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Cu Chi Tunnel and Cao Dai Temple Exploration

Pick up from Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Code: SGN-45 Duration: Approx 7 Hours

Familiarise yourself and marvel at the majestic Cu Chi Tunnel and get to know the teaching behind Caodaism in a full day’s tour around Ho Chi Minh City.


  • Get down into the Mysterious and Wondrous Underground of Cu Chi Tunnel and Explore the Difference of an Underground life led by the Resistance During Wartime
  • Go out and Explore the Majestic Cao Dai Temple and Experience the Unique Hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity in the Caodaism Religion 
  • Enjoy a Local Vietnamese Lunch at your own Leisure on a Local Restaurant as you Satisfy your Hunger After a good day’s walk

Tour Description:

Ho Chi Minh is home to an array of interesting historical and cultural sites. The Cu Chi Tunnel is famed for its importance in ensuring victory for Vietnam during the French colonial war and the Vietnam War. Today though, this tunnel is more of a tourist attraction where visitors can learn more about the hidden history and function of the tunnel as a living space as well. Aside from that, Ho Chi Minh City itself also has its own religious group called Caodaism which combines elements and beliefs from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. You will also get to learn more about this religious group as you go around Ho Chi Minh City and around the city complexes. 

First, you will go and visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels. This legendary and historical tunnel stretches around 250 km from Saigon all the Vietnamese-Cambodian border. Aside from being a labyrinth, it also has its own hospitals, rooms, kitchen, storage area, and a functioning underground working room. Structured with clay mixed in laterite, the sticky nature of the combination ensures that the walls of the tunnel do not crumble, making it durable and stable. If you are feeling adventurous, you can also try crawling into the tunnel while you experience the feeling of living underground like a resistance fighter. Together with the tunnel, you will also get to learn more about the hidden traps and pitfalls around the tunnel which are specially made for intruders.

After the Cu Chi Tunnel, you will head over to Tay Ninh Province, a southern province located near the Vietnamese-Cambodian border. Home to the beautiful “Holy See” Temple built by Cao Dai sect, the temple houses the tout believer of Caodaism who practice a unique hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. Interestingly, some of its patron saints include Sun Yat-Sen, Victor Hugo and Nguyen Binh Khiem. This temple also offers a range of photo opportunities that you can capitalize on while you slowly make your way around.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation from guest incur additional charges as follows:
  • 48 hours before the departure day: 50% charge of the total tour cost.
  • After 48 hours before the departure day or no-show: 100% charge of the total tour cost
  • Customers cannot receive any types of compensation in the case of annulations is due to a force majeure

Pick-Up Time:

  • 6:30 am - 7:00 am

What's Included:

  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities
  •  Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone and beverage

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two (2) pax for confirmation. This tour is subject to availability. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011) to inquire about the availability of this tour
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

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List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Ho Chi Minh City. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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