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Private Cu Chi Tunnels Half-Day Tour provided by Ginkgo Voyage Private Day Tours

Private Cu Chi Tunnels Half-Day Tour

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Overview
The Cu Chi Tunnels are one of Vietnam’s most important war sites, located just north of Ho Chi Minh City. On this private tour, enjoy comfortable private transport and the undivided attention of your guide, plus free time to explore the underground war tunnels, bunkers, booby traps, and field hospitals at your own pace.
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    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Situated 40 km away from Ho Chi Minh City, the Cu Chi tunnels consist of a vast and ingenious network of underground tunnels connecting living and cooking areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers but also hundreds of trap doors, that played a strategic role in the resistance of the Viet Cong soldiers during the war, helping them to control a large rural area around Ho Chi Minh City.
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Highlights
  • Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels with a guide for a more personalized experience
  • Incredible photo opportunities in the tunnels and trapdoors
  • Private tour: explore at your own pace
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off to Ho Chi Minh City
What to Expect
After pickup from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel, journey by air-conditioned private vehicle to the Cu Chi Tunnels. On arrival, watch a short video presentation and learn how the Viet Cong used the 155-mile (250-kilometer) network of underground tunnels as command centers, ammunition stores, field hospitals, and war bunkers during the Vietnam War. Follow your guide on a tour of the tunnels and experience the fascinating site firsthand as you crawl into the tunnels, pose for photos peeking out of a camouflaged trapdoor, and see an old American army tank. You also have the option to visit the shooting range (own expense) and sample some traditional tea and boiled tapioca, a common wartime meal for soldiers. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
5–6 hours
Inclusions
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • All sight-seeing and relevant admission fees
  • Tapioca & tea
  • Mineral water & wet tissue
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels
Exclusions
  • Personal expenses & Beverages
  • Shooting range fees
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Juana wrote a review Feb 2020
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Punctual pick up at hotel! Best tour guide, Jun, introduced the whole history of Vietnam very detailed. Never be bored during the journey. Taking good care of everyone. There’s nothing to worried with him. Very reliable ☺️Thank you
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Albert Alan O wrote a review Feb 2020
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We took the half Day tour of the Cu Chi tunnels with a stop over at a an arts factory which manufactures artworks from egg shells. We enjoyed the tour from the moment we stepped into the bus. Jun the tour guide was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Aliya Soomro wrote a review Jan 2020
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Jason our tour guide was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and very caring. All the parts of the day trip were well organised with good selection of boats, tuk tuks,mangrove boat,other stops and the restaurant for lunch. It was a very enjoyable day and worth the effort of the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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VikkiBee wrote a review Jan 2020
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom652 contributions243 helpful votes
I actually visited in February 2019, however due to travelling all over the world for the last 12 months, I am just in the process of writing all the reviews. We booked this tour through our hotel the day before. We were able to pay in dollars and get on the tour leaving the
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JW.NY wrote a review Dec 2019
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Booked this tour last minute based on the reviews here on TripAdvisor. The experience fell short of my expectations. The tour guide was soft-spoken and when combined with her average English, sometimes we could not understand her. We saw other groups and observed that we
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Date of experience: November 2019
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The Tour was really interesting and gave us many Information about the history. Our guide Tam spoke perfect english
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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