Mekong Delta Travel
Veteran Tours
 
10D DMZ & VICINITY  
10DAYS/9NIGHTS (MDT/DMZ)
On March 8th, 1965, the US 9th Marine Brigade landed on Nam O Beach (nicknamed Red Beach II) in Da Nang, which officially marked the American involvement in Vietnam. Thenceforth, the names
 
 
Day 1: Saigon - Arrival (D)
Arrival in Sai Gon, the biggest city with the new name HoChiMinh of city. Meet your guide at Tan Son Nhat Airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. City tour includes: visit Reunification Conference Hall, Former US Embassy, War Remnants Museum. Overnight in Sai Gon in the center hotel.
 
 
Day 2: Saigon - Cu Chi (BLD)
Morning drive to Thu Duc, Bien Hoa, Long Binh and take an excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels dug during the wars, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence. Try a crawl into the tunnels. On the way back, stop for photo at a rice paper workshop and rice fields. Dinner on board cruising along to Saigon River with music show. Overnight in Saigon.


 
 
Day 3: Saigon - Hue (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel transfer to airport for flight to Hue, the capital of Vietnam from the 18th to the beginning of the 20th century. Drive to visit the Forbidden City for exploration of the remnants at the Citadel and its open air war museum, Thien Mu Pagoda, King Tu Duc and King Khai Dinh tombs. Overnight in Hue.


 
Day 4: Hue - A Shau - A Luoi (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel drive into Ashau Valley via Highway No.14, stop over at Camp Eagles, Fire-bases Birmingham and A Luoi. A view of Hamburger Hill and unofficial meeting with local veterans. Return to Hue and overnight in Hue.
 
 
Day 5: Hue - Dong Ha - Lang Vei - Khe Sanh (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel drive on Highway No.9 towards Laos border, stop over in Lang Vei Special Forces Camp, Khe Sanh Base, Da Krong Bridge, Cam Lo, Rockpile and Camp Carrol. Overnight in Dong Ha.


 
Day 6: Dong Ha - DMZ - Hue (BLD)
Visit DMZ (Demilitarize Zone), 17th parallel, Ben Hai River and Hien Luong Bridge, Vinh Moc Tunnel, Quang Tri Citadel. Return to Hue via Highway No.1, overnight in Hue.
 
 
Day 7: Hue - Danang (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel drive over Hai Van Pass, stop over at Lang Co beach for relaxing and photos taking, drive to Danang. City tour Danang including the grounds of former US Consulate, Cham Museum, Marble Mountain, China Beach. Overnight in Danang.
 
Day 8: Danang - Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel excursion to Hoi An. Drive straight to My Son Holy Land and visit My Son. Return to Hoi An ancient town, the biggest commercial port in the 16th century where merchant ships from Holland, Portugal, Japan, China,. came for exchanging trade. Visit Hoi An: ancient houses, Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Temple. Discovery Hoi An ancient night with a high light of the tour around small streets bordered by ancient houses, gorgeous temples and an old bridge. Overnight in Hoi An.


 
 
Day 9: Hoi An - Danang - Saigon (BLD)
Drive back to Danang and transfer to the airport for flight back to Sai Gon. Relax after check-in. At leisure time. Dinner and overnight in Sai Gon
 
Day 10: Saigon - Departure (B)
Free time for shopping. Transfer to airport for flight departure to USA or begin next tour module.
 

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