The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. The Củ Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the Viet Cong’s base of operations for the Tết Offensive in 1968.
08:00 Your army Jeep and guide will meet you at hotel and take a drive to Cu Chi tunnels.
Upon arrival, you will watch a short introductory video about land and then visit various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters; you even can explore the tunnels by yourself. You may like to try out war-era guns, check it out at shooting range at your own expense.
Leaving Cu Chi Tunnels, you will visit Mr. Mushroom’s farm & restaurant. Visit the farm with explanation about vegetables and herbs there. After the farm tour, enjoy your meal with fresh ingredients picked from his farm.
Go back to Saigon, you will start the city tour, with the visits of the Reunification palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam. Leaving the city center, heading to District 5 (Cho Lon), the oldest part of Saigon with the large Chinese community has been settled for centuries. In Cho Lon, you will spend time visiting the bustling Binh Tay Market.
Jeep driving distance: 150km
Tour duration: 08 hours
What to bring: sun cream, sunglasses, mosquito repellent, sandals or walking shoes, hat