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Jiahui T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2016

We enjoyed our trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Our guide Tranh was very helpful and informative in helping us to understand how the Viet Cong could successfully withstood the US invasion. I also like the side trip to a farm to watch and experience rice paper making. Highly recommended!

Eric C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2016

Tan was very informative and had a good sense of humor. He provided a good insight of the history of Vietnam. He also recommended a lot of places to eat and sight see.

Guillermo D M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2016

Wonderful experience

Matt P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2016

highly recommend this tour. Our guide Tan was OUTSTANDING!!!

Alexander P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2016

Great half day tour with english speaking guide.

Brendan H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2016

No issues, as described.

Burton P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2015

It was a very comprehensive and informative.

Anna S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2015

This tour was even more interesting and informative than I expected! Only blip was that the tour guide wasn't easy to find because I was looking for a sign or guide from Viator, but she was actually from a local tour operator, so it wasn't clear I was part of her tour. Anyway, our guide Anna was awesome and provided great info start to finish. Thanks!

Marion C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

Great tour, very informative thanks to Than our guide.
The small group format was definitely the right choice as we could ask many questions to our tour guide.

Simon R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

It was amazing

Lei

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

One of the best tours to take when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Showcases the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese. Our guide, Queenie, was quite knowledgeable. Located about 2 hours out of the city proper, tunnels are in the middle of a tropical rainforest. Slather on the mosquito repellent and wear comfortable clothes and shoes to be able to enjoy the interactive exhibits.

gerry United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Very interesting day out, discovered many things about the innovative and resourceful VC, the way they eluded capture and eventually won that war. The various ingenious terrifying traps they built for killing and more importantly to them, maiming the Americans. Plenty of original contraptions available to view. The tunnels, even though widened for tourists, were still quite claustrophobic, though they are only a small part of the tour. You also have the option to use the firing range and let off some rounds from various guns, including M16s and AK47s. Our guide stressed there was no animosity towards the USA now, but he did seem quite proud and enthusiastic about the killing and injuring of Americans.
All in all a great educational and enjoyable day out in the jungle. Recommended.

Jessye B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Ms Linda was great!

Debbie C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Highly enjoyable tour from the beginning to the end. Our tourguide, Queenie was fabulous. She was very knowledgeable and interesting, and always willing to go the extra mile. The hour and half long journey to the tunnels were filled with lots of interesting facts and history. The tunnels itself blew me away, but what really made the trip special was the guide who brought the history and stories to life. Highly recommended.

Jayne D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Highly informative tour. A small group of only 12 gave us all time to ask questions if we wished. Our guide, Tam, was excellent. He had great local and historical knowledge and was extremely helpful on the tour and with giving us recommendations for other activities, places to go to, eat, shop etc for the rest of our stay in Ho Chi Minh City.

Paul W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Great trip to get outside the city for a morning. We stopped at a local farm and got to spend about thirty minutes seeing how daily life on the farm is. Our tour guide Loung provided facts and kept us engaged the entire trip. The entire tunnels area has been setup for tourists and does a good job of showing the history and perspective of the Cu Chi people in the Vietnamese War. Bring 300,000vd if you want to shoot some of the old weapons at the range on the end of the tour! Great experience, would definitely recommend for anyone visiting Saigon

john j

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

this was a very informative tour. Our guide Mary had a great sense of humour spoke good English and was very informative . The bus was comfortable .

Erin F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

I had Tham as our tour guide. She was awesome and so knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the tour and information. Really well done. I will bring my Mom next year when she comes to visit me in S.E. Asia.

KPP

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

We had great fun!
The tour guide, Quang, spoke very good English and provide a lot of information and history not only of the tunnel, but the city also. We highly recommend it!

Gary W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Great value , very informative

NicolasI

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Our guide was really nice and knowledgeable. She explained many things about the tunnels, made the tour quite interactive, and I feel like I saw and learnt much more in this tour than I would have seen in a museum or on websites about Vietnam war.

Monisha D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing! Really gave you insight on how the viet cong lived during the war times! The 30 second optional experience in the tunnel was a real eye opener! We also got to visit a family who lived near by and saw how the rice paper wrappers were made!

Samantha S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This tour was amazing! We had a small group of only 4 people and our guide Ms Queenie was absolutely great - she is so friendly but most of all so knowledgeable there was nothing she couldn't answer and she taught us so much about the Vietnamese culture and history I would highly recommend this trip

James D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Excellent tour! Quenie was fantastic! Knowledgeable on all aspects of Vietnamese culture and very personable. The detour to make some rice paper is a nice addition too. The tour of the tunnels is great. It's popular so there are lots of other groups and big crowds but it's worth doing. Take the chance to get into the hole see the profile picture for this tour for what I mean when it comes as there's only one chance to do it! There's a chance to fire a range of weapons in an outdoor range too which is cool costs extra and the whole tour is timed about right. Good value for the price - book it!

Torsten S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

This tour turned out to be one of the most awesome experiences of our two weeks stay in Vietnam, also due to our great tour guide Ms. Linda. From the beginning, she created a very comfortable and friendly atmosphere, and stayed in constant dialogue with the group to make sure that the half day trip is spent in a way that is the most enjoyable for every participant.
This led also to a stop at a local house at which Ms. Linda and the residents demonstrated rice paper and rubber production. As this visit was originally not mentioned in the tour, it was a very welcome addition to the booked package.
The time at the tunnels was well spent, with really good explanations by Ms. Linda, and enough time to discover the underground world of the tunnels.

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