Tour Name: Dmz tour with Vinh Moc Tunnels & Khe Sanh Option 2
Duration : 10-11 hours.
Departure from Hue: 7:30am – Tour ends in Hue : 6pm to 6:30pm
1.Highway of Horror
May 1, 1972 will never be forgotten by people in Quang Tri and Thua Thien provinces , but because the horrible carnage on the Vietnam Highway 1 about ten kilometers south of Quang Tri City.
2.Long Hung Church:
The church has remained untouched and basically remains as it was immediately after the bombings occurred.which was a battlefield in 1972 between North and South Vietnam for 81 days and nights.
3.Hien Luong Bridge & Ben Hai River
It crosses the Ben Hai River at the middle of the DMZ and marks the former border between North and South Vietnam from 1954 to 1972 when the North Vietnamese Army captured Dong Ha town in the 1972 Easter Offensive and pushed the border to the Thach han river in Quang Tri town, some 20 miles further south. During the partition of Vietnam, the bridge was painted with the two different colors. There is a monument on the north side.
3.Cua Tung Beach:
Cua Tung Beach is located in Vinh Linh District, Quang Tri Province. Although Cua Tung Beach is not very wide or long, it has its own beauty. The beach has sparkling green water, silky sand, and it is touched by soft breezes throughout the year.
4.Vinh Moc Tunnels
is a tunnel complex in Quang Tri, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War it was strategically located on the border of North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The tunnels were built to shelter people from the intense bombing of Son Trung and Son Ha communes in Vinh Linh county of Quang Tri Province in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone. It was constructed in several stages beginning in 1966 and used until early 1972.
The Hill was a Marine outpost built on top of a huge outcropping. Though it’s inaccessible, it’s a prominent sight from the highway.
6.Dak Rong Bridge – Ho Chi Minh Trail
It is midway along Highway 9, and is the starting point of Highway 15, one of the main branches of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, which leads south to the A Shau valley and the infamous “Hamburger Hill”. Though not entirely legitimate, there is a monument commemorating it as a point on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, (calledĐường Trường Sơn in Vietnam).
7.Khe Sanh Combat Base
just east of the Lao border, was the site of a U.S. base which fell under attack in early 1968. The attack of the NVA on Khe Sanh was a diversion for the 1968 Tet Offensive in the south. The old airfield of red dirt still remains.
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Private air-conditioned car or van with driver, all entrance fees, tour guide ( english speaking ), highway fees, tolls, bottled water, all taxes.
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