Vietnam War & Peace EduTour

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The Vietnam War & Peace EduTour takes you alongside for Vietnam’s endeavor towards freedom, featuring fascinating tours, museums, and historical sites along the way.
You’ll also experience the American war through artifacts collection and enjoy an afternoon of working in the discovery room and learning the ropes of being a museum guide!
Explore the Ho Chi Minh Trail: a trade route during the Vietnam War and learn how to play the soldier’s game of “Truong Son hammock” (moving sleepers of Viet Cong soldiers).
Exciting adventure, cultural landmarks, and historical wonder await. You’ll even receive a Certificate of Completion at your Graduation Dinner at the Vietnam National Historical Museum!
Our Professional Tour Guides, comfortable accommodations, and well-planned itinerary combined with the splendor and intrigue of Vietnam are guaranteed to make this the trip of your life!
Join us as we explore the turbulent past and significant historic events that helped shaped modern Vietnam! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

Global EduTours welcomes you to a journey to an exotic land to learn about a subject that affects everyone on Earth!

The Vietnam War & Peace Tour takes you alongside for Vietnam’s endeavor towards freedom, featuring fascinating tours, museums, and historical sites along the way.

Your first full day shows you The Way To Freedom and takes you deep into the First Indochina War as you learn about Vietnam from 1858 to 1945 and see firsthand the rudimentary weapons used during the period at the Vietnam National Historical Museum!

The afternoon features famous 48 Hang Ngang Street and the Ho Chi Minh Museum-his stilt house, garden, and an experience making a pair of his rubber slippers!

Tuesday of the Vietnam War & Peace Tour is a morning at the Vietnam National Historical Museum in the 1946-1954 artifacts collection and an afternoon visit to Van Phuc Silk Village, the oldest traditional silk village in Northern Vietnam!

The next day, experience the American war through artifacts collection and enjoy an afternoon of working in the discovery room and learning the ropes of being a museum guide!

Day 5 of the Vietnam War & Peace Tour is a real treat. Enjoy a trip to the Hoa Lo Prison where John McCain was a prisoner of war and spend another afternoon as an assistant employee at the Vietnam National Historical Museum!

Spend Friday on the Ho Chi Minh Trail and enjoy the Ho Chi Minh Museum, learning all about how the trail was used as a trade route during the Vietnam War and learn how to play the soldier’s game of “Truong Son hammock” (moving sleepers of Viet Cong soldiers).

Saturday begins a weekend of fun! Journey to the Bai Tu Long Bay on an overnight Oriental Sails Cruise!

Explore the harbor and the Vung Vieng Fishing Village-one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay and experience the life of a local fisherman!
Enjoy Happy Hour and a delicious dinner on the deck before Sunday morning cruise activities and an afternoon return to Hanoi to finish off an exciting and relaxing weekend!

Week 2 of the Vietnam War & Peace Tour is truly a Journey of Dreams! Experience the Vietnam National Historical Museum exhibit that shares the same name on Monday and visit Dong Hoi & Khe Xanh, two of Vietnam’s can’t miss destinations!

Experience the magic of the Vietnamese coastline as the Vietnam War & Peace Tour takes a turn towards the peaceful Cua Tung Beach (featuring the Vinh Moc Tunnels, Quang Tri Citadel, & Hien Luong Bridge!

The final days of the Vietnam War & Peace Tour are a great opportunity to make lifelong memories of the amazing place that is Vietnam.

Dive into the Phong Nha Cave on Thursday as you travel to this magical place by boat before Friday Free Time in Dong Hoi!

Complete the trip with a Saturday Graduation Dinner in the evening at the Vietnam National History Museum, including the Certificate Ceremony!

History lovers rejoice as the Vietnam War & Peace Tour offers everything you could want in an educational vacation: Exciting adventure, cultural landmarks, and historical wonder!

Our Professional Tour Guides, comfortable accommodations, and well-planned itinerary combined with the splendor and intrigue of Vietnam are guaranteed to make this the trip of your life!


Typical day


Day 1: Sunday - Arrival Day 

DAY 2: Monday - Way to Freedom (First Indochina War)
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: 48 Hang Ngang Street & Ho Chi Minh Museum
DAY 3: Tuesday - Independent Protection Period (1946 - 1954)
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Van Phuc Silk Village
DAY 4: Wednesday - Vietnam - America War (1954-1975)
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
DAY 5: Thursday - Hanoi - City for Peace
  • Morning: Hoa Lo Prison
  • Afternoon: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
DAY 6: Friday - Desire for Reunification
  • Morning: Ho Chi Minh Trail Museum
  • Afternoon: Ho Chi Minh Trail Museum
DAY 7: Saturday - Explore Ha Long Bay on The Oriental Sails
  • Morning: Transfer to Ha Long Bay
  • Afternoon: Cruise the Limestone Islands of Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Evening: Happy Hour, Dinner & Dancing
DAY 8: Sunday - Wake up on The Oriental Sails then Head back to Hanoi
  • Morning: Oriental Sails
  • Afternoon: Back to Hanoi
DAY 9: Monday - Renovation – The Journey of Dreams
  • Morning: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Afternoon: Vietnam National Historical Museum (VNHM)
  • Evening: Transfer to railway station, overnight train to Dong Hoi
DAY 10: Tuesday - Dong Hoi & Khe Xanh
  • Morning: Dong Hoi
  • Afternoon: Ta Kon Army Airport
DAY 11: Wednesday - Cua Tung Beach
  • Trasfer to Cua Tung Beach, visit Vinh Moc Tunnels, Quang Tri Citadel & Hien Luong Bridge – (DMZ area in the center on VN)
DAY 12: Thursday - Phong Nha Cave
  • Head back to Dong Hoi in the morning, then visit Phong Nha Cave by boat.
DAY 13: Friday - Dong Hoi 
DAY 14: Saturday - Graduation Dinner
  • Evening: Graduation Dinner
  • 6pm – Graduation Dinner at the Vietnam National History Museum where you will receive your Graduation Certificate!
DAY 15: Sunday - Departure Day 

Free-time activities

Explore Ha Long Bay on The Oriental Sails 
Wake up on The Oriental Sails then Head back to Hanoi
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Hiking
Museum/
Opera

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
No skills neccessary
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Global EduTours

  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Meals (as detailed)
  • Site Entry Fees
  • Quality Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Airport Transfers

Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport
Included (x2)
Noi Bai International Airport (CODE:HAN)
Accommodation
Boutique Hotel/Local Guesthouses
Twin/Double Share (Single Supplement Available)
Guesthouse Hotel
Food & Beverages
Breakfast Included
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Vietnam.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Vietnam provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Vietnam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Vietnam.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Flexible start dates, available all year round. Inquire for more details
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
3 - 3 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
15 days (min. stay)
$ 2,890
15 days (max. stay)
$ 2,890
Average fees
$ 1,349 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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  Asia South-Eastern Asia Vietnam  Hà Nội, Phú Minh, Sóc Sơn, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Vietnam War & Peace EduTour

Join us as we explore the turbulent past and significant historic events that helped shaped modern Vietnam!

$1349/week

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