- Hoi An
Spend time sharing experiences of the Vietnam conflict with both US and Vietnamese war veterans.
In-depth exploration of the Demilitarized Zone, visiting iconic battle sites such as Khe Sanh military base and "Hamburger Hill".
Scramble through the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels near Saigon.
Inclusive of daily breakfast, seven lunches and two dinners.
International flights can also be arranged.
What our specialists say...
This trip takes in a number of key iconic and battlefield locations from the Vietnam War. The tour would work well for anyone with a keen interest in this era of Vietnam’s history. Starting in the north explore the colonial capital of Hanoi and its key military sites including the Army Museum and the Hanoi Hilton. During your time in the capital meet with a former Viet Cong soldier as well as US Vietnam veteran Chuck Searcy. The tour then travels deep into the Demilitarized Zone taking in a number of areas of military significance, before catching a short flight to pulsating Saigon and finally some time to explore the backwaters of the Mekong Delta.
We recommend this trip for:
- Thanh Hoa
- A Luoi
- Dong Ha
- Hoi An
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Day 1 Hanoi
On arrival in Hanoi, drive by private transfer to your hotel. Meet veteran of the Vietnam War, Chuck Searcy, this afternoon. After returning to Vietnam in 1992, he is now Chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. Usually over about two hours, you have time to ask questions and hear about his experiences.
Day 2 Hanoi
Today embark on a city tour with your driver and guide. Visit Ho Chi Minh's former home, the Temple of Literature (the first university in Hanoi) and perhaps the Fine Arts Museum which has a wonderful collection of art and sculpture. After lunch you will be accompanied by Vietnam veteran Tam to visit sites relevant to the Vietnam War.
Day 3 Thanh Hoa
Hanoi , Thanh Hoa
Today you will be picked up by your private driver and guide and transferred to Thanh Hoa City, three hours south of the capital. Visit Ham Rong Bridge, which was fiercely defended by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
- Lam Kinh Hotel
Day 4 Hue
Return to Hanoi early this morning in time for your lunchtime flight to Hue. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the city. This afternoon explore the Imperial Citadel with your guide and learn of its turbulent past and how it has withstood the test of time.
Day 5 A Luoi
Hue , A Luoi
Today travel inland to the mountainous district of A Luoi. Along the journey visit Binh Dien and Bastogne Military Bases and stop off at the Ashau Valley and "Hamburger Hill".
- Do Thanh Hotel
Day 6 Dong Ha
A Luoi , Dong Ha
Continue into the DMZ, stopping at places of military significance including the former American military base of Khe Sanh, the Rock pile, Camp Carol, Dakrong suspension bridge, Tacon airfields, and Lang Vay special force camp.
- Saigon Dong Ha Hotel
Day 7 Hue
Day 8 Hoi An
This morning transfer via the picturesque Hai Van pass to Hoi An. En route visit sites of military interest including Camp Eagle, Lang Co beach, the grounds of former US Consulate and the Marble Mountains.
Day 9 Hoi An
This full day tour takes you to the rural town of Quang Ngai, located in an area of Vietnam that saw some of the heaviest fighting. Near the town is a memorial to the people of My Lai village, over 500 of whom were massacred in what was one of the War's most gruesome events.
Day 10 Saigon
Day 11 Saigon
Day 12 Saigon
Day 13 Return home
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