HCM - Cu Chi Tunnels - Tay Ninh - Pleiku- Kontum - Dakto - Qui Nhon - Nha Trang.
Central Highlands are a distinct contrast from the tropical south, with an arid climate, rolling hills, and blue skies. The region sees few foreign visitors, and many of them go to revisit old battlefields or see the indigenous tribes. Central highlands is a plateau، bordering the lower part of Laos and northeastern Cambodia. Kon Tum Province shares a border with both Laos and Cambodia but Gia Lai Province and Dak Lak Province only share borders with Cambodia. Lam Dong Province is landlocked, and thus has no international border with any other nation.

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DAY 1: Arrival HCM City (D)
Tour Guide meet and pick up in Tan Son Nhat International Airport , transfer to the Hotel in Sai Gon center , then take a half day Ho Chi Minh city tour .visit the Reunification Palace , War Remnants Museum , Nortre Dame Catheral ,and General Post Office. Bonsai Cruise dinner . Overnight in HCM
The famous Cu Chi Tunnels were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. We head out of town today to see this war site before continuing to Tay Ninh, the head quarter of Cao Dai sect. We arrive in time to visit the ornate temple of Cao Dai and attend the fantastic mid-day service. The next stop of our trip will be Ba Den Mountain which was a base for the US Army 25th Infantry Division. Our drive passes by the former Michelin rubber plantations before delivering us to Ba Den Mountain. Here is a chance to take cable to the summit for an impressive view of the surrounding areas. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
The 4th Infantry Division deployed from Fort Lewis to Camp Holloway, Pleiku, Vietnam on 25 September 1966 and served more than four years, returning to Fort Carson, Colorado on 8 December 1970. Two brigades operated in the Central Highlands/II Corps Zone, but its 3rd Brigade, including the division's armor battalion, was sent to Tay Ninh Province northwest of Saigon to take part in Operation Attleboro (September to November, 1966), and later Operation Junction City (February to May, 1967), both in War Zone C. After nearly a year of combat, the 3rd Brigade's battalions officially became part of the 25th Infantry Division in exchange for the battalions of the 25th's 3rd Brigade, then in Quang Ngai Province as part of the division-sized Task Force Oregon.
The central highlands are our next destination. After breakfast we board a short flight, taking over mountainous regions to Pleiku, the most strategically important position during the Vietnam war. On arrival we set off on a drive southward highway No 14 to visit Ham Rong Pass and Camp Enari, which was the former headquarter of the 4th Infantry Division. The following war sites are Cacteka plantation, Pleime, and Ban Can. This village is the former operational areas of the 4th Division. Overnight in Pleiku.
The Battle of Đắk Tô was a series of major engagements of the Vietnam War that took place between 3 November and 22 November 1967, in Kontum Province, in the Central Highlands of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). The action at Đắk Tô was one of a series of People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) offensive initiatives that began during the second half of the year. North Vietnamese attacks at Lộc Ninh (in Bình Long Province), Song Be (in Phước Long Province), and at Con Thien and Khe Sanh, (in Quảng Trị Province), were other actions which, combined with Đắk Tô, became known as "the border battles."
Heading out of town we travel by roads to Komtum with a look of the former US DZ site where some French barracks are still standing. This rough mountainous area was once a violent battle field between the NVA units and the 4th Division along the Ho Chi Minh and Sihanouk trails. On arrival we explore areas of Dakto including the former airbase and the Chalie hill. We return to the town for lunch and visit the old wooden church and several hill tribe villages. Overnight in Pleiku.
An Khe is a town of Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 63,118. The district covers an area of 199 km². The district capital lies at An Khe.Located on the main highway, QL-19 between Qui Nhon on the coast and Pleiku in the Central Highlands, An Khe was of strategic significance during the Vietnam War. From mid-1965 to 1968, the American 1st Cavalry Division was based there. The 1st Cav saw ongoing action in the war. The Army 25th Ordnance Detachment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) also was located at the base camp and provided disposal support. Later in 1968 the 1st Cavalry Division relocated, and the Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade took over the base camp.
The impressive journey begins as we depart Pleiku and drive to Quy Nhon Town, which was a supply depot of the first Log Command. We cross over the Mang Yang Pass before traversing An Khe , a major military area where you could find the First Air Cavalry Division among other units. We head north to visit the petroleum farm , the ammunition dump and the strategic Bong Son Area. Along the way we pass by Phu Cat Airbase which is now managed by Vietnamese Army therefore no picture is allowed. O/N in Quy Nhon. (B)
Today we make our way along the central coast though Tuy Hoa rice bowl towards Nha Trang. A part of the pleasure of travelling in this region is the simple joy of seeing the rice fields and the smiling faces of the people. On arrival in Nha Trang we enjoy a short city tour , seeing the Long Son Pagoda and the impressive Ponagar Cham Towers, which are overlooking the colourful fishing port. The remainder of the day will be free to enjoy a well earned rest on a beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.
The fabulous sunny weather, turquoise water surrounding a string of islands and white sandy beach stretching the whole length of the city make Nha Trang one of Vietnam's premier beach resorts. Today we have time for a well earned rest on a beach or exploring the town on your own pace. In early afternoon we regroup at hotel for transfer to airport for a short flight back to Ho Chi Minh. The rest of day will be fee to catch up on many funny shopping areas. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

There is a free time to relax or further explore Ho Chi Minh City. The tour ends after your transfer to Tan San Nhat Airport for departure. End of service.
-Tour Price Included:
- Accommodation in twin share basis
-Air tickets HCM - Pleiku (Nha Trang - HCM)
-All entrance fees
-Meals as stared in the program
-Private Pick up / drop and transfer
-English and French Guide
-Tour Price Excluded:
-International flight
-Visa and Visa fees ( No Visa required for Asian Citizens.
-Departure airport tax ( 14 USD ).
-Beverage , meals not mentioned ,
-Travel insurance.
-Personal expenses , tipping , laundry