Cu Chi Tunnels By Bicycle & Boat

Introduction

Saigon is one of the destinations on your journey to Vietnam when you have some days in Ho Chi Minh city! Please join our adventure day trip to Cu Chi Tunnel, and you will never forget it. With a day trip, it gives you plenty of time to explore the rural villages of Cu Chi and its tunnel. It is an excellent opportunity to explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels by boat and bicycle with Vietnam Backroads.


- You will be picked up at your hotel by our shuttle bus.
- Then get on board a luxury speedboat
- Enjoy a light breakfast when the speedboat taking you to rural villages, lush green jungle
- Ride on the excellent quality bike through countryside villages to Cu Chi tunnel
- After lunch, return to Saigon city by air-conditioned minibus.

Tour details

Price
USD $100.00 100.00
Tour code
VBR -
Duration
Number Of cycling days
1
Bike Hire
included
Total cycling distance
30km
Destination
Ages to ride
10 years old
Tour meets
Tour ends
Large Group
14
What's included
Modern speedboat
Truck to carry all bikes
New Giant MTBs, wheel size 27.5, hydraulic brake
Helmets, bottles of water, tools kit
All entrance fees
Cold water, snack, fresh fruits, facial tissues
Light breakfast on board
English speaking guide throughout the tour
Shuttle bus will pick you up /drop you off at hotels
Bike mechanic supprot
What's not included
Personal travel insurance
Other personal expenses
Drinks are not included with any meal

Full Itinerary

Saigon river
Day
1
Ho Chi Minh to Cu Chi by Speedboat & by Bicycle

7:00 Am. Ready to be met at the hotel’s lobby and be taken to the pier in District 1. After 45 minutes, enjoy the beautiful scenery along the riverbank. We get off the boat at the local ferry boat to start cycling. Our truck and bike mechanic with all bikes left Saigon city in the early morning. Unload the bikes and double-check all before you come here by boat. Each cycle has a tag name as your name on it. Just pick it up and start to explore the lush green area along the Saigon River. Then we ride through countryside farmland, water spinach, fish farming, and fruit orchards before a ferry crossing. We are stopping at the family business to learn how locals producing rice paper. After spending a short time experiencing the daily works of a local home, we continue cycling through a rubber plantation. You can see how hard people get latexes from rubber trees. There are many stops in the countryside to meet locals and enjoy cold water, snacks. We will reach the tunnels at noontime. After refreshment at Cu Chi, say bye-bye. Your truck driver and bike mechanic because there is no cycling in the afternoon. Watch a documentary film about Cu Chi tunnels and its people's life at the fighting tunnel before taking a tour through 3 levels of tunnels with your guide. Stop at the weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating the authentic Viet Cong tunnel system, visit different underground bunkers, hide the smoke kitchen, and finally shoot the range. Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant by Saigon River. We will return to Saigon by air-conditioned van/minibus.

Light breakfast + Lunch
20 - 30 km
Country back roads
Kiwi standing on oval
Blue River Boat/ Saigon River boat

More Info

Vehicles

27.5 Giant MTB bikes & Trek Hybrid Touring Bikes

1. There are 60 pro MTB bikes and hybrid MTB bikes and available in store and they are ready for all cycling tours

MTB Bikes for kids: wheel size 20", 24" with  suspension seatpost. Kid heights: 120cm, 130cm, 145cm

Pro Giant Mountain Bike - 650B/ 27.5" wheel size

27.5" Pro mountain bikes are use for off-road cycling; on dirt track and hilly single track narrow paths and also country back roads.

27.5" wheel size and MTB tires 27.5" x 1.95 is the best choice and suitable and good for challenge and technical mountain biking. 

1 - Good quality and lightweight Alloy MTB 27.5" frames 

2 - 27.5" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable for riding

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 27.5" Alexrims disc brake rims - 32 holes

8 - Maxxis Cross Mark 27.5 x 1.95 - Good quality and suitable for both on road and off-road riding

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team



2. There are 25 Trek hybrid mountain bikes available in our store.  Hybrid bike tires 700 x 38- Good choice for a long trip: Saigon to Hanoi and Hanoi to Saigon

Hybrid bikes are use for an off-road cycling through countryside, dirt track and but working on muddy road. Its really good for touring a long trip, it moves faster and easier. Hybrid bike gives you an easy to pedal uphills, smooth bicycle riding on quiet concrete paths and country back roads. The best choice to challenge mountain and serious hills

1 - Good quality and lightweight alloy hybrid frame

2 - 29" Rockshox XC30 , 100mm travel, manual lockout

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable saddle

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Shimano hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 29" Alexrims touring rims, disc brake - 32 holes

8 - Schwalbe CX Comp 700 x 38 - Good quality and suitable for both off-road cycling and touring a long trip

9 - Soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Cycle Track, massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van and his team


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Photos

Saigon river - Cu Chi
Country back road in Thuan An
A ferry on Saigon River, Cu Chi
Dirt track along Saigon River
Hidden bunkers at Cu Chi tunnel
Crossing Saigon River to Thuan An
A little ferry across Saigon River Cu Chi tunnel
Ride through rubber platation
Its a nice route biking to Cu Chi tunnels