VISIT CENTRAL VIETNAM BATTLE TOUR
( 6 Days / 5 Nights )
To understand Vietnam’s present, you must look to the past, and that includes the tragic period of the Vietnam War, or the American War as it was called in Vietnam. The region surrounding Centre of Vietnam sat at the heart of the conflict, and visitors to the places can still see the legacy of the war in many of its attractions.
We offer the itineary as below:
Day 1: Nghe An.
Meet at your hotel in Nghe An and have a day trip to visit Sen village which is quite tranquil, peaceful and poetic with green bamboo, public well, temple’ ground where festivals or crucial occasions of the village taking place. The village landscape is further adorned by numerous mountains far away that are hidden in vague cloud and blue sky. There is also a fragrant lotus lake at the beginning of Sen village, in between the way to Chua Village which is mother’s homeland of President Ho Chi Minh. The rest of day you relax on Cua Lo beach. Overnight in Nghe An
Day 2: Nghe An – Vinh Moc - Quang Tri.
After breakfast, we drive to Quang Tri, en route we visit Vinh Moc Tunnels. The tunnels remain unaltered and therefore offer an authenic view of the underground life. We will enter the tunnels and explore the subterranean passageways. We then stop and visit Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River and Doc Mieu Base. Check in at the hotel in Dong Ha town of Quang Tri Province.
Day 3: Dong Ha – Khe Sanh – A Luoi ( Lunch )
Today, we drive to A Luoi. Our first stop is Camp Carroll, the Marine artillery plateau. Have a brief stop at the Rockpile, an old Marine Corp look-out. Continue to Khe Sanh village for a visit of Khe Sanh combat base. Arrive to A Luoi for an overnight stay.
Day 4: A Luoi – Hamburger Hill – A shau – Hoi An ( Lunch )
This morning, we visit the old site of Ashau Special Forces Camp, overrun by the NVA in 1966 and the next site is the infamous Hamburger Hill, the last bloodiest battle between the U.S troops and the NVA troops in Vietnam War. The battle took place on Ap Bia Mountain or Hill 937 in the rugged, jungle-shrouded mountains along the Laotian border with South Vietnam. After 10 day battle ( from May 10 to May 20 1969 ), the U.S 101st Airborne Division took the hill , US troops fought a brutal battle up the hill before finally capturing it on May 20. Due to the severity of the fighting, Hill 937 was dubbed "Hamburger Hill. After lunch at A Luoi, we drive to Hoi An. Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An
Day 5: Hoi An – My Son – Quang Ngai
In the morning, we visit My Son Holy land located deep in the foothills of the Que Son Mountains. (My Son is the site of Tra Kieu, the ancient capital of the Cham Kingdom and contains ruins dating back to the 5th Century).
We then depart for Quang Ngai and pass the Chu Lai airbase and visit Hill 43. Overnight in Quang Ngai.
Day 6: Quang Ngai – My Lai – Chu Lai airport
After breakfast, we drive to visit My Lai. Our guide will tell you about history of the war in this area and meet the local villagers. It is an unforgettable memory for the veterans during their war time here. We will walk around the village visiting the old massacre site, memorial and the museum. Our final tour itinerary is end at Chu Lai airport for your next destination.