Enjoy a day full of culture and history as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hue Imperial City, the ancient world of the 13 kings of the Nguyen Dynasty. Take delight in a lunch of mouthwatering Vietnamese cuisine before enjoying a relaxing cruise along the enchanting Perfume River.
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.
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Hue Citadel is the city's most prominent attraction and is an important historical monument. The complex houses the Imperial City and the Emperor's private residence. Also located inside the wall is the famous Purple Forbidden City. Immerse yourself in Vietnam's history as you explore the area.
Perfume River Cruise
Savor a delicious lunch before sailing across Perfume River while surrounded by lush forests and colorful flowers. Admire the beautiful landscape as you lazily cruise along the famous the river.
Thien Mu Pagoda
Also known as the Pagoda of the Celestial Lady, the structure was built in 1601 and considered as the city's unofficial symbol. This landmark became the focal point of many protests against the oppressive regime during 1963, one of the most notable protesters was a monk who set himself on fire.
Khai Dinh Royal Tomb
Built for the Nguyen Dynasty's 12th Emperor, the tomb took 11 years to complete and combines some of the most prominent eastern and western architectural style of the time. Explore the grand halls of the structure and marvel at the beautiful hillside scenery.
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Price & Options
If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
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Food allergies or special dietary needs may be accommodated for if notified in advance, however, it will not be guaranteed.
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
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