1. Vietnam
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cu Chi Tunnels

Ho Chi Minh: Tour to Cu Chi with Ben Duoc Tunnels

Product ID: 390681
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Discover the area of steel where the Vietnamese showed their endurance in the past. Journey through a chapter in Vietnamese history on a tour of the network of underground rooms used by the Viet Cong during the war.
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Duration: 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

Pickup is available at centrally located hotels in district 1 of Ho Chi Minh City consisting of streets: Lý Tự Trọng, Lê Thánh Tôn, Trương Định, Nguyễn An Ninh, Phan Chu Trinh, Lưu Văn Lang, Lê Anh Xuân, Đồng Khởi, Nguyễn Huệ, Thi Sách, Thái Văn Lung, Mạc Thị Bưởi, Hồ Huấn Nghiệp, Nguyễn Thái Bình, Lê Thị Hồng Gấm, Bùi Thị Xuân, Sương Nguyệt Anh, and Ký Con.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the experience of the Vietnam War in Southern Part
  • Crawl into the huge underground network of the Ben Duoc Tunnels
  • Watch a short video which is an overview of Cu Chi’s history
  • Climb down tunnels to explore the underground living areas and martial facilities
Full description
Depart from Ho Chi Minh and head towards the suburban district of Cu Chi with an approximately 1.5 hours drive by bus.  

Watch a short video presentation about the history of the Ben Duoc Tunnels and learn about the harsh life the Vietnamese people endured during the Vietnam War.

Explore a section of the subterranean system where the Viet Cong set up a base as a hideout from their enemies during the war. Following your guide’s instructions, journey through some of the zones of the tunnels to investigate the underground kitchens, bedrooms, field hospitals, storage facilities, weapons factories, and command centers. 

Crawl through the dark and tight spaces to experience what life was like first hand. Taste the wartime staple food of the Viet Cong with a dish of steamed cassava with salt and some special tea. 

Go to a shooting range for the optional chance to fire a gun of your choice.
Includes
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned bus
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person
  • Entry fees at Ben Duoc tunnels
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in District 1 (depending on option chose)
What’s Not Included
  • Tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Gun Rental
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with claustrophobia
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at 22 Bùi Viện, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh 700000 Please proceed directly to TNK Travel Group office and kindly arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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From US$ 15 per person

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Product ID: 390681