Hue City Tour

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walking around historical Imperial Citadel (Forbidden City)
  • Learning about royal family before and after life with local expert
  • Visiting to the most well-known 7 Floor Thien Mu pagoda
  • Enjoying romantic dragon boat cruise on Perfume River
  • Learning about importance of Buddhism to our local life
  • Enjoy delicious vegetarian lunch cooked and served in Pagoda

ITINERARY:

8.30am: Our tour guide and driver pick you up from your Hue City Center hotel for Hue City Tour Full Day. We start with a visit to Imperial Citadel (1804 - 1833). It’s within these 21 metre-thick and 10 kilometre-long walls that you’ll find several of the city’s best sites, from the many Ornate Pagodas, Nine Holy Cannons, Flag Tower, Supreme Harmony Palace, Nine Dynastic Urns, Dynastic Temple,... to the Forbidden Purple City. The area took 29 years for 2 Kings to build from 1804 t0 1833, most of the buildings were destroyed by bombs during the French War and Amerian War, and nowaday they are under restoration.

We then pay a visit to The Oldest and Most Well-known Thien Mu Pagoda, a beautiful Buddhist temple complex that is located on a hill overlooking to the Perfume River built in 1601 by the first founder of the Nguyen Family in Central Vietnam - Nguyen Hoang. Here you also find an old car and picture of a Buddhist Monk, who set himself in fire in 1963 to protest against Ngo Dinh diem Gorvernment of South Vietnam for Free Religion.

After admiring seven tiers Thien Mu Pagoda, we will enjoy Refreshing Dragon Boat Cruise on Perfume River back to Hue city where our driver is waiting to take you to Buddhist Temple for our delicious vegetarian banquet lunch cooked and served in Pagoda.

We continue our Hue City Tour Full Day with a visit to King Tu Duc Tomb (1864 - 1867), which is considered as one of the most beautiful and picturesque and largest works of architecture of Nguyen Dynasty’s royal palaces and tombs. then visit the most majestic Tomb of King Minh Mang (1841 - 1843) – This majestic tomb is well-knowned for its architecture and sublime forest setting in beautiful quite area. The tomb was planned during Minh Mang’s reign (1820–1840) but built by his successor, Thieu Tri, from 1841-1843.

Our final sight will be the most elaborate Tomb of King Khai Dinh (1920 - 1931), the tomb’s area is much smaller than the tombs of previous Kings. However, this building is far more elaborately designed than others of its era, being a mix of a number of architectural styles: Vietnamese, Indian and European Styles.

After King Khai Dinh Tomb, our driver and tour guide will drop you back to hotel and finishour fantastic Hue City Tour Full Day.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Tour Price:

Group Size

2

3 – 5

From 6

Price / Person

56 USD

49 USD

44 USD

Inclusions:

  • Private Transfers (Car/Van, Dragon Boat)
  • Private English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance tickets (16 USD/person)
  • Vietnamese Foods for lunch
  • Water during tour
  • Banking Fee / Money Transfer

Exclusions:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Alcohol & Soft Drinks
  • Tip for tour guide and driver
  • Anything not mentioned
Notes:
  • Decent clothes to cover your shoulders and knees are recommended for temples visit.
  • Hue Ticket Price / adult: 150.000 vnd/citadel, 100.000 vnd/tomb, 360.000vnd (Package Citadel + 3 Tombs), 280.000vnd (Citadel + Tombs of Minh Mang & Khai Dinh)
  • This itinerary is flexible. Please contact our travel consultant to customize your own itinerary for this tour.

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