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Starts in/Finishes in: Hue/Hue
A full day which covers the highlights of Hue including Imperial Citadel, Dong Ba market, Thien Mu pagoda and Royal Tombs
TRIP IN DETAILS
After breakfast, you’ll spend the full day for a city tour of Imperial City of Hue, firstly with the ancient walled Citadel including the former Imperial Palace. You’ll then visit the Dong Ba market to learn about local produce and specialties of Hue. You might get some great deals done at the local Dong Ba Market. Have lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will cruise the Perfume River by a dragon boat to serene Thien Mu Pagoda and drive to visit the majestic Royal Tomb of King Ming Mang or King Khai Dinh. Return to your hotel by road just before sunset.
Hue was the Vietnamese capital during the Nguyen Dynasty 1802-1945 and ruins of the city s regal past can still be seen inside the Citadel and the Imperial City. Created in the 19th century, the Imperial City was modelled on the Forbidden City in Beijing and holds many palaces and temples inside its giant walls. Many of the buildings were damaged by French aerial bombing and the Tet Offensive in 1968. Now it is slowly being restored thanks to generous funding by UNESCO.
Please note: You might consider a candle-lit dinner set in a garden house which is a traditional feature of Hue’s culture. Both the garden house and the cuisine are great introduction into Hue’s culture.
Transportation: Private vehicle, Boat
PRICE & INCLUSION
From: US$ 44 per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till October 31, 2020
- Transfers by a private vehicle with experienced driver
- Experienced English speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- Private boat ride along Perfume river
- 01 lunch at a good local Vietnamese restaurant
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Optional activity costs
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