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From Ho Chi Minh: Cu Chi Tunnels and VIP Speedboat Tour

Activity provider: Les Rives

From Ho Chi Minh: Cu Chi Tunnels and VIP Speedboat Tour

Activity provider: Les Rives

From US$ 87 per person

Take a 1.5-hour long speedboat tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City and learn more about this fascinating underground network that was a key part of the Viet Cong defense during the Vietnam War.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pick up from most hotels in Districts 1, 3,


  • Enjoy a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels on this boat trip tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Board a new, modern speedboat with a limited number of passengers for a one-hour ride
  • Explore picturesque canals and the Saigon River
Full description
Take a trip on the Saigon River Express, offering you a luxurious tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels with five star service aboard one of our modern and luxurious speedboats. Forget tour buses; this tour will depart from Ho Chi Minh City for a scenic 1.5-hour boat trip to Cu Chi. Upon arrival, a private screening of the official Cu Chi Tunnels video will be shown with commentary and additional information from your English-speaking guide. Learn more about this immense network of underground tunnels that were used by Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War. A traditional Vietnamese lunch or dinner of local specialties like lemongrass chicken and caramelized clay pot pork will be served after your visit to the tunnels. Vegetarian or Halal meals are also available on request.
  • Light breakfast and lunch - Morning departure
  • Dinner - Afternoon departure
  • Unlimited refreshments and local fruit
  • Entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from select districts
  • Bullet fare at Cu Chi's rifle range.
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 305 reviews

Review summary

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A trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels is certainly a recommendation! Very interesting and impressive. The speedboat lives up to its name and the ride was really fun. The tour in the afternoon is recommended, as fewer groups visit the facility then. And the return trip on the river in the setting sun, very nice! Perfect organization, the food offered was also delicious.

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January 12, 2023

A worthwhile tour with a very nice guide who spoke very good English and had a lot of knowledge. The trip across the river is a nice change from the city traffic and offers many interesting views. There were 9 of us so it was a very private tour. Fruit and drinks during the boat trip were great. We would do such a tour again at any time.

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January 2, 2023

My tour guide Kah was above and beyond. His passion for the country and the war was so special to see. He wanted to teach us everything he knew, and was extremely knowledgeable. He made the trip so enjoyable. The boat option is a great way to see the Saigon river and be outside instead of a van. Be aware of bees tho on the boat, dress appropriately. The tunnels were great, a little busy there but our group was only 6 total, so we were able to move around quickly and avoid the huge crowds.

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October 26, 2022

Product ID: 26653