Country: Vietnam
Type of holiday: Veterans
Destinations: Hanoi, Hue
Duration: 14
Guideline price: US$ 2078     (per person for Superior accommodation)
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This 14 day tour explores in great depth the scenes of battle and operational bases of the American theatre of warfare during the conflict, and is designed for returning veterans, relatives and their friends, but will also suit travellers with a deep fascination for military history enthusiasts.

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Tour programme:

Hanoi - Hoa Lo Prison:

Day 1: Arriving at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel, with time to settle in before your welcome dinner in a restored French colonial building.
Day 2: Today, you’ll have a full day’s guided tour of the historic and cultural highlights of Vietnam’s capital, which will include the war related Vietnam Military History Museum, the ‘Long-haired army’ display at the Women’s Museum and Hoa Lo (Hanoi Hilton) Prison.

Danang:

Day 3: Today, you’ll catch the flight to Danang. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the Son Tra Peninsula, known during the war as ‘Monkey Mountain’. You’ll also visit the marble mountains and a stone carving village. You’ll spend the night in Danang.
Day 4: Today you’ll visit the wartime sites of Vu Gia - Tu Bon River basin, Go Noi Island, Liberty Bridge, ‘Arizona Territory’, ‘Dodge City’, Hill 55, Hill 65 and An Hoa Combat Base.
Day 5: Today, you’ll visit Chu Lai Airbase and spend a whole day exploring the nearby war sites of the area, spending the night in the town of Tam Ky.
Day 6: Today, you’ll visit the wartime sites of Que Son Valley, the scene of heavy fighting during the conflict.
Day 7: Today, you’ll travel to Que Son Basin to explore the battle sites of ‘Operation Swift’.
Day 8: Your time will be free in Danang to spend in your own style.

Hue:

Day 9: This morning, you’ll be driven over the Hai Van Pass to the city of Hue and your hotel. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba Market.
Day 10: Today, you’ll visit the battle sites south of the Perfume River, including the areas of the 1/5 and 2/5 operations to capture the city, as well as the sites of Phu Cam Canal, ‘Old Shell Station’ and the Provincial Headquarters building.

Vinh Moc Tunnels - Khe Sanh:

Day 11: Today, you’ll travel to the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) in Quang Tri Province, visiting the Old Citadel of Quang Tri, La Vang church and Dong Ha town, where you’ll have lunch and check in to your hotel. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the wartime sites of Doc Mieu Base, Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River and the Vinh Moc Tunnels.
Day 12: Today you’ll visit the battle site of the former Con Tien Firebase, Truong Son National Cemetery, Camp Caroll, the ‘Rock Pile’, Dakrong Bridge, Khe Sanh Combat Base,Lang, Vay Special Forces Camp. You’ll also visit the Laos Vietnam border, before returning to the city of Hue for the night.
Day 13: In the morning, you’ll visit the battle sites of the A Shau Valley, returning to Hue in the afternoon.

Departure:

Day 14: Today, you’ll catch the flight to Hanoi, and your onward connection or departure flight.
Price:
US$ 2,078

The price quoted here is per person, based on 2 sharing, in superior standard  (4 star) accommodation and reflects the current cost of this tour as it stands.

Material modifications to the itinerary will naturally result in a proportional variance to the quotation we send you.



The prices include:
Domestic flights: Hanoi - Danang, Hue - Hanoi
Breakfasts and accommodation sharing a twin or double room
Experienced English-speaking guides
Private chauffeur-driven air conditioned cars as appropriate

The prices exclude:
Visas
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
Insurance


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