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Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour with Lunch

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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icon1 day  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Explore the French colonial and wartime history of Vietnam on a full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City and the Cu Chi Tunnels, a maze-like network where Vietnamese soldiers lived and worked underground. Visit Ho Chi Minh City landmarks including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, and the War Remnants Museum, with a guide to share stories about local history and culture. Your tour includes all entrance fees and lunch, with pickup and drop-off at select Ho Chi Minh City hotels.
  • Full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Learn about Vietnamese history from a local guide
  • See Ho Chi Minh City’s top colonial-era landmarks
  • Visit the War Remnants Museum
  • Explore a network of tunnels used by Vietnamese soldiers
  • Includes lunch and all entrance fees
  • Pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City
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Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide
Bottled water
Lunch
Drinks
Gratuities
Pickup at hotels outside of eligible area

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup at hotels at De Tham street, district 1.

Departure Time

8:00am
Meet a driver at your hotel, then board a climate-controlled vehicle for the trip to the first stop of the day, the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral. Take in the brick red Gothic architecture, a dramatic contrast with the buzzing streets below, then cross to the Saigon Central Post Office, a gem of colonial-era architecture.

Step back into the closing days of the war at the Reunification Palace, also called the Independence Palace, known as the place where the Vietnam War came to an end. Take in the staggering impact of the war at the graphic War Remnants Museum, which catalogs the conflict's weaponry and human toll.

Pause for lunch, then leave the city for the Cu Chi Tunnels, passing through a landscape of rice paddies and winding rivers, spotting water buffaloes and water birds along the way. Upon arrival at the tunnels, watch a short video about their history and construction, then spend several hours exploring the maze-like network, which once included hospitals, schools, kitchens, and sleeping quarters.

At the end of your time at Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for a snack of tea and guerilla-style food, then make the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Central Post Office
Central Post office
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
The Independence Palace
Independence Palace
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cu Chi Tunnels
Cu Chi tunnels
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Saigon City Tours - Day Tours
Saigon city
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • OPERATED BY Asia Travel Links

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What is the maximum group size during Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour with Lunch?
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This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

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Very good tour.Great guide and the...
meenacook60
, Apr 2018
Very good tour.Great guide and the inclusive lunch was tasty...well worth the money
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it was a good trip and obtained some...
Wei-Li D
, Jan 2018
it was a good trip and obtained some background about Vietnam
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The visit to the Reunification...
ROBERT G
, Oct 2017
The visit to the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum were interesting, the General Post Office OK and the Notre Dame Cathedral though impressive was only a viewing from the street. We did get some commentary on the bus but most of the time at locations was independent viewing. The lunch location and food was excellent. The trip through countryside to the Cu Chi Tunnels was interesting, and the tour through the area and the commentary provided on how the tunnels etc featured before and during the Vietnam war were fascinating. The advertised several hours exploring the maze-like network however was rather around an hour at the site exploring above ground exhibits and about 100 metres of the tunnels. Overall the day tour was enjoyable but organisation needs some work. Getting started on the morning tour was slow and involved walking to 3 separate locations rounding up people before getting into the bus, and it was confusing that this full day tour comprised some only taking the morning or afternoon segments.
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Great tour of the city highlights...
Maria W
, Aug 2017
Great tour of the city highlights followed by an incredible visit to the tunnels. Kids 19 and 21 had a great time as well. Would recommend.
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We had an excellent tour guide Bin...
Margaret S
, Aug 2017
We had an excellent tour guide Bin who's knowledge and jovial personality made the day that much more enjoyable. The day was very confronting in parts but well worth seeing.
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Throughly enjoyable tour with a really...
Michael
, Sep 2016
Throughly enjoyable tour with a really great guide. Highly recommended.

Product code: 24244P57

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