- Learn about the role of the Cu Chi Tunnels during the Vietnam War.
- Crawl short distances through the tunnels.
- Get adventurous and go to the shooting range to fire AK-47.
- Taste the local cassava root, which Vietnamese soldiers sustained themselves on for years.
- Age range
- 13 - 90 years old
Discover one of the more unique relics of the Vietnam War during this 5-hour trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels. 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. This Vietnam Travel’s half-day Cu Chi Tunnels tour includes a knowledgeable guide, private round-trip hotel transport, entrance fee and bottled drinking water.
ItineraryDownload PDF Brochure
Detailed itinerary of Cu Chi Tunnels Tour (half-day)
Start with a pickup from your hotel in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. Heading out of town to Cu Chi Tunnels (75km far from the downtown). Along the way you will pass by the scenic local countryside, where you might even spot ducks and buffalo cooling off in the river. After about 90 minute car ride, you will arrive in Cu Chi Tunnels, where you will explore the sprawling network of underground tunnels, covering more than 155 miles (250 kilometers), contained a virtual subterranean city of living areas, kitchens, field hospitals and command centers that once housed thousands of Viet Cong fighters.
Upon arrival, watch a short documentary video about what life was like for soldiers who lived there during the war.
Crawl short distances through the tunnels that were used by the guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War. Gain insights to the war as you explore the weapon factories, storage facilities, field hospitals, command centres, and hidden trap doors etc. Cu Chi tunnels have been enlarged so visitors can crawl through them, imagine what it must have been like before!Get adventurous and go to the shooting range to fire a real AK-47. The cost for the bullets are not included in this price.
End the tour with Vietnamese tea and cassava, and have a taste of what the soldiers used to have during the war time. Vietnam Travel's tour guide and driver will then transfer you back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
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
English-speaking local guide.
(Other language 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
• Service of English speaking guide.
• Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
• Bottled drinking water.
• Entrance fee.
• Shooting range fees.
• Tips for tour guide & driver.
• Personal expenses.