Spend your day to explore the legendary Cu Chi tunnel and the bustle Ho Chi Minh City in itself, through the story of Vietnamese reliance on underground hideouts during the struggle for independence.
Depart from TNK Travel office (or pick up at your hotel/residence on request). The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours driving.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Lunch en route.
Return to Saigon. Visit the War Remnants Museum where remaining the heroic remnants of Vietnamese people in the struggle against the invading forces. Tour finish at the Secret Cellar where you can found a historical relic on Saigon commandos’ feat of battle. Nearly three tons of weapons were kept in the cellar by Saigon Commandos to attack the Presidential Palace during the Tet Offensive in 1968. It is one among many untold valuable exhibits that manifest the brilliant feats of the Vietnamese people and army in their fight for national reunification that became true on April 30, 1975.
Back to hotel. End trip.
1 pax: $125 USD; 2 pax: $92 USD/pax; 3 – 4 pax: $75 USD/pax; 5 – 7 pax: $62 USD/pax; 11 – 15 pax: $57 USD/pax; 8 – 10 pax: $49 USD/pax
Departure & Return Location
Your hotel in District 1 or TNK Office at 220 De Tham Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Departure & Drop off Time
Depart in the morning at your wish
A/c private car pick up, transfer & sightseeing.
Mineral water and wet tissue
English speaking guide
Meal as lunch.
Tip for guide & driver