Enjoy the best highlights of the imperial city on this one-day Hue shore excursion. Board a boat for a journey along the Perfume River to visit a beautiful historical pagoda. Explore the Ancient Citadel and the Royal Tombs for a glimpse into the past. Savor local specialties in a beautiful unique garden house.

Tour Code: VSC01
Duration: 1 day
Start/End: Chan May Port/Chan May Port
Highlights: Boat trip along Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City, visit unique Garden house, Tomb of King Tu Duc, Dong Ba Market
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Hue shore excursions from cruise ship

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Explore-the-Old-Citadel-of-Hue-Hue-shore-excursionsYour guided tour begins with a scenic upstream boat trip along the Perfume River. Stop by the magnificent seven-towered Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue’s most preserved religious monument situated on the riverbank. Specially housed in this pagoda is the old Austin car in which Thich Quang Duc was driven to his self-immolation in 1963.

Thien-mu-pagodaContinue on to the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City, which were built in the 19th century for the Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty. Enjoy a traditional Hue lunch in a beautiful garden house. Admire the impressive oriental architecture of the Royal Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc.

Royal-Tomb-of-Emperor-Tu-DucIf you still have time, mingle with the locals and test your bargaining skill at Dong Ba market. In the afternoon, head back to Chan May Port in good time for your cruise departure. Trip ends.



What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the port in Chan May to Hue in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses