Vietnam’s history is one of rebuilding. See what they’ve managed to preserve over the many years of war, and what they’ve reconstructed from the rubble. In cities like Hanoi, Hoi An, and Ninh Binh you can see ancient Buddhist sites. Places like Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum offer the government-sanctioned perspective on the past century of conflict.
9 Things to Do
Explore one of South Vietnam’s most important wartime sites, the impressive Cu Chi Tunnels. This tour from Ho Chi Minh City includes an in-depth introduction to the history and significance of the tunnels and plenty of time to explore the myriad of underground alleys and structures.
5 hrsFrom $50
Our guide and car will pick you up at your hotel in Hue city, then transfer to Dong Ha town to visit the Dakrong bridge, Ho Chi Minh trail. You also have chance to meet Paco minority people in the Vietnam Central. The last place of this day trip is Khe Sanh Combat Base. Lunch at local restaurant
8 hrsFrom $78
After breakfast, you will take the drive to the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City for a visit to the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels, a well-known historical vestige of the Vietnamese revolution. As a distinctive architecture, this cobweb-like tunnel complex is a network of underground dug-outs of over 200 kilometers long, consisting of many layers and turnings with meeting, living and fighting quarters where we learn the first hand how the Viet Cong survived the extraordinary underground existence during the Vietnam War.
In the afternoon, Start the trip at restaurant for visiting the War Remnants Museum, Reunification palace which was the residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of the war in April 1975 and the Old Central Post Office. After visiting the City Hall, take a break-time at Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sales. Return to your hotel.
8 hrsFrom $50
The Demilitarised Zone was the site of some of the fiercest and bloodiest battles during the American War and a tour through this historic region is an informative glimpse in to the war time history. From Hue travel north to visit underground tunnels and bunkers, cross infamous battle sites, and pass tranquil villages as you discover the DMZ.
8 hrsFrom $118
Take a break from the beach to discover the spiritual side to Nha Trang. On this half-day tour, you’ll step back in time to the Cham era at the Po Nagar Towers. You’ll also learn about modern-day Buddhism at the Long Son Pagoda and Vietnam’s colonial history at the Nha Trang Cathedral.
4 hrsFrom $28
- Elliot H.
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