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Private Interesting Cu Chi Tunnels and My Tho - Mekong Delta tours from Saigon

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    What to Expect
    07:00 Meet the guide at your hotel in Saigon. Transfer to visit the Cu Chi tunnels which show the most meticulous war techniques and strategies of Vietnamese guerrillas during the Vietnam War against American troops.

    08:30 Arrival at the tunnels area, visit the tunnels for 2 hours. You will be surprised to observe different structures of the tunnel system such as fighting bunkers, booby traps, storage rooms, meting rooms, health bunker, special kitchen, secret ventilation holes etc and how they functioned effectively in the war. You will taste typical guerilla food and drink: boiled tapioca served with mixture of salt and peanut and green tea with pandan flavor.

    10:30 Continue to My Tho city in the Mekong Delta, driving past rubber plantations, rice fields, villages, and tributaries.

    13:00 Have lunch at a local restaurant with Mekong Delta specialties.

    14:30 Arrival in My Tho city, take a wonderful boat ride for 3 hours on the Mekong River with a stop at the Thoi Son island to taste delicious tropical fruits and enjoy traditional folk songs.

    Enjoy a lovely sampan ride through palm shading canals.

    Continue on the boat ride through small Tan Thach canal into Ben Tre province, the land of coconut trees. This boat ride really brings you great feelings of real tropics. Visit Hong Van garden where you will learn how they make typical coconut candies. Taste this nice sweet and drink a great mixture of green tea – honey – lime. There is also a chance to buy local products for home.

    17:00 Transfer back to Saigon

    18:30 Drop off at hotel in Saigon

    End of tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located hotels
    Duration
    11h 30m
    Return Details
    Return to original departure position
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Lunch
    • Cold bottles of water and towels on vehicle
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    An excellent tour from Phu My port to Cu Chi and Saigon in one day. Organised by email from home, the staff replied promptly and with a can do attitude. We were met at the port on time, the guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. The tour exceeded our expectations, and the
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    Response from Thi-smiletours, Owner at Private Interesting Cu Chi Tunnels and My Tho - Mekong Delta tours from Saigon
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear Arcticlama, Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the tour to the Cu Chi tunnels and Saigon city tour with us. It was a long day tour from Phu My port and you had done your best! We hope to have another chance to organize more tours in Vietnam for you in the future. Happy New Year 2020! All the best, Thi
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    We took five tours with Smile Tours during our last trip - Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An and DaNang, Cu Chi Tunnels, and Saigon City Tour. All five were wonderful - great guides, interesting itineraries, and great customer focus. I would recommend this tour company for any tours
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    Response from Thi-smiletours, Chủ sở hữu at Private Interesting Cu Chi Tunnels and My Tho - Mekong Delta tours from Saigon
    Responded May 31, 2018
    Dear SeniorCruiser26, thank you so much for your great review. We are so happy that you enjoyed all the 5 tours with us. Vietnam still has a lot to offer if you want to come back and take a land tour. We will keep improving our services. Please keep in touch. All the best, Thi
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