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Cu Chi Tunnels Private Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Product ID: 125645
Travel back in time and explore the Cu Chi Tunnels on a small group tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Explore the underground network of rooms used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. Watch a war documentary, shoot an AK-47, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pickup from hotels in the city center of Ho Chi Minh City.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about the Cu Chi Tunnels from a professional guide
  • Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Shoot an AK-47
Full description
Depart from Ho Chi Minh City and travel in air-conditioned comfort to the Cu Chi Tunnels, just 60 kilometers from the city center. Learn about the role the extraordinary network of underground rooms and corridors played in the Vietnam War.

Pass the peaceful paddy fields and see ducks and water buffaloes swimming in the rivers along the side of road. Try to imagine the destruction and damage caused to the area by the bombing and mines during the long Vietnam War. 

Test your aim as you try to fire an AK-47 at the shooting range before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van or bus
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Tapioca
What’s Not Included
  • AK-47 fee
  • Meals
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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One of the best tours ever! A must for all visitors to Ho Chi Minh!

My tour guide (Sally) and driver were very punctual picking me up at my hotel. I however was late and they waited patiently for me. For the record, Sally was one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable guides I've had on any tour in the world. She made a great day even better! The facilities at Cu Chi tunnels are clean, safe and accessible. There are many exhibits and artifacts to see along the tour including multiple versions of tunnels, booby traps, a destroyed tank and artillery. There is also a live-fire gun range. Going into the tunnels themselves is not for the faint of heart! I thought I could make the full 100 meter journey but only lasted 20 meters. There is a small dining area along the trail with a variety of food and beverages for purchase. The tour is very thought provoking and guests should be respectful as it's an actual battle ground. I highly recommend this for people of all ages.

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10 April 2019

My guide Lucy was extremely knowledgeable and friendly with a beautiful warm smile. What I liked most was learning about the operation of the tunnel system and its advantages to the Vietnamese people. I loved that we could crawl through the tunnels which in turn elevated my understanding. I highly recommend Lucy and Vietnam Adventures tours for a fun educational experience.

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24 July 2018


2 November 2018

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Product ID: 125645