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Cu Chi Tunnels

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Reviewed today

Worth a short day trip to see this. You’ll be mesmerised by the intricacies of this tunnel system and perhaps appreciate why the Americans lost the war. Genius at work digging this by hand.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank didulichkhong
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Visit this place if you to know more about the Vietnamese war/resistance. You might want to avoid the underground tunnels if you are claustrophobic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank raghids961
Reviewed today

worth the trip from Ho Chi Minh city a very interesting trip. there is an opportunity to go through the tunnels which we did but not one to do if you are claustrophobic!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank annandjohn2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Cu Chi Tunnels is a must visit. You can explore the tunnels but be warned you need to be very small to do this as you will need to crawl or bend down. The bunkers are assessable to the majority! It’s an amazing place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JAWWAJ
Reviewed yesterday

Hair raising experience makes you wonder and marvel how the guerillas stayed in those tunnels and fought

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kajoli T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once you arrive the tour is interesting but a long drive. They offer a gun range but super expensive. I recommend a group tour and not worth a private tour and most of the time spent driving to the tunnels and back to Saigon.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davemJ5834XC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting visit.we learnt so much about this area. We thought we knew all about this war until we did the tour and learnt so much. Unfortunately we didn't have the best guide we heard a lot more interesting facts from other guides. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Temps10
Reviewed yesterday

An impressive site, but tourist don’t respect this and act like its an amusement park. Visit is with your private guide to get a better insight and details.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Brianmarcel
Reviewed yesterday

We went in November and yes it was hot, yes it was sticky, but the experience was one to visit. When you're in the tunnels, don't expect a whole lot. All you can see is the person infront of you. It's not until you think...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting place to visit and realise that the tunnels were built long before the Vietnam war. It definitely shows the tenacity of the Vietnamese people. The different displays of various booby traps was interesting. The rifle shooting was an experience for my grandson but a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sally C
December 6, 2018|
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Response from Shaun M | Reviewed this property |
1,5 hours is sufficient
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Sorry, I was there on November 24th. If you lost them there, based on the number of people who go through the place, I suspect they are gone. Sorry you lost your shades...mine are prescription and would be in bad shape... More
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TheHallss
Perth, Australia
Xmas/Public Holiday HMC (1 Replies)
We arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on 26/12, Hoping to go to the Cu Chi Tunnels, via Saigon River express, would this service be operating at this time. Regards Chris
May 15, 2012|
Virg-and-Paul
Sydney, Australia
Mekong Delta – Private day tour with Jason Superstar. (40 Replies)
When researching our Mekong trip on TA we came across a guy called Jason Superstar who does private tours. With a name like that it really does set some expectations which we wondered about. We sent some emails asking for some assistance and ideas and to get a feel for him and couldn’t believe the enthusiasm, efficiency and details in the responses. So far I am thinking “impressive”! After a few more emails and photos we thought we had known this guy for ages. More impressive! Everything...More
December 05, 2012|
Response fromarzfavv42|
What did you pay?
AimeeCorinne
9 day itinerary feedback (14 Replies)
Hello, My husband and I are planning a trip to Vietnam. This will be the first trip to Asia for both of us. Due to work constraints, we will only have 9 full days in Vietnam. Based on comments from this forum, we were initially planning on spending the entire 9 days in the northern part of the country. But there are things about the north and south that interest us. Since we don't know when we will be back, we would like to make the most of this trip. We have therefore booked airfare into...More
September 01, 2012|
Response fromSaigon67|
Your planning looks good. Maybe it's wise to book everything in advance to save your time when you are there. Do a search in TA, you will find reputable travel companies.