Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta: Full-Day Small-Group Tour

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Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta: Full-Day Small-Group Tour

From $62 per person

Join a trip perfect for those who only have a short time in Ho Chi Minh City and would like to gain insights into the history of the Cu Chi Tunnels and the culture of Mekong Delta.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 day
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pickup is available from centrally-located hotels in District 1 from the following 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. The time of pickup will be between 6:45 AM-7:00 AM. Please be ready waiting in your hotel lobby on time. Alternatively, you can make your own way to the meeting point at 22 Bùi Viện Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Please arrive at the meeting point before 6:50 AM.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Cu Chi tunnels – one of the most famous historical heritages in Vietnam
  • Gain a better understanding of how revolutionary soldiers lived and fought in the tunnel under harsh conditions during the war time
  • Take a boat trip along Mekong River and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the southern Delta region
  • Enjoy folk music performed by the locals
  • Taste tropical fruits
  • Gain a greater understating of the Southern Vietnamese and their daily life
Full description
First, be picked up from your hotel and after about 1.5 hours, you will reach Cu Chi tunnels. On arrival, through a short video, you are given an introduction into how the Cu Chi Tunnels were made and how the Vietnamese people suffered the hardships during the period of war. Be taken to discover the remaining area and a part of the tunnel network which embraces special living areas – kitchens and bedrooms side by side, and martial facilities – weapon factories, storage, command centers, and field hospitals. Additionally, learn about dangerous traps and hidden trap doors inside the maze-like tunnels for the guerrillas’ security purpose during the wartime. Interestingly, taste special tea and cassava which was once the everyday food of the former Vietnamese guerrillas. Have lunch at a local restaurant and then visit My Tho city. Take a leisurely cruise along Tien River. After, pay a visit to a coconut candy mill, a family business, then be taken down the small canals by wooden sampans to soak up the pleasant atmosphere of the river region. Savor seasonal fruits, take a sip of honey tea and get a sense of Southern Vietnamese folk music through music performed by the locals. You will return to Ho Chi Minh City at approximately 7:00 PM.
Includes
  • Air-conditioned car/van/minibus
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off for centrally located hotels in Dist 1, 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
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Boat trips in Mekong Delta
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 lunch at a local restaurant which offers Vietnamese cuisine
  • Fruit and honey tea
  • 2 bottles of mineral water
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional gratitudes
  • Pick-up from hotels not centrally located in Dist, HCMC
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The pick-up time is between 6:45 AM and 7:00 AM from your centrally located hotel
  • For hotels outside the city center and District 1, please meet at 22 Bùi Viện street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • For the centrally located hotels in District 1 where the tour operator can not pick-up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the tour operator for support. In more detail, they are not allowed to pick-up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street, Le Duan Street, Nguyen Binh Khiem Street
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5
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A lot in one day and it was perfect!

We where lucky, we had one guide for the two of us. The guide ‘Jack’ Diem has a lot of fun in his work what make our day unforgettable. Well known explanations about the places we went. Even we could ask about everything that wasn’t related to this tour. The places where beautiful and we even drink alcohol that was in a jar full of snakes.

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September 19, 2018

Excellent Tour

Anh your tour guide was amazing, she was so engaging and had a lot of knowledge on the tour - Cu Chi Tunnels is such an important part of the Vietnam history to go see. Mekong detla tour in the afternoon is also excellent and you get to travel on many different boats. Lunch supplied is very good and make changes for me as I do not like fish.

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August 26, 2018

Fun filled day

We had a great day with Bean visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta. Bean was very informative and friendly. Although there was a lot of travelling involved it was worth it. If you are short on time in HCM this is a great opportunity to see the main tourist attractions!

August 7, 2018

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