The tunnels of Củ Chi (Vietnamese: Địa đạo Củ Chi) are an immense network of connecting tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, 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 for about 02 hours to Cu Chi tunnels. Upon arrival, you will watch a short introductory video about the land, people of Cu Chi during the war. Visit various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters. If you like to try out war-era guns, check it out at shooting range at your own expense.
Optional: Leaving Cu Chi Tunnels, you will visit Mr. Mushroom’s farm & restaurant. Take a visit to the farm to know more about how local people use herbs and vegetables for both food and medicines. After the farm tour, enjoy your meal with fresh ingredients picked from his farm.
Hop into the Jeep go back to city, trip ends at your hotel.
Jeep driving distance: 120km
Tour duration: 5.5-06 hours (without lunch)
What to bring: sun cream, sunglasses, mosquito repellent, sandals or walking shoes, hat