Dak To – Tan Canh, over 45km northwest of Kon Tum City, is a valley with rolling hills and mountain ranges running westward all the way to the border with Laos and Cambodia.
Possessing an extremely strategic location in South East Asia and rich in mineral resources, it is easy to understand that many want to take over, or exert military and political control over Vietnam whose territory includes a very skinny strip of land on the tip of the Indochinese Peninsula and the strategically located offshore islands and archipelagos. That is also why the history of Vietnam has had so many wars with the big neighbor and with world super powers. For such a small and poor country like Vietnam, isn't it too much?
At times, Vietnam was occupied and ruled by foreign powers throughout its history, but most of the time Vietnam has been successful in maintaining its political independence and territorial sovereignty. This very fact dictates that Vietnam is not to be taken for granted and that much has to be said about the Vietnamese army. Our Vietnam battlefield tours are to show you how the army of Vietnam, who was always considered the weaker side of a war, fought its way to victory. On these tours, you'll visit the former battlefields and learn a lot about the various battles and the history of the People Army of Vietnam.
The First Indochina War was pivotal the history of the Vietnamese Army, in shaping up a completely different chapter in the history of French Indochina, in influencing different revolutionary movements in the world and in showing a new balance of power among super powers in the world back in the time and nowadays...
Vietnam War Battlefields Tour is one of Paradissa's Vietnam adventure tours and a history journey to visit the sites of major encounters between the US Army and The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) for 14 days, 13 nights.
The Vietnam War, known in Vietnam as the American War, has been controversial and much debated about.
The half a day trip brings you on a road that the best elite French troops Groupement Mobile 100 met its fate loosing about 1,000 men in ambushes by Viet Minh 1954. On the tour, we'll also visit the site of Camp Radcliff of the US Army in Vietnam.
Our one day tour from Hue to Ashau Valley engages you in the infamous battle of Hamburger Hill in 1969.
Our half a day tour from Pleiku to Pleime Hill for observing the Ia Drang Valley and recall the bloody battle in 1965, the first encounter between the US Army and the People's Army of Vietnam.