- Fun-filled excursion to Ho Chi Minh sights & war landmarks
Underground excursion through maze-like Cu Chi tunnels
An immersive look at the lives of soldiers during the Vietnam War
War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral & Post Office
Shopping at Ben Thanh market & tasty Vietnamese lunch
Pick up from your hotel in the morning
Enjoy 1.5 hours driving to the northwest of Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi tunnels. Located 37 miles (60km) from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi tunnels is now considered a heroic district for its role during the American war in Vietnam. The tunnel complex was initially started in 1948 to protect the Viet Cong guerrillas from the French air and ground sweeps. The tunnels also served as communication routes, storage facilities for food and weapon caches as well as hospitals and living quarters for guerrilla fighters throughout the American war. A visit to the underground villages will provide a better understanding of the Cu Chi tunnels’ history, the hardship of life in the tunnels and the Vietnamese resilience during combat.
In the late morning return to Ho Chi Minh city for Vietnamese lunch with traditional Vietnamese food. Afternoon take time to visit city center famous destinations: War Remnant Museum, The Notre-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Opera House and shopping at the Ben Thanh market, Saigon Square