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Vietnam’s narrow waist is bulging with things to do. This journey takes in some of the region’s star attractions such as the heritage site of Dong Hoi and the Lesser-known highlights, meanwhile, include the Vietcong tunnels at Vinh Moc and De militaried Zone of Ben Hai river.
20.00 pm: Pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station. Board the night train to Dong Hoi (local train, sharing 4-berth air-conditioned compartment).
Upon arrival at Dong Hoi Railway Station, meet your local tour guide and have Vietnamese breakfast at a local restaurant.
Drive north to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and take a boat trip on the Son River from a critical point of the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail to the Phong Nha Cave. About 300 caves have been counted in this area so far. This proves the significance of this karsts cave system of which Phong Nha Cave, known as being among the longest and most beautiful karsts caves in the world, has been listed by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site. The boat will take you as far inside the wet cave to the entrance of Bi Ky chamber and then return to visit the “Fairy Lady” and “Royal Palace” cave.
Back at the pier, you will have lunch at a local restaurant and then drive about 25 km to visit Thien Duong Cave (Paradise Cave), another huge and beautiful cave just opened to the public.
Return to Dong Hoi City. Check-in at the hotel and have time at leisure.
This morning, head south to Hue. On the way you will visit some of the war sites of the Vietnam-American War, including the Vinh Moc Tunnels, Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge, and Dong Ha Town. Have picnic lunch at a restaurant. Next stop will be at the ancient citadel of Quang Tri Province which was built in 1824, during the 4th year of the reign of Emperor Minh Mang. The citadel still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles during the Vietnam-American War.
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