7:30 am SAV driver will pick you up at your hotel early in the morning to cruise to Cu Chi district approximately 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City. 8:30am an intersting stop at the rice paper making village to see how they make rice paper and copy it.
9:30am arrive Cu Chi tunnel . You can watch an educational video outlining the history of the tunnels and how they were used during the American War. In their hay day the tunnel system stretched over 250km long in all over Cu Chi district . The three leveled network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving you a unique experience and a feel of what underground life in the American war must have been like. The tunnels have been widened for our benefit (otherwise westerners would not be able to enter them!) For the gun enthusiast there is an opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range.
12:30 Lunch at local noodle soup restaurant ,on the way back.
After lunch at a local restaurant we return to Ho Chi Minh City cruising through central downtown Saigon with the tree lined boulevards, French inspired colonial buildings and traditional shop houses sitting side by side with the among the 21st Century hi-rises, hotels, modern shops, restaurants and bars and back to your hotel or drop off point of choice.