Saigon budget Travel Company sincerely introduce you the Original Mekong Eco tour 1 day as follows: Sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing, water transferring. Wandering into the village for seeing local people...
“War has passed by more than 30 year, but sad feeling and memories are still reminding some where around this
region, This 2 days trip is special design the people care about American war and Australian veterans. Within 2 day you have chance to visit former battle field such as Long Tan Cross, Nui Dat SS Hill, Long Phuoc tunnel, this trip also a combine with enjoy short relaxing in Vung Tau city ” It take 120 km from Saigon just 2.5hrs by private car .
Stopping on route to see some famous battle sites such as the Long Tan Cross, the Horseshoe and the Long Phuoc Tunnels. Visit Nui Dat (SAS Hill) and the Ba Ria Orphanage.
We always try to find some of the local Vietnamese veterans who fought in the remarkable battle of Long Tan. Although extensively documented by the survivors of Australia’s heaviest engagement of the war, little is known of the Viet Cong’s actions and ultimate defeat at the hands of an enemy which heavily outnumbered them.
Many of our clients found that bringing the former protagonists together with a good interpreter and some bottles of rice wine whiling visiting these places is an unforgettable experience for both sides!
Our driver will pick you up at 08:00 at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart for the trip by road; our first stop is the sight of the former Nui Dat Task Force Base (Nui Dat SAS Hill). Little remains of this camp except the columns of the main gate. The former runway is now a wide street in the local village and the old heli-pad is now a soccer field. A school established by the Australians is nearby.
Later, we drive past the location of the Horseshoe (access not permitted these days due to mining activity) to the Discourtesy Rubber Plantation. Visit the Long Tan Cross Memorial. Later on, we transfer to Ba Ria town for our lunch. In the afternoon, we visit Ba Ria Market and go back Ho Chi Minh city
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