Packed with temples, tombs, palaces, and pagodas, Hue is the gateway to the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and a must-stop on any itinerary. This full day Hue city tour will take in the best of the city, from the art and architecture to the celebrated food and culture with experienced motorbike drivers.
Start your Hue city tour with a visit the Citadel. It’s within these 2m-thick and 10km-long walls that you’ll find several of the city’s best sights, from the many ornate pagodas to the Forbidden Purple City. Continue the bike ride to Thanh Toan Bridge which has both Chinese and Japanese features. With a rare squared timber arch speckled with ancient ceramics. This is a unique bridge that you can hardly find elsewhere in Vietnam. A nearby local market & agricultural equipment museum are at your sights that worth to explore where locals trade and maintain their traditional daily lives.
Further mingle yourself into the best of Hue countryside through the stunning surrounds, passing rice paddies and small towns with a stop at a village, that specializes in making incense sticks, before drop by a local pagoda/monastery for a vegetable lunch. Enjoy a traditional meal and grab the chance to chat with the monks/nuns to learn more about Buddhism and gain an insight into their daily lives.
After lunch, our Hue tour continues with the visit to one of the most impressive emperor’s tombs to witness its astonishing beauty of architecture. Further ride for heading to Tiger Arena, where duels between elephants and tigers were arranged for the entertainment of the Emperors right up until 1904.
After a day taking in the many sights, ease it with a relaxing boat trip along Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, the most sacred pagoda in the area. A short motorbike ride will then take you back to the centre of the city.
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Hue central located hotel
Car & Boat, nunery lunch, Tickets, English - speaking guide