Cruise downstream along the Saigon riverbed and experience for yourself the historical and strategic importance of Cu Chi Tunnel.
The serene and verdant surroundings of Saigon River offer you a fun trip around the bustling neighbourhood of the river. Make your way around various renowned spots like Thanh Da and Binh Quoi as you slowly learn about the strategic importance of this 230 km river to the surrounding city lives. While you are there, you will also get to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnel and learn more about its importance in helping local Vietnamese win the war on two different occasions. You will also learn about the complex network of underground tunnel and the secret to its rigid structure and life sustaining capability. So ready yourself for an afternoon of adventure.
Travel to Cu Chi on one of your own modern speedboats. Your English-speaking tour guide will share with you all you need to know about the life along the banks of the Saigon River as your boat slowly bring your downstream and introduce you to the beautiful neighbourhood around the riverbank. Along the way, you will pass through famous spots such as Thanh Da, Binh Quoi and Binh Duong pottery village. Feast your eyes on the scenic views and stunning surrounding of the river as you lay eyes on the canals, trees, green garden houses along the way. After you complete your one-hour boat trip, your guide will take you through the historic and famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a tunnel system built in the 20th century which played a strategic role in fending off the French and American armies. The tunnel system itself consists of hospitals, rooms, kitchen, storage area and an underground working room. It is also interesting to note that the walls of the tunnel was excavated and smeared with clay and laterite to ensure it does not crumble and gives it more structure. Air is pumped into the tunnel through ventilation holes found across the area and you will get to hear more about the practical use and the hidden traps lying around the area as you go as well. A light breakfast will be served on the way to Cu Chi and a traditional Vietnamese lunch will be served after visiting the tunnels as well. Once you are full and satisfied, you will conclude your tour and return back to your hotel.
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