Glimpse of Hue in a day


A day to get an overview to Hue’s remarkable history, culture, architecture and natural beauty. We will travel through hundreds of years of history at the Thien Mu pagoda, the Imperial Citadel, the majestic tombs of emperor Tu Duc but still have time for a home-cooked lunch in Thuy Bieu village.

1 day
Pick up place:
8:30 AM from hotel in Hue
Trip ends:
4:30 PM at hotel in Hue


  • See the most important Heritage sites of the city.
  • Learn about Vietnam’s feudality.
  • Home-cooked lunch in a garden house.

Full itinerary


8:30 AM – pick up from your hotel, the trip will begin with a cruise along the Perfume river to visit Thien Mu - the oldest pagoda and also one of the prettiest religious buildings in Vietnam. After Thien Mu, a quick transfer takes us to the Imperial citadel, where we'll spend the next hours to jump into the past with introduction to Vietnam History, its emperors, mandarins, and feudal system. There's also time to pay a visit to Truc Chi garden and meet its local artists who took the tradition of using bamboo for paper production to a whole new level with their innovative techniques.

Lunch will be served at a garden house in Thuy Bieu village. After lunch, we have a gentle walk around. The village is a real maze of narrow alleys giving access to ancient garden houses all more beautiful than another. In the afternoon, we visit emperor Tu Duc’s tomb - elegant architecture with a magnificent lake and pavilion complex. Our last last spot of the day is Vong Canh Hill for a scenic view over Hue's river and hill.

Include Exclude


- Vehicle transfer

- English-speaking guide

- Boat cruise

- All entrance fee

- Home-cooked lunch



- Beverage, gratuities and personal expenses

- Other services were not clearly mentioned above

Tour Notes


- Once booking the tour, kindly send us your address in Hue to pick up.



- Sun and rain gear (brimmed-hat recommended)

- Insect repellent

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