During the American War in Vietnam, Vung Tau was home to the Australian Army and was a popular spot for R&R. The Long Tan Cross commemorates the Australian soldiers who lost their lives during the fierce battle between the Australian and Viet Cong forces in August 1969.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: SAIGON TO VUNG TAU
This morning you will be met at your Saigon hotel and transferred to Vung Tau. Enjoy a half-day city tour, visiting Bach Dinh and the Reclining Buddha. (L)
DAY 2: VUNG TAU – NUI DAT & LONG TAN
Visit the former Australian Army Base of Nui Dat and the Long Tan Battlefield, where you will see the Long Tan Cross. (B,L)
DAY 3: VUNG TAU TO SAIGON
After check-out this morning you will be transferred back to your Saigon hotel where your arrangements end. (B)
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.