chi did nearly 50 years ago during the Vietnam War.

Description

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

Option 1 (Less-touristy): visit the Ben Duoc Tunnel, transfers by regular Bus. Start 7:45AM. Watch a short documentary film that takes you to the past with an introduction of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Crawl short distances through the tunnels that were used by the guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. You may see a kitchen, living quarters, and a meeting room on the way. Learn about how different types traps were created and set up. Visit the weapons room and learn how the ingenious Viet Cong soldiers made them. You can also try your hand at the shooting range with an AK-47. Tour ends at around 3:00PM

Duration: 3 hours

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

Option 2 (VIP Tour including lunch): Visit the Ben Dinh tunnel, transfers by Limousine. Starts at 8:00AM with convenient pickup from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Heading out of town to Cu Chi Tunnels. Along the way we will pass by the scenic local countryside, where you might even spot ducks and buffalo cooling off in the river. After 1.5 hour car ride. We arrive Cu Chi Tunnels, where you will: Watch a documentary film that takes you to the past with an introduction of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Crawl short distances through the tunnels that were used by the guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. You may see a kitchen, living quarters, and a meeting room on the way. Learn about how different types traps were created and set up. Visit the weapons room and learn how the ingenious Viet Cong soldiers made them. You can also try your hand at the shooting range with an AK-47. Lunch at a local restaurant. Tour ends at around 3:00PM



Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions

  • Tour starts at 7:45AM, ends 3:00PM
  • Transfers by Regular Bus or Limousine for VIP group
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Lunch of Vietnamese cuisine (if VIP option booked)
  • Tapioca, hot tea
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in Central of District 1 only
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in central of District 1, 3 and 4 (if VIP option booked)
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels

Exclusions

  • Tip (optional)
  • Bullets (if you try shooting)

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 500 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Ticket delivery

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

Operates

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Cancellation

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

Lifelesstravelled
March 2020

Transport arrived on time and was super comfortable especially given the heat outside. The amazing Alex was our guide for the day, he was fantastic. There are many guides who could learn from his perfect blend of humour, engagement, knowledge and ability to help us enjoy the day. Crawling through...

benjaminv977
March 2020

We got picked up from our hotel. The car was great with A/C and water. The tour guide was fabulous and had great knowledge about the time and area. Plus he was hilarious. We got to crawl through the small tunnels if you were that way inclined. Afterward we had a nice lunch. All in all we had a gr...

Jarir M
March 2020

Had a wonderful tour with Tuan! His first hand experience with the war really made it a special day. Nice ride on the air conditioned van there and back and provided us with snacks and drinks. The tour of the tunnels was really great and informative and gave you good insight into that part of the...

virginiae272
March 2020

Small group of 4 , was interesting and worthwhile booking. Jacky was helpful and a great guide. The tunnels and history make this trip very intriguing and glad we got chance to visit such a area if history

BBSg2
March 2020

An insightful and thought-provoking tour. A must do in Vietnam. Our guide Dao Dep was friendly, cheerful, knowledgeable and most helpful.

Sassy17028
March 2020

My partner Will and I had an amazing time on this tour! Jackie was so friendly and so knowledgeable and we learnt a lot from him! We also had a fab tour group which made for a very enjoyable day! Would highly recommend!

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