Feel the ancient feudalism atmosphere of Hue – the capital of the last dynasty of Vietnam up to 1945. The city itself is just like a big museum with the Imperial Citadel, Mausoleum of the Kings, and Thien Mu Pagoda. You also can see a very different Hue by the cyclo trip to the area around Citadel or the peaceful walk to Kim Long Village.
We will start our day by the Hue cyclo trip from your hotel over famous Trang Tien Bridge to Dong Ba –the famous whole sales market in Hue. The cyclo even can take you by the area selling food in the market along Perfume River. From the market, we will follow the river bank toward to the area around the ancient citadel of Hue, getting over the streets, local shops for the over view of daily life and architecture of this famous citadel. The ride will be ended at Noon gate – the main entrance of Imperial Citadel for the walking tour to the inner area of the citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City.
At noon, visit Dong Thien Pagoda then experience the vegetarian lunch prepared by the nun. The Pagoda also run some kinder gartens for poor children and our visit will contribute directly to children in these classes. You also can interact with the nuns before visiting Tu Duc Tomb, discover beautiful and impressive architecture of this unique construction in Hue as well as the story of the King there. Then drive to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, the symbol of Hue city. On the way back, take a walk around Kim Long Village. It will be great chance to learn about lifestyle of local people there. Visit the hundred years old ancient house that belong the Mandarin of Royal Court in the village and talk to 84 years old lady – the granddaughter of the mandarin in the house. End of Full Day Hue Imperial City Tour
• Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle;
• English speaking guide;
• Lunch at Dong Thien pagoda
• Entrance fees to indicated sights;
• Cyclo tour;
• Other meals, tip, drinks, personal expenses, insurance…
• The tour prices are subject to change during Christmas and New Year Eve (24 and 30 Dec)
Valid till 31 December 2015 (subject to change on 24 Dec and 31 Dec)
|Private party of||Standard Class|
|20 participants and above||30|
This well-known village used to be the residential area for the noble class in the citadel of Hue. Even with the passage of time and lots of changes in the country, Kim Long Village still preserves many Garden Houses – unique relics only found in Hue…