Ho Chi Minh City Stopover Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao Dai Temples 3Days/2Nights

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Ho Chi Minh City, former name is Saigon, as the city is still frequently referred to, is Vietnam 's largest city with a population in excess of 6 million. It is a fast-paced city full of contrasts as street vendors selling fruit and vegetables can be seen next to glitzy western-style bars and boutiques. Saigon's history is only 300 years old

Excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels. This network of tunnels, which stretched for over 200km, became legendary during the 1960s. The Cu Chi tunnels played a vital part in the U.S.-Vietnam War.

Caodai Temples: Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few. The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity.

Itinerary in brief

  • Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Day 2: Full day to Cao Dai Temples and Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Ho Chi Minh City Stopover Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao Dai Temples 3Days/2Nights

Details itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Today you’ll land in Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport). Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Full day to Cao Dai Temples and Cu Chi Tunnels. (B, L)

This morning you take a drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few. The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. The Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh has been described as a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. The temple's exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of Buddhist symbols. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side.

The trip to Tay Ninh is combined with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km. from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The 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 the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the US – Vietnam War. Return Ho Chi Minh City for hotel check in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Today you are free for leisure & shopping until transfer to Airport for departure. Finish unforgettable Vietnam trip arranged by Indochina Legend Travel. Good bye & see you in the next time!

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Room Type
Standard Category
Ho Chi Minh City
Superior
Superior Category
Ho Chi Minh City
Superior
Deluxe Category
Ho Chi Minh City
Superior
First Class Category
Ho Chi Minh City
Superior
Legend Category
Ho Chi Minh City
Park Room

Tour Cost included:

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Vietnamese food, Asian Food basic.
  • All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at airports on arrival and departure days
  • English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • All taxes & services charge.

Tour Cost Non Included:

  • International airfare and airport tax in Vietnam
  • Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program
  • Visa fees to Vietnam & Cambodia.
  • Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • Single supplement
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
  • Your currency: United States ($)
  • Validity until 31st of December 2015 Price per person in US$ in party of
  • Number in Group
  • Superior
  • Deluxe
  • First Class
  • Legend
  • 1
  • US$ 304
  • US$ 388
  • US$ 509
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  • 2
  • US$ 176
  • US$ 224
  • US$ 294
  • Request!
  • 3-4
  • US$ 158
  • US$ 202
  • US$ 265
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  • 5-6
  • US$ 146
  • US$ 186
  • US$ 244
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  • 7-10
  • US$ 139
  • US$ 177
  • US$ 232
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  • 11-15
  • US$ 134
  • US$ 170
  • US$ 223
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  • 16-20
  • US$ 127
  • US$ 161
  • US$ 212
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  • 21-25
  • US$ 123
  • US$ 157
  • US$ 206
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  • 26-30
  • US$ 121
  • US$ 155
  • US$ 203
  • Request!
  • Single Supplement
  • US$ 45
  • US$ 80
  • US$ 129
  • Request!