Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is located in Asia’s commercial center, Vietnam, where it has created an environment of fun and rejuvenating vitality. It is outright impossible to resist the magnificence of this great city.
Tourists get to walk through the ancient entryways to the sanctuaries filled with fragranced plants before entering the shopping centers below the 21st-century buildings.
The past events have altered the structural appearance of the buildings; however, the genuine excellence of the previous Saigon’s urban collection is the consistent blend of these two eras into one attractive city.
Củ Chi is an old region of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War from 1967, Củ Chi Base Camp was used as the base for the 269th Aviation Battalion of the United States Army. It is acclaimed for its tunnels, which were developed during the Vietnam War, and used as camps for the Vietnamese soldiers.
Well known for the impact during the War, the Cu Chi tunnels reveal more about the historical backdrop of the battle of the Vietnamese. This became a legend of the twentieth century and was known all over the world.
The Cu Chi Tunnel Tours we provide are interesting and unique with over 250 km of tunnels looking like spider webs underground, with the finishing of works related with the tunnels, for example, channels, docks, battling places, tunnels for eating, relaxing, gatherings, exercises, military, nourishment stockpiling, water wells, and the Hoang Cam stoves.
The Cu Chi is widely known as a great vacation spot for tourists and locals alike. The tunnels numbered over 200 and they became incredible because they played an important role in the War. The tunnels were used by urban communities for underground activities including various snare entryways, exceptionally developed houses, storerooms, and weapons manufacturing plants, field medical clinics, war rooms, and kitchens.
Also, the tour guides at our Cu Chi Tunnels Tours are very fluent in English which means the tourists will not encounter any language barrier, air-conditioned bus for movement within the tourist centers.
There is also a lot of proof of the notorious War that occurred during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a Free Target Zone. Tourists visiting Cu Chi tunnels can be shown a short demo indicating how the tunnels were built before they enter them. While tourists spend their time investigating the tunnels, they are served tea, cassava; a guerrilla-warriors’ nourishment eaten during wartime. After the end of the trips, tourists can return to Sai Gon and round up their expedition with the Cao Dai Temple Cu Chi Tunnels visit.
BEN DUOC TUNNEL (Premium Tour)
The Ben Duoc Tunnel is one of the two sets of Cu Chi tunnels tours that are open to the public. When compared to the Ben Dinh Tunnel, this tunnel is five times larger and is less visited by tourists. Visitors of the Ben Duoc tunnel get real, unfiltered views into the complexity of the tunnel’s system as it was used during the Vietnam War.
They also get to see the vast network of these tunnels, which was set up by Viet Cong guerrilla fighters as hiding spots during combat, as well as different communication and supply routes.
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WHY VISIT CU CHI TUNNELS?
Tourists are encouraged to head down the tunnels once utilized by the Vietcong, during the Vietnam War on this mind-blowing experience, with an all-around protected relic of Vietnam’s ongoing history.
Rather than making your own way to the Cu Chi Tunnels, or joining a large tour group, tourists can also arrange for one of our private Cu Chi Tunnel tours, with one of our hand-picked professional tour guides, who will both educate and entertain you. One of our tour guides, Mr.Lum, has excellent reviews that you can read about on TripAdvisor.
CU CHI TUNNELS BEN DINH
Ben Dinh tunnel is situated around 70 km toward the northwest of HCMC, Cu Chi tunnels are the relatively smaller than the much-anticipated Cu Chi tunnels.
COOKING CLASS IN CU CHI TUNNELS
Tourists that are interested in the cooking class in Cu Chi tunnels are picked up, and they are driven for an hour and a half to the Cu Chi area.
Here they check the local market and get the core ingredients needed for the cooking class. Also, the tourists and their guide can further visit the vegetable farms where they collect fresh herbs, spices, and vegetables.
During the cooking class, the participants get exposed to different experiences of Vietnamese cooking styles and methods, including knife handling skills, decoration, and cooking tips that are considered healthy.
At the end of the cooking exercise, tourists-participants get to eat the food prepared, which is the much-anticipated delicious meals.
After the tourists had eaten lunch, they have the privilege to check other 250 km tunnels systems underground locales, these tunnels have been said to play a crucial role for the Vietnamese Communist service when the War took place. Entering the tunnels to gain total amazing experience, tourists are advised to bend and roll inside to have a real experience.
As the tour comes to an end, the tourists are conveyed back to their lodge at about evening.
On the off chance that the diligence of the Vietnamese can be symbolized by a spot, barely any destinations could present a more grounded defense for it than Cu Chi. From the outset, there is sparse proof today of the horrendous battling, breaking down, and destruction that shook Cu Chi during the War.
To perceive what went on, visitors will need to go down the tunnels further underground following their guide’s instructions.
In conclusion, the Cu Chi tunnels have become a position of an expedition for Vietnamese younger students and Communist Party units.
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CU CHI TUNNELS BY SPEEDBOAT
After visitors get picked from their respective Ho Chi Minh City accommodations, they are moved to Tang Cang wharf and set their sail aboard a speedboat along the Saigon River.
During the voyage, tourists are expected to enjoy the views of the river and are treated to a light breakfast of baked foods and modern ready-made organic meals.