Learn about the struggles underground during the Vietnam War from a local perspective. Tours the infamous Cu Chi war tunnels and soaks up vibrant modern life in Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon).
FULL DAY CU CHI TUNNELS & HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR Package
(NB: All itineraries can be arranged following your wishes)
This inspiring and evocative day out in Ho Chi Minh City will show life during the Vietnam War from a local perspective. In addition, there are numerous fascinating sights to explore in Ho Chi Minh City, from grand Buddhist temples to lively hectic street markets.
Itinerary: Cu Chi and Saigon.
B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
Day 1: Saigon (HCMC), city tour (B, L)
Departure from your hotel, the HCMC tour starts underground in the infamous Cu Chi tunnel system, which offered a safe haven for soldiers and thousands of local civilians during the Vietnam War.
Watch an enlightening video explaining its complex construction and then spend the next hour exploring a maze of tunnels.
On display are booby traps, the remains of a US army tank and huge craters left by American B52 bombs. It also contained small houses, schools, hospitals and even weapons factories.
You will arrive back in the city for lunch and the chance to discover some of Ho Chi Minh's most attractive colonial buildings such as the Cathedral Church and the historic Central Post Office.
You can then explore at will. See the ornate Taoist Jade Emperor Temple or the Reunification Palace. Other not-to-be-missed attractions include Ben Thanh market, which is a hive of frenetic commercial activity. A walk through lively Chinatown is a great way to end your day on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
Breakfast and Lunch are include
Tour exclude: tips, insurance, private spend
NB: We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.