Discover the secret world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters on an explorative half-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Accompanied by a guide, descend into the subterranean network of tunnels and gain insight into the remarkable history of the 124-mile (200-kilometer) labyrinth. Hear how the tunnels functioned as busy underground cities, and learn the pivotal part the structure played in the Vietnam War. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your hotel, and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
What You Can Expect
Escape the metropolitan mayhem of Ho Chi Minh City in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach, and journey west towards the Cambodian border. Appreciate the scenic sprawl of countryside as you travel to the Cu Chi Tunnel. Your guide sets the historical scene of the subterranean structure’s past.
Enrich your knowledge of the Vietnam War and discover how the tunnels were built by fighters as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate. During your exploration of the 124-mile (200-kilometer) underground network, hear how schools, hospitals, meeting rooms, and sleeping quarters comprised the city, and learn of the hardships faced by the Vietnamese people living below ground.
Emerge into the daylight and relax during your journey back to Ho Chi Minh City, where the tour concludes.