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Hue: Private Tour by Car with Driver

1. Hue: Private Tour by Car with Driver

Enjoy the flexibility of traveling at your own pace with your private driver to discover the highlights of Hue's heritage. Following the suggested route, your driver will pick you up at 9 AM and take you to the Minh Mang Tomb, located at the junction of two tributaries of the Perfume River surrounded by rolling hills. Next, stop at Khai Dinh Tomb, situated on one of the Chau Mountains. Khai Dinh's tomb is surrounded by natural beauty and its architecture is a blend of East and West. Then, stop at Tu Duc Tomb, located in a beautiful area made of rolling hills and pine trees.Your driver will recommend a good and cheap restaurant where you can enjoy tasty dishes. In the afternoon, visit the the colorful Imperial City, an ornate palace complex surrounded by towering fortress walls. Your last stop is the Thien Mu Pagoda, constructed during the 17th century to worship the legend of a celestial lady. It became well-known worldwide when, in 1963, Thich Quang Duc, a 66 year-old resident monk died after setting himself on fire to protest anti-Buddhist policies of the government of South Vietnam. After your visit here, you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Hue city.

Hue: Royal Tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda Private Guided Tour

2. Hue: Royal Tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda Private Guided Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in Hue and head to the first stop of the tour, Minh Mang Tomb. The site is considered one of the best examples of Nguyen Dynasty architecture and artwork, and is set within a beautifully landscaped garden. Next, proceed to Khai Dinh Tomb. This tomb is situated in the Chau Mountains, in between scenic pine, cassava, and sugar cane farms. The tomb's architecture is a blend of East and West. It took eleven years to build and was completed in 1931. Then, continue to Tu Duc Tomb, located in an area of rolling hills and pine trees 7km outside Hue. The tranquil grounds are filled with trees, ponds, and pavilions where Tu Duc used to write poetry. Emperor Tu Duc had his tomb built 16 years prior to his death and actually wrote his own biography prior to his death. The last stop of the trip will be the Thien Mu Pagoda. It is the oldest religious structure in Hue and is also one of the most impressive. It was constructed during the 17th century to worship the legend of a local woman with spiritual connections. The tour ends with drop-off back at your accommodation in Hue city.

Hue: Guided Historical City Tour with Pickup and Lunch

3. Hue: Guided Historical City Tour with Pickup and Lunch

8:00 – 8:30 a.m: Our guide and car will pick you up at your hotel/stay in Hue city center and start the Hue city full day tour. We will help you enjoy a wonderful trip which is full of fun and interesting experiences. Take a dragon boat to cruise on Perfume river to visit Thien Mu Pagoda- The oldest pogoda in Hue city. The 30 min boat drive to the pagoda in the morning will be a great start for the journey. Fresh air from Perfume river will make you very comfortable. Visit Hue Imperial Citadel – Imperial city, the home of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty – the Nguyen Dynasty. Hue Royal Antiques Museum – A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen Dynasty. After the Citadel, our car will take you to Dong Ba Market, the busiest market in Hue with various kinds of foods and goods. Here you can see how the local people buy and sale things and this is also a chance for you to buy souvenirs for your friends and family. Have lunch with Hue dishes. Take a rest before continuing the trip to visit the tombs, our herbal foots bath is a wonderful gift for you! Visit Khai Dinh King’s Tomb – which is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture Minh Mang King’s Tomb – considered as the most majestic of all of the Royal Tombs. Renowned for its architecture, which harmoniously blends into its natural surroundings. On the way back, stop by the Conical hat village and incense stick village (practical experience with making conical hats and incense sticks at local house). 4:00 – 5:00 p.m: Back to your hotel. Tour ends.

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What people are saying about Tomb of Minh Mang

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5.0 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Visita guiada con Ms. Nhu y Mr. Trung (conductor) excelente. Dedicamos unas 4h a visitar las 3 tumbas, una pagoda y una tiendecita local. La visita fue muy enriquecedora para conocer la historia de los diferentes emperadores de Hue y sus curiosidades. Además, intercambiamos aspectos y tradiciones culturales entre Bcn y Vietnam. Al finalizar nos recomendaron un lugar de comida típica. Sin duda, repetiríamos! Muchas gracias a ambos!

Since I don't spend much time in Hue, I wanted to experience the top attractions with as little stress as possible. so I booked this tour, which covers everything that was important to me. I was picked up on time. super friendly and helpful driver! Seen everything I wanted to see - in comfort and very relaxed. very entertaining ride between each station. We recommend!

The day could not have been more fantastic! It was all because we had an amazing guide Xi, who had a wealth of knowledge, and showed all the interesting little details of the four destinations. She also took some very good photos of us, and made sure we had no questions or issues throughout the tour. Her and our driver Wu really gave us a wonderful day!

The tour was great We saw a lot of historical sights. Audio guides are available everywhere. Ideal for individual needs The driver spoke very good English and gave us some input

The guide was very knowledgeable and made the trip really interesting! He also was a very careful driver.