Glimpse of Hue Half Day - Small Group

Hue - Thien Mu Pagoda - Hue Citadel


Hue City is gifted with wonderful streets, buildings, surrounding rivers and caves as well hospitable people. Thinking of Hue, people think of palaces, golden palaces, temples and shrines gorgeous dancers, majestic tombs… there are features that you will pay a visit to in this exploration. This tour gives you a glance at Hue’s major historical sites and others local daily outdoor activities such as a visit to Dong Ba Market or a boat trip on Perfume River.

Duration: Half day (4 hours)
Departure: Daily departure from Hue City center
Daily departure from Hue City center
Suitable: Family with children, Active traveler


  • Stop at the Dong Ba Market and witness the daily life of the local people
  • Enjoy the dragon boat trip along Perfume River to see the Thien Mu Pagoda
  • See the display of ornaments from the Nguyen Dynasty at the Royal Antiques Museum
  • Admire the architecture of the Imperial Citadel, home of Nguyen Dynasty, the last royal dynasty


Half Day Tour : Glimpse Tour of Hue

08:00 – 08:15 Our local tourguide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue then transfer to boat station. Enjoy the scenery of Hue city on the way.

08:30 Enjoy your wonderful day by taking a boat trip run along Perfume river to visit the seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda. Thien Mu pagoda is one of the most beautiful and ancient architectural structures of worshiping in Vietnam now. Thien Mu Pagoda has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hue City now.

Continue your journey to discover the Imperial Citadel then make your way to the Hue Royal Antiques Museum to see a collection of ornaments. Hue Royal Antiquities Museum where preserves royal treasures has a history with many changes.

The main exhibition house of the present museum used to be a palace under Nguyen Dynasty, called Long An Palace. It was built in 1845 by Thieu Tri King, located on the north of Ngu Ha River. It was a type of “isolated palace” for the king.

Then visit Dong Ba market, the biggest and most significant market in Hue in particular and Central Viet Nam in general. All of the most special cultural gifts and souvernirs can be found in Dong Ba market

12:00 - 12:30: Back to Tourist Information Center at 45-47 Le Loi Street.

Tour ends.


Meals: NA
Accommodation: N/A

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  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

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