The Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam will give you a glimpse of an exquisite world beneath the ground that made a safe zone during the era of battles that loomed overhead. It is a place that will take you back to the nation’s rich history and will tell you tales of courage and strength for this nation have survived some of the roughest roads and toughest times.
The Cu Chi Tunnels spans an amazing expanse of 200 hundred kilometers and was at one time the only quiet place where people could run to safety when the bombs and shells exploded around them. Desperation is what triggered great minds to design and build this parallel world. These passages will leave you in sheer awe as each inch of these tunnels were dug out with nothing but a shovel in ones hands and strength in ones heart. Tunnel by tunnel a whole network was created and today stands as a reminder of the great struggles and challenges that the Vietnamese underwent in some of their dark days in the past. It is not possible to visit each tunnel in the area but there are several tours that offer interesting packages that last about half a day. Visit the tunnels with a professional guide who will give you an in-depth insight into the tales and stories of the challenges the Vietnamese underwent at this time. When you are underground don’t miss the factories, hospitals and villages that housed a whole nation of people that included not just the Vietnamese but the Vietcong as well. Exploring these tunnels will give you an authentic feel of a world beneath a world that the citizens would have experienced. The Cu Chi tunnels are situated around three hours from Saigoin and the exquisite landscape that line your way to the destination which is something worthy of open admiration. It would be better to plan your visit somewhere during the summer as the best packages await at this time of the year.
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