Half day Hanoi to explore Military History

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Vietnam was known for many people as the country of wars. Yes, we had a very heroic history and above all of that we won all the invading wars. We are all proud of our military arts and patriots. This half day tour is designed particularly for those wishing to learn about Vietnam military history, reflecting some prominent fights against the enemies and expressing the talent mind of Vietnamese leaders, their military strategy, military arts, etc, understand more about the proud Vietnamese military history.

Tour Itinerary

Duration: 4 hours
This half day tour Hanoi could be either in the morning or afternoon.

Vietnam Military History

8.00 pick up at your hotel, start your tour first visit the Military History Museum, where photos and war remains will give you a first approach of Vietnamese history through its conflicts. Visit nearby Hanoi Flag tower and learn why it is one of the most respected symbols of the country.

Next visit to Hoa Lo Prison, built and used by French rulers in Vietnam for political prisoners, and then by the government of North Vietnam for war prisoners. This building is also known by the name of “Hanoi Hilton” and “hosted” some American prisoners such as Senator John McCain and Pete Peterson, United States’ first post-war ambassador to Vietnam in 1997.

Continue moving to the B-52 Victory Museum, displaying relics of B-52 stratofortress, an aircraft that played a major role in the American war. On the way back, you also see a small lake contains wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down over Hanoi in 1972. (now also called B-52 lake).

Last on your journey to the Long Bien bridge (originally named Doumer Bridge), built in 1902 by Sir Gustave Eiffel’s company. Take a walking tour of this fascinating structure to learn more on its role in war time.

Notes: This tour is not operated on Mondays and Fridays, as Military History & B52 Victory museums are closed.

Tour price

Hanoi Military History tour in private:

No of travelers 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Price in USD/person $69 $42 $34 $32 $30 $28

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Transferring by AC private car as specified in the itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide (other language available upon request)
  • Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program,
  • Mineral water

Tour exclusive

  • Meals, gratuities and personal expenses,
  • Travel insurance

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Half day Hanoi to explore Military History

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