Private Tour to Long Tan (Former Australian Military Base)

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  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 7 hr

One of the most well-known Australian engagements of the Vietnam War - external site was the Battle of Long Tan - external site, 18 August 1966. The battle saw the action of 108 ANZACS against a Viet Cong (North Vietnamese) force - external site estimated between 1,500 and 2,500. The Battle was one of the heaviest conflicts of the Vietnam War as well as one the few battles in the recorded history of the world to be won against such odds. Vietnam Veterans' Day, celebrated in Australia on 18 August each year, commemorates the Battle of Long Tan and those Australians who served during the Vietnam War and is an opportunity to remember those who did not come home.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Saigon Cyclo Tours - Vietnam Adventure Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Battle of Long Tan

If you are interested in history and want to explore a former Australian military base in Vietnam, then Long Tan is a must-visit destination for you. For a day tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Long Tan: 8:00 AM - Departure from Ho Chi Minh City, the first stop we'll visit the the Long Phuoc Tunnels. On the way to Long Tan, you can make a stop at the Long Phuoc Tunnels, which were used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. You can explore the tunnels and learn about the living conditions of the soldiers who used them. 11:00 AM. you'll arrive at Long Tan, where you can explore the former Australian military base. The Battle of Long Tan took place here in 1966, and you can see the memorial and the Australian and Vietnamese military cemeteries 3:00 PM - Return to Ho Chi Minh City. You'll arrive back in the city at around 5:00 PM.

Duration: 3 hour
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