Cu Chi tunnels rank as the top day trip from Ho Chi Minh City. The complex is about 40km away from the city center, concealing an enormous system of underground tunnels which was used as shelters from bombs, living places, supply routes and more, built by Viet Cong during Vietnam – America War.
Besides the tunnels were the impressive setting of hand-made traps and weapons hiding beneath the grounds, made mostly from bamboo trees. Cu Chi Tunnels contributed an important part to the final victory of Vietnamese people.
Nowadays, Cu Chi Tunnels is a huge tourist spot near Ho Chi Minh City. Tourists come to the tunnels will get a deeper insight into how Vietnamese people dealt with the war and their ways to win it. There is also a shooting range featuring the guns which were used widely at the time where visitors can try shooting.