Cu chi ben duoc tunnels and market tour


Are you planning lớn visit the Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam during your stay in Ho Chi Minh City?If so, you can vày it in 2 ways: paying for a group tour, or spover a fraction of the money buying a bus ticket và doing it on your own. This post is all about the latest.

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Which Cu Chi Tunnels to Visit (Ben Duoc vs Ben Dinh)

Most guided tours you’ll find around Ho Chi Minch City drive tourists to Ben Dinch. The Ben Dinc tunnels are the ones that were reconstructed and widened by the Vietnamese government so tourists could fit in there.

On the other hand, the tunnels in Ben Duoc are a part of the authentic Cu Chi network of tunnels used during the war — the real giảm giá khuyến mãi. Plus, you can easily get there by public bus, so you should definitely visit the ones in Ben Duoc.


Public Bus khổng lồ the Cu Chi Tunnels

The bus trip from Ho Chi Minch City to lớn the Ben Duoc Cu Chi Tunnels will take around 2htrăng tròn.

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Go lớn the Ho Chi Minch Bus Station at the western over of Backpacker Street (Pđê mê Ngu Lao) in District 1.Hop on the Bus Nº13 lớn Cu Chi Station.The tickets are purchased inside the bus và they’ll cost €0.28 / $0.34 USD per person. This is the first part of the trip & will take 1h40.


When you reach the Cu Chi Station — & if you want lớn keep saving money — you’ll have sầu to swerve around the horde of taxi drivers offering their services khổng lồ all the tourists that got off the bus. They’ll say there are no more buses onwards và taking a xe taxi is the only alternative sầu. That’s not true.Smile, and let them talk while you look around for the Bus Nº79.



Get on the Bus Nº79 and buy the ticket khổng lồ Ben Duoc from the ticket agent. The ticket will be a further €0.24 / $0.30 USD & the trip will take around 40 minutes. We asked the ticket agent to lớn let us know where we needed to get off và he did.

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Nonetheless, after 40 minutes you’ll reach an intersection with two blue traffic signs pointing khổng lồ Ben Duoc (left) và Ben Dinh (right). The bus will turn left & two minutes later you’ll have lớn hop off. Here’s the spot:


Locals will help you too. They’re super friendly & know that if you’re on that bus, you plan lớn visit the Ben Duoc tunnels. Like we mentioned before, only group tours go to lớn Ben Dinh.