CU CHI TUNNELS: AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE
Located in Cu Chi district, about 55 kilometers northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The tunnels were used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War as a base of operations for their guerrilla warfare against American and South Vietnamese Forces. Visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels can be a fascinating and educational experience, offering a glimpse into an important chapter in Vietnam’s history and culture.
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As your journey begins, Saco Travel welcomes you with modern and comfortable transportation to kickstart an unforgettable travel experience.
The guide will meet you in Ho Chi Minh City. Buckle up as we set off on a comfortable 55-kilometer during the 1.5 hours journey. Pass by quaint villages, observe local life, and admire the vast rubber plantations.
Arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site, surrounded by lush greenery. Start your jungle exploration with an informative introduction from your guide about the historical significance of the Cu Chi Tunnels.
Engage in an in-depth discussion about the socio-political background of the Vietnam War. Learn about the key events that led to the war and the role of the Cu Chi Tunnels in the conflict.
Walk through the jungle, getting a feel for the challenging conditions soldiers endured. Discover how Vietnamese soldiers adapted and survived in the underground tunnels, gaining insights into their daily lives, cooking methods, and communication strategies.
Explore the underground tunnel network, visiting different sections such as kitchens, meeting rooms, medical facilities, and storage areas. Gain a deeper understanding of the tunnels' layout, ventilation systems, and the resourcefulness of the soldiers who built and used them.
Visit on-site displays showcasing war remnants, artifacts, and informative exhibits. Deepen your understanding of the war's impact on both sides and the lasting effects on Vietnam.
Participate in a unique shooting experience at the on-site shooting range. Under professional supervision, try your hand at shooting a range of historic firearms, including the iconic AK-47.
Take a break to enjoy a traditional snack of boiled tapioca served with sesame salt. Learn about its historical significance as a sustenance for soldiers during the war.
Recharge with a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant. Delight in a variety of regional dishes, savoring the flavors of authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Spend some leisure time relaxing after lunch, perhaps sharing your thoughts on the day's experiences with fellow travelers.
Board your comfortable vehicle for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City. Reflect on the insights gained throughout the tour as you take in the changing scenery.
Arrive back in Ho Chi Minh City and be dropped off at your hotel, concluding your Cu Chi Tunnels extended half-day tour.
|GROUP TOUR PRICE
|SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 09 PAX
|MEDIUM GROUP MAXIMUM 12 PAX
|BIG GROUP MAXIMUM 27 PAX
- English-speaking Guide.
- Entrance tickets: Cu Chi Tunnels.
- Tips & gratuities (03 USD/person/day)
- Mineral water and wet tissues.
- Personal expenses.
- Travel insurance.
- Drinks during meals.
- Other meals.
- Other activities are not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Visa service.
- Cancellation made at least 07 days before scheduled departure: No cancellation fee.
- Cancellation made between 03 and 06 days before scheduled departure: 50% cancellation fee.
- Cancellation made within 02 days of scheduled departure: 100% cancellation fee.