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Itinerary
In the morning you will depart from Ho Chi Minh City for the Cu Chi Tunnels, Cu Chi is now considered a historical district for its role in the American War in Vietnam. It is legendary for the tunnels system of over 135 miles (220 km) and is a popular attraction for locals and tourists from around the world.

Upon arrival in Cu Chi, you’ll be shown a documentary film about the tunnels and learn how the locals made bamboo traps, rice-paper and rice-wine. You’ll then have the opportunity to explore the tunnels dug by Vietnamese soldiers. You can spend your time inspecting the tunnel site, visiting the gates, traps, underground hospitals, workshops, kitchens and bunkers, as well as going through a section of the tunnel.

After exploring the tunnels, you enjoy a lunch with traditional Vietnamese Food and drive to My Tho. This is one of the provinces that comprise the Mekong Delta Area. We’ll cruise by boat along the upper Mekong through a region with islands named after four animals that appear in Buddhist Writings – Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Turtle. On this part of the tour you’ll observe some of the activities of regional Vietnamese daily life and find a new understanding of how life here depends on the River.

Then you will take a boat trip along the small waterways to see the agricultural richness of the delta region with fruit orchards, coconut groves and bee-keeping farms. Here you can enjoy honey tea, seasonal fruit, fresh coconut candy and Southern Vietnamese Folk Music.

Drive back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City at approximately 8:00pm.
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Overview
See the highlights of the wider Hồ Chí Minh City on this small group tour. At the Củ Chi tunnels, your guides offer a Vietnamese perspective of the 'American War' that you might not otherwise experience. You’ll witness the preserved tunnels and survival tactics of the Viet Cong guerrilla fighters. Later, contrast two views of life in the Mekong Delta; see life up close in one of the area's many floating villages and then visit famers in the Delta tending to fruit orchards, coconut groves and apiaries.
Highlights
  • This tour is capped at 12 people for a personalised experience
  • Experience some of the best preserved relics from the Vietnam War
  • Imagine life as a Việt Cộng soldier: see underground kitchens, hospitals and bunkers
  • No need to prepare: hotel transfers and lunch are included in this tour
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Cut chi and Mekong trip

Ele was good and informational.He provided the details and was cheerful.I had some diet restrictions and he made sure to the serving team about my dietary restrictions. Super experience.More

Thank tija
Thomas P, Giám đốc quan hệ công chúng at Vietnam Travel Group, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tija, Truly thank you for enjoying our tour and your kindness to write us those sweet words about our services and guide. That really means to our big success.Our team is so happy with your kind comment which has encouraged them to perform better....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great way to spend a free day

We were lucky in booking last minute for next day and ended up on our own private tour with our guide ‘Joey’. He was great! Very informative and great English as well which is very helpful for us tourists. We enjoyed the laid back approach...More

Thank Paul B
Thomas P, Giám đốc quan hệ công chúng at Vietnam Travel Group, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Paul B, Truly thank you for enjoying our tour and your kindness to write us those sweet words about our services and guide. That really means to our big success.Our team is so happy with your kind comment which has encouraged them to perform...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Mekong Delta river

Tuong (Ele) is very kind and friendly. The tour is well organized. We suggested to all this tour. Highly recommend the Mekong tripMore

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Thomas P, Giám đốc quan hệ công chúng at Vietnam Travel Group, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Alberto A, Truly thank you for enjoying our tour and your kindness to write us those sweet words about our services and guide. That really means to our big success.Our team is so happy with your kind comment which has encouraged them to perform...More

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Cu Chi tunnels and Mekong Delta in one day

Great tour with a great guide (Christopher). Convenient way to see both tunnels and delta in one day. Recommended.More

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Thomas P, Giám đốc quan hệ công chúng at Vietnam Travel Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Truly thank you for enjoying our tour and your kindness to write us those sweet words about our services and guide. That really means to our big success.Our team is so happy with your kind comment which has encouraged them to perform better....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Strange Experience

Everything was as advertised on this tour (hotel pickups, transits, sights), but I left feeling very uncomfortable. The whole vibe at Cu Chi Tunnels is much less of a war memorial/historical site as it is a theme park advertising the ingenuity of the Vietcong. Still...More

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Thomas P, Public Relations Manager at Vietnam Travel Group, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stephanie J, Warmest Greetings from Vietnam Travel Group! Thank you for sharing your experience about the trip. However, such rating of 2 star is not fair for us because it seem to us (after reading through your review) that this is simply just your...More

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They pick you up at the hotel. They provide complementary bottled water, wet wipes. And we had free wifi on board.
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There were 3 for us but as said it is how many they can fit in the mini van
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