Hue Tours

Hue - The City of Festivals

Great for history, culture and architecture enthusiasts, Hue is home to remnants of Vietnam’s last feudal empire, the Nguyen Dynasty, including a world-recognized complex of monuments, king’s tombs, temples and pagodas. Besides, Hue is also well-known for the beautiful lush countryside with time-honoured traditional craft villages, which makes Hue an ideal retreat for long day-journeys.

Hue royal city

Are you finding the best tour for you through Hue in Central Vietnam? Get inspired with our below Hue Tours which cover top attractions to see as well as less visited places in Hue, then choose the right trip for your family. Don't forget we can tailor-make itineraries or design new Central Vietnam tour package to suit your travel interest

Best Hue Tours to Hue Royal City & Hue's surrounding attractions

Private Hue City Tour Full Day
As the political, cultural and religious heart of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945 under the reign of Nguyen dynasty, Hue imperial city with its monument complex was designated as a UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Site in 1993. Let's explore the charming beauty, royal architecture & culture of Hue with us in this full day Hue City Tour
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Hue - DMZ Full Day Tour
You are planning a trip to Hue, Vietnam & would love to learn more about Vietnamese history related to recent Vietnam war with American? Let's take a full day DMZ tour from Hue and explore such famous historical sites in Vietnam as Vinh Moc Tunnels, the world famous 17th parallel with Hien Luong Bridge and Ben Hai River......
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Bach Ma National Park Day Trip
Are you planning a trip to Hue & would love to immense the natural beauty with scenic treks & swimming fun in the rained forest? Let's consider a day trip to Bach Ma national park with us & have wonderful time with your family.........
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Hue Travel Guide Information

Location: Thua Thien - Hue Province

Natural area: ≈72 km2

Population (2018): 455,230 people

Hue is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province and also one of the five important national tourism centres in Vietnam.

It has the intimate connection to the Nguyen Dynasty, a feudal dynasty dominating much of southern Vietnam from the 17th to the 19th century.

The city is famous for the annual Hue Traditional Craft Festival and the Hue Festival.

Top Things To Do In Hue - Vietnam

1. Visit the Complex of Hue Monuments

Associated with Vietnam’s last royal dynasty, the Nguyen Dynasty, and inscribed as a UNESCO-listed site in 1993, this significant territory remains hundreds of monuments and ruins including the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial City, royal tombs (Minh Mang, Tu Duc, Khai Dinh, etc), pagodas, temples, flag tower, library and museum. Most places are maintained intact with basic architectural and landscape features, which makes them great attractions for architecture and history seekers.

Monument Hue

2. Immerse in the dreamy beauty of the Perfume River

Running through the centre of Hue, the Perfume River is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. The best way to explore the natural beauty of the Perfume River is taking a leisurely boat trip along the river. Now there are many boat tours operating over the river that stops at popular tourist sites such as Thien Mu pagoda, Hon Chen temple or Minh Mang mausoleum, you just need to hop on a boat, simply relax in the seat and admire the fantastic views. Another romantic idea is to stroll along the waterfront promenade along the river’s edge. At sunset, this place comes to life as little shops and eateries open and colourful lanterns are lit; here, you may want some shopping time and treat your stomach to some local street eats.

3. Sample food at Dong Ba Market

Savouring local food is one of the most relaxing and worth-trying things to do in Hue. If you’re wondering what and where to eat in Hue, let make a visit to Dong Ba market. Standing along the north bank of Perfume River, Dong Ba market is the oldest and biggest commercial centre in the area with a wide range of fruits, clothing, food, handicrafts and household appliances. If your purpose is food hunting, come to the market at around 3.00 pm and find the food court on the ground floor. You will see a lot of food stalls serving different local dishes like bun bo (beef noodle soup), banh khoai, banh beo, banh bot loc, bean puddings, clam rice, and so on.

Street food - Hue

4. Explore Hue by bicycle

Hue is one of the best cities in Vietnam to cycle around. You can easily hire a bike and make a ride around Hue’s classic streets to see how life is going on. If you love to see the lush countryside with vast rice fields, let’s head out to the suburb surrounding Hue. The first choice is the laid back village of Thuy Bieu nestled on the southern bank of the Perfume River, around 7km from Hue centre. This village is well-known for Thanh Tra - a speciality pomelo of Hue. Another option for cycling is Thuy Thanh village, 8km east of Hue city. This village is famous for its beautiful countryside settings, peaceful rural landscape and Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge, a historical and cultural relic built in 1776 which is still intact nowadays.

Hue biking tour

5. Take a day trip to Bach Ma National Park

If you’re looking for somewhere to get out into nature from Hue city, you will find Bach Ma National Park an ideal haven for a day trip or short break. The park provides visitors with some unique trails through forests which do not require special hiking equipment. The first stop is Vong Hai Dai, the highest viewpoint on the top of Bach Ma mountain where you can admire the beautiful natural landscapes such as Lang Co beach, Canh Duong beach, Truoi lake, etc. Other popular spots are Ngu Ho (Five Lakes) and Do Quyen Fall (Rhododendron Fall). It is recommended to visit the park in March as the famous red Rhododendron simsii blossom along the small streams and Do Quyen Fall, which makes it a paradise for nature lovers.

Bach Ma - park

Best Time To Visit Hue - Vietnam

The best time to visit Hue is between February and April when the climate is nice and a lot of annual festivities take place during this time of the year. You should avoid the travel time during September and December as the weather is unpleasant and unpredictable, the rainfalls may lead to floods for hours or even days.

Hue perfume river

Explore Hue Royal City With Golden Holiday Travel

As a local tour operator, Golden Holiday Travel have operated plenty of successful trips for international visitors to Hue Royal City.We have understood their travel needs & pre-designed a number of interesting Hue tours at reasonable prices. Some of our Hue tours are focused mainly in Hue area sightseeing Hue's royal monuments & historical sights; and other trips to nearby attractions such as Bach Ma national park, Quang Tri DMZ zone for your great insight of natural beauty & recent war history in Vietnam.

Hue Customized tour

If those pre-designed Hue Tours don't meet your interest, please, feel free to email us with your travel request of your interested places to visit in Hue & the activities you'd love to take part in ( biking, trekking, walking) in this enquiry form, our travel team will soon reply you back with useful consultancy and customise a Hue Tour with good offers to meet your travel demands.

We wish you a pleasant & enjoyable trip in Hue Royal City - Vietnam.

Golden Holiday Travel Team