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Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour

If your time is at a premium, this short tour is a perfect way of exploring the famous Cu Chi Tunnels and getting to see rural life outside of Ho Chi Minh.

The Cu Chi Tunnels, which highlight the dedication and ingenuity of Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War, are a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam.

This tour begins with a collection from your hotel followed by a drive through the Vietnamese countryside, which was once a stronghold of the Viet Cong, before arriving at the Cu Chi Tunnels zone.

This vast underground complex was once buzzing with thousands of soldiers but today offers a startling contrast to today’s Vietnam, a fast-developing country where the legacy of war is almost forgotten.

See and, if you're not too claustrophobic, explore some of the cramped tunnels which were central to the Viet Cong's strategic war operations including the famous 1968 Tet Offensive.

These narrow subterranean passageways served not only as living quarters but as supply routes and even hospitals for thousands of guerilla fighters - many died here from malaria and other diseases and a few were also born or married - and are viewed by some as a testimony to the Vietnamese people’s resilience.

Experience Includes

  • Visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels including a chance to crawl through some sections
  • Pick-up and drop off from centrally located Ho Chi Minh hotels
  • Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Informative English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

Experience Excludes

  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities

Departs

Daily, year round.

Departure location

Pick-up is available from centrally located Ho Chi Minh hotels. Or you can make you way to 28/13 Bui Vien St, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1 for 8.15am.

Start times

8.00am.

Duration

Approximately 6.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Pick-up and drop off is only available if your hotel is located in De Tham St/Bui Vien St/Pham Ngu Lao St/Le Thanh Ton St/Bui Thi Xuan St/Thu Khoa Huan/Nguyen An Ninh St/Ly Tu Trong St. If not, you will need to make your way to :28/13 Bui Vien St, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, HCMC for 8.15am.
  • Please note this is a shared tour.