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Ho Chi Minh: Tour to Cu Chi with Ben Duoc Tunnels

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Discover the area of steel where the Vietnamese showed their endurance in the past. Journey through a chapter in Vietnamese history on a tour of the network of underground rooms used by the Viet Cong during the war.

Highlights

  • Learn about the experience of the Vietnam War in Southern Part
  • Crawl into the huge underground network of the Ben Duoc Tunnels
  • Watch a short video which is an overview of Cu Chi’s history
  • Climb down tunnels to explore the underground living areas and martial facilities

Description

Depart from Ho Chi Minh and head towards the suburban district of Cu Chi with an approximately 1.5 hours drive by bus.   Watch a short video presentation about the history of the Ben Duoc Tunnels and learn about the harsh life the Vietnamese people endured during the Vietnam War. Explore a section of the subterranean system where the Viet Cong set up a base as a hideout from their enemies during the war. Following your guide’s instructions, journey through some of the zones of the tunnels to investigate the underground kitchens, bedrooms, field hospitals, storage facilities, weapons factories, and command centers.  Crawl through the dark and tight spaces to experience what life was like first hand. Taste the wartime staple food of the Viet Cong with a dish of steamed cassava with salt and some special tea.  Go to a shooting range for the optional chance to fire a gun of your choice.

Includes

Transportation in an air-conditioned bus English-speaking tour guide 1 bottle of mineral water per person Entry fees at Ben Duoc tunnels Hotel pickup and drop-off in District 1 (depending on option chose)
Tax Travel insurance Tips and personal expenses Gun Rental

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