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  • Hue: Private Motorbike Tour

    1. Hue: Private Motorbike Tour

    After being picked you up at a hotel located in the city center, you will be briefed with the important information for your motorbike safety and be demonstrated how to best sit on the motorbikes. You will then enjoy delicious, local coffee before jumping on your bike to see the many beautiful sites. After embarking on the motorbike tour, you will visit Citadel, which includes both the 'Imperial city' and 'Forbidden City', where the Nguyen Kings used to work and live from 1802-1945. You will then spend one hour here on a walking tour. Your motorbike tour will continue with a second stop that offers plenty of great picture opportunities, including: farmers in the rice field, big rice stacks at the local houses, family temples, and wild buffalo. We will then visit a disabled conical hat maker named Ms. Thuy, who was born during the Vietnam War. Here, you will learn how to...

  • Hue: Vegetarian Food and Nightlife Tour by Motorbike

    2. Hue: Vegetarian Food and Nightlife Tour by Motorbike

    Your tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Hue. From there, you will hop on the motorbike and drive to an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, where you will try the following vegetarian dishes: 1. Nem rán chay (Hue-fried vegetable spring rolls) 2. Gỏi ngủ sắc (Five colors salad) 3. Đậu hủ cà chua (Tofu with tomato sauce) 4. Bánh Huế (Steamed rice cakes with green beans) 5. Cà tím rim gừng (Eggplant cooked with ginger) 6. Lẩu thập cẩm (Combination hotpot) Throughout the tour, the guide will also share stories about the local culture of Buddhism. They will explain how this religion has had a heavy influence on the daily lifestyle of the region, including how they cook their food. After the feast, get back on the motorbikes to head off to explore the nightlife of Hue. After discovering some off-the-beaten-path local hotspots, you will be dropped off back at your accommodatio...

  • Hue Countryside Cooking Class Tour by Motorbike

    3. Hue Countryside Cooking Class Tour by Motorbike

    The Hue cooking class tour introduces you to cooking and tasting Vietnamese food – in particular Hue specialties. Take a trip to the countryside on the back of a motorbike. Imagine getting out of the hustle bustle of the city to get to the fresh and cool countryside with its endless paddy fields, bamboo forests and green gardens. You will be amazed by the life here, as you can also learn some of the local customs and culture while exploring the village’s market. Moreover, you will learn to cook with a friendly chef at a countryside restaurant and learn to make Vietnamese coffee with your female motorbike rider. Head to Thuy Chanh village, which is famous for Thanh Toan Bridge, the oldest bridge in Hue. The local market will be your first stop. There you will buy the necessary ingredients for your cooking class. Then, explore the vegetable garden of a local restaurant while enjoying Viet...

  • Hue Buddhist Tour by Motorbike

    4. Hue Buddhist Tour by Motorbike

    Hue is a special city for Buddhists in Vietnam and there are hundred of pagodas with different beautiful architecture styles. Exploring the Buddhist culture in Hue is the best way to learn how the Vietnamese people love this religion, especially in Hue city. With the Buddhist Tour in Hue, you will have an amazing time to relax and explore the peace of mind of the Buddhist culture.  You are going to explore not only every corner of Hue pagodas but also the Hue vegan cuisine, the way of meditation and the zen tea. The Buddhism world is a whole different world, they have a special perspective which can always surprise people who first encounter. it Try this Hue Buddhist Tour and get to know the real Vietnamese Buddhism.

  • Hue: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

    5. Hue: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

    Hue Street Food Tour by night is a food tour for tourists who would like to try Hue street food in small, local places. Hue is the best city for local food with many royal dishes from the past. In Vietnam, each dish features a specific region. However, for tourist, especially foreigners, finding the best street food restaurants is quite challenging. Many expensive restaurants in tourist areas do not really serve good food. Therefore, by taking this tour, you will easily get to see the best street food as the lady bikers are the local people here. You will also have a chance to explore every hidden corner in Hue, in places that you may never expect. Moreover, lady bikers will be great company with many interesting stories and urban legends related to Hue cuisine. You will be introduced to some of Hue’s well-known specialties such as Vietnamese tea, Hue royal cakes, Hue khot cake, Vietna...

    My driver was great, very friendly and personable. We joined another group since I was solo and met very nice people.

  • From Hue: Private DMZ Tour

    6. From Hue: Private DMZ Tour

    Start with pickup in the morning from your accommodation in Hue. From there, head to Dong Ha town where the local guide will board the vehicle to begin the tour. The first stop is Doc Mieu Base, one of the front lines. Learn how the Americans set up a group of firebases on a ridge of hills looking across the DMZ and the Ben Hai River. Gain a deeper knowledge of the history and listen to meaningful stories from your English-speaking guide. Continue to the next stop, Hien Luong Bridge. This bridge is located in the 17th Parallel and during the Vietnam war, it was bisected between South and North Vietnam. Go to the last stop and one of the main highlights, the Vinh Moc underground tunnels. Hear how they were used as a refuge to survive from all the bomb attacks during the war. Before heading back to Hue City, stop by a local restaurant to have an authentic Vietnamese lunch. The tour end...

  • Hue Private City Tour: Thien Mu Pagoda, Dragon Boat & Crafts

    7. Hue Private City Tour: Thien Mu Pagoda, Dragon Boat & Crafts

    Hue known as the capital city of Vietnam where the Nguyen dynasty ruled from 1802-1945. Your private tour guide will pick up you at your hotel at 7:45 AM and you will start your day visiting some famous sites, such as Minh Mang Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb. You'll also get the chance to visit DongBa market and villages where conical hats and incense are made. This private excursion gives you an opportunity to explore not only the imperial citadel of Hue, Thien Mu Pagoda and Perfume River, but also the real life of local people which is off the beaten track in a rural village.  Hue owes its charm partly to its location on the Perfume River – picturesque on a clear day, atmospheric even in less flattering weather. It is also the location of palaces, pagodas, tombs and temples, culture and cuisine, history and heartbreak – there’s no shortage of poetic pairings to describe Hue which is recogniz...

  • From Hue: Private Guided Tour to Phong Nha Cave with Lunch

    8. From Hue: Private Guided Tour to Phong Nha Cave with Lunch

    Your private tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Hue. You will then set off to Phong Nha. On the way, you will make a rest stop at the famous Hien Luong Bridge and Ben Hai River, where the border between South & North Vietnam was located during the war. Next, you will stop by a local restaurant where you will tuck into authentic Vietnamese dishes. After lunch, sail along a river by boat to reach the iconic Phong Nha Cave. This cave is truly a marvel of nature and is hidden away in the dense jungle of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Central Vietnam. Admire the dramatic rock cliffs and wealth of flora and fauna in the area. After visiting the cave, you will start the return journey back to your hotel in Hue, where you will arrive at around 7.30 PM.

  • Hue: Motorbike Tour to Hoi An

    9. Hue: Motorbike Tour to Hoi An

    With an early hotel pick-up at 8:30 AM, guests will be asked to secure their luggage with the individual drivers before the adventure begins. The first stop is Thanh Toan Village, where the group can get a glimpse of daily small-town life and culture. After a quick coffee break, the tour continues on to the fishing village to learn about the coastal traditions of this area. With a break at the scenic Elephant Waterfall, the group can enjoy swimming and relaxing amongst stunning landscapes. As the group travels to Lang Co Beach, there is time to take in the famous Phu Gia Pass and peninsula views. Once at the beach, the group will stop for a local lunch and the opportunity to take photos. Da Nang Beach is world-famous for its history and beauty and is the perfect spot to capture unforgettable seaside memories. After lunch, the group will move on to visit the Marble Mountain, with climbi...

  • Hue Heritage Tour: Full Day from Hoi An

    10. Hue Heritage Tour: Full Day from Hoi An

    Choose between a shared or private tour to explore Hue and visit the Citadel, Hue’s premier attraction. On your morning tour of the site, you’ll see the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City, and the Emperor's Private Residence. Following the Citadel visit, you’ll have a short break for lunch, followed by a boat trip on the Perfume River. Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda, considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue. This is an active Buddhist monastery with its origins dating back to 1601. One of its most poignant displays is a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963 drove to Saigon and set himself on fire in protest against the South Vietnamese regime and its cruel treatment of Buddhist monks and followers. Your final visit of the day will be to the Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed using feng shui principles, and built to blend in with its natural surroundings.

    Overall very interesting but driver was driving quite slowly which left less time at sites

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What people are saying about Thua Thien-Hue

Everything as scheduled. Punctual pick up at the hotel, step by step. Then arrived in Hue and visit the pagoda, then to the imperial citadel in the right time and without stress ... then an excellent lunch a very nice restaurant and last visit to the tomb of Khai Dinh and then the return ... good The driver is good and prepared the girl (perfect English) who acted as our guide

Really good day exploring all the main things in Hue. Our guide was brilliant, told us lots of information and was really funny and personable. There was loads of food for lunch and the tour day was a good pace. Overall, fantastic tour and would recommend

My driver was great, very friendly and personable. We joined another group since I was solo and met very nice people.

The tour was very good. The guide had sense of humor. The lunch was delicious.

Very informative and interesting tour. Very well organized.