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The Tunnels Of Cu Chi Tour

From US$ 39 per person
Based on 7 Reviews
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highlights
  • Walk the historic Cu Chi war tunnels of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Learn the strategy and see impacts of war in the tunnel system
  • Experience life for those who lived below the ground
Ho Chi Minh City was a key location during the Vietnam War, and this strategic tunnel system played a huge part in the Viet Kong’s resistance in the North of the country. This tour gives you the opportunity to walk these underground tunnels, safely renovated and lit for tourism purposes, and learn what life would have been like for those who lived here underground for years upon years.

Throughout the preserved 75km of the approximate original 200km tunnel system you will see all kinds of signs as to how life would have been living below the surface. With schools, hospitals and plenty of sleeping quarters, there were also the difficulties of booby traps for intruders and no shortage of bomb craters that evidence the impact from the war above. We will witness innovative designs and ideas, particularly made for ensuring the residents of the tunnel system were hidden from the enemy above.

With so much history and so many stories, it is lucky we provide you with the most knowledgeable guides available to point out interesting facts and answer your many questions as you wander this impressive maze of underground lairs. We will also chat to local people from the region, and learn more about what life was like then and how things are now. After the tour we head back to Ho Chi Minh City, with a stark reminder of the history and happenings that occurred in the region not all too long ago.
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees as indicated.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for drivers or guides.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 5-6 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam/Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
customer reviews
4.6 - Excellent Based on 7 reviews
Excellent
Ms. Shanna R. At
5 - Excellent
“Nhi was an excellent, enthusiastic, knowledgeable guide.”
Excellent
Ms. Marcey B. At
4.5 - Excellent
“Our trip was very pleasant and informative. Our guide was very enthusiastic. We enjoyed the local farm we visited on the way. We will definitely do Urban Adventures again and will recommend them to friends. We live in NYC and may recommend them to out of town guests.”
Excellent
Mr. DARYL B. At
5 - Excellent
“Our guide Linda was so informative and so friendly and spoke very good English . She made our trip very enjoyable. I would recommend this tour to anyone.”
Excellent
Mrs. Kathryn W. At
4.5 - Excellent
“There were only two of us on the tour, so it was a very personal experience. Given that it was such a long day and long bus ride, it would have been nice if water bottles were provided, similar to other tours we did in Vietnam with other companies, but otherwise the trip was great. We enjoyed the quick stop with the local family to make rice paper and feed the pigs too.”
Good to know Dress standard: Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate.

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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