Cu Chi Tunnel And Cao Dai Holy’s Temple 1

Cu Chi Tunnel And Cao Dai Holy’s Temple

  • Type of trip: Private
  • Trip Duration: 1 Days
  • Starting: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
  • Finishing: Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
  • Trip Grading: Regular itinerary, moderate walking, light trekking
  • Destinations: Saigon – Cu Chi tunnel – Cao Dai Holly see

Description: Today features two of the best highlights of the outskirt Saigon. The incredible Cu Chi tunnel, a 250 km underground tunnel system, was created manually by North Viet (Vietcong) guerrilla force. Cao Dai holly See temple is well worth a visit. The temple, dominated by the all-seeing eye, is an architectural wonder, a hotchpotch of styles from its contributing religions and ornamented in brilliant colors.

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Cu Chi Tunnel And Cao Dai Holy’s Temple 1

The daily service is impressive. The worshippers wear robes of different hues denoting their function and status, and kneel in blocks in the nave to genuflect and pray while acolytes perform complex rituals.

ITINERARY:

Saigon – Cu Chi – Cao Dai holly See. (L)

8:00 Am, our tour expert will meet you at Saigon port, depart for a full day tour the outskirt of Saigon highlights. Today features 2 of the best highlights of the outskirt Saigon. The incredible Cu Chi tunnel, a 250 km underground tunnel system, was created manually by North Viet Vietcong guerrilla force. Cao Dai holly See temple is well worth a visit. The temple, dominated by the all-seeing eye, is an architectural wonder, a hotchpotch of styles from its contributing religions and ornamented in brilliant colors.

The daily service is impressive. The worshippers wear robes of different hues denoting their function and status, and kneel in blocks in the nave to genuflect and pray while acolytes perform complex rituals.

Cu Chi Tunnel And Cao Dai Holy’s Temple 1

Cao Daism is a broad, inclusive faith that sprang from Buddhist origins to embrace Jesus, Mohammed, and other non-traditional, latter day saints such as Louis Pasteur, Martin Luther King, and Victor Hugo. Practitioners of Cao Daism are pacifists, pray four times daily, and follow a vegetarian diet for 10 days out of every month.

Cu Chi can be reached after 1 hour 45 minutes drive through the pleasant countryside. You then watch the documentary film and explore a part of the tunnel that has been cleaned up for tourist. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers.

Leaving the tunnel, you continue the trip to Tay Ninh town at attend the noon daily ceremony of Caodaism followers.

Today we have scheduled a special lunch of the local cuisines in a popular local eatery for your taste of Tay Ninh cuisines.

After lunch, we return to Saigon by the same van. Arrive at your ship around approximately 4.45 pm. Finish an enjoyable day.