Day 1Ho Chi Minh - Cao Dai temple - Cu Chi tunnels
In the morning
08:30 AM, the tour guide and car driver will pick you up at your hotel and depart for Tay Ninh. We will visit the Great Temple of Caodaism. The temple is about 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City. It is built on nine levels that represent nine steps to heaven. You will see a prayer session at noon.
Caodai is a Vietnamese religion with its philosophy based on Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Christianity. Its belief includes believing in one God, the existence of the soul and the ability to communicate with the spiritual world.
In the afternoon,
After the visit to Cao Dai, you have lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will return to Ho Chi Minh City. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City, we will stop to visit Cu Chi Tunnels for 2 hours. Cu Chi Tunnels are an impressive network of tunnels with a length of over 250 km.
This strategic place was used by 15,000 Viet Cong fighters during the war. You will be amazed at the tunnels with their underground storeys including trap-door, living areas, storage, weapon factories, field hospitals, kitchen, command centres, tunnels area and etc. You also have a chance to try firing M-16, AK-47 and carbine rifle at the National Defence Sports Shooting Range. At 06:00 PM, our trip ends and we transfer you back to your hotel.
Price per Traveler: 125 USD
Transfer by A/C shared Coach (pick up / drop off at hotel in city center)
Vietnamese lunch in local restaurant
Experienced English speaking guide
All sightseeing fees, entrance fees for mentioned visits/activities