What To Expect
World famous as the most royal city in Vietnam, Hue is definitely a sight to behold with it's ancient palaces, a complex of monuments, tombs and ornate pagodas.
After being picked up from your hotel, begin your full-day excursion with a visit to Hue Citadel. Explore royal palaces and shrines at the Imperial City and see the emperor's private residence at the Forbidden City. Walking through the palace grounds just as the royals did, learn more about the Nguyen Emperors who ruled the former capital of the city from you informative guide.
After a delicious lunch of Vietnamese dishes, hop aboard a boat for a relaxing afternoon cruise along the lovely Perfume River. Experience the enchantment of the meandering river as you enjoy the scenes of daily life along the way.
You'll then disembark for a brief visit to 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.
Finally, see the Khai Dinh tomb. Despite being the smallest, the tomb is a majestic synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements and considered the most costly among others.
Hotel pick up and drop off
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.
Booking modifications made before 15:00 (Vietnam time) the day prior to the tour departure will be charged 50% of the tour cost.
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3 days / 2 Nights