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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

  • Rewind to the Vietnam War on a Cu Chi Tunnels tour from Ho Chi Minh
  • Travel to the Viet Cong tunnels by air-conditioned bus, without public transport worries
  • Learn about and tour the tunnels in depth, via a guide and documentary
Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
From US$14.00
The Cu Chi Tunnels are best explored by guided tour from Ho Chi Minh, so you can fully understand their part in the Vietnam War and travel to them without hassle. With this tour, go underground to imagine the hardships of their Viet Cong inhabitants and see how they were used. Plus, sample some typical Viet Cong food and pay an optional visit to a shooting range (own expense).
What to Expect
Meet in central Ho Chi Minh and settle into an air-conditioned bus for your approximately 1.5-hour drive through to the Cu Chi Tunnels.

During your journey and on arrival, listen to introductions on the tunnels from your guide, learning how Viet Cong troops used them to shelter from, and launch attacks on, American and Southern Vietnamese forces during the 1956-1975 Vietnam War.

Watch a documentary showing how the tunnels often formed hideouts for whole villages, and descend underground for a guided tour. Walk by areas used as arsenals, hospitals, sleeping quarters, and kitchens; and learn how inhabitants overcame the hardships of their subterranean world.

Afterward, sample boiled manioc (cassava), a dish that sustained the Viet Cong guerrillas, and if you wish, visit a shooting range (own expense) to try firing an AK-47 or MK 16 machine gun.

Your tour then finishes at the original departure point.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Mr Ut

Great experience made all the more special by our guide Mr Ut (Akira). The Cu Chi tunnels themselves are a must see. I reccommend going to the War Remnants museum before or after to get some perspective of the Cu Chi tunnels.More

Thank Onceuponatimeinagala
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Onceuponatimeinagala, Thanks for your recommendation. The other customers are likely to be interested in it. Otherwise, we really appreciated the time we travel together. We hope to repeat the journey with you to new destination in our country. Goodbye for now. Have a nice...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour, very informative guide

We did a half day Cu Chi tunnel tour with Mr Duc Very good intinerary, good bus and our guide was very informative He played a series of videos as well as explaining. Well worth it!

Thank Paul A
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul A, Thank you so much for being on our day tour then giving us a 5-star vote on Tripadvisor. TNK truly treasure it. Hope to travel more with you. Love to see you again! Best wishes, TNK Travel Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Easy way to see the tunnels

A long trip considering it's just a couple of hours at the tunnels, but that's just the way it is I think! We met at the tour office and then drove to the tunnels (one stop on the way for about half an hour). Given...More

Thank SallyAust
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SallyAust, Thank you guys for highly recommending TNK Travel. Nothing makes us happier than to hear that our customers have had a memorable time travelling with us. We will send this rate to our whole team right then. They’d love to see it. Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour, but tons of tourists

The tour was great, guide was very informative, definitely worth visiting. However, the drive out there takes about 2 hours each way, there are tons of tourists which means you are always surrounded by other groups, and we never went to the shooting range part...More

4  Thank Tasneem R
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tasneem R, Many thanks for choosing TNK Travel. As the day tour operated in a peak tourist period, it may not please you much. We truly understand that. Fortunately, you found the attraction and the guide very worth to join. It is truly good...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Highly recommended!

Myself and my parents went on this tour in late April 2018. All I can say is having done the your twice now, this is the best one I have taken part in. The tour guide was humorous, informative and spoke fantastic English. The tour...More

Thank Chris D
Tnktravelteam, Manager at TNK Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris D, Your review really helps us realize what we have to do for the better service. We are glad to know how customers are pleased with the way they are served on our tour. Thanks for joining and highly rating TNK Travel. We...More

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2 May 2018|
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Response from nicolineviker | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. Yes you can go into the tunnels (you can also chose not to. You can not stand up while walking through the tunnels. The tunnels are so small that you can not turn around and it's impossible to... More
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19 April 2018|
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Response from Brett P | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic we returned about 4 pm
Lisa H
2 April 2018|
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Response from Lush4 | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up from our hotel without any problems