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Ho Chi Minh Day Tours1 Day Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi

Activities Tour: Sightseeing , Cultural

Transportation, English Speaking Guide, Meal and more

OVERVIEW

Get to know the history of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the most famous sites and make your own way to the Cu Chi tunnels located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest which known as a legendary for its network of tunnels, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Highlights:
  • Visiting Saigon’s well-known sites; the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, and War Remnants Museum.
  • Exploring the vast network of secret tunnels of Cu Chi.
  • Seeing how the Viet Cong lived and strategized in the tunnels.
  • Small-group tour with our professional guide
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Tour itinerary

Full day

Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels Day Tour (L) Show less -

7:30 – 8:15 Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
Have lunch at local restaurant.
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun ( not included)
Return to Saigon. You’ll be back to your hotel at around 18:30. End trip.

HOLIDAY PACKAGES

What's included?

  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation with A/C vehicle
  • All entrance fees as mentioned
  • Tax and service charges
  • Lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine
  • Mineral Water and Cold Tissue

What's excluded?

  • Tips (not compulsory), International Insurance and Personal Expenses
  • Other things are not mentioned clearly in the packages
  • Shooting gun in Cu Chi Tunnels

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Please take notes: The Notre Dame Cathedral has been being restored, so the guests just visit outside
  • Pick up and transfer just for the centrally located hotel/accommodation in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City: Ly Tu Trong, Le Thanh Ton, Truong Dinh, Nguyen An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Luu Van Lang, Le Anh Xuan, Dong Khoi, Nguyen Hue, Thi Sach, Thu Khoa Huan, Thai Van Lung, Mac Thi Buoi, Ho Huan Nghiep, Nguyen Thai Binh, Le Thi Hong Gam, Bui Thi Xuan, Suong Nguyen Anh, Nguyen Van Cu and Ky Con.
  • For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we cannot pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please be present at our meeting point at Bui Vien Street. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyen Trai, Nguyen Thi Nghia...
  • A small amount of surcharge will be applied if your travel dates fall on Vietnam Public Holiday
  • If you have ten or more adults travelling together, please contact us to get the advantage of special pricing, extras like private transfer, etc...
  • Please inform us in advance if you have any allergies or dietary requirements.
  • Tour is small-group tour. If you want to do private tour, please contact us. We can customize at your request and guarantee the best price available.
  • The itinerary and schedule can be changed by reasons beyond our control such as unusual weather condition, traffic condition, …
Children Policies:
  • Infants under 3 years old are FREE of charge, sharing seats/meals with parents. (parents pay any incurred expenses)
  • Children from 3 to 9 years old are charged at children’s price on our website
  • Children from 9 years old and above are charged as adults.
  • Two adults are accompanied by a maximum of 2 children under 9 years old, the third child’s tour price is as adult’s. In case children are accompanied by only 1 adult, the children’s tour price is as adult’s.
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Departure Date: 13/06/2024

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