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  1. Vietnam
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cu Chi Tunnels

Private tour to Cao Đài Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels

Product ID: 120321
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Discover Vietnam's fascinating history: start at Cao Dai Temple to see the stunning temple and learn about local spiritual culture; then visit the phenomenal underground tunnel network of Cu Chi.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup available from centrally-located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Cao Dai Temple, one of the most striking in all of South-East Asia
  • Explore the Cu Chi tunnels, vital during war times
  • Savour cassava, a staple food of the Vietnamese guerrilla fighters
Full description
After pick-up you'll depart to the Cao Dai temple. Meaning Great Holy Sight Temple, it was built in 1926, and is considered one of the striking structures in South-East Asia. Attend the midday ceremony to witness the daily prayer held by the Cao Dai followers. This is a fantastic experience, in which you will feel immersed in the culture of the area.

After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed to the Cu Chi to explore the incredible site where the Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary as they played a vital role in the War. Watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels, including trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, kitchens, weapon factories, command center.

After this fascinating time, it's time to enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla warriors’ food in war time), before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
Includes
  • Private air-conditioned car or van
  • Drop-off and pick-up in centrally located hotels of Dist 1
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
What’s Not Included
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping is at your discretion

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
The tour is not available for the handicapped and anyone with heart conditions.
Organized by

TNKTravel

Product ID: 120321