Dmz tour - private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

25113


Categories

Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Vietnamese (fluent)

Customized DMZ tour - visit any place that is not on the itinerary


Quang Tri, about 60 km north of Hue, is the place for those who hope to witness the remains of the war caused by the US -fighter -bombers or the B52s. To Quang Tri, you can visit famous sites including Quang Tri Citadel and the holy land of La Vang, revolutionary vestiges such as Hien Luong Bridge, Tung Gate, and Vinh Moc Tunnels. We also visit Khe Sanh base, Rockpile. . those places is like the most dangerous flashpoint during the war.

DMZ: Just a 5km either side of the river - a stark contrast to what really took place in this region. In fact, the surrounding region experienced some of the heaviest fighting during the Vietnam War. Bomb damage and craters are still evident in paddies, beside the railway tracks and beside the roads and bridges.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

+ Visit amazing Vinh Moc Tunnels
+ Khe Sanh airbase,
+ Rockpile
+ Con Thien base
+ Cua Viet

Remember: if you need to visit any place that is not on the itinerary, please contact me

Itinerary

We head north on Highway One toward the DMZ. We pass through Quang Tri City and visit Long Hung Church, Bo De School as we come into Dong Ha. At the Song Bo Dieu we walk over the Dong Ha Bridge(destroyed by John Ripley which stopped the initial NVA advance during the 1972 Easter Offensive). Continuing north we stop at Gio Linh FSB Forward (Alpha2)and the Peace Bridge over the Song Ben Hai, the river that was the only true physical demarcation between the North and South.

We ride to the Vinh Moc Tunnels, an incredible complex of tunnels that were dug by local people to evade the constant US bombing of the area. The tunnels include kitchens, wells and a 'hospital', as well as living quarters for roughly 60 families. The tunnels, which are at a depth of 30m, are still in very good condition and saved the villagers' lives.

We then head west to visit Con Thien. At Cam Lo we turn west on Highway 9 to visit Camp Carroll. Then past the Rockpile&Khe Sanh Combat Base where we will spend ample time exploring.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick customers up from hotel

End location: Drop customers off at hotel

Duration: 10 hours

What’s Included

Private A/C transportation - good air condition; seat belt.
Private English speaking guide
Entrance fees and permits
Lunch at good restaurant in Dong Ha city
02 bottle of Mineral water and 02 cold towel each person

What’s Extra

* Meals other than mentioned above.
* Personal expenses
* Tips, Travel insurance (*)
* Any service not mentioned above.

A Recent Review of this tour

Everything was perfect. We had a great time and loved the personal attention. The vehicle was clean and the air conditioning worked great. I'd highly recommend this service again in the future.
Robert Vonderwerth

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