Day trip

Private tour to Cao Đài Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels

Private tour to Cao Đài Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels

From US$ 95 per person

Discover Vietnam's fascinating history: start at Cao Dai Temple to see the stunning temple and learn about local spiritual culture; then visit the phenomenal underground tunnel network of Cu Chi.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup available from centrally-located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Visit Cao Dai Temple, one of the most striking in all of South-East Asia
  • Explore the Cu Chi tunnels, vital during war times
  • Savour cassava, a staple food of the Vietnamese guerrilla fighters
Full description
After pick-up you'll depart to the Cao Dai temple. Meaning Great Holy Sight Temple, it was built in 1926, and is considered one of the striking structures in South-East Asia. Attend the midday ceremony to witness the daily prayer held by the Cao Dai followers. This is a fantastic experience, in which you will feel immersed in the culture of the area. After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed to the Cu Chi to explore the incredible site where the Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary as they played a vital role in the War. Watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels, including trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, kitchens, weapon factories, command center. After this fascinating time, it's time to enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla warriors’ food in war time), before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Private air-conditioned car or van
  • Drop-off and pick-up in centrally located hotels of Dist 1
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping is at your discretion
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • The tour is not available for the handicapped and anyone with heart conditions.
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January 13, 2019

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