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Ho Chi Minh City: Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnel

Activity provider: A Travel Mate Co. Ltd

Ho Chi Minh City: Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnel

Activity provider: A Travel Mate Co. Ltd

From US$ 27 per person

Learn the history of the Cu Chi Tunnels and their important role in the Vietnam War. Climb inside and explore Viet Cong storage facilities, weapons factories, and more in a morning or afternoon tour.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Hotel pick up is included for most hotels within Districts 1 and 3 of Ho Chi minh City.


  • Enjoy the scenic landscapes surrounding the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Explore a network of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War
  • Try a local snack after the tour
Full description
The day starts with hotel pick up at 8:00 AM for the morning tour and 1:00 PM for the afternoon tour. Enjoy a scenic drive northwest towards the Cambodian border while learning about the history of this 125-mile network of subterranean passages.    Upon arrival, watch a short documentary on the tunnels and the pivotal role they played before climbing inside to see trap doors, storage facilities, weapons factories, and kitchens used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. After the tour, enjoy a light local snack of rice tapioca and hot tea – foods many relied upon during the war, and even have the opportunity to fire an AK-47 or M16 at a nearby shooting range (entrance to shooting range not included in tour price). Hotel drop-off will be at 2:00 PM for the morning tour and 7:00 PM for the afternoon tour.
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off from Districts 1 and 3 in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Guide
  • Local snacks
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Access to shooting range
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

If you are staying outside Districts 1 and 3, please make your way to the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts. Address: Tour Desk at Avanti Sai Gon hotel at 188 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
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January 26, 2020

Product ID: 323003