Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels by boat on Saigon River
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transfer to the dock, to join the boat ride along Saigon River (approx. 1hr15m). Upon arrival in Cu Chi Tunnels, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by an introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the specially constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, 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 security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time to relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Have lunch before return to Saigon by boat, you’ll arrive in Saigon at around 14.00pm