DMZ One Day Tour will take you through the severe history of Vietnam under the American War in Vietnam. The interesting visit to a minority village of R’u People will tell you a glimpse of one of ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Besides, the historical destinations like Khe Sanh Combat Base, Vinh Moc Tunnel, Hien Luong Bridge will helps you to have a deep understanding of DMZ under American War. This tour will be the perfect choice for the people who want to save budget and have a good time in Vietnam.
Pick up at your hotel if you hotel is in the city centre
Picking up at TheSinhTourist Hue or at the hotel (located inside Hue City center only) and departing for Dong Ha town.
Arriving at Dong Ha town and stopping for a short break before departing for DMZ tour
You will visit these destinations:
Rockpile: a solitary karst rock outcropping north of Route 9. Its relatively inaccessible location, reached only by helicopter, made it an important United States Army and Marine Corps observation post and artillery base from 1966 to 1969
Minority R’u village
Ho Chi Minh Trail: a logistical system provided support, in the form of manpower and materials, from the North to the Vietnamese army in the South
Dakrong Bridge: this bridge was rebuilt in 2001 and bears a marker hailing its importance as a conduit for the Ho Chi Minh trail
Khe Sanh Combat Base: a United States Marine Corps outpost south of DMZ. Currently, it hosts a small museum on base, historical pictures and weapons are shown. Additionally, abandoned helicopters, restored bunkers, and portions of the airstrip are visible.
You will be back to Dong Ha Town, have lunch and take a short break
Our driver will take you to:
Vinh Moc tunnels: the tunnels were built to shelter villagers of Son Trung and Son Ha communes from the intense bombing by the American forces. The complex grew to include wells, kitchens, rooms for each family and spaces for healthcare. Around 60 families lived in the tunnels and as many as 17 children were born inside the tunnels. Comparing to Cu Chi tunnels in the South, Vinh Moc tunnels are much bigger and more elaborated.
Hien Luong Bridge (introduced while driving pass): a bridge over Ben Hai River and is located in 17th Parallel and in Vietnam War, it was bisected between South Vietnam and North Vietnam
Doc Mieu Base (introduced while driving pass)
You will return to Hue
Arriving in Hue and our driver will drop you off at The Sinh Tourist or your hotel.