travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Cu Chi Tunnel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 2.3mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 17th of April, 2011
Cu chi tunnel is a great place to visit to understand how the Viet Congs launched surprise attacks against Americans in the 1960’s.  This place has numerous displays of real live traps and display of weapons, food and tunnels which the Viet Congs constructed during the war. One great tip would be to hire a guide to bring you around this place as it would be more fruitful to understand in details how the tunnels were constructed. One can get a tour guide simply by asking the hotel reception for advice.


These tunnels are long and deep in length. Thus it will be a great experience to go into this tunnel to actually get a real feel on how the people then used to travel within it. Another tip here is to bring lots of water as it can get really hot and tiring as you travel within the tunnels.

Address:
139 Bui Vien Street, Dist 1, Saigon.



Price:
Tunnels entrance fee = US$5/person = VND 80.00

Opening Hours:
9am-5pm daily

How to get there:
The best way to get there is to hire a tour guide who will usually pick you up from your hotel.

You can also get a taxi that is readily available in Ho Chi Minh City.

A two-hour drive northwest out of Ho Chi Minh City is also possible

Phone number:
+84 8 829 8914

On the web:
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Vietnam/Thanh_Pho_Ho_Chi_Minh/Ho_Chi_Minh_City-1470720/Things_To_Do-Ho_Chi_Minh_City-Out_of_Saigon_Cu_Chi_Tunnels-BR-1.html

 
Ho Chi Minh City MuseumRex Hotel Rooftop Beer Garden
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Ho Chi Minh City

  • Jade Emperor Pagoda
    Jade emperor pagoda is dedicated to the various Chinese-Vietnamese gods in a mix of Taoist and Buddhist styles. This pagoda has many wood carvings, beautiful roof tiles and statues. This is a great place for photographers to take pictures [...]
    D: 3.6mi00
  • Post office in Ho Chi Minh City
    The post office looks extremely grand and it is a huge place that has beautiful interior designs that looks like you are back in the 20th Century. This is one great place to buy souvenirs for friends and families back home. There are stores [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Saigon Tourist Travel Service
    Saigon tourist travel service is a very important place for all tourists who are new to Ho Chi Minh City. This place is full of information about Ho Chi Minh and the various places that one can visit in the city. They also provide a very [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Car rental in saigon
    If you are a business man running a tight schedule where punctuality is critical or you are traveling on your vacation in Saigon (Hochiminh city) we are ''SATSCO Car Rental'' ready to serve timely, friendly and efficient. More Detail: http [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Cu Chi – Mekong Delta Combined (Full Day Trip)
    Cu Chi – Mekong Delta Combined (Full Day Trip) [...]
    D: 4.4mi00

Things about Ho Chi Minh City you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Ho Chi Minh City Travel guide

The city’s bia hoi stands offer the best nightlife while the many street-side beer stalls are great for a beer. All you have to do is to grab a stool and table and wait for pitchers of beer which are available at a few pennies a glass. Food here is also good, and practically free. If you go shopping in O Chi Minh City, you will find that the prices here are more than anywhere else; but the [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Vancouver, British Columbia
For those who aren't shy and aren't embarrassed of their nudity, Wreck Beach is the place to be. The crowd consists mainly of young people, many...
Beaches : Wreck Beach - Nude Beach in Vancouver

Orleans, France
As you may know, Orleans was the hometown of Joan of Arc, the heroine of France. She changed the outcome of the Hundred Years War in the favour of...
Family & Fun: Joan of Arc Day

 

Matala, Greece
Sleep inside the caves if you get a chance, it's awesome to go asleep with the water right below you :) Don't get caught though
General: Sleep inside the caves

Tripoli, Greece
If you are at this city, and you plan to go in the south, check the actual time schedules of the train and bus, if you want to use it.
Public Transportation: Traveling

 

Ostia Antica, Italy
Wenn man in der Nähe von Rom Baden gehen will, dann einfach an einen Strand ein paar Kilometer ausserhalb fahren.
General: Baden gehen

Mamaia, Romania
Mamaia is one of the best points of atraction on the Black Sea Beach on the Romanian teritory. The principal point of atraction in Mamaia is the...
General: Aqua Magic, Mamaia

 

Bratislava, Slovakia
Visit Bratislava in November or December if you would like to see all the streets decorated, beautiful Christmas trees on the squares and of course...
Family & Fun: Christmas Market, Bratislava

Las Vegas, Nevada
When in Vegas and you want to play some cards, make sure that you ask the floorman about the casino's poker rates. You can get huge discounts, up...
Night Life & Entertainment: Poker Rates - Room Discounts for Players

 

Saint Louis, Missouri
It is no wonder that this place has been voted the best BBQ and rib diner in the country, because Roper's Ribs is something special. Maybe it...
Food: Roper's Ribs

Durban, South Africa
Plan ahead, go on line or to the local library and find out about the places you are visiting, to know everything about it.
General: Visit the local library

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*