Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta Full Day is a brand-new experience designed for those fond of exploring both Vietnamese culture and history in the same day. Plus, the trip is believed to be a great getaway from the bustling city to the tranquil water region for relaxation and understanding of how simple and peaceful the locals’ life is. It is indeed a totally unforgettable experience to try.
Located 60Km from HCM city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was “A Free Target”. The remnants visitors will see, show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.
|Small group tour (2-15 pax)||52$/person|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please stay at hotel’s lobby around 6:45 – 7:30 Am|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 7:00 PM|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing with shoes or flip flop (for climbing up), hat, umbrella.|
Children policies: Cu chi tunnels mekong delta
- Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate.
- Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rate.
100% adult ticket will be charged for 2nd child
What to bring: Cu chi tunnels mekong delta
- Sun block
- Camera Film
- Original Passport
- A wide brimmed hat
7:30 Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. The trip to Cu Chi will take you an approximately one and a half-hour bus drive. Before exploring the tunnels, you will watch an introductory video about how the tunnels were made and how Vietnamese people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining areas and tunnel system which include special living areas with kitchens and bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for the security purpose during the war. Afterwards, special tea and cassava (guerrillas’ food during the war) will be served. Break time.
Have lunch at the local restaurant.
Continue to visit My Tho city. With boat trip on Tien River, you will be excited by the light breeze from the river and the natural beauty of four beautiful islands such as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise along the riverside.
Cruise through the small canal by sampan, treating yourself to the beauty of the countryside, and taking a short cycling around the village which will certainly be an unforgettable experience when participating in the Mekong Delta tour. Visit the coconut candy workshop, and enjoy seasonal delicious fruits & honey tea. Get a chance to listen to the Southern Vietnamese folk music which is performed by local people.
19:00 Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Trip ends.