Day 5: Dong Hoi - Vinh Moc Tunnels - Parallel 17 - Quang Tri Citadel - Dong Ha (B, L)
Arriving at Đồng Hới by night train from Hanoi, your guide will meet you at the exit of the station. Have breakfast at a local restaurant during the drive.
Departure for the Citadel Quang Tri. Visit the Hien Luong Bridge that spans the Ben Hai River, the former border between North and South Vietnam (17th Parallel). Visit the Vinh Moc Tunnels, very impressive, a real underground city north of the Demilitarized Zone, through Doc Mieu - Gio Linh to reach the historic city Quang Tri. Discovery of an important historical part of the center of Vietnam
Overnight in a hotel in Dong Ha city.
Day 6: Dong Ha -Cam Lo - Khe Sanh - Lang Vay - Aluoi - Hue (B, L)
Breakfast. 08:00, continuation of the historic road 9 to Laos. Rockpile tour (from the base of the mountain), Khe Sanh combat base, Vay village.
Travel to Dakrong Bridge which was an important point on the old Ho Chi Minh Trail and further to the Ashau Valley where we visit Hamburger Hill to recall the famous battle in 1969. Other sites to visit today include former A So airfield, the Ripcord fire support base (from the base of the mountain).
Road to Hue. Night in Hue
Day 7: Hue Tour (B, L)
Breakfast. 08h30, welcome by our guide and our driver for the visit of the Imperial City (Hoang Thanh) to the 13 Nguyen feudal reigns (which was built from 1802 under the reign of Emperor Gia Long) until 1945 under the reign of his son, Emperor Minh Mang), visit the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang.
In the afternoon, continue the traditional boat tour on the Perfume River. Visit the Thien Mu Pagoda "The Celestial Lady" (17th century).
In the late afternoon, a stroll in the market Dông Ba built in the French era, to discover the typical products of the region. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
Breakfast. 08h00, drive to Hoi An, crossing the vertiginous Col des Nuages. Stop en route to Lang Co. beach. Visit Da Nang War Museum. Visit the village of marble sculptures.
Continuation of the road to Hoi An. Arrival in Hoi An, visit the ancient city of Hoi An: (The Ex-Fai Fo): The Fujian sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau, the Quan Công Temple, the museum Antiques, Japanese Bridge, Phung Hung House, Market and Port ...
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An - Son My (My Lai Village) (B, L)
Road to Son My to remember the darkest day of the Vietnam War. On arrival at the village, visit the museum of Son My to have a glance of the massacre in the village of My Lai. Go to the village, meet local people whose lives are still surviving.
Return to Hoi An and overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh. In flight (B, L)
Transfer to the airport for flight Da Nang / Sai Gon.
Arrival at the airport in Sai Gon, welcome by our driver and transfer to the hotel.
Departure for the visit of the city: the Cathedral of Notre Dame and the Central Post Office (built on the plans of Gustave Eiffel), Reunification Palace, the headquarters of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City - the former Central City Hall, building the most beautiful colonial city.
Typical lunch at the restaurant.
Continuation to the War Museum - traces of Ho Chi Minh's past during the years of the American-Vietnamese War (1954-1975).
Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon
Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels - Tay Ninh Caodaist Temple (B)
Departure at 8am for Tay Ninh (100 kms - 2h drive) to visit the temple of the Caodaïstes (Cao Dai). The Cao Dai Temple or Temple of the Divine, built in 1927 and inaugurated in 1955, is a curious unique architecture and construction, mix of Asian and European architecture, where more highlighting of its exterior is its bright colors and forms of roofs. . Visitors can attend one of four daily Masses from one of the elevated galleries on either side of the nave.
After lunch, drive to the famous iron triangle - Cu Chi historical site to visit the tunnels dug by hand by the Vietminh during the war for national independence. Arrival at Cu Chi, watch a short introduction video showing how the tunnels were built before exploring the tunnels. After the discovery of the underground network, enjoy tea and cassava, food Viet Cong during the war.
Return to Sai Gon and overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Sai Gon - flight to Con Dao (B)
Transfer to the airport for flight to Con Dao Island. Arrival at the airport, welcome by our driver and transfer to the resort.
Departure for the visit of Con Dao Prison and Hang Duong Cemetery.
Night at the resort
Day 13: Con Dao - free at the beach (B)
All day free at the beach or at your own pace
Day 14: Con Dao - Sai Gon - Departure (B)
Free morning at the beach or at your own pace.
Afternoon, transfer to the airport for flight to Sai Gon. Upon arrival at the airport, change of the terminal and continuation of the flight of your departure.
End of our journey!