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Cu Chi Tunnels Tour - Speedboat on Saigon River - Cu Chi Tour Half Day

Delve into the mysterious Cu Chi tunnels on this all-immersive exploration of Vietnamese history. You'll walk in the shoes of the Viet Cong soldiers who lives in these tunnels during the Vietnam War. It's an eye-opening experience, and an important window into the past.
  • Departure: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Type:
  • Duration: Approximately 6 hours
  • Meeting time: Approximately 7:00
  • Meeting point: Your hotel lobby
Highlights
  • Boat across the Saigon River
  • Burrow into the Cu Chi tunnels
  • See how the Viet Cong operated during the Vietnam War
  • Get an insight into a soldier's life
  • Crawl to the different rooms
  • Eat a traditional Vietnamese meal
Pick up
The pick-up time at your hotel varies based on your hotel location and traffic.Pick up and drop off service is available for hotel in city center of Ho Chi Minh. If you are not sure where your hotel is please put exact name of your hotel and our team will get back to you with a suggestion.
Suggestion
What to bring : camera, comfortable walking shoes, light clothing and hat.Some of the tunnels may be claustrophobic, but there are plenty of exits and your guide will lead you through the entire network safely.The abundant water hyacinth on the Saigon River can cause the boat to stall, meaning occasionally there are slight delays.
General
The itinerary might be subject to possibly change due to weather and local conditions without a notice in advance.
Includes
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • Gas
  • Lunch
  • Speeds boat
  • Entrance fee
  • Fruit
  • Breakfast
  • Tea & coffee
  • Soft drink
Excludes
  • Other expense
  • Tips

What are some interesting things to do in Ho Chi Minh? Cruise Saigon River and go under in the Viet Cong Cu Chi Tunnels

On this historical half-day tour you're going to walk through a webbing of underground passageways used by the Viet Cong to avoid invaders. On the VIP tour, you can avoid the crowds of tourists by taking an earlier boat to the historical site.This incredible remnant of wartimes will give you a better understanding of Vietnam history. Before you go into the tunnels, you'll have the chance to see what life was like on the Saigon River on a gentle boat ride along its bank. It's an insight into the traditional river village-life. Sit back, relax, and take note of the lush scenery.When you arrive at the Cu Chi tunnels you'll learn more about what you can expect when you venture underground. A short documentary and explanation from the guide will give a better idea of how times were back during the Vietnam War. The Cu Chi tunnels are an huge, intricate network of tunnels leading to multiple rooms. Kitchens, shared bedrooms, command centres and triage areas criss-cross underground. Your guide will lead you through all the secret underground rooms, showing you hidden trap doors used to spy on American soldier. These tunnels proved to be very useful for moving supplies, sharing military intelligence, and smuggling in weapons. Last but not least, you'll have a scrumptious Vietnamese meal of lemongrass chicken and caramelized pork cooked in clay. It's a tasty way to end a day of sightseeing.
Travel Reviews
flag/nga.svgJamal DeLagettou
04/07/2018
We On A Boat"Hey y'all if you could see me now, arms spread wide on the starboard bow, gonna fly this boat to the Cu Chi Tunnel, and snap some pics with my camera funnel"
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flag/nga.svgJamal DeLagettou
04/07/2018
We On A Boat"Hey y'all if you could see me now, arms spread wide on the starboard bow, gonna fly this boat to the Cu Chi Tunnel, and snap some pics with my camera funnel"