Ben Duoc: The Ultimate Cu Chi Tunnel Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ho Chi Minh City

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Ben Duoc is the more real tunnels system in Cu Chi area that most people don't know about. Rougher and unaltered for tourists. Let us show you how the ingenious people of Cu Chi survived in the harshest of environment and conquered enemies while facing unbelievable oddsThere are 2 different tunnels systems in Cu Chi area; one for locals called Ben Duoc, and other one very popular called Ben Dinh, where most tourists were taken there by most of travel companies. KIM TRAN Travel's "Ben Duoc - The Real tunnels of Cu Chi" tour is designed to take in a different direction  to the typical tourist route inoder to avoid from the crowds of tourists at Ben Dinh tunnels and visit Ben Duoc the real tunnels system preferred by the locals. Part of a complex system of underground passageways built for daily-life as well as military strategy, the Cu Chi tunnels celebrate the skill and ingenuity of the Vietnamese people in overcoming incredible odds
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh CityThe trip begins at 8 am and take about two hour drive to the rustic rural of Cu Chi. Along the way we'll keep you entertained with tales about the area's turbulent history, about the lives and grinds of its people. Just about 20km further from the typically-visited tunnels of Ben Dinh, we will arrive in Ben Duoc, the one which other companies tend to avoid due to the extra longer distance. Here, you'll learn what life was truly as we guide you through the historic grounds - and into the ground, if you dare ! Model-home and display area shows of daily lives and survival means, and an ornate memorial temple commemorating those who dies make this site particularly enlightening.Enjoy a scenic lunch of the kind eaten in the area for centuries at a local restaurant which located at river-side. After lunch, we'll make our way back to Saigon on a different route to which we came, arriving at your hotel at around 4 pmAt KIM TRAN Travel, we believe the Cu Chi tunnels to be one of the most historically interesting site in the country, and deserving of a more in-depth, authentic look than the type usually offered to tourists. This is why our private tour guide you through the site of Ben Duoc where unlike the tunnels of Ben Dinh, the tunnels are not re-sized for foreigner. With plenty time to stop and take in the history, we'll show you the many and varied reason the Cu Chi tunnels are important symbol of human resilience, and Vietnamese's courage facing of adversityDuration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch at riverside restaurant
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Cu Chi Tunnels

What’s not included

  • Soft-drink, meals and any incidental expenses not mentioned above
  • Firing range fees ( optional

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Lunch included
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