• Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Duration: 1 day (approx.)
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If you only have time for one day trip from Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels is a must. This full-day tour combines a tour of the historic WWII site with a unique spiritual experience at Cao Dai temple in Tay Ninh, plus a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included

Highlights

  • Full-day group tour of Cao Dai temple and Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Experience midday mass at the Cao Dai temple
  • Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant
  • Discover Vietnam’s WWII history with a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels

What You Can Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from your central Ho Chi Minh City hotel and an around 2-hour drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh.

On arrival, set out to explore the sacred temple with your guide and learn more about the fascinating Cao Dai religion, which borrows elements from Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Taoism. Then, take part in the midday mass, admiring the monks in their colorful robes and listening to the mesmerizing chants.

After stopping for lunch (included) at a local restaurant, continue to discover one of the most fascinating remnants of the Vietnam-American war – the Cu Chi Tunnels. Venture underground to explore the network of tunnels and bunkers, which stretch for over 124 miles (200km), and hear how they were used by the Viet Cong guerilla fighters. During your visit, learn more about the tunnels by watching a video presentation; explore the underground war bunkers, command centers, and weapons stores; pose for photos peeking out of a camouflaged trapdoor; and sample ‘cassava’, a popular dish eaten by the guerrilla fighters.

Back in Ho Chi Minh City, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Patricia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

Quite a long drive to get there, but very interesting. Would like to have spent more time there. Very nice lunch. Then onto cu chi tunnels. How they managed to survive in these during the work was a miracle.

Yelena V Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Must sse places.
Unique Temple and ceremony.
Cu Chi Tunnels are part of the very dramatic history of vietnam and how people of this county n their resistance to American occupants

DAISY MI WAH A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Highly recommend. The tour guide is very professional, well prepared and caring.

Terry K

4 star rating: Recommended September 2017

Great combination of the two most popular day trips outside HCMC. Expect a long drive to the sights and back. Lunch could be better. Vibrant and engaging guide- Thao from TNK Travel. Would definitively recommend.

Promod L United States of ... 

4 star rating: Recommended August 2017

We had a great tour guide Bin who has a great sense of humor and knowledgeable about the Cao Dai religion and its history. The visit to Cu Chi tunnels was informative and fun. My only negative about this tour was about the bus's airconditioning was we not good enough to keep us cool.

vui sin M

3 star rating: Worth doing October 2016

Senior person not recommend to this trip,tour guide rush up with rest without caring for senior person.overall okay with this trip.

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