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Cu Chi Tunnels Boat Trip
Activities in Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Tunnels Boat Trip

  • English English
  • 6 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Visit the Cu Chi tunnels and learn about Vietnam's history by delving into the underground passageways and firing a real weapon. 

Itinerary

At 7:30 am, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh, and set off in a minibus to Tan Cang Port. We'll board a boat that will take us to the Cu Chi tunnels, the famous underground passageways built by Vietnamese guerrillas during the war.

On the boat trip, you'll enjoy a small breakfast consisting of a typical dessert, fresh fruit and water as you admire the beauty of the natural surroundings.

After an hour we'll arrive at the Cu Chi tunnels. First, we'll watch a short documentary that will tell us all about why the Viet Cong soldiers built this network of underground passageways, what they were used for and the living conditions inside them. We'll venture through the Vietnamese jungle until we find the secret entrances to the tunnels and make our way inside them, where we'll discover the traps used to deceive the enemy and the bunkers.

When we leave the tunnels, we'll head to the trenches where we'll practice shooting with one of the AK-47s used by the Viet Cong.

We'll recover our energy with some green tea and tapioca. At 11:45 am, we'll head back in the boat to the Tan Cang Port.

Before returning to the hotels, we'll complete the trip with a seven-course traditional meal in a restaurant. 

We'll get back to the hotels in Ho Chi Minh at 2 pm.

Shooting practice 

  • You must be over 12 years old to participate in the shooting practice with an AK-47. 
  • You'll have to pay 26 US dollars (600000 Vietnamese dollars) per person for 10 bullets on the day of the tour. 

Pick up 

This tour includes pick-up from hotels in Ho Chi Minh District 1 between at 7:30 am. If your hotel is not within District 1, we'll meet at the entrance of Tan Cang Resort (A100 Ung Van Khiem, Binh Thanh District) at 7 am.

Price

Adults Children between 8 and 11 years old Children between 4 and 8 years old Children under 4 years old
US$ 82
US$ 61.50
US$ 41
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 82
  • Children between 8 and 11 years old

    US$ 61.5
  • Children between 4 and 8 years old

    US$ 41
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

6 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Minibus transport.

English speaking guide.

Boat transport.

Entry to Cu Chi Tunnels.

Lunch.

Mineral water.

Not included

AK 47 shooting practice.

Bullets (26 USD for 10 bullets).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (6:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

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Frequently asked questions

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Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 82
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.