Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

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This tour is a combination of discovering the modern city of Saigon and learning about Vietnam’s history. You will be taken to the highlights of Saigon and then visit Cu Chi tunnels underground and discover its uniqueness. Ho Chi Minh City And Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion will surely provide you with the deepest insight into not only Vietnam history but also Ho Chi Minh city, its places and its people.

Description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit Reunification Palace which has an important meaning to Vietnamese history
  • Observe Notre Dame Cathedral and its beautiful architecture
  • Take a look of Central Post Office, a symbol of HCM city was built from 19th century
  • Learn more about the brutality and affliction of the Vietnam war at War Remnants Museum
  • Explore Cu Chi Tunnels, a network tunnel which was built over 25 years

ITINERARY:

Pick you up at your hotel then visit Reunification Palace which has stayed in the mind of many generations of not only Vietnamese but also foreigners. It is known as the famous historical witness which passed through the two fierce wars against the French and American colonists. Continue with Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office, the other beautiful structures from the French Colonial times, all of them are the best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City.

Following a picnic lunch is the Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels Tour. You will visit functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone".

Then, you will watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterward, we will enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war) together. Time to relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Finally, we return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Drop you off at your hotel.                                                               

Ho Chi Minh City And Cu Chi Tunnels Tour ends. Our guide will say goodbye and see you again!

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

07.30 – 08.00: Pick up and depart to Reunification Palace

  • Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office
  • Transfer to Notre Dame Cathedral

12.00 - 12.30: Have picnic lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will depart to for Cu Chi tunnel and learn more about the tough history.

  • Watch a short introductory video about how the tunnels
  • Explore the remaining area and tunnel systems
  • Enjoy the special tea and cassava
  • Time for relaxing or trying the real shooting gun
  • Return to Ho Chi Minh City.

18.30: Drop you off at your hotel. Tour ends.

SCHEDULE:

  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.) from 08:00 am to 06:30 pm
  • Pick-up point: Your hotel in District 1
  • Drop-off point: Returning to the departure point.

Include

  • Free hotel pick-up and drop off in De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street;
  • Professional English speaking guide;
  • Mineral water;
  • Picnic Lunch (White rice, fried egg, and pork on the plate);
  • Entrance fee;

Exclude

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off outside De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street;
  • Tips, personal expense and others not included in the package;
  • Shooting gun

Please Note

  • To locate your hotel, please visit Booking.com or Agoda.com\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Ho Chi Minh city\ District 1;
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 7:30 to 8:00. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them;
  • We offer hotel pick-up and drop-off outside De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street in District 1 with surcharge;
  • The timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather or other factors;
  • The price is not applied in holidays.

To match your time and your preferences, we also offer Half Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour, Full-Day Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnels, Half-Day Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion.

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