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Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise provided by Hue Urban Adventures

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 07/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Spare yourself the hassle of haggling with boatmen and taxi drivers on this small-group tour that covers Hue’s highlights in a single day: the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hue Imperial City, Thien Mu Pagoda, a Perfume River cruise, and Dong Ba Market. Your guide will help you navigate Hue’s unique culture and food, steering you straight to the market’s finest snacks and the citadel’s most beautiful views.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Vong Canh Hill
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Tomb of Tu Duc
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Thien Mu Pagoda
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Dong Ba Market
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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Highlights
  • Explore Hue Imperial City, a UNESCO-listed site, with a guide
  • Try street eats at Dong Ba Market and Buddhist vegetarian food at a convent
  • Cruise the Perfume River, visit Thien Mu pagoda, and see incense being made
  • Enjoy round-trip transportation and a small group of no more than 12 people
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel, begin your tour of what was once Vietnam’s national capital by sampling street food at the Dong Ba Market. Next, explore the UNESCO-listed Hue Imperial City, with its regal tombs, ornate pagodas, and tranquil lakes. Lunch at a local pagoda on Vietnamese vegetarian Buddhist cuisine before visiting a little village that’s known for its incense. Arrive at the Thien Mu Pagoda with its 7-story tower and learn about eccentric emperors at the arena where tigers and elephants once fought. Finally, enjoy a relaxing cruise down Perfume River, alive with colorful dragon boats. Once you disembark, your mini-coach will collect you for the journey back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Vegetarian lunch at local pagoda
  • Local tea and snack
  • Boat trip along the Perfume River
  • Citadel and Tu Duc Tomb entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
  • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Tu Duc
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Vong Canh Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Dong Ba Market
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that your wear modest clothing with shoulders and knees covered
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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X5317REsuzanneh wrote a review Mar 2020
Sunshine Coast, Australia62 contributions2 helpful votes
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After doing the Perfume River Cruise, which was very relaxing with some beautiful sites along the way, we enjoyed seeing the ancient sites, such as the Thien Mu Pagoda and the Citadel and Forbidden Purple City. We were explained all of the history in detail, and found it very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Chris Webbe wrote a review Feb 2020
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Had a great day with Vung our guide and Viet our driver. Vung was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. The tour which took in the old capital, the tomb of the 4th emperor, a boat ride up the perfume river and a vegan lunch plus other things as well is highly
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Response from HanhLeUAM, Manager at Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise
Responded 27 Feb 2020
Dear big6ix, Thank you for your kind review! We hope to welcome you back soon! All the best! Hanh
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Martin M wrote a review Feb 2020
Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland37 contributions13 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our day with Van. This full day tour covers many interesting aspects of Hue and some of the places we went were ones we would never have found for ourselves. The package approach with a guide and all transport organised made it much easier than anything we
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from HanhLeUAM, Manager at Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise
Responded 27 Feb 2020
Dear W8392NPmartinm, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our guide, Ms Thanh Van. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Van know that she made an impact during your stay in Hue, Vietnam. We hope to welcome you back soon! All the best! Hanh
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JBG wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
If you really want to see the great sights in Hue then do yourself a favour and take this trip with Thanh Van. We were picked up from our hotel and shown all the major attractions. Thanh Van is a local and very knowledgeable about the history and culture of her home city.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from HanhLeUAM, Manager at Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Dear JG88888888, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our guide, Ms Thanh Van. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Van know that she made an impact during your stay in Hue, Vietnam. We hope to welcome you back soon! All the best! Hanh
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Joanie D wrote a review Jun 2019
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We had a wonderful day with Vancho she was so informative and was very happy and friendly to us. Saw all the landmarks of Hue, the Citadel was amazing you could imagine it in bygone years with the emperors and hangers on in their wonderful coloured outfits. Found the temple
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from HanhLeUAM, Manager at Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise
Responded 8 Oct 2019
Dear Newz69, Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our guide, Ms Thanh Van. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Van know that she made an impact during your stay in Hue, Vietnam. We hope to welcome you back soon! All the best! Hanh
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About the operator

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cschuerc
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Great tour with a lovely guide
I booked the Imperial City Tour. The guide, Van, is so knowledgeable and lovely. She could answer all of my questio
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879melanieh
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Delicious, informative and fun
We had the pleasure of having Van be our guide for three Urban Adventure tours during our time in Hue. As a native
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suek505
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Hue Village Discovery
What a great 4 hour tour. Welcomed into an 83 year old’s home. Cup of tea and ginger served by the owner then he
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Flymehigh
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A truly cultural experience!
I strongly recommend this trip if you are looking for a deeper understanding of the Hue people’s way of life beyond
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155petet
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Great to experience
We had an excellent day visiting many places around Hue with our beautiful guide Vanho and our drive Viet. Vanho’s
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AnaArmatas
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What an amazing experience!
One of the best tours I’ve been on, as it turns out I was the only one booked for the evening which at first I thou
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robyno337
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Street food tour of Hue
Our guide Von was excellent. She was on time, was very knowledgable and has a passion for what she does. We tried 5
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kamaaina96822
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Great view of country side
I was blessed with sunny weather for this half day tour, all the better to take in all the wondrous sights outside
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alexandrablucher
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Off the beaten track motorcycle tour was brilliant!
My partner and I went on a fantastic half day motorbike tour around Hue, our guide Tuu was brilliant. We saw how ar
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Anthony G
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Hue Discovery
What a great idea to do a Discovery sight seeing day around the city of Huế, it gave my wife and I a good insight o
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gadam279
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A must do!
- Pick up (5pm) and drop off (8pm approx) by cyclo to your hotel, convenient and on time; - Transport via Cyclo (fu
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Jino C
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Hue Food Tour and City Tour
We had two different tours, the food tour the first night and the city tour the following morning. Van was our guid
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johncarroll105
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A fun & informative experience
Ever imagined yourself on the back of a motorbike in Vietnam? Neither did we, but here's your chance.This back-road
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carc2000
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A Day in Hue
We had one day in Hue and wanted to make the most of our time there. We booked a tour with UA through Viator and h
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Jack Thomas R
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Private Tour of Hue - 5*
Great tour service provided by friendly and knowledge guide, Thahn, whose English was impeccable. I can highly reco
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