1. Vietnam
  2. Thua Thien-Hue
  3. Hue, Vietnam

Hue City Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 20527
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Explore the former Imperial capital of Hue, now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See amazing citadels, fabulous palaces, and royal tombs on a full-day private tour.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from hotels within the city of Hue only

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise along the Perfume River by boat
  • See the Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Tour the Imperial Citadel
  • Learn more about the life of the royals in Vietnam
Full description
Discover the sights and sounds of Hue, the former Imperial capital of Vietnam. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city sits on the banks of the delightful Perfume River, where you will find amazing citadels, fabulous palaces, and royal tombs. Many of the sites can be reached by river, and on this full-day private tour a boat cruise is part of the program.

You will be picked up from your hotel by your guide, who will take you down to the river for your cruise. Sail along the romantically named Perfume River, seeing Hue’s best-known religious sites, such as the Thien Mu Pagoda.

Continue your journey by land, visiting the Imperial Citadel, from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. See the Flag Tower, Noon Gate, 9 Dynastic Urns, 9 Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and the Forbidden Purple City.

After a break for lunch, visit Khai Dinh King’s Tomb and discover the blend of Western and Eastern architecture. Then visit Minh Mang King’s Tomb, where one is sure to be impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the architectural constructions. Continue to conical hat village, an incense stick-making village. The guided tour will give you a deep understanding about the king’s philosophy of geomancy, and how this affected royal life.
Includes
  • Minivan with air-conditioning
  • Dragon boat trip
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bottle of mineral water
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Insurance
  • Tips

From £44.07 per person

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Product ID: 20527