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Vietnam War tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City city tour

Embark on an exhilarating journey full of culture, history, architecture and beauty. This fascinating tour visits the top attractions of the enchanting Ho Chi Minh City. During the morning we will visit Cu Chi's incredible Tunnels (70km northwest of HCM City), an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by local fighters during the Indochina conflict as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate from close to the Southern Vietnamese capital. Initial construction started in 1948 when the Viet Minh required somewhere to hide from French air attacks and by 1965, the Cu Chi tunnel complex was estimated to consist of 200km's of tunnels. It included, hospitals, schools, meeting rooms, kitchens and sleeping quarters. Life was difficult for the inhabitants and to protect against outside intruders bobby traps were laid throughout the complex. Your guide will tell you all the stories while you wander round the amazing tunnels where history has happened. Next we will have a Vietnamese Lunch at Ben Nay restaurant. The architectural design of Ben Nay Restaurant has taken its inspiration from traditional Vietnamese style while adding modern accents. The menu is selected to suit the taste of local guests as well as foreign visitors, with Vietnamese, Western, Chinese dishes, and - of course - fresh seafood. As a special treat, tourists can enjoy the pastoral dishes of Vietnam's southern waterways. The tour will also give you the chance to stroll around the picturesque city of Ho Chi Minh. Gaze in awe at the Notre Dame Cathedral; the finest examples of French colonial architecture. Appreciate the magnitude and beauty of the Presidential Palace; built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina. You will also discover the Benh Thanh local market, shop with the locals and pick up some amazing souvenirs to take back home. If time permits it you will have the opportunity to stop at a museum of your choice. This fascinating tour is essential on any holiday itinerary for those who love history, culture, architecture and beauty. Embark on an exhilarating journey full of culture, history, architecture and beauty. This fascinating tour visits the top attractions of the enchanting Ho Chi Minh City. During the morning we will visit Cu Chi's incredible Tunnels (70km northwest of HCM City), an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by local fighters during the Indochina conflict as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate f Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. Duration: 9 hours. Start/opening time: At 8am. Languages: English speaking guide.