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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
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This option begins at a meeting point at 7:30 - 7:45 AM. Customer must be present on time
This option is included pick up and transfer to the centrally located hote/accommodation in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Time pick up is 7:30-7:45 AM, customer must be present at the lobby on time.
This option's included small group (15 pax), lunch, pick-up and transfer to the centrally located hotel in Dist 1, HCMC. Pick up time is 7:30-7:45AM, customer must be present at the lobby on time.
The Cu Chi Tunnels are best explored on a guided trip from Ho Chi Minh, so you can spend less time worrying about transportation, and more time learning the tunnels’ role in the Vietnam War. Go underground to learn about the hardships of the Viet Cong, sample typical food the soldiers would have eaten, and make an optional stop at a shooting range (own expense).
What to Expect
Meet in central Ho Chi Minh and settle into an air-conditioned bus for your approximately 1.5-hour ride to the Cu Chi Tunnels.

During your journey, listen to an overview of the tunnels’ history from your guide, learning how Viet Cong troops used them to shelter from, and launch attacks on, American and Southern Vietnamese forces during the 1956-1975 Vietnam War.

Watch a documentary showing how the tunnels often formed hideouts for entire villages, and descend underground for a guided tour. Walk by areas used as arsenals, hospitals, sleeping quarters, and kitchens; and learn how inhabitants overcame the hardships of their subterranean world.

Afterward, sample boiled manioc (cassava), a dish that sustained the Viet Cong guerrillas, and if you wish, visit a shooting range (own expense) to try firing an AK-47 or MK 16 machine gun.

Your tour then finishes at the original departure point.
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Reviewed yesterday
Site worth visiting but not with this tour

The site speaks for itself and is worth visiting; however, not on this tour. The tour was too large. You can't get a good visual of observation points because of the number of people makes that impossible. If you hand around to see it after...More

Thank cpij
Reviewed 3 days ago
Well worth a visit

We chose the half day trip to Cu Chi. Our tour guide, Mai was excellent. There was also a great lunch included on our return to HCMC. The only recommendation we had was to possibly choose a lunch spot nearer Cu Chi. Otherwise, it’s a...More

Thank R1557NXbenr
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi R1557NXbenr, Thank you very much experiencing the Cu Chi tunnels half day with TNK Travel. Your opinion left for us here is really appreciated. We believe travelers may find it helpful in their case. Besides, we are truly grateful for the rate. It truly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip to the tunnels. Our tour guide Tin Tin did an amazing job...very informative. We were picked up from our hotel on time and had a great 'light' lunch which was included in the price and then got dropped back to...More

4  Thank Deb S
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Deb S, Our team is surely happy to see this post. It is our pleasure to receive your favor. Thanks for giving us many lovely words like this. We are always ready to welcome you back anytime you wish more memorable holidays. Goodbye and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fascinating history

This is a great trip to really give you a feel of what it was like for guerrilla fighters during the war. Our guide, Hang, was very funny and knowledgable. The highlight is going into one of the tunnels yourself. Other reviews complain about the...More

2  Thank Caitilin M
Dzung T, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Caitilin M, Thank you for highlighting the features of our tour types. The other travellers must really appreciate this review. Otherwise, we want to express many thanks for choosing us among various travel company. It is our motivation. We truly hope to reach for...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Great guide but terrible bus

A friend and I did this tour and we really enjoyed it. Our guide (Vant I think) was excellent, very funny and told us lots of interesting history both on the journey and at the tunnels. The tunnels themselves were fascinating and cool to walk...More

5  Thank Imogen B
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Dear Imogen B, Thank you for enjoying our tour service with pleasure. We are very glad to see your interest in the tour guide and the attraction – Cu Chi tunnels. Unfortunately, the rare problem of the transportation reduced your happiness. We deeply regret for...More

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Nicole T
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Response from skh225 | Reviewed this property |
We got back to Ho Chih Minh around 3-4pm even though it’s a half day tour.