Duration: 6 hours
Start/End: Phu My Port/Phu My Port
Highlights: Speedboat experience, Cu Chi Tunnels, Real guns shooting, rice-paper factory
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
From Phu My port, hop on a scenic drive to Tan Cang Pier. Get on the high-quality speedboat heading to Cu Chi Tunnels. On the boat, enjoy your breakfast with light dishes and tropical fresh fruits. Pass through the mangrove and river, witness the diverse ecosystem on the banks, and chat with locals and guide to have a closer look into their lifestyle and culture.
Take the first step on Cu Chi Tunnels, they introduce this historical place by a short overview video about how it been constructed completely by the human. The tunnels were the shelter of Viet Cong soldiers and civil to grow up, live in, and hide from bombing and enemies. The heroical history of Vietnam is clearly shown through stories told by your knowledgeable guide.
Feel the unbeatable spirit and tough old life of Vietnamese people in every corner of this amazing structure. Only a small part of the tunnels is opened for the public that the rest has not been discovered completely or being too dangerous to visit. Your adrenaline rises high when you start your adventure by walking in the jungle and exploring the tunnels little by little. Crawl through extremely small tunnels which only fit one person each time. Then, experience the real shooting gun under the guidance of Vietnamese soldiers.
Continue on to visit a local rice-paper making house. Rice-paper is one of the main materials to make spring rolls, a traditional Vietnamese food. Sample some good-smell rice-wine. In spite of its delicious taste, don’t drink too much. Its high alcohol concentration can make you drunk. Otherwise, enjoy a cup of Vietnamese traditional tea with sweet cookies. Finally, your driver drops you off the port for your next departure. Your Ho Chi Minh City day tour ends.
Richard Hall –
Love this tour – it is simply stunning! The tour guide that we spoke very good English and was very easy to understand.
Great tour just a shame that we cannot learn any Vietnamese phrases, so that we couldn’t interact well with the locals. It may be better in other time.