MHT IS EXCITED TO GET OUR VIETNAM VETERANS FRIENDS & FAMILIES TO VIETNAM.
Military Historical Tours (MHT) is offering this special trip for Friends and Families who would like to shake off the cobwebs and 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: $ 2,965
(Based on double Occupancy)
Single Supplement $ 795
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 25-28 Feb 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!)
12-13 FEB Sat/Sun - (Day 1 & 2) Depart local airport 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
14 FEB Mon - (Day 3) After a western style breakfast we will have an early departure for a full day of seeing the local sites 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)
15 FEB Tue - (Day 4) This morning we head for the famous Cu Chi Tunnel system. We then continue thru the Michelin Rubber Plantation, we have lunch in Tay Ninh, and 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. Hotel: Le Méridien (B/L/D)
16 FEB Wed - (Day 5) Morning departure for the Mekong Delta to board a boat in the quaint provincial town of My Tho and then we 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 finish the day by returning to Saigon for some exploration of Saigon’s fabulous markets before dinner Hotel: Le Méridien (B/L)
17 FEB Thur - (Day 6) We check out of the hotel and catch a flight to Da Nang. Visit Da Nang: and bus tour. Transfer to Hoi An. Visit Hoi An and the shops in ancient streets. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/D)
18 FEB Fri - (Day 7) Today we commence touring the local area of Da Nang for the adventurous, we will climb to the top of Marble mountain. and see where the Viet Cong 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)
19 FEB Sat - (Day 8) This morning we get an early start for a full day of touring along the Tu Bon – Vu Gia River basin, including the western edge of the “Rocket Belt.” Our emphasis includes Hill 55, 65, 37, An Hoa Combat Base, Liberty Bridge, the Arizona Territory, Go Noi Island, & other sites. Hotel: Almanity (B/L/D)
20 FEB Sun - (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: Huang Giang (B/L/D)
21 FEB Mon - (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 the airfield site within the Citadel. Later we take a short visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda. Hotel: Huang Giang (B/L/D)
22 FEB Tues - (Day 11) After an early morning departure we drive north to the DMZ. We briefly stop in Dong Ha and then continue west along Rt 9 with stops at the Rockpile, and the Khe Sanh Combat Base. Hotel: Huong Giang (B/L/D)
23 FEB Wed - (Day 12) - (Day 12) Early morning flight to Hanoi. We start our tour with visits to the Hoa Lo Prision, the John McCain Monument, and the Army Museum. Hotel: Silk Path (B/L/D)
24 FEB Thur - (Day 13) Full day city tour: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum- outside , B52 remain in Ngoc Ha, Ethnology Museum. Hotel: Silk Path (B/L/D)
25 MAR Fri - (Day 14) After breakfast, we depart Hanoi (cross international dateline) arrive in Los Angeles or your hometown same day.
“Friends and Families” Trip To Vietnam (12 - 25 Feb 2022)
- Product Code: 2202-VCT-FFA
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