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Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

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  • post office in Ho Chi Minh
  • war museum in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Review of Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Cu Chi tunnels tour
  • post office in Ho Chi Minh
  • war museum in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Review of Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Cu Chi tunnels tour
Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
7:30 - 19:00
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Premier Group

Operated by TNK
8:00 AM to 17:30 PM

per adult

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When mentioning Saigon, people often think of the most modern and bustling city in the country, but few people remember that Saigon also has many historical marks of its own, especially historical relics. And this one day Ho Chi Minh City tour would be a perfect combination that save time for you to understand Saigon past and present as well as go to Cu Chi – a place that marks the resounding history of Saigon, and takes you to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, the very same tunnels that played an integral part in the Vietnam-American war.

Highlight of the tour:

  • Independence Palace, a top choice for travelers who are looking to dig up a part of Vietnamese history and cultural relic.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the oldest and biggest Catholic Churches in Vietnam, which was built by French colonists between October 1877 and April 1880. Famous for its beautiful French-inspired architecture, and towering bell towers that reach 190 feet, it’s truly a sight to behold.
  • War Remnants Museum, where you can find shocking evidences of atrocity committed by the foreign aggressors during Viet Nam’s tow national liberation wars.
  • Central Post Office, constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century. It counts with Gothic, Renaissance and French influences.
  • Crawl through the tight tunnels in Cu Chi, walk around the subterranean village built by the Viet Cong and learn more about the history of Vietnam-American war.

7:40 Am gathering at Viet Dream Travel office (112 Bui Vien, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city). Free pick up for hotel’s location on main street around backpacker area in District 1, Ho Chi Minh city.

Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office.

Independence Palace

Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum – a place to preserve the nation’s heroic achievements and the past of war. The remaining artifacts and images serve as strong evidence denouncing the crimes of the colonial invaders, and at the same time reflect our people’s will to fight and win to regain national independence. This place is like a quiet historical moment in the middle of bustling Saigon..

At noon, you go to the restaurant to have lunch and rest. Then the group continued to depart to visit Cu Chi tunnelsUpon 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.

Review of Cu Chi Tunnels

Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with including works: tunnels, trenches, embankments, fighting nests, food bunkers, sleeping, meeting, kitchen, well, storage…Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war.

A part of the map show underground tunnels structure

The works are connected to each other or can end independently depending on the terrain, visitors will not be surprised when directly visiting this great project and fought in the tunnels and watched valuable documentary footage about the war, about how the Vietnamese army and people defeated modern weapons with only the will of the nation.

Cu Chi tunnels

In addition, after visiting, you will also enjoy the specialty dish “Cu chi cassava”, a dish that existed throughout the difficult resistance period of the local people. Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Return to Saigon.

Cu Chi tunnels

Shooting in Cu Chi tunnels

The Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi Tunnels tour finishes at around 18:00pm.

Please take notes:
**The Notre Dame Cathedral have been being restored, so the guests just visit outside. ***Drop off time is subject to traffic, weather…so the finished time could be later than expecting.

Tour Price Includes:

  • A/c van/bus pick up (centrally located hotel in District 1), transfer & sightseeing as per program.
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide.
  • Sightseeing tickets 
  • Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day), lunch as set menu.

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Travel insurance, personal expenses (shooting gun, telephone calls…)
  • Tip (no mandatory).
  • Other services not mentioned in the inclusion

Children Policy:

• Children will be counted from age 4 – 11 years old.

• Children under 4 years old: Free of charge for 1st child.

• A maximum of 2 children accompanied by 2 adults.

Cancellation policy for full charged Tours:

  • Please note that cancellation fees are calculated based on the date we receive your Cancellation Request via email and travel service start date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations made at least 48 hours before the start date of the experience.
  • Cancellations made within 48 hours of the start date of the experience will receive no refund.
  • In most cases, reservations paid by wire transfer, cash deposit, or money order/traveler’s check/cashier’s check will be refunded via PayPal. FOR REFUNDS PROCESSED BY PAYPAL WITH ANY ASSOCIATED FEE WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE OVERALL REFUND AMOUNT.

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