- 1 WHERE IS VINH MOC TUNNELS?
- 2 THE NAME OF VINH MOC
- 3 STORY OF DMZ VIETNAM
- 4 VINH MOC TUNNELS TOUR FROM HUE ITINERARY
- 5 HOW YOU ENJOY VINH MOC TOUR FROM HUE?
- 6 DMZ TOUR VIETNAM PRICE, TOUR INCLUSION, TOUR EXCLUSION
- 7 HOW TO BOOK HUE DMZ FULL DAY TOUR?
- 8 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) ABOUT DMZ VIETNAM TOUR?
- 9 WHAT TO DO AROUND DMZ VIETNAM?
- 10 WHAT TO EAT IN QUANG TRI?
WHERE IS VINH MOC TUNNELS?
The Vinh Moc tunnels are situated 7 kilometers north of Cua Tung beach in Vinh Moc hamlet, Vinh Thach commune, Vinh Linh district, Quang Tri province. In order to get to Vinh Moc tunnels from Dong Ha city, it takes about an hour to ride a motorcycle along National Highway 1A to the north and then turn into a little road that leads to the sea.
THE NAME OF VINH MOC
The Vinh Moc tunnels are both a historical monument and the name of a fishing community on the coast of Vinh Linh, Quang Tri. The inhabitants gave this place its name by combining the terms “Vinh” and “Moc,” which refer to a landmark built to mark the boundary between the towns of Vinh An and Thua Luat. The sea is made up of two capes, Cape Lay and Cape Si, which extend deep into the water to form an arc.
STORY OF DMZ VIETNAM
The country was temporarily divided in July 1954 when the Geneva Agreement was signed, at the Ben Hai river, which is located at the 17th parallel. Due to its location where the banks are crossed, Hien Luong Bridge also serves as the “connecting point” for the two sections of the river.
Ben Hai River, the 17th Parallel, and other well-known places have made their way into Vietnamese history and have since come to represent the nation’s aspirations for peace and the joy of country reunion.
VINH MOC TUNNELS TOUR FROM HUE ITINERARY
In the morning, we will come to meet you up at the hotel in Hue city and then we will begin Hue DMZ Tour Full Day. Thus, Vinh Moc Tunnels Tour from Hue enables visitors to explore some of the most significant historical artifacts or documents from the Vietnam War from November 1, 1955 until April 30, 1975. Between 1954 and 1975, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Vietnam operated as a peacekeeping barrier between the liberated South and the communist North Vietnam. Served as the 17th parallel in Quang Tri Province, central Vietnam or the temperoray divison between two parts of the country. Therefore, it witnessed one of the bloodiest engagements of the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s. Tens of thousands of the local civilians and armed soldiers have fallen down for the independence of Vietnam.
Vinh Moc Tunnels
The most impressive feature of the Vinh Moc Tunnels Tour Full Day is Vinh Moc Tunnels and Tunnels Museum. Because of the fierce battles between two sides of the fighting, the people in Vinh Linh district had to move to live underground to avoid the heavy bombing by Americans. The tunnels were an achievement saving the villagers’ lives and were a stronghold to keep the weaposn as well as the food for the long fight back against the Americans.
Doc Mieu base
Doc Mieu Base: A component of a complex electronic system (McNamara’s wall) designed to stop DMZ penetration. The only remaining components of this former American base are a sign and a tank that is rusting. Visitors will learn about our country’s conflict with America by visiting this well-known historical place. The American colonists specifically constructed the Mc Namara electronic barrier system to stop any North American aid from reaching the southern battleground.
Hien Luong bridge – Ben Hai river
The 1954 Geneva Agreements on Vietnam established a border between North and South Vietnam along the 17th Parallel, which passes through the province of Quang Tri in the center of the country. The French firstly constructed Hien Luong Bridge, commonly known as the Peace Bridge, over Ben Hai River in 1950. Although the bridge is only 178 meters long, but the unification of the North and South Vietnam took 21 years. Thus, it proved one of bloodiest battles in human’s history as the local citizens here suffered tonnes of tombs more than in World War II.
Quang Tri Ancient Citadel
It saw intense combat between American-backed forces and the southern liberation army led by the government of Ho Chi Minh.
Regarded as a firsthand witness to the bloody battles fought in the 1972 in anti-American resistance war. The Quang Tri Ancient Citadel came close to ruins after being destroyed during the 81-day battle following the battles in 1972 between June 28 and September 16 that resulted in the deaths of thousands of soldiers on both sides.
The citadel is now used to commemorate the success of the Vietnamese army and people as well as to teach young people about the nation’s revolutionary history and patriotism.
Long Hung Church
In Quang Tri, the Long Hung Church is regarded as significant historical proof of the counter-attack against the American puppet force to reclaim Quang Tri territory. Our troops and people also launched a number of significant counterattacks towards this church, suffering great loss in the battle. After 81 days and nights of warfare, Quang Tri Citadel was finally freed thanks to Vietnam’s army sacrifices.
After enjoy all the above mentioned places, our driver and tour guide will transfer you back to Hue city. Hence, our Vinh Moc Tunnels Tour from Hue will come to finish here. Premium Travel Vietnam wish you have a great time with us.
HOW YOU ENJOY VINH MOC TOUR FROM HUE?
Vinh Moc Tunnels
The highlight of this Hue DMZ Full Day Tour is the Vinh Moc Tunnels, which are Vietnam’s longest and most intricate underground network. Visitors who come here will be able to understand what the underground life was like for Vietnam’s most innocent citizens during the conflict.
Hien Luong Bridge
The Hien Luong Bridge was transformed into the “bridge of reunion,” signifying the wish for the country to be together. As many as tourists visit the bridge, which is still standing but protected as a historical monument, to memorialize the numerous sacrifices made by Vietnamese soldiers and the local people. It teaches us about the desire for an independent country.
DMZ TOUR VIETNAM PRICE, TOUR INCLUSION, TOUR EXCLUSION
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) ABOUT DMZ VIETNAM TOUR?
Question (Q): How far DMZ Vietnam from Hue city?
Answer (A): A former temporary border between the North and South of Vietnam was known as the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and it was drawn at the 17th parallel north, lying around 100 kilometers north of Hue city.
Q: Is DMZ Vietnam worth visiting?
A: If you are keen on knowing more history of Vietnam, the answer is YES. The highlight of DMZ Tour from Hue city is Vinh Moc Tunnels that you can go down and walk inside the tunnel network.
Q: What is the best time to visit DMZ Vietnam?
A: February until April is probably the best time to sightseeing DMZ from Hue city as the weather is pleasant and it is not crowded at this time. The temperature will be around 30 to 33 Celcius Degrees.
Q: What should I prepare when visiting Vinh Moc Tunnels?
A: Wear the short pants when visiting the tunnels, do not forget to bring insect spray and hat and sun cream when it’s sunny.
Q: What should I notice when doing Vinh Moc Tunnels Tour from Hue?
A: Vinh Moc Tunnels Tour is not for Fear of Dark (Nyctophobia) people.
WHAT TO DO AROUND DMZ VIETNAM?
Khe Sanh Combat Base
Khe Sanh was built by the South Vietnamese government and US military as the biggest stronghold along No. 9 Road in the years 1965–1966. It is one of the McNamara electronic fence’s three crucial bases (Khe Sanh, Lang Vay, and Ta Con). They wanted to split the Ho Chi Minh Trail and stop the Vietnam People’s Troops from coming and helping their army in South Vietnam.
Known as Combat Base Elliot. It served as a significant US base during the Vietnam War in the rocky mountains to the north of Route 9 and south of the Vietnam DMZ. From 1966 to 1968, the US used the Rock.Pile hill as a watchtower to monitor Vietnam People’s Arrmy operations in the demilitarized zone of Quang Tri.
Both the DMZ Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh trail network had Dakrong bridge as a crucial component. It was constructed from 1972 to 1975, following Vietnam’s unification.
Truong Son National Cemetery
Over 10,000 martyrs in their 20s are buried in the Truong Son Martyrs’ Cemetery. Over 6,000 days, they sacrificed their lives to build and maintain the Truong Son Trail.
During the Vietnam War, Hamburger Hill saw a fierce and contentious combat. Known as Hill 937 to military planners (a reference to its height in meters)
Con Thien Firebase
Where there was an intense combat that lasted from February 1967 to February 1967 that took place near a US Marine base that was close to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during the Vietnam War, which was roughly 3 kilometers from North Vietnam.
Camp Carroll, a US Marines base, was situated in Quang Tri province along Route 9 south of the DMZ. It operated as an artillery support camp in addition to being a starting point for patrols and operations in and around the DMZ Vietnam.
WHAT TO EAT IN QUANG TRI?
- Buffalo Meat with “trơng” leaves (Thịt Trâu Lá Trơng)
- “Sãi” Market Pork Sausage and Spring Rolls (Nem Chả Chợ Sãi)
- “Mai Xá” Mussel Noodles (Bún Hến Mai Xá)
- Vietnamese Clear Dumplings “My Chanh” (Bánh Bột Lọc Mỹ Chánh)
- Quang Tri Pancake (Bánh Khoái Quảng Trị)
- “Vac Giuong” Rice Congee (Cháo Vạc Giường)
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