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Saigon City Tours

Saigon City Tours - a new styled travel company for whom desire to get off the beaten path
and truly connect with every place in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Cu Chi Tunnels, Cao Dai Temple and Wildlife Rescue Station full day

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Overview

Experience private day trip Cu Chi Tunnels, Cao Dai Temple and Wildlife Rescue Station from Ho Chi Minh for taking to three intriguing sites: the Cu Chi Tunnels, Cao dai Temple and Wildlife at Risk (WAR) Rescue Station. You’ll learn about the Cao Dai sect during a ceremony inside the colorful temple with an informative private guide. After enjoy lunch at restaurant, we continue discovering the labyrinthine underground system of the Cu Chi Tunnels which served as military quarters during the Vietnam War. Then, get up close to some of the amazing animals residing at the wildlife shelter.

HIGHLIGHT

  • Private day trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, Cao Dai Temple and Wildlife Rescue Station from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Take part in a colorful religious ceremony at Cao Dai Temple with an informative and friendly guide
  • Head underground to tour some of the wartime tunnels at Cu Chi
  • Discover the historical significance of the tunnel network and the role it played in the Vietnam War
  • Learn about local efforts to save and rehabilitate endangered animals by the nonprofit group Wildlife at Risk
  • Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant
  • Includes round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned private vehicle

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned private car
  • Professional guide
  • Hot tea and tapioca snacks
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch

Excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary

You’ll picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and transfer through the countryside to Tay Ninh where is located near the Cambodian border. It’s about 2.5 hour on the air conditioned private vehicle for a comfortable.

Upon arrival, we visit the home of the distinctive Cao Dai religion- awe-inspiring Cao Dai Temple where combines the teachings of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism and Christianity that including a belief in the occult. Take part in a colorful midday ceremony and take photos as your guide offers insight into the unique rituals.

Then, we enjoy lunch at Vietnamese local restaurant. We’ll continue our private day trip to Cu Chi Tunnel, the elaborate network of underground tunnels served as a base of operations during the war, particularly for several military campaigns like the Tet Offensive of 1968. Hidden beneath the destroyed villages were schools and public spaces where couples were married and private places where lovers met. There were even theaters where performers entertained with song and dance and traditional stories. Furthermore, it was still hiding places for food and weapons for Viet Cong guerilla fighters.

Upon arrival Cu Chi Tunnels, you will be introduced about the construction of the tunnels and life in the region during the Vietnam War (known in Vietnam as the ‘American War’) by a short video. Next, as you discover narrow passageways with your tour guide, find out the decisive role the Cu Chi Tunnels played in resistance to American forces and securing military victory for Vietnam.

Today the remaining channels offer visitors a real feel for what life was like for guerrilla fighters and their families who lived belowground during the war. Afterwards, take a break in the forest with some hot green tea boiled with pandan leaves and steamed tapioca.

Next, we take a short walk back to your vehicle for the drive to the Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station where you’ll watch an animal shelter run by Wildlife at Risk (WAR), a nonprofit organization based near Ho Chi Minh City. You also have opportunity to discover how experienced staff engages in wildlife conservation and resource management and rescue local animals from mistreatment.

Find out fascinating native animals like Indochinese leopard, the pygmy loris, sun bear and pangolin as well as an array of snakes, birds and small mammals that were kept as pets or fell victim to the illegal wildlife trade. You’ll be enjoyed warmed by these local efforts to save and rehabilitate endangered animals. In some cases, return them to their natural habitats.

Your private day trip Cu Chi Tunnels, Cao Dai Temple and Wildlife Rescue Station ends with drop-off at your hotel after your visit.

$40per adult
  • Childs under 2 years old: free of charge
  • Childs from 2 - 9 years old: 75% adult’s rate
  • Childs from 10 up: full adult’s rate
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