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Private tour to Cao Đài Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels1 Reviews
Discover Vietnam's fascinating history: start at Cao Dai Temple to see the stunning temple and learn about local spiritual culture; then visit the phenomenal underground tunnel network of Cu Chi.
- Visit Cao Dai Temple, one of the most striking in all of South-East Asia
- Explore the Cu Chi tunnels, vital during war times
- Savour cassava, a staple food of the Vietnamese guerrilla fighters
DescriptionAfter pick-up you'll depart to the Cao Dai temple. Meaning Great Holy Sight Temple, it was built in 1926, and is considered one of the striking structures in South-East Asia. Attend the midday ceremony to witness the daily prayer held by the Cao Dai followers. This is a fantastic experience, in which you will feel immersed in the culture of the area. After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed to the Cu Chi to explore the incredible site where the Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary as they played a vital role in the War. Watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels, including trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, kitchens, weapon factories, command center. After this fascinating time, it's time to enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla warriors’ food in war time), before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
IncludesPrivate air-conditioned car or van Drop-off and pick-up in centrally located hotels of Dist 1 English-speaking tour guide Entrance fee Lunch at local restaurant Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
- The tour is not available for the handicapped and anyone with heart conditions.