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The Crash Site

The Crash Site

Price: On request

Tour code: EV-04

Trip Duration: 15 days/14 nights

Operating: Upon request

Schedule: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa – Quy Nhon – Da Nang – Hue – An Loc – Bien Hoa – Tay Ninh.

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Itinerary: The Crash Site
Duration: 15 days/14 nights
Departure: Daily, upon request
Transfer: Airplane, Car, Boat, Cruise.
Place of visiting: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa – Quy Nhon – Da Nang – Hue – An Loc – Bien Hoa – Tay Ninh.
Tour fare: Prices vary depending on level of accommodation, group size and dates of travel.
Contact us to customize a vacation itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.

 
This Vietnam military tour was designed for Mr. Maury and Tom who returned to Vietnam in April 2007.
 
Tom Gooch and Maury were both helicopter pilots way back then. They have a number of places to see but their PRIORITY REQUEST is to visit the crash site where MAURY’S brother died in 1969. His brother was MIA until 1989 when Vietnamese government returned his remains and a location for the crash site which is near Bong Son close to a village North East of LZ BIRD.
 
Like most of our battlefield tours for veterans, this is an itinerary which has been customized for our clients. If you would like to have a special itinerary just for you, your family and friends, please contact us.
 
Itinerary
 
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival (G)
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. You’ll spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City (B, G)
After breakfast at hotel, a morning drive will take you to visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers, rooms and booby traps used by both the Vietminh and the Viet Cong to suddenly materialize as if from nowhere, launch a lightning ambush, and vanish equally rapidly. You’ll spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang (B, G)
After breakfast at hotel, your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrives to take you to Tan Son Nhat airport to board the noon flight to Nha Trang. On arrival, you’ll find a car and driver waiting to take you to your hotel, you’ll have a chance to visit the place which used to be the 8th field hospital en-route. You’ll spend the night in Nha Trang.
 
Day 4 to day 5: Nha Trang free (B)
Your time will be your own!
 
Day 6: Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa – Quy Nhon (B, G)
Breakfast at hotel.
At 08.30 am, your car and driver will arrive to take you to Tuy Hoa then Quy Nhon. On the way, you will visit the place which used to be the 91st Evacuation hospital and the Phu Hiep village. You’ll spend the night at Resort Hoang Anh Quy Nhon.
 
Day 7: Quy Nhon – Hoi Nhon – Quy Nhon (B, G)
In the morning, you’ll drive to Quy Nhon after having breakfast at hotel. Upon arrival, you will have time to relax before the guide takes you to Hoi Nhon to visit the crash site and take photos before you return to Quy Nhon for a meeting with NVA veterans. You’ll spend the night in Quy Nhon.
 
Day 8: Quy Nhon free (B)
Your time will be your own!
 
Day 9: Quy Nhon – Da Nang (B, G)
Your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrives to take you to Phu Cat airport to board the noon flight to Da Nang. When you arrive, a private car will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Overnight in hotel.
 
Day 10: Da Nang – Ashau – Hue (B, L, G)
After breakfast, your car will take you to visit FSB Cunningham in Ashau valley via route 14 and then Aluoi to visit FSB Airborne. In the late afternoon, you’ll drive to Hue via route 49 (old name is 547) for hotel accommodation. Overnight in hotel
 
Day 11: Hue – Ho Chi Minh City (B, G)
After having breakfast at hotel, you’ll take a morning drive to visit the Imperial Citadel of Hue before you board a noon flight to Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll have a chance to visit the Camp Eagle en-route. When you arrive, a private car will be waiting to take you to your hotel in the city center. After checking in, you’ll be free for a preliminary wander around District 1. Your overnight will be in Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Bien Hoa- An Loc – Tay Ninh (B, G)
Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning, a car will arrive to take you to Bien Hoa and then An Loc in the afternoon where you were on duty. In the late afternoon, you’ll be driven to Tay Ninh for hotel accommodations. Overnight in hotel.
 
Day 13: Tay Ninh – Ho Chi Minh City (B, G)
After breakfast, you’ll have a chance to see the old LZs in this area. You’ll spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in hotel

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City free (B)
A free day in Ho Chi Minh City to spend as you wish. Overnight in hotel
 
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City departure (B, DP)
Your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrives to take you to Tan Son Nhat airport for your departure flight.
 
NOTE
This is a custom tour for a Vietnam Veteran with its own itinerary which has been customized for our clients. If you would like to have a special veteran’s tour itinerary just for you and your guests, please contact us
All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival, departure flights of passengers and real situation.
Remark: B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner, G= Guide, DP= Driver Pickup

Included:
  • Accommodation sharing a twin or double room with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified
  • Domestic flight tickets: Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang, Quy Nhon – Danang and Hue – Ho Chi Minh City, including domestic airport taxes
  • Boat cruises as specified in the program
  • Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver
  • The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated
  • Where necessary, entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
  • Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available
  • VAT and other taxes
Excluded
  • International flight tickets and airport tax
  • Visas (we can help you on this)
  • Dinners, except as specified above
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Tips for guide and drivers
  • Optional tours in blue (if any)
  • Surcharges for Peak seasons (if any)
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