HUE - PHONG NHA = DONG HOI - DMZ TOUR 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
|Tour duration||2 Days/ 1 Night|
|Tour route||Hue - Phong Nha - Dong Hoi - DMZ|
Viet Nam's Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park has been recognised as a world natural heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at its 27th general assembly session being held in Paris from June 30-July 5. At the session, delegates from over 160 member countries of UNESCO World Heritage Convention agreed to include Phong Nha-Ke Bang park and 30 others worldwide to the list of world heritage sites. Phong Nha-Ke Bang park is now the fifth UNESCO recognised site in Viet Nam after Ha Long Bay, the imperial city of Hue, the ancient quarter of Hoi An and the My Son historical site. Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park, located to the north of the majestic Truong Son range in central Quang Binh province, is one of the world's two largest limestone regions. The over 200, 000 ha of parkland includes beautiful limestone formations, grottoes and caves, and boasts lush forestland covering 95 percent of the park area. The area is considered a paradise for researchers and explorers of grottoes and caves, and Vietnamese and British scientists have so far surveyed 20 with a total length of 70km. Of them, 17 are in the Phong Nha area and three in the Ke Bang area.
Day 1: Hue - Ke Bang National Park - Phong Nha Caves (L/D)
8: 00 AM Pick up at your hotel in Hue, depart for Quang Binh. Stop for visits to the Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge, lying in the Demilitarized Zone of the Vietnam war, the Vinh Moc underground tunnel, one of the most famous battle-field in Vietnam War. Lunch at Dong Hoi town, then continue to Phong Nha – Ke Bang. Getting on boat and cruise along the river to Phong Nha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the natural aspects of the caves. After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for 500m more. You will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside. Overnight in Dong Hoi Town.
Day 2: Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue (B/L)
Breakfast at the resort. Drive back to Hue with a stopover at historic visit Dackrong Bridge, Rock Pile, Khe Sanh Combat Base, ethnic minority villages, The Ho Chi Minh Trails, then return to Dong Ha town for lunch. Return to Hue in the afternoon via Quang Tri Citadel, stopver at Lavang church – the Hollyland. End the trip at your hotel in Hue around 18: 00 PM.
Accommodation with daily breakfast at hotel
Private air-conditioned vehicles during the trip
English/French speaking guide
Meals as per itinerary (B = breakfast, L= lunch; D= dinner)
Flights from/to Hue
All other services which are not mentioned above
Personal expenses are such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....
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