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GENERAL INFORMATION OF CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR
The well-known Cu Chi Tunnels, once a stronghold and head quarter of Viet Cong soldiers which flanked Saigon Capital city of the South Vietnam during the long Vietnam War, are a must-see destination in Southern Vietnam. Today not only war veterans from both sides but million people have come to marvel these unbelievable underground tunnels. On your Cu Chi Tunnels tour, you’ll be wandering this vast underground complex that was once buzzing with thousands of Viet Cong soldiers. Let’s your expert guide show you walk ways from B52 craters across rusty tanks to hidden mole entrance to the dark world right underneath your standing feet!
Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi tunnels
- Scenic drive through the lush green rubber tree plantations
- Squeezing through the famous Vietnam War-era tunnels at Cu Chi
- Understanding why the Cu Chi Tunnels played such a vital role during the tragic Vietnam War
- Tour transfer in modern air-conditioned car, van or coach
- Sightseeing and admission fees during guided times
- Meals as listed in the itinerary
- Excursions as mentioned
- Service charges and government VAT tax
THROUGH THE CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR, YOU WILL DISCOVER
At 8 AM, begin your journey, Western Saigon, to the Cu Chi Tunnels, travel through the scenic countryside which was once a stronghold of the Viet Cong and guerrilla forces.
Upon arrival, get down to a semi bunker and watch a short documentary film about what the Viet Cong solders’ life was like here during the war. The winding, dark and humid underground Cu Chi tunnel system was nerve center to some of the war’s strategic operations, including the famous 1968 Tet Offensive to Saigon City. American B52 sky fortress dropped hundreds of missiles, bombs digging huge evidential craters all around. Not only functionally used as the armor, head quarter the tunnels were supply station and hospitals for thousands of guerilla fighters. Many never came upon ground again, they lost lives from malaria and other diseases, and some guerilla got their wedding ceremony underground then a few children were also born here. By the end, you have the chance to try some of the food cassava which was the main course of the Viet Cong soldiers over ten years.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City around 1.30 PM, just in time to enjoy a late lunch in the hectic city.