Hue is among the best highlights in Central Vietnam, becoming indispensable in travelers’ Vietnam discovery journey. Hue is known as an ancient Capital city of many original historical vestiges. There are more than 100 architectural works to be extremely reflected in the life of Emperors and Mandarins under Nguyen’s reign. Situated in the middle of hills on the Southern Bank of Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings. The day tour in Hue will take you to the most common highlights in this historical area whose ancient atmosphere cannot be buried by the unintentional flow of time.

Tour Code: VHE 03
Duration: 1 Day
Date: No fixed date
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Starts/ Ends: Hoi An/ Hoi An
Tour Route: Hoi An – Hue – Hoi An
Tour Categories: Hoi An Tours
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us what you wish to do in the inquiry form)

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Hue City Tour Itineraries from Hoi An

Morning Trip

Our tour starts at 08:00 in the morning at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met and transferred to Hue. After 3-hour driving, we arrive in Hue and stop at the Wharf where we will cruise along the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda (The Heavenly Lady pagoda), from here we will have a good view of Perfume River and surroundings.

thien mu pagoda hue city hoi an tour

Then boat to Tu Duc King’s tomb, which is one of the most beautiful works of Royal Architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty. The tomb lies in a boundless pine forest.

tu duc tomb in hue

Afternoon Trip

Then transfer back to the city for our delicious lunch at a fine local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City; and Dong Ba market. Then we transfer to hotel in Hue. Trip ends.

hue imperial city

Optional Tombs Visited

Minh Mang Tomb

Minh Mang is the second emperor of Nguyen dynasty and Minh Mang tomb is one of the grandest and majestic tombs in Hue.

minh mang tomb in Hue

Khai Dinh Tomb

Khai Dinh tomb is among the most unique and special landmarks under Nguyen Dynasty in Hue to commemorate Khai Dinh, the 12th king of 13 Nguyen Kings.

khai dinh tomb in Hue

About Price

It depends on whether you would like to take a private tour or sit in coach tour, the price per person also varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, cabin types and your departure date. Please send us your requirements. Our online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s Included?

  • Private A/C transportation
  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon request)
  • Admission fees & permits
  • Private boat trip in Perfume River
  • Lunch
  • 1 bottle of water/person

What’s Excluded?

  • Hotel in Hoi An
  • Hotel in Hue
  • Own expenses


If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.