Explore the contemporary history of Vietnam in this tour. Learn about the stark contrasts of Vietnam's DMZ, and head deep into the past of the Vietnam War.
The Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone was established as a dividing line between North and South Vietnam as a result of the First Indochina War.
During the Second Indochina War (popularly known as the Vietnam War), it became important as the battleground demarcation separating North Vietnamese territory from South Vietnamese territory.
The tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the early morning around 06:00 and take you for a short drive to Dong ha Town, then continue to drive on national route No. 9 to visit Dakrong Bridge, Rock pile, Khe Sanh combat base, Ethnic minority villages, and the Ho Chi Minh trails. Stop by Dong Ha for lunch.
In early noon, we will follow highway No. 1 to visit Hien Luong bridge, Ben Hai River, and the 17th parallel. And then you will stop at Doc Mieu, Vinh Moc Tunnels. Tour ends around 18:30 at Hue.
Khe Sanh combat base
Ethnic minority village
Ho Chi Minh trails
Hien Luong Bridge
Ben Hai River
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Pick-up from Select Hotels in Hue City Center
Rural Town of Dong Ha
See the incredible remains of the Vietnam War including the sites of US combat bases and the Dakrong Bridge located along the Ho Chi Minh trail that served as the main access point during the war.
The Rockpile and Khe Sanh Combat Base
Get a glimpse of The Rockpile, a rocky mountain and former key outpost of the US Marine during the devastating Vietnam War. Visit the Khe Sanh Combat Base and see historical pictures, weapons, abandoned helicopters, restored bunkers and portions of the airstrip on the once fallen US Marine camp.
Lunch at a Restaurant in Dong Ha
Relish a delightful Vietnamese cuisine for lunch in a local restaurant at Dong Ha just after seeing wonderful villages along the Ho Chi Minh trail.
Hien Luong Bridge
Visit this important structure across the Ben Hai River that was painted then with 2 different colors (red and yellow). It was to mark as an official border between North and South Vietnam during the war which now serves as a national symbol of Vietnam's reunification.
Vinh Moc Tunnels
Learn how an entire village of approximately three hundred people lived and survived for years inside the three-level tunnels of Vinh Moc. Enter this underground cave and see the architecture of the place which played a significant role in Vietnam's history.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in Hue City Center
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