What To Expect
Discover the spectacular sites of Hue and admire its art, architecture, history and local food on this full day sightseeing tour.
After being picked up from your hotel or private residence, hop on a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and head to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hue Citadel, where Nguyen rulers presided between 1802 and 1945. Passing by stunning palaces and shrines at the Imperial City and the emperor's private residence at the Forbidden Purple City, hear interesting stories about the Nguyen Emperors and learn more about the history of the city from your informative guide.
Then, enjoy unique local food which is rated as one of the best in the world.
After lunch, take a panoramic cruise along the enchanting Perfume River. Relax and get closer to nature as you pass by lush forest trees and colorful flowers on full bloom by the river bank. Disembark for a quick visit of the Thien Mu Pagoda, the tallest pagoda in Vietnam and is considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue. See one of its most poignant display, a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963, drove to Sai Gon and set himself alight to protest against the South Vietnamese regime and its cruel treatment of Buddhist monks and followers.
Explore the Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, and see its graceful combination of Western and oriental architecture. Emperor Khai Dinh ruled Vietnam for 9 years and his tomb took 11 years to complete.
This tour concludes with a drop off at your Da Nang hotel or private residence.
Pick up and drop off at Da Nang hotel or private residence
Air-conditioned minivan transportation
Entrance fees to Citadel, Imperial City, Forbidden Purple City, Emperor's Private Residence and Khai Dinh Royal Tomb
Bottled drinking water
English-speaking tour guide*
Tips and gratuities
*Other languages can be arranged upon request. An extra charge may apply to some languages and is subject to availability. Please inquire.
Children 5 years old and below are free of charge.
Please notify us upon booking if you have food allergies or you require special dietary arrangements.
Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes as well as sun protection.
Booking modifications made before 15:00 (Vietnam time) the day prior to the tour departure will be charged 50% of the tour cost.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.