Palaces and pagodas, tombs and temples, culture and cuisine, history and heartbreak – there’s no shortage of poetic pairings to describe Hue (pronounced ‘hway’). A Unesco World Heritage site, this deeply evocative capital of the Nguyen emperors still resonates with the glories of imperial Vietnam, even though many of its finest buildings were destroyed during the American War.
08.00 – 08.30: Our tour guide come to meet you at your hotel for pick-up. Then depart to visit Hat and incenses stcik making village. Here, you have chance to learn how to make a hat and an incenses, exploreing the traditional job of Hueian, and you can buy some for souvernir…
09.15: Bus arrive Tu Duc Tomb, come in to visit the unique harmonious tomb design which was constructd from 1864 to 1867. The tomb was used for both before and after his death
10.00: Proceed to Minh Mang Tomb. It was said to be the most majestic of all of the Royal Tombs. Renowned for its architecture, which harmoniously blends into the nature surroundings.
11.00: Bus come to Khai Dinh tomb. Unlike Hue’s other tombs, being a synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements. Even the stone faces of the mandarin honour guards are endowed with a mixture of Vietnamese and European features.
12.00: Back to the city to enjoy Vietnamese food (Eating lunch and end services of half day tourist at 13h00)
13.30: Continue to visit Hue Citadel. Tour guide will lead you to visit the tallest flag pole of Vietnam (37m-hight), Ngo Mon gate where Bao Dai ended Nguyen dynasty, Thai Hoa palace ( Palace of Supreme Hamony), Hall of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple city…
14.30: Proceed to visit garden house which are a unique feature of Hue. The houses are traditional, privately owned, and set in attractive formal gardens. Some have connections with the old Royal Imperial Court. Hue traditional architecture has long been close associated with the natural environment. The garden houses reflect this association. Each is highly individual – house and garden, people and scenery, plants, clouds and water co-exist and blend with each other in a harmonious context
15.15: Bus take you to Thien Mu pagoda which built on a hillock overlooking the. Perfume river, this pagoda is an icon of Vietnam and the symbol of Hue city.
Cruise the beautiful perfume river by dragon boat viewing daily life along the way. Visit some villages and do not miss viewing sunset on the river
16.30: End services.
- Hotel pick-up and return
- New minivan
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water
- English speaking guide
- Personal expenses