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Excellent Tour would highly recommend

A personal 2 day tour spanning 3 days began at our hotel in Hue at midday and ended in on day 3 in... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2020
Tour of the former DMZ

Mr Vu is an excellent guide with deep knowledge of the area and the history of the Vietnam War. We... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2020
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

We booked a DMZ tour with Mr Vu in December 2015 for March 2016; we were picked up at our hotel in Hue at the appointed time by his driver Mr Tan in a fairly new 4x4. We were then taken to Mr Vu home which doubles as his office in Dong Ha from here the tour starts.

Mr Vu's knowledge of the Vietnam War and politics of the war were exceptional, and his enthusiasm to pass this information on was obvious.

Whilst we stopped to view the Rockpile he found some old sand bags and part of an old Flak Jacket which had been exposed due to current building works, this made his day!! He is clearly a keen collector of military memorabilia.

This tour does contain a lot of driving, as the sites are quite a long way apart, but between sites Mr Vu has many stills and videos on a tablet to explain in even more detail of what you have just seen or are going to see and he is only too willing to answer any questions. At the sites he escorted us around and explained everything and also gave us some free time.

Mr Vu’s English is excellent, the whole day was organised and the tour delivered perfectly.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Gill H
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Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I was staying in Hue with my children and they organised the tour for us.
We were collected and returned to our hotel in Hue and met up with Vu at his home in Dong Ha.

The hospitality & comfort were second to none throughout the day, as was the tour itself!

The countryside around the old DMZ is in itself impressive.

When combined with the detail of both the local/specific historic facts that Vu has on instant recall as well as the overall general perspective of the history of the Vietnam conflicts with both the French and USA, this tour is a "Must Do!" for anyone with more than a passing interest in the Vietnam conflict.

The tour visits the major sites but gives a much broader perspective than you would ever have seeing the western reporting of the first TV war. If like me you got your source information from the BBC reporting the "Five o clock Follies" from the Rex Hotel in Saigon go on this tour.

Thank you Vu.!

Tony J (dad)

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Tony Jackson C
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

Vu is definitely the go-to-guy for a tour of the DMZ. I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. From start to finish, it was excellent. We had an action packed day visiting sight after interesting sight, and Vu's knowledge of the locations, events and historical context is really very impressive. He also brought the various places to life with military maps and photos from the time. He has excellent English and is great company.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

I have traveled all over the world and have never felt a need to give a review on the Internet before. Mr. Vu was such a great tour guide that I feel it necessary to spread the word in hopes that others will benefit from choosing ANNAM Tours and allowing Mr. Vu to spread his knowledge of the Vietnam War. He was so well prepared and knew an amazing amount of information, dates, places etc.
If you are interested in the Vietnam War, do yourself a favor and book a tour with Mr. Vu.
He was also helpful throughout my trip in other parts of Vietnam in helping me book private cars from place to place. The drivers always arrived on time and had a clean car.
Thank you Mr. Vu.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank JasonB3897
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Reviewed January 8, 2016

Mr. Vu arranged a personal tour for me that included all of the places my dad was stationed, during the Vietnam War. Mr. Vu is very personable and knowledgeable. He shares photos of how the places used to look like. He also does not rush you and allows you plenty of time to take photos. He even offers to be your photographer. His drivers are on time and responsible. I would highly recommend him as a tour guide.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank m f
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