Cu Chi Tunnels

The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cu Chi Tunnels is a proof of the wars in Vietnam.  If you want to learn about the Vietnam War, please come here!

OVERVIEW

Cu Chi Tunnels.

Vietnamese: Địa đạo Củ Chi.

The Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War. The tunnels were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous North Vietnamese fighters.

Cu Chi Tunnels there are two main locations: Ben Duoc Tunnels and Ben Dinh Tunnels But here we will guide you to go to the Ben Duoc tunnels because here more enjoyable and relatively easy to go.

Address: Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Fares (entrance ticket): 100,000 dong.

 

Tourists started visiting the tunnels

 

HOW TO GO

Actually, the way to Cu Chi tunnels is quite hard to go, you should go with the natives. But if you really want to Gio alone, we will guide you.

You should go to Cu Chi tunnels by bus, because if you take a taxi will be very expensive. You should combine both apps Google Maps and Bus Map for more convenience.

From Ben Thanh Market to Cu Chi tunnels is about 70 km. You should use BusMap to get there easier. 

In departure you enter: "Ben Thanh Market".

In destination you enter: "Cu Chi tunnel"

Then click on Directions

 

 

Then appears a direction, you select the first direction, and follow the instructions.

Go to Cu Chi tunnels  by bus

Time moving: About 2h. 

 

EXPERIENCES

As mentioned above, the way to Cu Chi tunnels  is quite hard to go so you should go with the natives  or book a tour of travel agency. However, if you want to self discovery Cu Chi tunnels, that's great, we fully support you, please visit the Messenger column to get the necessary support.

Time exploring about half a day, if you go by bus, you should go early in the morning (around 7:00 am) and leave in the afternoon (before 6:00 pm).

You should dress neatly, wear shoes because you have to move a lot, bring water and snacks enough for long trip.

When you go to the Cu Chi Tunnels, a guide will guide you. There are a large number of foreign tourists here, if possible, make friends and go with them.

You should refer to the official website of the tunnel authorities: diadaocuchi.com.vn.