Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day is a brand-new experience designed for those fond of exploring both Vietnamese culture and history in the same day. Plus, the trip is believed to be a great getaway from the bustling city to the tranquil water region for relaxation and understanding of how simple and peaceful the locals’ life is. It is indeed a totally unforgettable experience to try.
Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta (7:30am - 18:30)
7:30am -8:00 Pick up at Lac Hong tours office or your hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. The trip to Cu Chi will take you an approximately one and a half-hour bus drive. Before exploring the tunnels, you will watch an introductory video about how the tunnels were made and how Vietnamese people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining areas and tunnel system which include special living areas with kitchens and bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for the security purpose during the war. Afterwards, special tea and cassava (guerrillas’ food during the war) will be served. Break time.
Continue to visit My Tho city and have lunch after one and half hour bus driver passing rice field then With boat trip on Tien River, you will be excited by the light breeze from the river and the natural beauty of four beautiful islands such as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise along the riverside.
Cruise through the small canal by sampan, treating yourself to the beauty of the countryside, and taking a short cycling around the village which will certainly be an unforgettable experience when participating in the Mekong Delta tour. Visit the coconut candy workshop, and enjoy seasonal delicious fruits & honey tea. Get a chance to listen to the Southern Vietnamese folk music which is performed by local people. Before you are in Ben Tre province: " the country of coconut", to see a typical agriculture model call "Garden - Pond- Cage". Boat trip back to My To city, return to Ho Chi Minh City. Trip ends.
Inclusions: A/c van/bus, pickup at the centrally located hotels, transfer & sightseeing as per program, English-speaking tour guide, entrance fees, 1 lunch at the local restaurant with Vietnamese cuisine, mineral water, boat trip, fruit and honey tea.
Exclusions: Personal costs & tips; travel insurance; beverage and other services not mentioned in the inclusions.