Cu Chi Tunnels – Mekong Delta
28$ 26$per person
Discover Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta are 2 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City.
Menu Lunch: Vietnamese set lunch 6 dishes.
DeparturePickup from office: 305 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1,HCMC.
Departure Time7:00 AM
Return Time6:30 PM
NoteEntrance fee at Cu Chi Tunnels 110.000 VND/Pax (5$), Shooting gun (55.000 VNĐ/Bullet)
IncludeBottle Of Mineral WaterMealsEnglish Speaking Tour GuideTransfer by Air-conditioned Bus
Not IncludedEntrance FeesPersonal Expenses
07:00AM Departing from Ho Chi Minh to Cu Chi Tunnels. Around 8:30AM Arriving at Cu Chi tunnels (Ben Dinh) and proceeding to an underground hut to watch a short video and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels before having a real hand-on experience of what it took to live in the tunnels. Afterward, test tasting the steamed tapioca root which is the main staple food in Cu Chi during the war. For those interested, there is an opportunity to fire off an AK47 or MK16 with real ammunitions at the nearby shooting range. Leaving Cu Chi tunnels at 10:00AM and departing for Mekong Delta – My Tho.
12:30PM Arriving in My Tho and boarding the motorboat, heading to Cồn Phụng (Phoenix Island) for lunch (included). After lunch, taking a horse cart to reach a performance site where Vietnamese traditional music (Đàn Ca Tài Tử - A folk art form from Southern Vietnam accredited by UNESCO in 2013 as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity) can be heard and seasonal tropical fruit can be tasted (included).
Afterward, being on a small hand-rowing boat (the main mean of transportation in My Tho & Ben Tre) and slowly cruising through a small creek with beautiful overhanging coconut trees. Lives from both sides of the creek can be observed. Then heading to bee-keeping farm and enjoying honey tea and before going back to Ho Chi Minh City, visiting a coconut candies workshop.
04:00PM Returning back to bus and going back to Ho Chi Minh City.