Cu Chi Tunnels Tour is one of the most famous tours from Ho Chi Minh City, located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest which known as a legendary for its network of tunnels, moreover, It is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Furthermore, the tunnels of Củ Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. For the reason that, the Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the Viet Cong’s base of operations for the Tết Offensive in 1968.
The tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters. Therefore, the tunnel systems were of great importance to the Viet Cong in their resistance to American forces and helped to counter the growing American military effort.
You are going to visit a massive underground network located near the area once called “Iron Triangle,”. This network of tunnels, which are stretched for over 200km, became legendary during the 1960s. To combat these guerrilla tactics, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces trained soldiers known as “tunnel rats” to navigate the tunnels in order to detect booby traps and enemy troop presence.
The Tet Offensive of 1968 was prepared and the necessary troops and supplies assembled in the Cu Chi Tunnels. The tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat, and also served as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches, and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. The role of the tunnel systems served an important part in the Viet Cong resistance.
Tour Code: TAM-00D07
Tour Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
Dates: daily tour
Departure time: upon your request, from 7:00 am to 1:30 pm
Tour Type: historical, Culture
Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh city
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi Tunnels
Pick you up at your hotel or appointment place in the city. Escape the bustle of the city, traveling by air-conditioned vehicle for a morning half day trip to discover Cu Chi tunnels.