Half-day to Cu Chi Tunnels by boat

Half-day to Cu Chi Tunnels by boat


ABOUT YOUR JOURNEY:

Introduction

Cu Chi tunnels are complicated hand-dug tunnels in Vietnam with 250 km of incredible underground networks. It took over 25 years to build from the Viet Minh to Viet Cong generations. The tunnels have 3 different levels and consist of living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, handmade weapon rooms, food storage, and meeting rooms. Travelling to the tunnels by luxury speed boat is a perfect way to explore more than you expect; natural river landscapes, local life on waterways, and historic tunnels without traffic jams.

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Destination
Duration
Tour Code
VBT: 1DCJ - SGN - CC -1
Depart from
Saigon
Ends in
Saigon
Small Group
2
Large Group
14
Price In US$
85$

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Tour Included:

Luxury speed boat
Light breakfast, L = 1 Lunch
Cold water, facial tissues
All entrance fees
Pick up & drop off at hotels
English speaking guide

Tour Excluded:

Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Drinks are not included with any meal

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Day 1:

Half-day to to Cu Chi tunnels by Boat

7:00 am:  Early in the morning, Les Rives guide will meet you at your hotel’s lobby and bring you by car to our speedboat at Bach Dang pier.


7:20 am: Then you will depart Saigon by speedboat. Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle. A light breakfast of sandwiches or pastries, fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is served, as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.


8:50 am: You will arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site before most larger bus tours arrive. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area.


9:00 am: Explore the tunnel site, which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visiting different underground bunkers (kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunitions etc.), a firing range and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years.


11:00 am: Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river, consisting of authentic fried spring rolls, chicken and beef dishes and soup.


11:30 am: Say goodbye to Cu Chi Tunnel and return to Ho Chi Minh City.


01:00 pm: Arrive back at Bach Dang’s pier. Les Rives staff will take you back to your hotel by car.

Light breakfast/ Lunch
Les Rices Boat
Pick up/ drop off

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