Hue Imperial City

Do you plan for your next holiday after Covid Pandemic? And you will go to Vietnam – You are at the right place. We are local and here to share with you the best tours in Hue

Hue is the only city in Vietnam with 5 world heritages recognized by UNESCO. Ancient Hue, poetic and lyrical, is the land that keeps the imprint of a golden dynasty. That is why people come to Hue mainly to learn the history of the feudal kings in Vietnam as well as to explore the royal culture and cuisine. It’s great to book a tour to discover Hue city with a tour guide. You will gain plenty of useful knowledge about Hue citadel and interesting stories about the royal family.

  1. Hue Imperial City Walking Tour
  •  Highlights: 

Visitors will have a chance to explore:

– Hue Citadel

– Hue Imperial City

– Hue Forbidden City

– Hue Museum of Royal Antiques

  •  Length: 3 hours
  •  Price: 24 USD
  •  Tour schedule: 

08h30: Meet at Lac Thien Restaurant and start a walking tour to Hue Imperial City

09h00: Visit the Royal Courtyard and the Supreme Harmony Hall 

10h00: Explore Hue Forbidden City when the royal family lived

11h00: Discover Duyet Thi Duong Royal Theater, Co Ha Royal Garden, and Hue Museum Antiques.

11h30: Finish the tour

  •  What visitors can expect:

With this tour, you can learn about royal art and architecture as well as the dress code. Besides that, you will have a chance to discover stories of each Nguyen Emperors and enjoy the charming Queen’s Mother Residences, Dien Tho and Truong Sanh. Hearing the stories of Nguyen Emperor’s ending and the battle in Hue is also an interesting experience.

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  1. Hue sightseeing tombs and pagoda
  •  Highlights:

Visitors will have a chance to explore:

– Tomb of Minh Mang

– Tomb of Khai Dinh

– Tomb of Tu Duc

– Thien Mu Pagoda

  •  Length: 4 – 6 hours flexible
  •  Price: $22 (not including entrance fees)
  •  Tour schedule:
  • Tomb of Minh Mang: 1 hour
  • Tomb of Khai Dinh: 45 minutes
  • Tomb of Tu Duc: 1 hour
  • Thien Mu Pagoda: 45 minutes
  •  What visitors can expect:

Explore Hue’s ancient tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda at your own pace; set your own departure time with your private driver and spend as much time as you want at each site. 

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  1. Hue private tour to Thuy Bieu village 1 day
  •  Highlights:

– This tour offers a thorough look at life at Thuy Bieu ancient town in Hue

– Get a hands-on, immersive experience with a local cooking class 

– Enjoy the personalized attention of a private tour 

  •  Length: 7 hour
  •  Prices: $98.72
  •  Tour schedule:

08h30: Transfer to Toa Kham wharf for embarking on boat at cruising along Perfume River. 

  • Sit on the boat and enjoy a scenic cruise to Thuy Bieu Village.
  • During the boat trip, you will visit Thien Mu pagoda – the symbol of Hue city
  • There is a chance for you to go to a local market and buy necessary ingredients for cooking class with a chief. Up on arrival at Thuy Bieu, a nice walking or biking around village to: 

 + Visit the garden – house, ancient ancestral temple and communicate with local people.

+ Visit incense making family to discover the daily life of local people 

+ Visit joss paper making families to know more about a traditional custom of Vietnamese people and know why they use joss paper, also known as ghost money, for the death people. 

+ Visit paper painting family to see the countryside painting art of the young local artists.

– Come back to Thuy Bieu restaurant for a cooking class, you will prepare lunch by yourself with our chief’s instruction. 

– Relax by steeping your foot in medicinal herb water – a traditional therapeutic practice

– Enjoy an excellent massage by blind people.

– Before leaving the village for the city center, you will pass by Tiger Arena. Under the Nguyen dynasty, this was the taking place of death fighting between elephant and tiger on the special festivals or Entertaining activities for Kings, mandarins and citizens.

15h30: Finish the tour

  •  What visitors can expect:

Hop on a boat and travel to Thuy Bieu ancient village is a wonderful experience in Hue that you must try. Along the way, you can visit Thien Mu Pagoda and shop at a local market to buy ingredients for a cooking class. Next, you will learn about the process of making incense and joss paper as well as traditional Hue dishes.

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A great way to discover a new place is to travel with a local friend who is not a guide or a travel agent. Let us know if you are interested in a hangout with local people who can show you around where tourists don’t know. We love to see you enjoy Vietnam Adventure as much as we do. 

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