IN 2024 TRAVEL & ENJOY MHT’S “DELTA TO THE DMZ” TOUR. THE TOUR COVERS THE MEKONG DELTA IN IV CORPS TO THE DMZ IN I-CORPS.
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The highly experienced, Vietnam-veteran battlefield Tour Leaders of Military Historical Tours have walked all of Vietnam. We have an outstanding working relationship with the Vietnam government that allows us access to areas previously restricted to other travelers. Our guides have been back to Vietnam dozens of times and are intimately familiar with the terrain, the battlefields, and the people. Vietnam is eager to welcome the returning American veterans. The Vietnamese people are gracious and sincerely happy to have us with them again. The scenery is great, the food is delicious, and the hotels in which we stay are beautiful and very comfortable. The price includes everything you see, except your airfare, drinks and souvenirs.
Tour Price (Based on double Occupancy): $ 3,395
Single Supplement: $ 895
Dalat Pre-Tour: $ 795
Single Supplement: $ 320
Post Tour Prices: See Post Tour Flyer above.
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 MHT Airfare Available: Round-trip economy or business class airfare from your city or LAX to Vietnam priced upon registration.
6 & 7 AUG TUE/WED - (Day 1 & 2)
Depart Los Angeles for flight to Vietnam—Cross International Dateline, lose a day transfer. (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-Breakfast/L-Lunch/D-Dinner)
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/Dinner On Your Own-DOYO)
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/DOYO)
11 AUG SUN - (Day 6) We check out of the hotel and catch a flight to Da Nang. We commence touring the Da Nang area to include Dog Patch, and Red, Nam O, and old China Beach. We stop at Marble Mountain and for the adventurous, we will climb to the top and see where the VC maintained a secret hospital throughout the war. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/D)
12 AUG MON - (Day 7) We will also visit a marble carving shop before touring the ancient city of Hoi An designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. There are many interesting historical sites plus many shops there. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/DOYO)
13 AUG TUE - (Day 8) Today we see some of the battlefields west of Da Nang to include; Elephant & Happy Valleys, Liberty Bridge, Arizona Territory, Que Son & Antennae Valleys plus Hills 34 & 55, Hotel: Almanity (B/L/DOYO)
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/D)
15 AUG THUR - (Day 10) This day we explore the north side of the Perfume River and discuss the battles for the Citadel ad TT woods. We also visit the Forbidden City via the Dong Ba Gate and visit the airfield site within the Citadel. Later we take a short visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda. Hotel: Imperial (B/L/D)
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/DOYO)
17 AUG SAT - (Day 12) Early morning flight to Hanoi. We start our tour with visits to the Hoa Lo Prison, Ho Chi Minh7ausoleum, the John McCain Monument, and the Army Museum. Hotel: Imperial (B/L/D)
18 AUG SUN - (Day 13) After breakfast we finish our tour of Hanoi. After lunch we return to hotel to prepare for our late evening departure to the US. Hotel: Silk Path (B/L)
19 AUG MON - (Day 14) We depart Hanoi (cross international dateline) arrive in LA or your home-town same day6
DA LAT PRE-TOUR ITINERARY
3 – 4 AUG (Day 1 & 2): ARRIVAL IN SAIGON
Depart on flight to Vietnam. Arrival in Saigon by evening flight. Pick up by A/C Van & guide from Tan Son Nhut Airport & transfer to Le Meridien for check-in. Hotel: Le Meridien Saigon – premier deluxe city view
5 AUG (Day 3): SAIGON – DA LAT
AM: Pick up from hotel A/C Van & transfer to the airport for flight SGN to Dalat. Arrive in Da Lat by noon, meet local English speaking guide & A/C Bus & transfer to local restaurant for lunch.
PM: Visit Sites: Tuyen Lam, Bao Dai Villa, Dalat Railway station, Dalanta Waterfall.
Hotel: TTC NGOC LAN - deluxe room (Meal: B/L/D)
6 AUG (Day 4): DA LAT
08:30 We will stop at Van Thanh Village, one of the largest flower growing villages in Dalat. Visitors will be able to take photos in the flower fields.
09:30 Coffee Farm in Lam Ha—Our Van passes through Ta Nung with wild pine forests & jungle landscapes. Visit a coffee farm & learn about the cultivation of beans & coffee production. Visitors will enjoy a cup of coffee (processed on the spot) in a shop whose windows face the beautiful Central Highlands.
10:00 Weasel Coffee Farm—If you are traveling with children or coffee experts, this is a very interesting experience as we see weasels producing the world’s most expensive coffee.
10:20 Organic rice wine making house—Visitors will learn about the process of brewing naturally-fermented rice wine & we will all sample a complementary glass.
10:30 Silkworm & Silk Weaving—We see the process from the beginning with white silkworms to the formation of their cocoons, until ready for spinning out the silk threads & weaving by machines. Take some photos & visit the showroom.
11:00 Explore the Elephant Waterfall—One of the Central Highlands most majestic & impressive waterfalls. Under the waterfall are giant green moss covered rock that appear like resting elephants. If you love the feeling of adventure & discovery, you can go along the cliff into the cave at the foot of the falls. You will never forget the roaring sound of wind & crashing water. The cool water is like a refreshing shower.
12:00 Linh An Pagoda—A temple on the top of the Elephant Waterfall with beautiful architecture. In the center of the temple is the giant smiling Maitreya Buddha that brings happiness to visitors.
12:30 Lunch at a local restaurant.
13:30 Cricket Farm—If still hungry, we visit a cricket farm & learn the process of breeding crickets & for the adventurous try some of the complementary crispy specialties.
15.00 Crazy House—Designed by a Vietnamese woman who blended nature & animals into her modern architectural design. Voted one of 10 most bizarre houses in the world.
Hotel: TTC NGOC LAN (Meal: B/L/D)
7 AUG (Day 5): DALAT–SIAGON
This morning we will enjoy the Central Highlands fresh air at the at the fun local market. After that, we check out of our hotel & catch our flight back to Saigon. Arrive back at Tan Son Nhut Airport, A/C Van pick up & transfer to the Le Meridien to join with the main group. (Meals: B)
U.S. Military Operations in Vietnam "Delta to the DMZ“ (6 - 19 Aug 2024)
- Product Code: 2408-VCT-DTD
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