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Private Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum Tour From Phu Huu Port

Ho Chi Minh City, VN
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Vietnam with the Private Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum Tour. Delve into the complex network of war tunnels, where you can even crawl through them yourself, and gain a unique perspective on the Vietnam War. Discover the ingenious designs and challenges faced by the soldiers who navigated these tight spaces. Explore the kitchens hidden within the tunnels and taste the same food the Viet Cong fighters ate during the war. Then, visit a rubber tapping facility to learn about the process of extracting latex from rubber trees. Finally, be amazed by the War Remnants Museum, which showcases the devastating effects of war on the civilian population. Admire never-before-seen material and historic photos taken by renowned war photographers. This tour offers an unforgettable insight into the resilience and endurance of the Vietnamese people.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the historical Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Experience crawling through the tunnels
  • Learn about Vietnam's rubber tapping process
  • Discover the shocking exhibits at the War Remnants Museum
  • Gain a different perspective on the Vietnam War
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • All Taxes
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Unlimited Bottles of Water
  • Lunch (please note we can cater for any dietary requirements, just be sure to get in touch beforehand)
  • Port Permit Service: For a fee of 25USD/person, our guide and transport can go inside the port, right to your cruise ship for pick-up and drop off. This requires passport details such as full name, passport number, DOB, expiry date and nationality. We recommend this service for safety and comfort during the hot or rainy days, as well a reliable transport service.
  • Gratuities for your guide & driver
  • Travel Insurance

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Introduction

Get ready to delve into the captivating culture and history of Vietnam with the Private Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum Tour. This immersive experience offers a unique insight into the country's past, allowing you to explore the ingenious network of war tunnels used by the Viet Cong fighters during the Vietnam War. From crawling through the tunnels to sampling the food the soldiers ate, you'll gain a deep understanding of the challenges they faced.

What to expect?

During this 480-minute tour, you can anticipate an unforgettable journey that takes you from the Cu Chi Tunnels to the War Remnants Museum. Step into the shoes of the soldiers as you crawl through the historic tunnels or explore the site at your own pace, soaking in the historical and cultural significance. Afterwards, you'll visit a rubber tapping facility, learning about the process of extracting latex from rubber trees. Finally, the War Remnants Museum will offer a thought-provoking and eye-opening perspective on the devastating effects of war on civilians in Vietnam.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for any traveler seeking a genuine and profound understanding of Vietnamese culture and history. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a curious explorer, or simply someone keen to gain a different perspective on the Vietnam War, this experience is tailored for you. Embrace the opportunity to learn about the endurance and perseverance of a nation while immersing yourself in its rich heritage.

Why book this?

By booking this tour, you'll unlock an immersive journey that combines history, culture, and adventure. Witness firsthand the resilience of the people who navigated the Cu Chi Tunnels and gain a deep appreciation for their experiences. The War Remnants Museum provides a powerful and alternative perspective on the war, offering never-before-seen material and photographs captured by renowned war photographers. With an English-speaking guide to accompany you throughout the tour, you can rest assured that you'll have a seamless and enriching experience.

Good to know

It's important to note that while the tunnels have been slightly widened for tourists, be prepared for a tight squeeze as you crawl through a section of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Additionally, a stop at a rubber tapping facility will give you insights into Vietnam's natural rubber production process. You'll also enjoy a traditional lunch, savoring the flavors of Pho or Banh Mi. Rest assured that the expert time-keeping of the tour ensures you'll return to your port with ample time for your departure.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this tour have been captivated by the immersive experience it offers. They praise the knowledgeable guides who provide in-depth explanations and make history come alive. Many have highlighted the Cu Chi Tunnels as a must-visit, with crawling through the tunnels being a thrilling highlight. The War Remnants Museum has left a lasting impact on visitors, offering a somber and eye-opening understanding of the Vietnam War. Overall, reviews commend this tour for its educational value, cultural insights, and ability to provide a meaningful connection to Vietnam's history.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Cu Chi Tunnels

Crawl in the Cu Chi Tunnels! Welcome to Ho Chi Minh! Our team will be waiting with name signs, big smiles, and a Maika Tour t-shirt at your port to take you to your cool, air-conditioned transport. For many cruises, HCMC is the first dock in Vietnam, so we are well equipped to collect you and take you to the incredible network of war bunkers known as the Cu Chi Tunnels. These networks are a reminder of the ingenious designs needed to survive in these tight-squeezing tunnels during war-torn times. Opt to crawl through the 100m tunnels to get a feel for what the soldiers had to endure, or simply walk around the scenic site, taking in the historical and cultural importance of this war remnant. Discover the kitchens hidden around the tunnels and sample the food the Viet Cong ate during the war. Nowadays the tunnels have been widened slightly for tourists, so it won’t be such a tight squeeze! This experience offers an inspiring insight into human perseverance and the challenges of war.

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Cu Chi Tunnels

Visit a Rubber Tapping Facility Next, we make our way to a rubber tapping facility where we will learn how latex is extracted from a rubber tree. Vietnam is the world’s third-biggest natural rubber producer, and this stop offers a fantastic insight into the process! We will make a short stop to sample a traditional lunch of Pho or Banh Mi.

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War Remnants Museum

Learn About Vietnam’s Turbulent Past The War Remnants Museum is a shocking exhibit of the horrors of war. Offering an alternative perspective, the war museum shows the devastating effects of war on the civilian population. The museum is a favourite with tourists as it offers never-before-seen material and an entirely alternate perspective. The Requiem Gallery is the gem of this museum, where you can see historic photos taken by famed international war photographers such as Tim Page or Larry Burrows. Although sometimes upsetting, the display is essential for understanding the horrors of the Vietnam War, but also the endurance and perseverance of a nation. Unfortunately, this is our last stop on the tour but rest assured that your English-speaking guide will take you back to port, right up to your cruise ship if you so wish! We are expert time-keepers so rest in the knowledge you will return in plenty of time for your departure.

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2024-05-20 21:46