Tour overview

Hue to DMZ by private car is a private tour from Hue to visit the DMZ and back to Hue city in a day.  The demilitarized zone (DMZ) is the best evidence to learn war history. DMZ, the border between North and South Vietnam during the American war.

This is the fiercest battlefield where a Vietnamese in Quang Tri province had to suffer about 7 tons of bombs. 100% of local houses were burnt, and thousands of people had to live underground about 9 meters or leave their homeland. Hue to DMZ by private car will drive you on peaceful and real rural roads of Vietnam to give you the most authentic value.


Our English-speaking driver will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Hue city and we start Hue to DMZ by private car. Our friendly driver will take care of you and on the way, we will visit some historic places such as

Hue to DMZ by private car-Best Hue City Tour Travel
Hue To DMZ Tour

Horror Highway (The street of horror) – Thousands of local people in Quang Tri province, mostly the old, children, women, and a lot of soldiers were killed by artillery and infantry weapons in many hours of fighting. May 1, 1972, will always be in the memory of people in Quang Tri and Thua Thien provinces because of the horrible carnage on the Vietnam Highway 1 about ten kilometers south of Quang Tri.

Hue to DMZ by private car-Best Hue City Tour Travel
Long Hung Church- Hue To DMZ By Private Car

Long Hung Church – going to the south of the Quang Tri town down on highway 1A towards Hue city. You’ll see the Long Hung Church. The total area of 120m², built-in 1955 with concrete which is evident as the damage in 1972 is still visible nowadays. It is as a clear testament to the bravery and strength shown against the American and South Vietnam forces. In 81 days, North Vietnam occupied and protect the church while the American and South Vietnam forces fought to get it back with grenades, machine guns, and even shells from warships.

Hue to DMZ by private car-Best Hue City Tour Travel
Hue to DMZ by private car-Best Hue City Tour Travel

Doc Mieu Firebase – the former American base, just 8km to the South of the Ben Hai River, nearby Highway 1A. Doc Mieu Firebase is an important part of “the McNamara Line”.

Hue to DMZ by private car-Best Hue City Tour Travel
Ben Hai River- Hue To DMZ By Private Car

Hien Luong Bridge (Hiền Lương) is a bridge spanned over Ben Hai River, Vinh Linh District, Quang Tri Province, North Central Coast, Vietnam. This bridge is at the 17th Parallel and in the Vietnam War, it divides Vietnam into two parts South Vietnam and North Vietnam from 1954 to 1976.

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Hue To DMZ By Private Car- Vinh Moc Tunnels

Vinh Moc (Vĩnh Mốc) Tunnels is a special tunnel complex in Quang Tri province, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War, it was strategically located on the border of North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The tunnels were built to protect local people from the intense bombing of Son Trung and Son Ha communes in Vinh Linh district, Quang Tri province in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

After visiting all attractions on the trip, our English-speaking driver will drive you back to your hotel in Hue city!

Hue to DMZ- Hue Price Table

Car Type Sedan
(4 seats)
(7 seats)
(16 seats)
Brand Chevrolet Cruze, Toyota Vios, Hyundai Accent Toyota Innova,
Toyota Fortuner
Ford Transit, Mercedes Benz Sprinter
Max Passengers Max 3 Passengers Max 5 Passengers Max 12 Passengers
Price 1,700,000 VND  1,900,000VND  2,300,000 VND

Extra charges for other places

Khe Sanh Combat Base ( +25 USD upon request) – a large Marine base camp attacked by a massive force of the Viet Cong Army in North Vietnam in 1968. On the way to Khe Sanh, we will stopovers at Dakrong Bridge – the important branch of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, which leads south to the A Shau valley and the infamous “Hamburger Hill”. Plus, Rockpile Hill (Although it’s inaccessible, it’s a highlight sight looked from the highway) was a watchtower of the US military to observe the activities of North Vietnam’s Army in the DMZ in Quang Tri Province from 1966 to 1968.

Important Notes:

If you need the baby seat please request it in advance!

English-speaking guide (highly recommended for this tour).

This price is per car not per person and the price is in USD. Besides the Hue To DMZ By Private Car, Best Hue City Tour Travel also offers high-quality tours in Hue such as Hue City Private Tour Full Day; Hue Deluxe Group Tour, Bach Ma National Park Tour; Hue Street Food Tour, etc! We guarantee our service and your happiness is our highest target!