Ky Anh Tunnels Full-Day Tour with Lunch
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- Meet witnesses of the tunnel construction and defense during the war
- Enter the war room and crawl through the narrow passages of the tunnels
- Join a local family for lunch and learn their traditional way of life
- Learn traditional handicrafts and the contrast of a traditional lifestyle in a modern society
- Take a boat tour on the beautiful Dam River and pick your own lotus flowers
DescriptionHead to Thach Tan Village and see the war from the tunnels below the ground. Thach Tan Village is also well known for its sedge weaving handicraft products. The neighboring village located at the Dam River offered shelter in the high thatch grasses during the war and now offers local fisherman the ideal place to catch their daily food and harvest water lilies and lotus flowers. Start your day early, at 9:00n AM at the Village Hall of Thach Tan, where the tunnels begin. Follow Mr. Ta, a wartime witness, to discover the tunnel networks. Uncover original relics and memorabilia donated by the villagers on display. At 11:00 AM, meet Mr. Phien, a member of the Directive Board of the construction of the tunnels. Enjoy a traditional lunch while you reminisce with Mr. Phien. In the afternoon, meet mat weaving artisans who try to keep this local wisdom alive. Learn different stages of making a mat, from sedge harvesting to weaving the final products. Enjoy a boat ride and take in the spectacular views along the Dam River. Learn how the locals make a living on this river, before you finish your tour at 3:00 PM.
IncludesLunch, water & snacks during the trip Local community guide • Boat fee and driver • English speaking facilitator Community activity program fee A handicraft souvenir from the village Hotel pick-up and drop-off (add-on service) Personal expense (extra drinks and snacks) • Extra activities Personal support to the community fund Personal expenses
- This tour will give you a chance to talk to war witnesses who lived through the war. Some of them might have heart-wrenching losses than others. While the supplier may try to mitigate the saddening emotions, this is a part of the truth. If you would like to keep the tour light, the supplier will respect your wish.
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