Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnel
- Private day tour to Cao Dai Temple and the Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City.
- Take part in a colorful religious ceremony at Cao Dai Temple.
- Head underground to tour some of the wartime tunnels at Cu Chi.
- Discover the historical significance of the tunnel network and the role it played in the Vietnam War.
- Age range
- under 87 year olds
The sacred temple of Cao Dai and the Cu Chi Tunnels are two of the most visited attractions north of Ho Chi Minh City. On this tour, visit both in one day – attend midday mass at Cao Dai Temple, enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, and then venture underground to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
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- Detailed Itinerary of Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnel Tour
The tour begins with pickup from your central Ho Chi Minh City hotel and an around 3-hour drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh. On arrival, set out to explore the sacred temple with your guide and learn more about the fascinating Cao Dai religion, which borrows elements from Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Taoism. Then, take part in the midday mass, admiring the monks in their colorful robes and listening to the mesmerizing chants.
After stopping for lunch at a local restaurant, continue to discover one of the most fascinating remnants of the Vietnam-American war – the Cu Chi Tunnels. Venture underground to explore the network of tunnels and bunkers, which stretch for over 124 miles (200km), and hear how they were used by the Viet Cong guerilla fighters. During your visit, learn more about the tunnels by watching a video presentation; explore the underground war bunkers, command centers, and weapons stores; pose for photos peeking out of a camouflaged trapdoor; and sample ‘cassava’, a popular dish eaten by the guerrilla fighters. Back in Ho Chi Minh City, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Duration: 1 day
Pickup & drop off location: Pickup and drop off from centrally located hotels/stay in center of Ho Chi Minh city.
Departure time: 8 – 8:30AM
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
Expert English-speaking local guide.
(Other languages on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Transportation by A/C vehicle
• Entrance fees
• English speaking guide (Other languages upon request)
• Complimentary bottles of water during the tour
• Personal expenses
• Travel insurance
• Tipping/ Gratuities
• Beverages on meal
• Others not mentioned in the above program
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