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Cu Chi tunnels

Cu Chi tunnels – half day – by Speedboat

1-12 people

1 day

From $ 82

Experience the history and legacy of the Vietnam-American War

Enjoy the chance to relax and try shooting a real gun

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Cu Chi tunnels – half day – by Speedboat

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Discover Cu Chi tunnels, an impressive underground village that played a significant role during the Vietnam War.
  • Learn about the construction and daily life of the Vietnamese soldiers who lived and fought in the tunnels, and see firsthand the many traps and defense systems they employed.
  • Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle.

 

 

DETAILED ITINERARY:

 

Morning Half Day Program (5-6 hours)

7:00 am:  Early in the morning, Les Rives guide will meet you at your hotel’s lobby and
bring you by car to our speedboat at Bach Dang pier.

7:20 am:  Then you will depart Saigon by speedboat. Within 15 minutes, the banks of the
river change from city sprawl to lush jungle. A light breakfast of sandwiches or pastries,
fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is served, as your guide
explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.

8:50 am: You will arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site before the majority of larger bus tours
arrive. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area.

9:00 am: Explore the tunnel site, which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions,
navigating authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visiting different underground bunkers (kitchens,
meeting rooms, ammunitions etc.), a firing range and much more. Try the local cassava root
that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years.

11:15 am: Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river, consisting of
authentic fried spring rolls, chicken and soup.

12:00 pm: Say goodbye to Cu Chi Tunnel and return to Ho Chi Minh City.

01:30 pm: Arrive back at Bach Dang’s pier. Les Rives staff will take you back to your hotel
by car.

 

Afternoon Half Day Program (5-6 hours)*

Les Rives also offers an afternoon schedule
which departs at 11:00 am and returns to Ho Chi Minh City at 5:00 pm.

 

Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and
can vary slightly.

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INCLUDED

  • Entrance fee
  • English speaking guide
  • Shared boat trip in the Mekong Delta
  • A/c vehicle pick up and drop off from/to hotel, sightseeing as per program

EXCLUDED

  • Shooting a gun
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance coverage
  • Tips for tour guides and driver
  • Beverages and any meals not specified in the itinerary

CHILDREN POLICY

  • Children 10 years old and above will be charged the adult rate
  • Children aged 3 to 9 years old will be charged at 50% of the adult rate
  • Children under 2 years old are complimentary, however, their accompanying parents are responsible for their care and any additional expenses incurred

CANCEL POLICY

  • No charge for cancellations made 15 days or more before check-in.
  • 50% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 14 to 11 days before check-in.
  • 70% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 10 to 05 days before check-in.
  • 100% of the total rate will be charged for cancellations made within 04 days before check-in, or in the case of no-notice no-shows

HOSTED BY

Ha Thu Huong

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From $ 82

PER PERSON
Start time 7:00
Return time 17:00