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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
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This option begins at a meeting point at 7:30 - 7:45 AM. Customer must be present on time
This option is included pick up and transfer to the centrally located hote/accommodation in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Time pick up is 7:30-7:45 AM, customer must be present at the lobby on time.
This option's included small group (15 pax), lunch, pick-up and transfer to the centrally located hotel in Dist 1, HCMC. Pick up time is 7:30-7:45AM, customer must be present at the lobby on time.
The Cu Chi Tunnels are best explored on a guided trip from Ho Chi Minh, so you can spend less time worrying about transportation, and more time learning the tunnels’ role in the Vietnam War. Go underground to learn about the hardships of the Viet Cong, sample typical food the soldiers would have eaten, and make an optional stop at a shooting range (own expense).
What to Expect
Meet in central Ho Chi Minh and settle into an air-conditioned bus for your approximately 1.5-hour ride to the Cu Chi Tunnels.

During your journey, listen to an overview of the tunnels’ history from your guide, learning how Viet Cong troops used them to shelter from, and launch attacks on, American and Southern Vietnamese forces during the 1956-1975 Vietnam War.

Watch a documentary showing how the tunnels often formed hideouts for entire villages, and descend underground for a guided tour. Walk by areas used as arsenals, hospitals, sleeping quarters, and kitchens; and learn how inhabitants overcame the hardships of their subterranean world.

Afterward, sample boiled manioc (cassava), a dish that sustained the Viet Cong guerrillas, and if you wish, visit a shooting range (own expense) to try firing an AK-47 or MK 16 machine gun.

Your tour then finishes at the original departure point.
Reviews (110)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cu Chi Tunnels

We went to the Cu Chi Tunnels with TinTin as our guide, and I will for sure recommend the trip and her to anyone who wish to get under the skin of the history, that this country and its people live with everyday. TinTin had...More

1  Thank Sina J
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Sina J It is our pleasure to see your nice reviews about both of our haft-day tour and our tour guide. Our team has a lot of excellent tour guides, and Ms Tin Tin is one of them. Becoming your partner is one of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Great Tour

Our guide, Quynnie was terrific, explained things clearly so the information was clearly understood by all on the tour. Very interesting to gain the vietnamese perspective and how the tunnels were important. Highly recommended.

Thank marki59
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi marki59, Thanks for this positive review of our female tour guide. We really appreciate it and will send it to her as fast as we can, also our whole team. Goodbye guys. See you again. Best wishes, TNK Travel Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Chu Chi Early Morning

Our delightful guide Chao met us at 7am - beating the crowds and the heat for a sprint up the Saigon River to Chu Chi. We highly recommend the tour and Chao as a guide. She is knowledgeable, funny, speaks excellent English. This is a...More

Thank Guide819006
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi friend, These beautiful words just colored up our new day. Thank you so much for experiencing our service with much pleasure. Our tour guide must be happy to see this rate as well. Hope to serve you more. Nice day! Best, TNK Travel team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Well worth it!

Had a very excellent tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels and it helped that it was cooler because when you get into the tunnels, you get sticky and hot. Fast. Regardless of claustrophobia, it’s still well worth a trip to come and see and for...More

Thank Miraen1988
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Miraen1988, This interesting gripping showed lots of features of the Cu Chi tunnels trip service in details. Travelers who are going to discover this historic attraction will be excited to imagine what will be going on in the tour. You are very kind to...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile
Big group

I went to travel CuChi tunnel. I really like tourguide. His name is Doanh. He is very funny and kind

2  Thank Đào N
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi Đào N, Happy to have your sweet words for our travel service. It surely elevates our spirit day by day. Thanks for leaving this positivecomment. Hope to serve you more. Best, TNK Travel Team

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September 27, 2018|
Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Airleigh, I don't know how to book the tour - it was part of a two week tour of Vietnam, set up by Halong Tours in Hanoi. Maybe you could try them? Paul
September 27, 2018|
Response from ANNE B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Airleigh I am a traveller that went on the tour and uploaded a review. You need to enter the tour name into the search function of TripAdvisor and open their site from within the app. The instructions on how to book will... More