Private Tour: Full Day Ho Chi Minh City and the Tunnels of Cu Chi Tour
This day tour takes you to the tunnels of Cu Chi and gives you a glimpse of Ho Chi Minh City's main landmarks. First travel 1.5-hours northwest of Ho Chi Minh City where you will be lead through the jungle as your guide explains the history of the war, the ingenuity of the Cu Chi residents and the daily activities of the people. Return to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch and in the afternoon visit the historic Reunification Palace, the Old Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and lively Ben Thanh Market.
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Private Air condition vehicle
- Sightseeing as per Itinerary
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- Any other things not mentioned in the itinerary
- Depart Ho Chi Minh City at 08.00 in the morning for the drive to Cu Chi district. Leaving the city behind, the scenery changes to views of rice paddies, villagers drying noodles by the side of the road and other scenes typical to southern Vietnam. Arrive and start the visit of the famous Cu Chi Tunnels which consist of an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters (Viet Cong) during both the French and American wars. Start the visit with the Ben Dinh or Ben Duoc sections of the tunnel. Here you can imagine what it was like to be a guerrilla complete with Russian Carbine rifles and AK 47’s on display. Return to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch by own expenses. This afternoon, our tour includes the Reunification Hall, formerly known as the Presidential Palace it was towards this modern building that North Vietnamese tanks seized on the morning of April 30 1975, as Saigon fell. This fascinating building is filled with history still fresh in the minds of many. Continue to the Old Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral. The last stop is Ben Thanh, the central market for the city and one of its liveliest and most colorful areas. Following your tour head back to your hotel.
Departure Point :From your hotel centrally located Ho Chi Minh.
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :To your hotel centrally located Ho Chi Minh.
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.