The Cu Chi Tunnels, which highlight the ingenuity of Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War, are a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam. The tunnels are about 250 km long and 1 hour to drive from center of Ho Chi Minh city. On this Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Motorbike/Car, you’ll spend half-day wandering the vast underground complex that was once buzzing with thousands of soldiers. The site is a startling contrast to today’s Vietnam, a fast developing country where the legacy of war is almost forgotten.
Cu Chi Tunnels Tour is the best choice for you to explore the legendary tunnels. Escape busy and noisy Ho Chi Minh city, you will have chance to zip through beautiful countryside with rice paddies, orchards and villages on main roads and dirt lane ways. Let’s enjoy cool wind, fresh atmosphere and nice view.
The guide will tell you about heart-breaking war, including lesser known while crawling the tunnels. You will see by your eyes bomb shelters, chimneys, traps, kitchens, hospitals, schools which served numerous Viet Cong. You will learn more how hard it is to live without sunlight, lack of foods, water and clothes…
is flexible with duration 6 hours, our recommendation is 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM, the tour will end at 2:30 PM or 6:30 PM.
- Explore the Cu Chi tunnels;
- Learn more about war history in Vietnam;
- Learn about the courage & ingenuity of the Cu Chi people;
- If you want, let fire a real wartime rifle;
- Enjoy the nice view on the way from Saigon to Cu Chi;
- English speaking tour guide.
Full Tour Itinerary
The driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel and depart from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Cu Chi (2 hour ride).
It’s chance for you to relax on the way from Saigon to Cu Chi. From the car, you can see the nice view in South Vietnam’s countryside. You can see lush orchards and green or yellow rice fields along the main roads.
Then you will spend your time inspecting the tunnel site, visiting the gates, traps, underground hospitals, worship rooms, kitchens and bunkers, and going through a section of the tunnel. On display are booby traps, the remains of a US army tank and huge craters left by American B52 bombs. You will be able to admire lots of compelling photos and personal effects left behind. Our guide will tell you about war history and information about the tunnels.
You also have a chance to crawl a short tunnel and it’s very interesting. You can try firing M-16, AK-47 and carbine rifle at the National Defence Sports Shooting Range.
At the end of the tour, we will drive you back to your hotel. Cu Chi Tunnels Tour by Car will leave a memory forever in your heart.
- Private air-conditioned car/van, hotel pickup and drop off;
- Cu Chi tunnels entrance ticket;
- English speaking tour guide, bottle of water;