1 days starts from $ 56
All incl. Private Transportation + English speaking tour guide + Food + Fees + Mineral Water + Wet Tissue
Just outside Tay Nihn and 60 miles northwest of Ho Chi Minh City is the Great Temple or Holy See, the center of the intriguing Cao Dai sect. Cao Dai is a syncretist Vietnamese religious movement that incorporates aspect of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and even Catholicism.
Visit the Cao Đài Temple and learn about the stunning architecture of South East Asia and join the noon mass of the Cao Đài faithful. Then, explore the underground network of tunnels and rooms at Củ Chi.
Let's see Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnel !
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - Cao Dai Temple - Cu Chi Tunnel
Begin with pickup at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, then start from Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh province.
Visit Cao Dai temple - The building is the world's main church for Caodaism - A combination of Neo-Gothic, Baroque and Oriental design. At midday, watch a unique Mass of the Caodaists - Watching Caodiasts pray is one of the major highlights when visiting the temple. Visitors are permitted to watch from the galleries and may take photographs, knees must be covered and shoes removed before entering. Silence is requested when a service is taking place.
After lunch, drive into the countryside to see the Cu Chi Tunnels, a vast network of excavations that were created during the French colonial era, then expanded by the Viet Cong during the war with the United States. Watch a video about the tunnels, then walk through them and see demonstrations of the traps and weapons used against American GIs. This tour concludes with a return transfer to your Ho Chi Minh City hotel.
|Group of people||Price per person|
|1 people||145 $USD|
|2 people||92 $USD|
|3-4 people||75 $USD|
|5-6 people||63 $USD|
|7-8 people||56 $USD|
- Ho Chi Minh City (VN)
- Tây Ninh
- Đường tỉnh lộ 15
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi – Ho Chi Minh. (Lunch)
Driver and tour guide pick you up at the hotel, then start from Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh - a province 100 kms North West of HCMC, close to Cambodia border
Visit Cao Dai temple - The building is the world's main church for Caodaism - A combination of Neo-Gothic, Baroque and Oriental design and is very ornately decorated including dragon wrapped pillars, seven-headed cobras, and ceilings of sky blue.
At midday, watch a unique Mass of the Caodaists - Watching Caodiasts pray is one of the major highlights when visiting the temple as they dress in long flowing robes of white for lay followers, yellow, blue or red for priests whilst bishops have the Divine Eye embroidered on their headpieces. During worship, men are seated on the right and women on the left with all devotees seated in orderly rows. Visitors are permitted to watch from the galleries and may take photographs, knees must be covered and shoes removed before entering. Silence is requested when a service is taking place.
Have lunch at the local restaurant, drive to Cu Chi tunnels – Battlefield in Viet Nam War.
Visitors to Vietnam can now crawl through some of the safer areas of the tunnels, view command centers and booby traps, fire an AK-47 rifle on a firing range and even eat a meal featuring typical foods that soldiers living in the tunnels would have eaten.
Drive back to the hotel, end of the trip.
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- English speaking tour guide
- Meals as mention: Lunch(L)
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- Bottled water, wet tissue
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