Best Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise

Best Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise

Take in the best of Hue’s art, architecture, culture and food on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city and its surroundings, including a Perfume River (Huong River) cruise! Try local ingredients at Dong Ba Market and go on a walking tour through the walled Hue Imperial City (Hue Citadel), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop at a local nunnery for lunch and visit Bao Quoc Pagoda before a relaxing cruise down the majestic river. This tour operates with a maximum of 12 people, ensuring you’ll enjoy a small-group experience with your informative guide.


  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Hue with scenic cruise on Perfume River
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Citadel, including the Forbidden Purple City
  • Visit the Bao Quoc Pagoda including the Tiger Arena
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a personalized experience

What You Can Expect

With your small-group, head to the high stone walls of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hue Citadel, the Imperial City. Inside of the palace complex, which features hundreds of royal tombs, ornate pagodas and temples, learn about Hue’s Nguyen Emperors who ruled the former capital of Vietnam until the early 20th century.
Take a short bike ride past rice paddies and small towns in Hue’s magnificent surroundings, and arrive at a village that specializes in making incense. After lunch, the tour continues on to visit some of Hue’s most impressive tombs. Admire the stunning triple-gated entrance and seven-tiered pagoda before heading to the Tiger Arena. Learn about the brutality of the arena, where duels between elephants and tigers were arranged for the emperor’s entertainment until the turn of the century.
Finally, hop aboard a boat for a relaxing afternoon cruise along the Perfume River, experiencing the enchantment of the meandering river before ending your tour and returning to your hotel in the city center.



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