Cu Chi Tunnels Travel Tour Information
Cu Chi Tunnels Overview:
Cu Chi Tunnels is a defense system in the ground in Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City. It is from 70 km to the west-north of Ho Chi Minh City. This system of tunnels was dug the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam during the Indochina and Vietnam War. Tunnel system includes the medical stations, many rooms for stay, kitchens, storage, working rooms, tunnels system underground. The tunnels system is about 200 km long tunnels and it was built with well-aired systems under the bushes. Cu Chi Tunnels were built on land known as the "land of steel", located at the end of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. During Tet 1968 Campaign, National Liberation Front of South Vietnam have used the tunnel system to attack in Saigon.
Ben Duoc tunnels:
To Ben Duoc Tunnels, tourists will visit the tunnel system, the cellars that the leaders of the District Committee and the Military Zone of Saigon - Cho Lon – Where Gia Dinh lived, fought during the war.
THE MONUMENT TEMPLE FOR MARTYRS OF BEN DUOC - CU CHI:
In the famous land of Cu Chi Tunnels, in the past time of fighting with American enemy and right in the heart of the "iron triangle" that noisy with bombs and bullets, today, the Party and the people of Ho Chi Minh City created a project: The Monument Temple for Martyrs of Ben Duoc. The Monument temple was built to commemorate the huge services of the people, the soldiers who fought and sacrificed in the area of Saigon - Cho Lon - Gia Dinh in the two wars against French and American invaders. It is a project for the future generations to always remember, to express their gratitude and their pride.
THE STIMULATION AREA OF CU CHI LIBERATED AREA (1961-1972):
During the war in Vietnam, the United States mobilized a massive military force, created a puppet Government of the local troops in the new form of colonialism. A huge war machine was set up to defeat the resistance of the people of Vietnam. Saigon - Cho Lon - Gia Dinh was the center of the US Army – the US local troops. In 1965, the US began pouring the American Expeditionary Force into South Vietnam, conducted the strategy of "the local war" with the sinister conspiracy of "the pacification" and "to search and to destroy" to dismantle all of our revolutionary forces.
BEN DINH TUNNELS:
Ben Dinh Tunnels is located .on the Highway 15, this is the base of Cu Chi District Commissioner. Like in Ben Duoc Tunnels, while visiting Ben Dinh Tunnels, visitors will see the documentary film in the hall and listen to the history of the development of a strategic system of Cu Chi Tunnels. In addition to the inspection of the tunnel system, the accommodation, the activities, the meeting places of the leaders of Cu Chi District Party Committee, the tunnels for making the weapons, the gallery of homemade weapons ... there is a strategic system of crisscrossed trenches with tunnels to Dong Du base, where the US Division that was nicknamed "the tropical lightning " stationed. And even more interesting, you will see the body of the M41 tank of the US Army that was caught mine planted by the guerrillas in 1970 in the middle of the forest. This is the testament to the failure of the US military .on Cu Chi battlefield when they had to face with an invisible army from the underground.
Sport Defense Shooting:
A thrilled sport with many visitors involved. Visitors will feel interested when testing their marksmanship in Defense Shooting playground. You can choose the appropriate type of gun used during the war, after the complete guide, you can try your shooting with animal-shaped and moving targets.
Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels Tour: Half day:
- We will pick you up from hotel at 8.30 or 13:00, the transferring to Cu Chi tunnel area. We will visit a network of 200km long underground dug-out which was being used during the Vietnam – USA war.
- There is little evidence to indicate the intense fighting, bombing and destruction that went on in Cu Chi during the war.
- We will return Ho Chi Minh city at 12.30 or 17:30
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