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Itinerary
After Ho Chi Minh hotel pickup, board a deluxe speedboat on the Saigon River and enjoy an approximately 1-hour cruise to Cu Chi. Observe the riverbanks as your guide explains local life at the farms and villages you pass, and savor onboard drinks and fresh fruit.

On arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the historical Cu Chi site and tunnels used by the Viet Cong against the Americans and other forces during the Vietnam War. Explore above and below ground to see what were once hidden supply routes, kitchens, and hospitals.

After a riverside Vietnamese lunch, you’ll head back to Ho Chi Minh, stopping en route to experience local life. Visit an herb farm and a cricket farm, learning how the insects are made into delicacies, and get glimpse at traditional rice-paper production.
Locations visited
Cu Chi Tunnels
Les Rives Authentic River Experience
Les Rives Authentic River Experience
Overview
A popular destination from Ho Chi Minh, the Cu Chi Tunnels draw lots of visitors at peak times. This speedboat tour gets you there faster than you would by car so you beat the main crowds. Explore with a guide, and because you’re with a small group, have plenty of time questions. After included lunch, visit a cricket farm and other food producers on the ride back to your hotel.
Highlights
  • Beat the crowds on a Cu Chi and rural tour by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh
  • Learn about the tunnels and Vietnam War via guide commentary
  • Small group size means plenty of personalized attention 
  • Enjoy lunch and farm visits on the return ride back to your hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago
The way to go

We were not disappointed with this tour and definitely recommend it for the way to see Cu Chi tunnels. A lovely breakfast on board before a fast trip up the river, stopping a few times to point out landmarks or interesting facts. You beat all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Tour - Amazing Guide - Amazing Content Captured

I cannot say enough good things about this experience. Our experience with Le Rives was top notch and I cannot say enough good things about our guide Hang. We loved her, and our children loved. Furthermore, reaching this destinations by boat (instead of car) makes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cuchi tunnel

David was fabulous and we have seen more in one day than we would have on our own. We just loved David and this tour. Thanks David.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Worth It

This is an excellent tour. Carefully looked after from start when you are picked up by shuttle to go to pier. Tour guide Hang was very funny and knew her stuff. Boat was very clean and looked extremely well maintained. Brand new life jackets as...More

Thank jacqueline w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Half Day Trip

This was a fantastic half day trip, well worth the visit, tour guide Hang was funny and a wealth of knowledge. I was actually interested in everything she had to say and lunch was a delicious authentic Vietnamese meal. Highly recommend!

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Margfitz
26 June 2018|
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Response from kaycee4 | Reviewed this property |
We did the boat up and the bus back...I think we got back around 4.30
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MelbourneCam
14 May 2018|
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Response from kaycee4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry to take so long. Only just saw yr question....there were only the 2 of us. It included lunch served directly to our table, which was way too much food for us. The bus trip back had 3 or 4 stops on the way... More
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Beryl L
28 April 2018|
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Hi there Approximately what time will we be dropped back at our hotel?
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