Private tour to Cu Chi and HCMC 1 day

Private & Custom Tours in Ho Chi Minh City
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Tour description

Discover Cu Chi tunnel, an underground villageKnow more about Vietnam’s history under US War when touring War Remnants MuseumVisit Saigon’s landmarks as General Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral…Find out a part of Vietnam’s traditional with Fito Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine

Morning tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels: This morning, enjoy scenic drive through the countryside as people work on their rice paddies and thatched hut villages scattered along the way. Visit a local village making rice paper, a well-known product used to make the delicious spring rolls. Arriving at the Cu Chi Tunnels to explore part of the 151-mile underground network that zigzagged from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh Trail near Cambodia to the Saigon River. Cu Chi is a must for anyone interested in understanding a vital aspect of guerrilla warfare fought by the Vietnamese against both the French and the Americans. These criss-crossing tunnels were begun in the late 1940s by local resistance fighters looking for a place to hide their weapons from the French. Discover secret trapdoors, field hospitals, command posts, underground kitchens, living areas and meeting rooms.Afternoon tour of HCMC: we’ll discover Saigon's historic landmarks including the War Remnants Museum, established in September 1975 in Ho Chi Minh City, it contains countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting some of the less heroic activities carried out by the US army in Vietnam. Planes, tanks, bombs and helicopters are also on display. Next visit the FITO Museum, it is the first museum of Vietnamese medicine. On display are nearly 3,000 items dating back to the Stone Age. Exhibits include tools used to prepare medicine, knives, mortars and pestles, documents and objects from a traditional pharmacy. The museum regularly screens a documentary about the history of medicine. Continue visiting to the 1880's General Post Office and the late 19th century Notre Dame cathedral, located in a peaceful part of the city. Ending at Ben Thanh Market or House of Saigon for shopping and café. You’ll taste a special local drink before going back to your hotel.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air - conditioned transfer
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • All activities
  • Professional guide

What's not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities