Luxurious Full-Day Trip To Mekong Delta And Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta are both famous places with attractive features and a lovely atmosphere. will bring you the best trip of your life, where you can visit both these places in such a short but memorable time.

Previously in the past, the tunnel system in Cu Chi was a resistance base, a solid defensive system deep under the ground of Vietnam during the Indochina War and Vietnam War. Also known as the “underground city”, Cu Chi Tunnels it not only has a tunnel system like a maze but also a lot of rooms, clinics, kitchens, warehouses, working rooms, etc.

The Cu Chi Tunnels are preserved in two locations, which are Ben Duoc Tunnels in Phu Hiep Hamlet, Phu My Hung Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City, publicized by Ministry of Culture and received the title National Cultural History Monument on April 29, 1979.

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The twisting tunnels of Cu Chi

The other one is Ben Dinh Tunnels in Ben Dinh Hamlet, Nhuan Duc Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City.

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The highest floors of the underground tunnel are about 3 meters away from the surface, which is able to withstand the weight of tanks, armored vehicles. There are also some deeper places that can resist small bombs. Some hatches have been designed into combat bays and very flexible sniper racks. Around the mouth of the tunnel are also arranged many bunkers and mines.

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There are tunnels that lie closer to the surface

Over 300 years of establishment and development, the Mekong Delta currently preserves a long tradition of cultural values with its own nuances.

The Mekong Delta is a delta with intermittent river life. Natural characteristics have also profoundly affected the process of forming the river culture here. The river culture is also manifested in the peasant culture. The gardens here are gathered together into a large space into lush orchards with typical fruits such as durian, longan, milk breast, rambutan, etc.

There is also a unique feature in Mekong Delta that no other place in Vietnam has, it is a floating market. Visiting the floating markets, visitors will see the abundance of life in the river. The market is a real trading place for the locals, they come to exchange products. There are many floating markets in the Mekong Delta that have been formed for a long time and have been exploited into tourism activities such as Cai Rang floating market (Can Tho), Cai Be floating market (Tien Giang), Phung Hiep floating market (Hau Giang), etc.

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The stunning watery landscapes of Mekong Delta

The Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta Luxury Group Tour from shall take the day to bring you on venturing outside the city and to explore some of Vietnam's most iconic sites. You will also explore the impressive network of underground routes and bunkers that make up the Cu Chi Tunnels. Then, hop on board a boat to cruise along the Mekong Delta, and learn about Vietnamese culture and tradition.

You shall rise early to meet your guide in your hotel lobby for a convenient pickup at 07:45 AM for the Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta Luxury Group Tour. From your hotel, you make the scenic drive to the historic city of Cu Chi. Here you can 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. Also, sit back and watch an insightful documentary to learn more about the tunnel system, and its locally crafted traps.

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Exploring the artifacts in Cu Chi Tunnels

Around midday, take a break to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch before making your way to My Tho, a province of the Mekong Delta region. Upon your arrival, board a boat to cruise up the Mekong. Experience the region of the Delta that is comprised of 4 animal named islands—Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Turtle. Along the ride, witness the daily lifestyle of riverside locals.

Next, journey into smaller waterways to see the agricultural richness of the area covered with fruit orchards, coconut groves, and bee-keeping farms. Then, experience some of the local flavors as you enjoy some honey tea, seasonal fruits, and coconut candy as you listen to the accompanying Vietnamese folk music. Finally, sit back in your comfortable van for a convenient ride back to your hotel at 06:00 PM.

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Try delicious food of Vietnam in the Mekong Delta

The trip is the perfect opportunity to visit two of the most famous tourist sites in Southern Vietnam within just a single day. Not only save you some precious time but will give you the best experience you ever had.

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If you are having a free day in Ho Chi Minh City, not knowing what to do, then this is just the perfect tour for you. Reasonable price, full of supports, exciting itineraries and well-trusted tour guide, you won’t regret choosing Pick up your backpack and go, because Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels are ready to welcome you.