Saigon City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels Day Tour


On this wonderful day tour we’ll take you to the highlights of the city, like the Independence Palace (or Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office and the fabulous War Remnants Museum before taking you to the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels, which were used for combat and living areas of the Viet Cong during the American War.

We run this tour with maximum 12 people!


After pick-up we start the day with a visit of the Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification Palace. It was built on the sight of the former Norodom Palace. The Independence Palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. We continue our trip to see the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

After lunch we depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours by bus. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

We have some time to relax and for those interested can have a go at the shooting range and shoot a variety of real guns.

We return to Ho Chi Minh City where we drop you off at your hotel.

  • English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in district 1
  • Lunch
  • Tips and personal expenses 
  • Travel insurance 
  • All not indicated in our itinerary 
  • Booking voucher from us 
  • Cash for personal expense  

Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one.
Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!