Vietnam: Remembering Long Tan
In the company of an expert, English speaking guide visit significant locations around Saigon. See the Australian base of Nui Dat and the very location of the battle of Long Tan.
- Notre Dame Cathedral
- Former Presidential Palace
- War Remnants Museum
- Cholon and Be Thanh markets.
- Former VC village.
- Explore the tourist tunnel systems or crawl the original tunnels
- Travel by Hydrofoil to Vung Tau known as “Flags”
- Visit Back Beach
- Long Tan
- Explore the former Aussie base of Nui Dat and Luscombe airfield
- See the kindergarten built by Aussie Veterans.
- Visit Long Phuoc Tunnels.
Single Day Tour
Travel by hydrofoil to the seaside resort town of Vung Tau before exploring the former Aussie base of Nui Dat, SAS Hill and Luscombe airfield. Visit the Long Tan Memorial, the Horseshoe Feature and Back Beach, a former military port during wartime. Return to Saigon late afternoon.
2 Day Itinerary
Spend more time exploring the features of the 1 Day Tour.
+ Explore the town of Baria, scene of fierce battles during the Tet Offensive.
+ Visit the White Villa known as “Flags”
+ Visit the Long Phuoc Tunnels
Includes overnight accommodation
5 Day Itinerary
Day 1: SAIGON
Arrive in Saigon and check in to hotel
Day 2: SAIGON
See landmarks including, Notre Dame Cathedral, former Presidential Palace, War Remnants Museum, Cholon and Be Thanh markets.
Day 3: SAIGON
Travel to a former VC village. Explore the tourist tunnel systems or crawl the original tunnels
Day 4: VUNG TAU
Travel by Hydrofoil to Vung Tau known as “Flags”, visit Back Beach, a VC memorial where 1 ALSH HQ once was and see the views from Radar Hill.
Day 5: SAIGON
Travel to Long Tan to pay respects to Aussie Soldiers that fought and died there. Explore the former Aussie base of Nui Dat and Luscombe airfield and a Kindergarten built by Aussie Veterans. Visit Long Phuoc tunnels.
Day 6: TOUR END
Flights: No flights included
Accommodation: Hotel Accommodation
- Battlefield and war memorial tours with English Speaking Guide