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Cu Chi Tunnel Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

Pick up from Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Code: SGN-39 Duration: Approx 5 Hours

Relive the harsh conditions and wartime endurance of the Vietnamese soldiers by making your way down the Cu Chi Tunnel.


  • Walk down the History lane and Witness the Game-changing Strategy that led the Local Vietnamese Soldiers to Victory in the French and Vietnam War
  • Crawl Under the Small Enclosed Tunnel and have a Taste of an Underground life and Subsistence Living Condition Endured by Local Vietnamese Soldiers
  • Get the Chance to load and fire Rounds from a Wartime AK47 or M16 on a Nearby Shooting Range for your Extra fun

Tour Description:

In the 19th century, Southeast Asia was a lucrative destination for foreign powers to come and colonize. Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia themselves were previously colonized by France in 1880 and this led to the Indochina colony for Europe. However, it was not long before the locals staged an uprising and went against their colony master. Guerilla war tactics were employed and among the many unique battle strategy is the Cu Chi Tunnel strategy which spanned along Cu Chi where resistance army would reside. The underground tunnel proved to be very effective in their strategic attack and soon, it became a key gamechanger in the battle. Today, you will get to learn more about the interior and history of this wondrous tunnel by coming into the tunnel directly and experiencing life underground.

The Cu Chi Tunnel system was created in 1948 to assist the Viet Minh as they fought against the French for independence. Digging and building a network of tunnels continued over the next 25 years until an underground city was successfully built with functioning living areas, kitchens, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals and command centres. The tunnel network itself could house thousands of people who lived almost entirely underground for years to come. Inside the tunnel, people would lead a relatively normal life, including getting married and raising children amongst others. The tunnel’s function and role even extends to the American War as the entire area of Cu Chi was designated as a free fire zone. The area was heavily bombed and attacked and even then, the tunnel played an important role in launching guerilla attacks and deploying traps for the local resistance. When the war was over, the tunnel was no longer used. In 1988, two sections of the tunnels were opened for visitors to come and see. Today, you have the chance to enjoy this experience firsthand as you go down the tunnel and explore the underground interior of the tunnel network. Once you come back above ground, you will also get the option to continue your tour and fire some rounds from a war era M16 or AK47 at the nearby firing range. Do note that this is optional and that the firing range experience will incur additional fees should you decide to try it out.

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:

  • 7:30 am - 8:00 am
  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

What's Included:

  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fee
  • 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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Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

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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