Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnels By Private Car
Quang Tri province, Vietnam
Quang Tri province, Vietnam
Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnels by private car is a Culture Pham Travel transportation service you cannot ignore during your trip to Vietnam DMZ. Vinh Moc Tunnels is a famous place in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone and is a product symbolizing the resistance spirit of the Vietnamese people. Vinh Moc Tunnels is a unique war legacy and has remained mostly intact since the end of the war.
During the Vietnam War, Vinh Moc Tunnels was home to thousands of people, peaking at 1200. These people lived together in the tunnels. Thanks to the Vinh Moc tunnels, there were no casualties during the war. It has become a Special National Monument and a tourist destination.
The distance from Hue to Vinh Moc tunnels by private car is about 101km, about 2 hours of continuous driving. But moving continuously for 2 hours can make you feel tired and especially will miss many other famous places. So on the way, we can stop at some destinations in the Vietnam DMZ.
Some examples are La Vang Church – La Vang Holy Land, Hien Luong Bridge – Ben Hai River, and Khe Sanh Combat Base. Therefore, the travel from Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnels by private car may take longer, but you will be able to visit many other tourist destinations.
The first destination in the journey from Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnels by private car is the Catholic holy land, La Vang Holy Land. La Vang Church is one of three pilgrimage sites in Vietnam recognized by the Vatican Cathedral. This tourist destination belongs to Hai Lang district, Quang Tri province, and is a top-rated tourist destination for both Catholics and non-believers. It is only 55km from Hue city, so this will be the first destination on the journey to the Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnel.
Legend has it that the Virgin Mary appeared here on August 17, 1798, and helped her children. Since that event, La Vang Church has become famous, and many devotees have come here to pray. So this place quickly became a Basilica and became a holy place. When you come here, you will admire the beauty of the Basilica and Our Lady of La Vang.
Hien Luong Bridge crossing the Ben Hai River is the 17th parallel that divides Vietnam into two North and South regions during the Vietnam War. The Geneva agreement used this as the boundary between the two regions for 2 years. But in 1956, Ngo Dinh Diem’s government refused to participate in the general election and continued boundaries for the next 20 years.
In the past, the old Hien Luong bridge was destroyed many times, so a new bridge was built. But in 2001, the Quang Tri government restored the old Hien Luong bridge according to the French design built in 1952. Today, the bridge is painted in two colors, blue and yellow, to honor unity.
Vinh Moc Tunnels are the last place on the trip from Hue to Vinh Moc Tunnels by car and are a famous tourist destination. This tunnel took 2 years to build from 1963 to 1965 and became home to thousands of people from 1965 to 1972. During the time living in the tunnel, there were also no casualties.
Vinh Moc Tunnels has a central axis length of about 2000m. Every 3-5m, there is an apartment and a total of 3 floors. The tunnels are designed with 13 doors in all, of which there are 7 doors leading to the mountain and 6 to the sea. It is easy to get lost in a dense tunnel system without a guide. You will feel lost in an underground world when entering Vinh Moc tunnels. Experience the living and fighting life of those who used to live here.
Located quite far from Vinh Moc tunnels, we are still ready to bring you here if you have a need. But you will have to pay an additional cost of 25 USD. We will take you to the Khe Sanh combat base, where the battlefield lasts 170 days. It can be said that this was one of the most brutal battles in the Vietnam War. Today, there are still many traces of the war in the past.
Those are all the places that we recommend you visit and learn about Vietnam DMZ. You can choose to come or not; if you don’t want to, we will skip and take you to the place you requested. We offer round-trips, and door-to-door services, so we’ll be ready to serve your needs.
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