DELUXE GROUP TOUR – CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR HALF DAY (MORNING): 25 USD FOR ONE PERSON
The Cu Chi Tunnels are definitely worth the day trip out of Saigon, to see it is better than you could ever expect having heard about them back home. Just 70km (40 miles) northwest of Saigon, the Cu Chi area lies at the end of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and was the base from which Vietnamese guerillas used to attack Saigon. As a result, the whole area became a "free-fire zone" and was carpet-bombed in one of many American "scorched-earth" policies. But the residents of Cu Chi took their war underground, literally, developing a network of tunnels that, at its height, stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens, and triage areas -- an effective network for waging guerilla warfare on nearby U.S. troops
ITINERARY IN DETAILS
FREE CITY HOTEL PICKUP, and drive 1,5 hour to Ben Dinh, Cu Chi. Upon arrival at the tunnels, our tour begins with:
• Watch a brief of propaganda video, which explains how the tunnels were used to successfully defeat American military forces in combat
• The tour continues and the guide explains some traps that were placed in the jungles of Vietnam to either maim American soldiers or create panic amongst the ranks
• From here, you can enter one of the tunnel entrances and crawl through the tunnels is a real experience to imagine how people could live there for an extended period!
• There is a gin range where you can try to fire an automatic or semi automatic weapons for a fee (this fee is not included)
• Take some rest at the end for a taste of Cu Chi boiled tapioca and thinking what humans are capable of when having to defend their home. Drive back to Saigon.
INCLUSIONS: Air-conditional minivan transfer, English speaking guide, All admission fees, Drinking water
EXCLUSIONS: Personal expenses, Tips and Gratuities
DELUXE GROUP TOUR: MY THO – BEN TRE TOUR ONE DAY: 35 USD FOR ONE PERSON
FREE CITY HOTEL PICKUP, we drive 1,5 hours to My Tho and start to visit:
- Upon arrival in My Tho, we get on a motorboat, which shall start off by driving us across the Mekong River to Ben Tre, a beautiful island with many orchards. Here we can enjoy a variety of tropical fruits while listening to traditional South Vietnamese folk songs performed by local artists.
- Then, we are going to a coconut candy workshop, where you can see the way to make their living. Try some candy, and taste local confectionery.
- Finally, we will have a short rowing boat ride under the shady of green water coconut trees to our main boat, which in turn will take us to a local restaurant for having lunch.
- After lunch, we take a short walk or cycling (this is an optional) around the village or you can stay relax at the restaurant.
- Back to our boat and cross the river for overview of four islands (Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, and Phoenix).
- Arrival in My Tho, continue our last stop to Vinh Trang pagoda – one of the best-known in the region as the mix of Vietnamese, Chinese and Cambodian culture.
- Drive back to Saigon and drop you at your hotel or somewhere in the center as your request.
INCLUSION: Air-conditional transfer, English speaking guide, Fresh fruit, Boat trips, Rowing sampan, Drinking water, Entrance fees, Lunch
EXCLUSION: Drinks, Personal expenses
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