MHT IS EXCITED TO GET OUR U.S. NAVY VIETNAM VETERANS FRIENDS BACK TO VIETNAM.
Military Historical Tours (MHT) is offering this special trip for U.S. Navy Veterans and Families who would like to hit the road on this once in a lifetime trip to Vietnam. Explore places like Saigon, Cu Chi, Dong Tam, Da Nang, An Hoa, Quang Tri, An Khe, Pleiku, Route 9, Tay Ninh, China Beach, Hanoi, the Hai Van Pass, and many, many more. Travel with our experienced Historians and Tour Directors and MHT will handle all of your travel arrangements from the closest Airport in your home state to Vietnam and back home.
Tour Leaders: LtCol John Powell USA(Ret) 1st/9th Cav & Shayne A. Jarosz, USMC
The Vietnamese people are gracious and are sincerely happy to have us with them again. The scenery is great, the food is delicious and the hotels we use are new, beautiful and very comfortable. Together we will visit the sites where your fathers and husbands fought and are written in their collective history. If you wish to visit any place in Vietnam that is not on the itinerary, please contact us and we will see if we can get you there!
In addition to visiting the battle sites MHT will ensure that you have ample opportunity to bargain shop at the wholesale market!
After a quick class on negotiating with the locals we will turn you loose to purchase, lacquered items, pearls watches, and clothing!
I-Corps Tour Price: $ 3,395
(Based on double Occupancy)
Single Supplement $ 850
Tour Price Includes:
* Vietnam Visa Processing and fees
* First Class Hotel Accommodations
* Air-conditioned motorcoachs
* Meals as indicated in itinerary
* MHT Historical Trip information packet, containing maps and other information
* Admission fees to all sites, & museums
* Services of experienced Tour Leaders, and English- speaking local guides
Airfare Not Included: Optional round-trip economy or business class airfare from your city or Los Angeles to Vietnam quoted upon registration
Siege of Dien Bien Phu Post-Tour Available 19-22 Aug for only $995. Visit the site of the French loss of Indochina. You can also tour Beijing, China, or Cambodia or Ha Long Bay (see the link above!)
6 & 7 AUG TUE/WED - (Day 1 & 2) Depart your home airport for flight to Vietnam—Cross International Dateline, lose a day. (International Air will be quoted upon registration and can be tied into domestic flights upon request.) Arrive Saigon and check-in for evening. Hotel: Le Méridien
8 AUG THUR - (Day 3) After a western style breakfast we will have an early departure for a full day of seeing the local site including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the old Post Office, the Presidential Palace, the Army Museum and the former location of the US Embassy. We will have lunch in a local restaurant and as a final stop before returning to the hotel we will tour a lacquer factory to watch craftsmen at work. If time permits we will visit one of Saigon’s markets to shop for souvenirs. Hotel: Le Méridien (B/L/D)
9 AUG FRI - (Day 4) Morning departure for the Mekong Delta to board a boat in the quaint provincial town of My Tho and then wind our way through the labyrinth of small canals bordered by tiny villages. After viewing the endless fields of rice paddies tended by peasants in their traditional conical-shaped hats we transfer to a sampan for a tour of scenic Thoison Island. We will have lunch on the island and view the unique pottery produced on the island. We finish the day by returning to Saigon for some exploration of Saigon’s markets before dinner. Hotel: Le Méridien (B/L/D)
10 AUG SAT - (Day 5) This morning we head for the famous Cu Chi Tunnel system. We then continue to the Michelin Rubber Plantation, Lai Khe, Dau Tieng, and Nui Ba Den. As we end the day in Tay Ninh, we will stop to see the fabulous Cau Dai Temple. We end the day back in Saigon where we have an opportunity to enjoy the city at night with dinner on your own. Hotel: Le Méridien (B/L)
11 AUG SUN - (Day 6) We check out of the hotel and catch a flight to Da Nang. WE check into our hotel and enjoy Happy Hour by the pool with a night to see Da Nang by night. Hotel: Almanity (B/L)
12 AUG MON - (Day 7) Today we commence touring the Da Nang area to include Red Beach, Elephant Valley, Nam O, Hill 34, Dog Patch, and the old China Beach. We visit Marble Mountain and for the adventurous, we will climb to the top and see where the VC maintained a secret hospital throughout the war. We will also visit a marble carving shop before touring the ancient city of Hoi An and the many shops there. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/D)
13 AUG TUE - (Day 8) Early morning departure for a full day's exploration of the western edge of the "Rocket Belt." We will visit sites along Route One. Sites we will visit include the Tu Bon/Vu Gia River Basin and Hills 55, 65, 37, and 52. We will also cover An Hoa Combat Base, Liberty Bridge, the Arizona Territory, Go Noi Island, Antenna Valley, and the site of Operation Swift & Chaplain Capodanno’s Knoll in Que Sons Valley. We will visit as many operational areas & sites as requested & if time permits Chu Lai area, Hills 69 & 43. Dinner on your own. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/D on your own.)
14 AUG WED - (Day 9) After an early breakfast we depart Da Nang for Hue with stops at the Hai Van Pass, Lang Co and Phu Bai Airfield. We will commence a short city tour south of the Perfume River starting at the Phu Cam Canal and ending at Hue University. Hotel: Imperial (B/L/Dinner on your own)
15 AUG THUR - (Day 10) This day we explore the north side of the Perfume River and discuss the battles for the Citadel and TT woods. We also visit the Forbidden City via the Dong Ba Gate and visit the airfield site within the Citadel. We visit the Thien Mu Pagoda. Hotel: Imperial (B/L/Dinner on your own)
16 AUG FRI - (Day 11) After an early morning departure we drive north to the DMZ with stops at Camp Evans, and LZs Sharon and Nancy. We briefly stop in Dong Ha and then continue west along Rt 9 with stops at Camp Carroll, Khe Gia Bridge, the Rockpile, Lang Vei and the Khe Sanh Combat Base. Lang Vei was where the NVA first used tanks against the Special Forces Camp. Hotel: Saigon Tourist (B/L/D)
17 AUG SAT - (Day 12) An early morning check-out finds us touring Leatherneck Square starting at Cam Lo, “The Washout”, Con Thien, the Market Place, Gio Linh and the blowing of the Dong Ha Bridge. After lunch in Dong Ha we make it back to Hue arriving early afternoon. Hotel: Imperial (B/L/D)
18 AUG SUN - (Day 13) Early morning flight to Hanoi. We start our tour with visits to the Hoa Lo Prison, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the John McCain Monument, and the Army Museum. Hotel: Silk Path (B/L/D)
19 AUG MON - (Day 14) After breakfast, we depart Hanoi (cross international dateline) arrive in Los Angeles or your hometown same day. Ask about Ha Long Bay Post Tour.
“Body & Soul” Trip To Vietnam (6—19 August 2024)
- Product Code: 2408-VCT-NAVY
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