THE HIDDEN HUE CITY TOUR
This hidden Hue city tours will give you the anecdotes about the King, concubine, or eunuch behind the Royal Palace walls, moreover we will bring you through the rice fields to enjoy the authentic farmer life in the local market and thanh Toan old tiled bridge. In this tour you will have chance to discover the traditional craft products such as kite, rice wine, paper flower and conical hat. In addition, you can taste real local specialties and relax and watch the sunset on the Perfume River aboard a dragon boat.
HUE CITY TOUR ITINERARY
8:00 – 9:00 am. Tour guide pick you up from your hotel and depart for Hue city tours
9:30 am. Tiled roof bridge – local market – Agricultural museum – rice field
Thanh Toan, an ancient tiled roof bridge, lies in a ancient village that near by a local market, rice field and a museum of agriculture. It is the best site for who are interested in knowing about an authentic farmer life. Furthermore, you will get an introduction to all types of produce in the market such as vegetables, fish, pork and offerings. You will also learn and understand how the bridge is recognized as a national heritage. Finally, our friendly tour guide will explain to you the process of planting rice and the life of Vietnamese farmer in a local Agricultural museum.
10:30 am. Minh Mang – The most beautiful emperor ancient tomb.
- Why the tomb was built magnificently when the king was still alive?
- Why it lies on the west at the mingle point of two branches of perfume river?
- Where does the King’s body lie now and why nobody dares to find it now?
- What was the life of 500 King’s Concubines really like and what happened to them when the king passed away?
- In conclusion, These questions will be answered and explained in detail by our very experienced tour guide.
11:30 am. Tu Hieu Pagoda– Tomb of Eunuchs
- Who they are? and who sent them to the citadel to be a servant?
- How was their life in royal palace?
- What made them contribute money to build Tu Hieu pagoda?
- Your professional tour guide in the hidden Hue city tours will give you a detailed response to all these questions.
12:30 pm. Lunch – local dishes
“Hue is the cultural and culinary heart of the country, where the complex history and rich tradition have produced a cuisine that is both simple and sophisticated”. According to research, Vietnamese cuisine has 1700 different dishes. Of these, 1400 come from Hue. In addition, We will have chance to try the most typical local dishes like: Noodle soup with beef, grilled chopped meat bánh Khoái (stuffed rice pancake) and wet rice paper with a cup of green tea or local beer.
2:00 pm. Thien Mu Pagoda – oldest pagoda in Hue
Thien Mu, one of the most beautiful pagodas in Vietnam, lies in a romantic hill nearby to Perfume River. This is an ideal place for those who love to take photos and have an interest in knowing the origin of Buddhism. Moreover, Our friendly tour guide will explain you the difference between the North and The south Buddism.
3:00 pm. The ancient Imperial city
The Citadel Complex of Hue, set up by Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945, is now one amongst the relics of the Hue ancient Capital – the World Cultural Heritage, capturing much of tourists’ attention
4:00 pm. Dragon Boat cruise on Perfume River After a long interesting day tour.
It is time to relax on the Perfume River with a dragon boat cruise. As a result, You will be cool down with the fresh wind from the sea and see the attraction of local life in the water and on the banks of the river.
4:40 pm. Drop you off at your hotel where we finish the tour.
PRICE PER PERSON
|NUMBER OF PAX||02 pax||3-5 pax||> 05 pax|
|BY PRIVATE CAR||45 usd/pax||35 usd/pax||29 usd /pax|
|BY MOTORBIKE||55usd /pax||49 usd/pax||45 usd / pax|
- Entrance tickets
- English speaking tour guide
- Wet tissues
- Bottles of water
- Dragon boat cruise
- Personal expenses
- Tip for Guide and driver