Hue-Imperial city ranks highly on the “must see” list of most visitors to Vietnam. Recognized by UNESCO with two World Cultural Heritage destinations, namely the Hue Cultural Heritage Monuments and Hue Court Music. Hue’s main attractions are the Imperial Palace, ancient tombs of Vietnam’s last great dynasty, and Buddhist pagodas. In addition, visitors to Hue can enjoy another form of authentic cultural experience through community based rural excursions.
08h00:Pick up at the meeting point in the center of Hue city and cruise on the Perfume River. Visit the ancient and sacred Thien Mu Pagoda.Visit the Citadel – The palaces of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), the last dynasty of Vietnam – Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Imperial Ancestral Temple and Hue Royal Antiques Museum.
11h00: Then, visit and shopping at Dong Ba Martket. Lunch at a local restaurant.
13h00: Walking around Thuy Bieu village visit Long Chau temple. Locally it is known as “Voi Re”, the “Palace of the Crying Elephants”. The site is located about 200 meters from an arena, Ho Quyen, where elephants and tigers dueled to the death.Visit conical hat and incense stick making village.
14h00:Visit Minh Mang tomb, one of the most interesting emperor tombs in Hue. Finally visit Khai Dinh Tomb. The tomb represents a fusion of traditional Vietnamese style and modern influence. The tomb is almost entirely made of concrete and includes many European architectural details.
17h00: Come back Hue. End of tour.
Price: 17 USD
Include: Transportation by van 16 seats or car, Dragon boat, English speaking guide, Lunch, Insurance, Mineral, water, tissues.
Exclude: Entrance fee of the Citadel, Minh Mang tomb, Khai Dinh tomb, Tu Duc tomb, Personal expenses, tips and drinks.
* Entrance fee for Adult
The Citadel: 150.000 VND (7.5 USD)
Minh Mang tomb/ Khai Dinh tomb/ Tu Duc tomb: each tomb 100.000 VND (5 USD)
* Children policy
Children under 5 years old: free
Children 6 – 11 years old: discount 30%
Children over 11 years old: as adult