DMZ area is not famous for the beautiful landscapes, neither good place for entertaininng, the charming of this destination is made from the meaning of remaining constructions and stories behind the most militarised and fought over places of the entire war.
The second option of DMZ tour gives you a closer look to the destinations which was a lively witness of 20 years the country was separated.
The DMZ was created in April, 1954 as a result of the Geneva Conference ending the war between the Viet Minh and the French authorities. Historically it was a narrow band of terrain extending from the Laos border to the coast, five km on either side of the Ben Hai River, roughly on the 17th parallel north latitude. Despite its name it was probably one of the most militarised and fought over places of the entire war. Even if you’re not interested in the history, the area has some spectacular mountain scenery and rugged jungles
LA VANG HOLY LAND & LONG HUNG CHURCH
La Vang Holy Land is located in Hai Lang district, Quang Tri province which is famous for its complex of the most valuable sculptural works in the history of sculpture in Vietnam. La Vang Holy was awarded by the Vatican Holy and is the Emirate Palace of La Vang Cathedral since 1961.
Long Hung Church is one of the important positions to protect Quang Tri Town for 81 days and nights of history in 1972. Nowadays, this is the memorial of the bravery of our solders and people.
ROCK PILE HILL
The Rockpile hill is located where the route makes a 90 degree turn and starts heading south where the junction of five major valleys about seven miles south of the DMZ. It was used by Marines as an observation post to find and track North. Vietnamese troops infiltrating into south Vietnam through the DMZ.
Located on the West of the main DMZ zone, the brigde marked the beginning of Ho Chi Minh Trail. During the war, this access point was hotly contested and fell many times. It was rebuilt in 2001 in order to trading with Laos via Lao Bao border gate.
BEN HAI RIVER & HIEN LUONG BRIDGE
Ben Hai River had to stand devided South and North Vietnam more than 20 years uninterrupted in the war against America. The river witnessed the national paint and became a symbol for Vietnamese soldier’s will and decisiveness.
Hien Luong Bridge: “the brige of two paint”
This historical site located on both banks of the river which have been recognized as a special national historical relic. On the north site, there is another monument, or rather a massive flagpole resting on a pedestal which is adorned with the most elaborate and biggest socialist realism mosaic in Viet Nam.
KHE SANH COMBAT BASE
The village of Khe Sanh was the seat of government of Huong Hoa district, an area of Bru villages and coffee plantations, situated about seven miles from the Laotian frontier on Rout 9, the northernmost transverse road in South Vietnam. The origin of the combat base lay in the construction by U.S. Army Special Forces of an airfield in August 1962 outside the village at an old French fort.
VINH MOC TUNNELS
Vinh Moc tunnels where an entire village lived for two and a half years. The tunnels were devised into many different sessions such as delivery room (17 babies were born in the tunnels), kitchens, living space... There is a small but informative museum here, with photos of the construction of the tunnels, and of daily life underground.
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- Petrol, road tolls, parking fees.
- Mineral Water, refreshing tissue
- Special gift from Hue
- Entrance fees and personal fees.
- You have to pay 30$ extra if you require a tour guide.
You can stop anywhere along the way without paying any extra.
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