Cuchi Tunnels and City Tour - Full Day

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Tour Number

Activity Level

282351


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Malay (conversational)

Explore the city with a local guide


Cu Chi tunnels are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi district which are 65 kilometers North West of Ho Chi Minh City. They are part of a much larger network of tunnels of around 200Km long that is well known nationwide and worldwide.
Ho Chi Minh City is also known as Saigon. It was once considered as the Pearl of the Far East and now it is the modern metropolis with more than 10 billion inhabitants. Today the city is the economic center of Vietnam. This is where the heroic resistance against aggressors and the struggling process for independence took place. Experience the local ways of living in the city and understanding old heritage and religious practices in ancient Taoist temple at Jade Emperor Temple. Don't miss out on exploring the key attractions that are synonymous with Saigon identity - the Reunification Palace, the City Hall, the Opera House, its Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral.

Itinerary

08:00AM I will pick up you at hotel depart to Cuchi Tunnels with a pleasant 65km drive through the beautiful countryside with paddy fields and rubber plantations. You are going to visit a massive underground network located near by the area once called "Iron Triangle" and was the termination of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. The tunnels were designed by local guerrillas as a "springboard for attacking saigon. "
Returning back to center for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch we will stop at War Remnants Museum - originally opened in September 1975; it displays old military equipment and other related items from Vietnam War. Afterward, continuing seeing the Saigon Opera House. Then taking a short stroll to see Notre Dame Cathedral and General Post Office, City Hall they are the beautiful examples of architecture from the French colonial period.
• The CIA building in Saigon: Saigon Helicopter Photo
+ My tour itinerary is flexible and changeable to make you have local most experiences.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Saigon City Center

End location: Saigon City Center

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Minivan: Innova (1-2 persons).
Minibus: Mescedes Printer, For Transit (3-9 persons).
Bus: Isuzu ( above 10 persons)

What’s Included

Other: -Private transportation with A/C
-Local English speaking tour guide; other languages are -available on request
-Bottled drinking water on the car/bus
-Lunch at a local restaurant
-All entrance fee

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - To buy some souvenirs, shooting fee and personal expenses: local foods, drinks...

What’s Extra

Other: -Personal expenses.
-Travel insurance.
-Drinks are not included with any meal

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent 2-day tour of Saigon w/ Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta with Lee and private driver while on cruise ship stop. On time, friendly and well-planned tours that allowed me to see everything I wanted. Recommended for your Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) shore excursion or visit.
Jt Turner III

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