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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City provided by TNK Travel

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Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The Cu Chi Tunnels are best explored on a guided trip from Ho Chi Minh City, so you can spend less time worrying about transportation, and more time learning the tunnels’ role in the Vietnam War. Go underground to learn about the hardships of the Viet Cong, sample typical food the soldiers would have eaten, and make an optional stop at a shooting range (own expense).
  • You'll start at
    22 Bùi Viện
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Get the bus and depart for Cu Chi tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy a relaxing hours drive from Ho Chi Minh City to the Cu Chi tunnels. Your tour guide will give you an overview introduction of Cu Chi and its legendary history. A documentary film about the tunnels tell you how about the tunnels histories and how fierce the war did happen in the area. You will be guided to the tunnels system including the weapon factory, hospitals, kitchens and crawl under the tunnels. After that you'll have the chance to try delicious manioc which is the main food for guerillas in Cu Chi during the war. Leave Cu Chi tunnels and arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City. ***Please note: Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expecting.This tour will back Ho Chi Minh City in lately evening ( about 15:00 PM or more)
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  • You'll end at
    22 Bùi Viện
    22 Bùi Viện, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
    ***Meeting point is located in the backpacker area and recommended to come is taxi or Grab. ***The meeting point address: + 22 Bùi Viện Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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  • Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels on a morning tour from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Learn about the Vietnam-American War and the Viet Cong who used the tunnels
  • Crawl into the tight spaces to see how people lived during war time
  • Round-trip hotel transportation from District 1 included
What to Expect
Meet at your District 1 hotel or in central Ho Chi Minh City and settle into an air-conditioned bus for the drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels. During your journey, listen to an overview of the tunnels’ history 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 entire 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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Important Information
Departure Point
22 Bùi Viện, Phường Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transportation as per program
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Mineral water
  • Pick-up and drop off at the centrally located hotels in District 1 (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Lunch, drinks, tips and personal expenses
  • Tax and insurance
  • Pick-up and drop off at the centrally located hotels in District 1 (if option selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Group tour : From 20 - 40 pax
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults, otherwise they will be subject to the adult rate. A surcharge maybe applied to the bookings with 2 or more children.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat and the tour inclusions. Please advise the supplier if you have from 1 infant at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • The tour is not available for the handicapped and anyone with heart problems.
  • Extra surcharge may apply for pickup outside of District 1.
  • For the centrally located hotels in Dist 1 where we can not pick up and transfer because of the traffic rules, please contact the local supplier for support. In more detail, we are not allowed to pick up at Nguyễn Trãi Street, Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa Street,…
  • Please note that the return time is subject to traffic conditions, for which the tour operator is not responsible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mary H wrote a review Mar 2020
14 contributions1 helpful vote
So glad we did this - a fascinating glimpse into the resilience and ingenuity of the Viet Cong. Our guide was knowledgeable and articulate. Great way to spend a day - back at the hotel by mid afternoon.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Michael C wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
A very unique and unforgettable experience. About 6 hours. 2 hour drive from Diatrict 1 where many popular hotels are. Gordon was a an excellent and knowledgeable guide.
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Lloyd210 wrote a review Mar 2020
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom3 contributions
Golden was a very informative and knowledgeable tour guide, he made the tour interesting, fun and was respectful of the history as well. Overall a well organised tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from TNKTravelTeam, Người quản lý at Morning Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City
Responded 11 Mar 2020
Hi Lloyd210, On behalf of TNK Travel, we would like to express our thanks to you for choosing our services and taking time to write your opinion about us afterwards. We believe you had a great time during the tour and were delighted with what we did for you. At your convenience, you can go to our website or like our fan page more programs, tours, discounts, and many special offers. It’s a pleasure to keep serving you next time when you come back to Vietnam. Please feel free to contact us if you have any question about our services. Warm regards, TNK Travel Team
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Phil manning wrote a review Mar 2020
Vietnam15 contributions6 helpful votes
You cannot go to Vietnam without going to the cu chi tunnels . It gets very busy so go early to avoid the over crowding at sites of interest.Have a local tour guide walk you through the area.There is so much to see so having a local guide will ensure you get to see all the it
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Swati V wrote a review Mar 2020
Noida, India2 contributions
Vang.. he was an amazing guide.. took care of everything so nicely. It was friendly and had lots of information.. overall trip was just mind blowing.
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

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By: TNK Travel
The best tour operator in Vietnam , highly professional and very well organised tour company .. highly recommended
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1 day around Mekong delta with our tour guide Kay!
Great tour! One of our best tours in Vietnam! Our guide by the name of Kay was super friendly and helpful! He was v
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Cao Dai temple and the Chu Cu Tunnel
The trip awesome. I am very appreciate to the tour company provide a good service. The company proceed The trip eve
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Mekong tiver 2 days
Dany our guide is nice friendly and good take care all of the group and sing well and tour is nice in Mekong Our to
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Mékong with nice guide
Danny is nice and friendly manage big group very well and good service tnk travel Thank you tnk and good recomand
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Mekong 2 days
Danny our guide was very amazing!. He knew everything. Good places to visit and to rest. He took care of everyone.
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Great day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels
Very well organised tour and our guide Mr Truong was excellent- very knowledgeable about the tunnels and war in gen
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Interesting and informative
Vang Vo (Golden) led the tour. He has a wealth of knowledge and shared interesting details about the sights we we
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Day Trip
Vang was a great guide to see the sights. This temple was not your typical temple you would find in Hanoi, but ano
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Great day in Temple Cao Đài & Củ Chi Tunnels
Vang is a top guide, smile everytime and good explications all the day. Visits are interesting, good stop close to
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Niek P
Great tour with Trew!
Had a great morning trip to the tunnels with Trew as our guide! Would recommend to everyone! Good explanations and
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Mekong river tour
I did the 2 day Mekong river tour with Minh and it was really nice Minh was really helpful and made the group have
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Amazing tour guide!
Tram was a lot of fun to be around and gave a great tour of the Vietcong tunnels!! She was full of fun facts throug
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Really informative trip!
We really enjoyed our time on this trip. Our guide Ms Tram was so informative and we learnt so much about the Vietn
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Nice visite !
Nice visite with tram! She’s very kind and I learned a lot about Vietnam war. I recommend the tour for sure
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