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Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

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Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
7:30 - 19:00
12
47.00USD
35.25USD
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8:00 AM to 17:30 PM

47.00USD
per adult

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This tour is a perfect combination that allows you to discover some of the most popular sides of Ho Chi Minh city, and takes you to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, the very same tunnels that played an integral part in the Vietnam-American war. Choose from two different tours depending on whether you want a pick up service, or how big you want your tour group size to be. During the tour, you will visit:

  • 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: De Tham St, Bui Vien St, Pham Ngu Lao St, Le Thanh Ton St, Bui Thi Xuan St, Pham Hong Thai St, Thu Khoa Huan St, Nguyen An Ninh St, Cong Quynh St, Ly Tu Trong ..Dist 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. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum – the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. Have lunch at local restaurant.

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus 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. Return to Saigon.

The Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi Tunnels tour finishes at around 19:00pm.

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

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:

• Less than 48 hours before the departure time of your trip or in the event of a no-show from the beginning of your trip, for whatever reason, you will lose your deposit/full payment.

 

 


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