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Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Tour (Ben Duoc Option available) provided by Vietnam Adventure Tours

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Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Tour (Ben Duoc Option available)

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Updated 24/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, the Cu Chi Tunnels are a network of underground tunnels stretching more than 124 miles (200 kilometers). For travelers on a budget, this group tour of up to 20 people offers great value, including hotel pickup, round-trip transport, and a guided tour of the tunnels. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
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    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    + Morning Tour: start 8:00AM & end 2:30PM in Ho Chi Minh city + Afternoon Tour: start 12:45PM & end 7:00PM in Ho Chi Minh city Imagine spending your days living in underground tunnels, only able to come out at night when the sun is down - that's what the people of Cu Chi did nearly 50 years ago during the Vietnam War. At 8:00AM for the morning Tour OR 12:30PM for the afternoon Tour Start with convenient pickup from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Heading out of town to Cu Chi Tunnels. Along the way we will pass by the scenic local countryside, where you might even spot ducks and buffalo cooling off in the river After 1.5 hour car ride.We arrive Cu Chi Tunnels, where you will: - Watch a documentary film that takes you to the past with an introduction of the Cu Chi Tunnels. - Crawl short distances through the tunnels that were used by the guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. You may see a kitchen, living quarters, and a meeting room on the way. The tunnels have been enlarged so visitors can crawl through them, imagine what it must have been like before! - Learn about how different types of booby trap - the symbol of guerrilla warfare - were created and set up. - Visit the weapons room and learn how the ingenious Viet Cong soldiers made them.
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  • Guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Incredible photo opportunities in the tunnels and with trapdoors
  • Save money on a group tour with entrance included
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Ho Chi Minh City
What to Expect
After pickup from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel in the morning or afternoon (depending on option selected), travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and follow your guide on a tour of the tunnels. Learn how the Viet Cong soldiers used the vast network of underground tunnels during the Vietnam War. Step inside the tunnels and see the former war bunkers, ammunition stores, and field hospitals. Then pose for photos peeking out of a camouflaged trapdoor, climb aboard an old American army tank, or visit the shooting range (optional: own expense). Your tour ends with drop-off in Ho Chi Minh’s city center.
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Important Information
  • Morning Tour (Start 8:00AM & End 2:30PM)
  • Afternoon Tour (Start 12:30PM & End 6:40PM)
  • Transfer by air-conditioned brand new Car/Bus
  • English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Tapioca, hot tea, bottled water
  • Pick up & Drop off at CENTRALLY located hotels in District 1
  • If you are staying in another area, please make your way to the meeting point at: 123 Ly Tu Trong street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1 by 8:00AM for the Morning Tour & 12:30PM for the Afternoon Tour)
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Tip (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lisa wrote a review Jul 2020
2 contributions
We did this tour in March 2020 with corona virus looming over the city. Our tour guide, Betty was amazing & so helpful letting us know how to navigate the site with the restrictions. She was bright & bubbly all day. Very informative and she was able to explain all the details
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Date of experience: March 2020
Michael B wrote a review Jun 2020
2 contributions
This was a great experience and what made even special was our guide who Is a war veteran. His knowledge was amazing. We really enjoyed the Cu Chi Tunnels. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: March 2020
MBC wrote a review Apr 2020
5 contributions
My husband and I both really enjoyed this tour. We had a great tour guide and felt that we were able to see the tunnels at an affordable price. Would recommend for anyone in the area looking to learn more about the war.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ena Y wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
This tour had such a great balance of information, activity, and snacks. One of the best tours I've ever been on - the time flew by! Also, shout out to our tour guide: Steven. He was funny and kind!
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Date of experience: February 2020
caroline h wrote a review Mar 2020
United States1 contribution
Did tunnels trip with Cung. It was very good to crawl some meters underground. it was for money and great experience. highly recommended.
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

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By: Vietnam Adventure Tours
Highly recommend!
I came to Vietnam on a company business trip, which means I was with a diverse group of people of different ages an
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Fantastic tourist expedition
I really enjoyed learning about the culture and history of Vietnam. I had traveled around the country before, but t
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Top tour highly recommend
Amazing time on the Mekong Delta tour. We were lucky enough to get a private tour with Ken who was great. The float
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CC Tunnels and Mekong Delta tour
This is an all day tour. We were picked up promptly from our hotel early in the morning by "Betty" in an air condit
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Mekong tour with tour guide letty
Went on a tour with letty our tour guide she was a really lovely girl told us all about the Mekong and the Vietname
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Jennifer S
Tu is the best tour guide!
My family and I took this tour in March 2020 and our tour guide was absolutely spectacular and the best tour guide
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Highlight of my trip
Yes, I really enjoyed going to the Cu Chi tunnels and other touristie points around HCM with Jackie Vietnam Adventu
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A wonderful overview of the Mekong Delta
This was a wonderful one-day adventure that included a trip to a pagoda, a boat ride in the delta, a bike ride (if
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Vietnam Adventures Countryside day tour
Mr Cung, our guide from Vietnam Adventures Tours, was very personable and informative as he taught us about his cou
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Highly Recommended Tour
What an amazing tour. For the price, you can't beat this deal. Great balance of activities, sightseeing, snacks, an
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Kendra L
A fun and informative day trip!
Taking a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels was amazing! You get to experience just how small the tunnels are and how inve
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an amazing experience
Thanks Cung for beautiful day trip to Mekong delta. It was an amazing experience. Keep it up. Highly recommend th
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Great day trip
We had a great tour to Mekong delta with our guide Cung, it was a small tour bus with a nice bunch of people, the t
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Excellent daytrip!
The tour was great! Excellent way to see both Makong and Cu Chi tunnels in one day. Highly recommended, specially
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Leda L
Great day
Sang was an amazing guide, very knowledgeable and pleasant. The tunnels are very interesting and worth the trip. Th
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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