2: HCMC - Bien Hoa - Phan Thiet (B, L, D)
morning departure via National Road No.1 with first stop
is Long Binh, by road to former base at Bien Hoa, head
Northward to Xuan Loc for lunch. Afternoon visit former
Phan Thiet air base. Overnight in Phan Thiet.
3: Phan Thiet - Nha Trang (B, L, D)
Departure for Song Mao with stop over at the former MACV
headquarters, continue to Song Mao and Tuy Phong, stop
at former American adviser compound located. Arriving in
Phan Rang, visit Poklong Cham Gia Rai Towers to
get a view of the former 1st Brigade base camp and
airbase. Overnight in Nha Trang.
4: Nha Trang (B, L, D)
boat trip to MunIsland, fishing village, swimming, city
overlooking at Bao Dai Summer Palace.
Balance of the day is free. Overnight in Nha Trang.
5: Nha Trang - Tuy Hoa - Quy Nhon (B, L, D)
for Tuy Hoa, visit both the airbase north and south of
town, short road excursion into the rice paddies and
travel up Hill 1283, proceed west on National Road No.1
to the areas of Tuy An, Trung Luong and Dong Tre. In
Dong Tre, visit the airstrip and old bunker. Overnight
in Qui Nhon.
6: Quy Nhon - Pleiku - Kon Tum (B, L, D)
north on Highway No.19 to Pleiku, stop in An Khe to
visit the area of Camp Radcliff and the 4th Infantry
Division Headquarters, lunch in Pleiku. By road to Kon
Tum with a view at a former US DZ site where some French
barracks located. Visit Kon Tum's old wooden church and
the orphanage, B12 and B15. Overnight in Kon Tum.
7: Pleiku (B, L, D)
to Dak To and Tu Mo Rong which was the site of a major
battle of the 1st Brigade in June 1966 on jeep or land
over. Return to Pleiku and depart for Decop Village for
an evening of traditional gong music, rice wine and
dancing under the stars and around a bonfire with the
Balmar Montagnards. Overnight in Pleiku.
8: Pleiku - Da Nang- Hoi An (B, L, D)
morning hike to visit Dragon Mountain, flight to Da Nang
in the afternoon, visit the Cham Sculpture Museum,
Marble Mountain, balance of the day for My Khe beach,
the original Danang beach for a couple of hours.
Overnight in Hoi An.
9: Hoi An - Hue (B,
northward with stop over at Hai Van Pass, Lang Co beach,
Phu Bai. Arriving Hue,
city tour of Hueincluding Royal Citadel, Forbidden
City, Royal Museum,
Thien Mu Pagoda, Tu Duc Mausoleum, Dong Ba Market.
Overnight in Hue.
10: Hue- A Luoi (B, L, D)
wheel drive to explore Ashau and A Luoi Valley, Camp Eagle,
Fire-base, Birmingham and
Continue visiting Hong Bac Village which
is located at the base of a 770 m hill to have a view to
Hamburger hill, following to A Shan valley. Overnight in
11: A Luoi - Quang Tri - Hue (B,
via Highway No.14 to Khe Sanh for a visit of the combat
base, continue traveling by road with stop over at
Rockpile, Camp Carrol, DMZ (Demilitarize Zone), the 17th
parallel and the Vinh Moc Tunnel, Mc Namara electronic
wall, return to Hue with stop at Quang Tri Citadel which
is well known in summer 1972. Overnight in Hue.
HCMC (B, L, D)
flight back to HCMC or Hanoi,
handicraft shopping tour in the afternoon
13: HCMC Departure (B)
shopping till departure time.
English/French speaking guide
Meals indicated as B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D =
Dinner in the itinerary
Admission fees and permits where applicable