Cu Chi tunnels grew to house entire underground villages.
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Making Rice Paper in Cu Chi Tunnel
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Every day, more than 1,000 tourists visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.
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Cu Chi tunnels served a key role during combat operations.
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Cu Chi Tunnel were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat.
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Climbing into a Cu Chi Tunnel
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Cu Chi Tunnels overview

Cu Chi Tunnels is about 60km from Ho Chi Minh City and contains many historical relics and activities from the Vietnamese-American war such as a school for children, a hospital, a kitchen where rice paper is made, and so on. 

Best time to visit Cu Chi

It is warm all year in Cu Chi Tunnels, with an average humidity level of 75%, and an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) but the best time to visit Cu Chi Tunnels is in the dry season from November to the end of April when the temperature ranges from 25°C to 30°C.

In Cu Chi Tunnels, a year is divided into two distinct seasons: the rainy and the dry season, from November to the end of April is the dry season, often reaching around 30°C (85°F). Rain falls between May and October, but the weather still remains warm, usually between 25°C and 32°C (77°F and 90°F).

How to travel to Cu Chi Tunnels?

It is just about 60km from Saigon center to Cu Chi Tunnels so there are various modes of transfer to reach this historical site to visit such as by bus No. 13 from 23-9 Park that nearby Pham Ngu Lao street to Cu Chi Bus Station, then change to bus No. 79 which reach to Ben Duoc (one of the gates) in Cu Chi Tunnels. The bus tickets totally about 1-2 USD and it takes about 2-2.5-hours from Saigon to Cu Chi Tunnels by local bus, by taxi/ private transfer, motorbike, or speedboat that will take you from Tan Cang pier through Saigon River to Cu Chi 1.5-hours at 7:30 am every day.

Things to do in Cu Chi Tunnels

1. Playing Paintball Guns
2. Pedaling and Kayaking
3. Explore Ben Dinh Tunnels
4. Having a Picnic
5. Visiting Ben Duoc Tunnels
6. Swimming in Cu Chi Park
7. Experience Shooting Guns

Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels to learn about the difficulties faced by locals and soldiers who had to live and fight against the enemy in the tunnels during a historical period when the war occurred in this area, such as insufficient light in the entire tunnels, very small schools for children here, making it difficult to learn, adults were difficult to keep safe and secret when cooking…The hospital in Cu Chi Tunnels lacks many medical tools…Aside from visiting the attractions in Cu Chi Tunnels, you can also see another image of Cu Chi Tunnels, where a large number of arms are manufactured to supply the war.

Cu Chi Tunnels is interesting to tourists of all ages, including veterans and families with kids who will enjoy fun activities such as playing paintball guns that are not dangerous because it is just a sham shooting activity so it is quite safe for all people to try this activity, seeing historical films that are shown about the original persons and activities of Vietnamese in the war with Americans here, and exploring many of the tools that were used for the war’s success.

Cu Chi Tunnels’ special foods

While exploring the Cu Chi tunnels, don’t forget to try the original dishes that soldiers and locals ate during the war at this site, such as cassava, potato, and rice…

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