Opportunity to explore the intricate tunnel system of Cu Chi
Guided exploration of Ben Thanh Market & chance to buy gifts
Chance to see the War Remnants Museum's historic photography
Visit to Vietnam's largest post office, Central Post Office
Local tour guide with expert insight into the city & sites
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Ho Chi Minh and Cu Chi Tunnels
Bottled water and towel
Roundtrip transport if your hotel in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City via air-conditioned van
Live tour commentary provided in English
Know Before You Book
Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.
Maximum group size is 12 people.
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.
Each van holds up to 12 people.
Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Ho Chi Minh hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
What you can expect
Experience the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh and the historic outskirts of Cu Chi, as you explore these 2 iconic cities. Venture to the impressive network of tunnels in Cu Chi, and then make your way to the lively city for a tour some of its most popular destinations and markets.
Begin with a convenient hotel pick-up from your guide before making the drive to Cu Chi. Upon your arrival, explore how the Viet Cong lived and fought underground in these intricately constructed tunnels. As you head below the surface you see hidden entrances, traps, bunkers, hospitals, and kitchens.
At midday stop for a traditional Vietnamese lunch before the drive back to Ho Chi Minh, formerly known as Saigon. Here you have the chance to tour the country's busiest city. Make your first stop at the famed Ben Thanh Market where you can find vendor-lined streets with colourful arrangements of produce and crafts. Take time to buy a few unique items and practise your bargaining skills.
Next, follow your guide to the War Remnants Museum to view the vast collection of wartime images dedicated to journalists and photographers who died during the French and American conflicts.
Step back in time as you witness renowned French colonial structures, including The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Central Post Office. Observe the French architectural influence and beauty before being comfortably transported back to your hotel.