7:00 AM: Early in the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel’s lobby and bring you by car to our speedboat at Saigon Waterbus Station.
7:20 AM: Then you will depart Saigon by speedboat. Within 15 minutes, the banks of the river change from city sprawl to lush jungle. A light breakfast of sandwiches or pastries, fresh tropical fruits and Vietnamese iced coffee (Ca phe sua da) is served, as your guide explains rural traditions and aspects of riverbank life.
8:50 AM: You will arrive at the Cu Chi Tunnels site before the majority of larger bus tours arrive. Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area.
9:00 AM: Begin the bike tour trip (the way bike is around 30 km)
12:00 PM: Finish the bike tour and enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river, consisting of authentic fried spring rolls, chicken and beef dishes and soup.
1:00 PM: Explore the tunnel (Ben Duoc), which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating the authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visit different underground bunkers (kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunitions, etc.), a firing range, and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years.
3:00 PM: Say goodbye to Cu Chi Tunnel and back to Ho Chi Minh City.
5:00 PM: Arrive back to the City. Our staff will take you back to your hotel by car.
Please take notes:*** due to the inpidual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.
* Please note we only pick up and drop off at hotels located in District 1 and District 3
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