My Full Day Tour Of Exploring Mekong Delta And Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

I had decided to book the private full-day tour of exploring Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam after reading so many reviews and introduction about the two places. My experience in Vietnam was quite pleasant and delightful. If anyone asks me, I will highly recommend them to join this amazing full day Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam.

Mekong Delta – A fascinating tourism area of Vietnam

The Mekong Delta, or also known as the Southwestern region or the Southwestern region, and according to the concise folklore of the Vietnamese people, it is called the western region. I was also introduced that the Mekong Delta is the largest rice-growing delta in Vietnam.

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour

Mekong Delta - the largest rice-growing delta in Vietnam

The Mekong Delta consists of 12 provinces and 1 city, including Long An, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Ben Tre, Dong Thap, Tra Vinh, An Giang, Hau Giang, Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, Kien Giang, Ca Mau and Can Tho city. The Mekong Delta has a 700-kilometer coastline and an area of 360000 kilometers square. It has an ideal geographical position to develop marine economy, exploitation and aquaculture along with fertile alluvial soil suitable for agricultural development, serving the needs of pepper production. The products from the Mekong Delta is made for the domestic citizen as well as exporting overseas.

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The Mekong Delta consists of bustling areas where products are made and exchanged

With phenomenal achievements of economy, agricultural and many more, in recent years, the Mekong Delta has been becoming more and more famous towards overseas visitors. Thousands of people have come to the Mekong Delta to be able to enjoy the stunning beauty of the place. The simple, peaceful yet breathtaking countryside sceneries of Mekong Delta also make it more famous to visitors.

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Traveling to Mekong Delta, I did feel very relaxed, chilling and a little more appreciate the nature around us. The trip to Mekong Delta was short but it was a pleasant memory to me.

Cu Chi Tunnels – the Vietnamese historic symbol

I guess that if anyone interested in history, the Cu Chi Tunnels will be the perfect destination to explore. According to the English-speaking tour guide who had led me throughout the journey, the Cu Chi Tunnels is located about 70 kilometers from the center of Ho Chi Minh City to the Northwest. Visitors who come to explore Cu Chi Tunnels will have the opportunity to learn and experience the lives of Vietnamese soldiers deep tunnels underground.

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Many foreign customers enjoy exploring the underground tunnels of Cu Chi

Cu Chi Tunnels is both a solid base of the Military Region Commission, Sai Gon - Gia Dinh High Command and a transformation battlefield, contributing significantly to the reunification of the country. The monuments are now preserved in two areas, Ben Duoc and Ben Dinh. Cu Chi Tunnels are about 200 kilometers long and have ventilation systems hidden under the bushes, can withstand the destructive power of the largest blockbusters of the US military, which makes it even more interesting and attractive.

Traveling to Cu Chi Tunnels, I had the memorable moments in the journey as I had to weave through hot, dark tunnels with the feeling of suffocation and breathlessness. It was scary at first, but then it became more and more thrilling and amazing. I would never forget my journey in the Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam.

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour

The ticket booth in Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

How did I explore Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels in a day?

Because I didn’t have much time, I decided to choose a full-day tour to save time. After so much researching, I found the exact tour that I wanted in, and I must say my experience with the tour was very satisfying.

I started the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta tour by waking up early and met up with the well-experienced English-speaking tour guide, who was very friendly and enthusiastic to help me throughout the journey. After getting to know each other, I and the crew got on the car and took off at about 07:45 AM, beginning our Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta tour.

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour

The full-day tour to Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta was participated by lovely children as well

From the hotel, we made the scenic drive to the historic city of Cu Chi. There we got to explore the city’s intricate system of tunnels, with the chance to crawl through the narrow spaces and witness the intertwining kitchens, bunkers, hospitals, and meeting rooms throughout. We also watched an insightful documentary, and I had learned so much more about the tunnel system, and its locally crafted traps.

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour

The customers exploring the underground Cu Chi Tunnels

In the afternoon, after a delicious lunch, we continued our journey to My Tho - a province of the Mekong Delta region. We then boarded a boat to cruise up the Mekong river to experience the region of the Delta that is comprised of 4 animal named islands which are Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Turtle. The daily lifestyle of riverside locals was quite interesting as well.

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A happy family enjoying their time in the Mekong Delta

My favorite part of the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour was to watch the agricultural richness of the area covered with fruit orchards, coconut groves, and bee-keeping farms. Because I absolutely loved the food here, and enjoying some honey tea, seasonal fruits, and coconut candy was a satisfying experience. The tour ends at about 06:00 PM, although it was a short trip, I did enjoy it a lot and really looking forward to sharing with my friends at home.

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta full day tour

The simple yet delicious dishes of Mekong Delta impressed the foreign visitors a lot

Book the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta private full-day tour

If you also want to have a one day tour in the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta, short but exciting and memorable, don’t be hesitate to contact and book an amazing trip for yourself right now. I can guarantee you that the trip will be very satisfying and lovely for you.

For your next trip, I hope you will consider choosing Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta for your next destinations because you won’t find other places like that anywhere in the world. You can also check out the 2-day tour to Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels if you want to have more time exploring the amazing places. I wish you a happy and wonderful journey in Southern Vietnam.

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