Tour code: PTK-CCW08
Length: half day
Start from: Ho Chi Minh city
You will get a comfortable travel, close to nature and very nice day out to visit the legend of Cu Chi tunnel by over 1 hour speedboat ride along Saigon River. Exploring the Area of Steel in the war time with its 200km tunnel network which considered as the unbreakable underground village and learn how the local people live is in the harsh condition of the war time and how about powerful they were.
7.45am - 8.00am Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the dock, boat rides along Saigon River (approx. 1hr15m) Arrive at Cu Chi tunnel. 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. Have lunch. Return to Saigon by bus.
15.00pm Finish your Cu Chi tunnel waterway trip
- One way by luxury speedboat and one way by A/c bus
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
- Vietnamese lunch (set menu)
- Mineral water, wet towel
- Hotel pick up & drop off.
- Travel insurance
- Other service is not mentioned
- Personal expense.