Hue, Quang Tri, Dong Hoi, HueDay 1: Hue – Quang Tri
Drive north towards the former Demarcation Zone to Quang Tri province, stop at battle sites, including the bullet-ridden La Vang church and the Quang Tri Citadel. Proceed to Dakrong bridge to visit a Bru ethnic minority village. In the afternoon, drive to the Vinh Moc tunnels where north Vietnamese fighters lived and fought. The tunnels are set on a dramatic cliff top over looking the East Sea, and are visited by far fewer tourists than the Cu Chi tunnels in the south. Continue driving to a hotel at Dong Hoi. O/N in Dong Hoi
Day 2: Dong Hoi - Phong Nha Cave – Hue
After breakfast drive to Phong Nha cave – a World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 2003. Upon arrival, take a boat cruise along a river to a complex of caves. After a short hike up the "300 steps", explore caves with hundreds of glisteningful stalactite and stalagmites in various shapes and sizes. Continue cruising down river and into a limestone mountain cave. Inside the cave, guests can leave the boats and walk through the stalactites and stalagmites. Return to Hue in the afternoon.
ccommodation, transportation, boat, entrance fees, meal as indicated, English speaking guide
Trip price: in USD per person in the party of 2
US $135 per person
( 2 to 3 persons).
US $118 per person
( 4to 6 persons).