04 March 2017

Vietnam Day 2 (Part2): Cu Chi Tunnels Tour And Street Food Market, Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam Day 2: War Remnants Museum, Independence Palace, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Saigon Post Office, and Local Vietnamese Coffee Shop

Cu Chi Tunnels tour is a half day tour from Ho Chi Minh.  There are morning or afternoon session.  It cost 171,000VND and an extra 110,000 for entry fee to the tunnels.  The tunnels of Cu Chi are a network of underground passageway that run to more than 250 km length.   The Viet Cong soldiers used this tunnel as a hiding spot during the Vietnam War.

Heaps of different kind of traps

Inside tunnel is so dark and narrow.  According to our tour guide, Vietnamese men in the past are pretty tiny that's why they are comfortably staying in the tunnels

Shooting trial. About 35,000-40,000VND for 10 bullets

Happy face, just before the hardship of coming out from the hole

On the back, as the bus dropped some passengers at the back of Ben Thanh Market, we saw this Street Food Market.  We quickly got off the bus although it wasn't our stop.  This place is more interesting with our empty tummy were rumbling hard and we can worry how to get back to our hotel later.  We totally made a great choice.  This place is like a night market with lots of stalls seling range of Vietnamese and western from snacks to heavy meal.

Bun Thit Nuong 60,000VND

The grilled quail egg cake 35,000VND

Bun khot 60,000VND

Ben Thanh Market at night
Stay tuned for the next blog still in Vietnam:

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