CAO DAI TEMPLE & CU CHI TUNNELS
The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of South-East Asia. It is the headquarters of the unique Cao Dai sect, a religion with a hybrid of Buddhism, Christianity & Confucianism. Above the entrance is the all-seeing holy eye – symbol of the sect.
Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role during the American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, which extend over 220km, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels
THE ITINERARY: CAO DAI TEMPLE & CU CHI TUNNELS (L)
The morning, our bus and tour guide will come to your hotel and pick you up. you will take the bus about 2,5hours to Tay Ninh city, then you will visit the Cao Dai Temple and the you will attend the midday ceremony’s extravaganza to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers which is a fantastic experience.
After lunch, proceed to Cu Chi tunnel to explore the amazing site where Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists - the network of over 250km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.
There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone". Visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food in war time).
Then the bus will atke you go back to Ho Chi Minh. End of the trip.
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- Children under 5 years old are FOC.
- Children from 5 - 11 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rates.
- Children above 12 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates.
Tour Price Includes:
- Private transportation with air-conditioned vehicles
- English speaking tour guide
- Lunch as per itinerary
- All entrance fees
- Mineral water
- Wet tissue
Tour Price Excludes: