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Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Luxury Speedboat provided by Les Rives Authentic River Experience

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Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Luxury Speedboat

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-10-29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-10-29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Make the journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels as interesting as the attraction itself on a morning or afternoon tour by luxury speedboat. Instead of sitting through a long coach bus journey, enjoy a scenic speedboat ride along the Saigon River before exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels with a guide. A small group limited to 14 people maintains an intimate atmosphere, while hotel pickup and drop-off maximize the convenience of your experience.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Saigon Waterbus Station
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Les Rives Authentic River Experience
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    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels site with our local expert
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  • You'll end at
    Saigon Waterbus Station
    Bến Nghé, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Make the journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels more interesting on a guided tour
  • Avoid a boring coach bus ride and travel by luxury speed boat instead 
  • Explore the subterranean Cu Chi Tunnels in a small group limited to 14 people
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Ho Chi Minh City are included
What to Expect
After hotel pickup, get transferred to Ho Chi Minh Pier to board a luxury speedboat destined for the Cu Chi Tunnels. During the journey, travel down the Saigon River while revitalizing with breakfast or lunch, depending on the departure time selected at checkout. On arrival at the Cu Chi Tunnels, watch a short introductory film before descending into underground bunkers that functioned as a city during the Vietnam War (known as the American War by the Vietnamese). After emerging from the tunnels, enjoy a Vietnamese lunch or dinner before returning to Ho Chi Minh by speedboat. This Cu Chi Tunnels tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Saigon Waterbus Station, Bến Nghé, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by luxury speedboat
  • Professional guide
  • Unlimited refreshment and local fruits on board
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels
Exclusions
  • Optional activities such as shooting range (minimum age 18)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. A surcharge may applied for any special meal accommodations
  • A light jacket is recommended between November and February
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Tour on the 22nd April 2019 will start at 12:00 PM instead of 11:00 AM.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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siyoung91 wrote a review Jul. 2020
Hanoi, Vietnam175 contributions70 helpful votes
The Cu Chi tunnels tour by speedboat is really fantastic and I would highly recommend. Les Rives just make everything so easy, from communication to pick-up to the tour itself. Going by speedboat was really fun and a good way of beating the Saigon traffic. Kha was an amazing
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Response from lesrivesvietnam, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Luxury Speedboat
Responded Jul. 28, 2020
Dear guest, Thank you so much for supporting us especially during this tough time! We appreciate you taking your valuable time out to share your prompt compliment for us. Thank you also for particularly mentioning the service provided by our crew team and please rest assured that your feedback will be shared and will serve as an encouragement for us! Mr Kha must be thrilled when he read your your compliment for him. The satisfaction and safety of our travelers is our first priority and your feedback is very important for our whole team. So, thank you, again for your feedback. It is even more precious for us in this tough time. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. Best regards! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018 Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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wanderer035 wrote a review Mar. 2020
West Sussex, United Kingdom90 contributions37 helpful votes
If you only take one trip, take this one. On the way to the tunnels, you enjoy fruit and croissants as well as amazing scenery. The tour of the tunnels is fascinating and the trip back gives you another perspective of life on and around the river. Our guide was excellent and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Andrew F wrote a review Mar. 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom3 contributions
A first class trip. Our guide 'Ka' was outstanding; his English, his knowledge of the site and history of the war. The meal at the site was good quality and the speedboat trip worth every penny. Highly recommended.
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Lise J wrote a review Mar. 2020
Toronto, Canada133 contributions90 helpful votes
We had a really nice experience taking the boat up the river to learn about the tunnels that were a major part of helping the Vietnamese win the war. Instead of being on a bus it is fun to be in a boat with a nice breeze and see the scenery along the way. Our guide Chow was very
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Celinethn, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City by Luxury Speedboat
Responded Mar. 16, 2020
Dear Lise J, Thank you for your excellent remark! On behalf of Les Rives team I would like to thank you for traveling with us. We are elated in knowing that our service has met your expectations. Our aim for all of our products is bringing a unique experience for our guests, so we thank you for your great encouragement. We also appreciate your praise of our staff, we are fortunate to have committed and passionate team members who enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests.  Thank you for helping to share the world about us. Enjoy traveling and hopefully, we will welcome you onboard again for another Saigon River trip. All the best to you! Les Rives Team Authentic River Experience | +84 (0) 78 592 0018  Email: bookings@lesrivesexperience.com
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Jon N wrote a review Mar. 2020
New York City, New York9 contributions2 helpful votes
We did the half day speedboat Cu Chi Tunnel tour and it was awesome! The boat was such a fun way to travel to the tunnels and so much more enjoyable than being in a bus on the roads. It was nice to see the life along the river. The staff was also great and really helped make the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Dee H
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Fantastic day trip with knowledgeable guide
We saw so much in one day and learned a lot about life along the rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta. Local farm
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Great Tour!
We had the pleasure to go on this tour. The conditions were different from what they normally have because of the g
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Interesting topics and well organized trip
The trip was really well managed, everything was set and on schedule: we enjoyed every moment, from the boat trip t
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Jez43
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Well worth it
This is an excellent trip, we had a lovely lunch with a mix of people from all round the world. The trip along the
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Anne V
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Cu Chi Tunnel with Speedboat
We had a great half day tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels and via speedboat so much more fun! The crew was all very nice a
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Fantastic trip - loved every minute of it
This was a great trip. Everything ran smoothly, from the hotel pick up to the final drop-off. The boat trip up the
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Must do in Saigon
This tour was one of the best we have done in Vietnam. A thrilling ride up the Mekong in a speedboat followed by an
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Great day
What a great trip, so interesting. The explanations about the stilt houses, river boats was really interesting. The
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toolo
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Consistently excellent quality
I have three different visitors who have done different trips by Les Rives. They have all been very satisfied by th
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Unhelpful
Made enquires with a view to booking and they were obstructive and unforthcoming at every encounter. Thus I declin
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Kaitlyn M
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Awesome tour guides
Did the Mekong Delta tour and the Jeep/Saigon river tour. Both guides were awesome. Clearly enthusiastic about thei
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Mrs wilday
Lovely trip, very authentic, would recommend. Only 8 on our tour which was nice . Lunch was good and plentiful
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Jez43
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Superb trip
David our guide was excellent , we learnt a lot and it was a thoroughly enjoyable day, we rea Lily recommend this t
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Wonderful Day on the Delta
We had a wonderful experience seeing the Delta by River, much better than a long bus ride. The trip as described he
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Great trip
Really good tour. Highly recommend using them and getting in early. Just as we were leaving it was starting to real
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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