Hue City Private Tour is a great way to explore the historically rich and culturally significant of the ancient capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty. Hue is known for its imperial history, sacred pagodas, solemn royal tombs, and scenic landscapes.
When booking a Hue private tour, you have the flexibility to customize your itinerary and focus on the attractions that interest you the most.
HUE CITY PRIVATE TOUR
As it is a private tour so you can choose the departure time. Following your requested time, our local guide and Hue private car will pick you up at your hotel lobby. To start the Hue city tour 1 day, we will take a dragon boat trip along the Perfume River to sightsee and visit the 400-year-old pagoda called Thien Mu or Heavenly Lady Pagoda.
Our excellent tour guide will tell you a lot of information about this sacred pagoda history, and explain to you the meaning of the name Thien Mu. We will admire its special architecture, Fengshui setting, the function of each monument, and the mysterious love curse.
After that, we will explore the Royal Tomb of Minh Mang emperor- the 2nd Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty, known as the smartest Emperor with a lot of great contributions to the country.
The tomb is designed with traditional Vietnamese and Confucian principles in mind. It features a structured layout that includes various sections and courtyards. The entire complex is arranged symmetrically, with the main axis leading to the emperor’s burial site.
The arrangement of the tomb within the lush forest and its integration with the landscape showcases a Confucian philosophy that values harmony between man-made structures and the natural world.
We will focus on the Minh Mang Tomb architecture, the fengshui setting which reflects the characters of this clever emperor. Our knowledgeable guide will tell you the architectural features of this royal tomb, the monument’s function, and the scary secret at the end of this tomb.
Keep doing the Hue city private tour full day, we will admire the smallest and the most expensive Royal Tomb in Vietnam, the Khai Dinh Tomb. It is a mausoleum built for Emperor Khai Dinh, who ruled Vietnam from 1916 to 1925. This tomb is known for its unique architectural style, blending elements of traditional Vietnamese design with more modern and European influences.
Our excellent tour guide will tell you about the Khai Dinh architectural style, which is a fusion of different influences. It combines traditional Vietnamese elements, such as dragons and intricate ceramic mosaics, with European architectural features like Gothic and Renaissance design elements. This unique blend sets it apart from other royal tombs in Hue.
Khai Dinh Tomb is the only Royal Tomb in Hue where we know exactly where the coffin of the Emperor is. On the Hue city private tour 1 day, we will have a nice lunch at an authentic restaurant with 5 Hue specialties and take a break.
After lunch, we will explore the complex of Hue Imperial Citadel including the Hue Citadel, Hue Royal City, and Forbidden City. We will focus on the famous and well-preserved monuments such as the Nine Holy Cannons, Ngo Mon Gate, Flag Tower, Thai Hoa Palace, Ngu Phung Palace, Truong Sanh Residence, and Hue Royal Theater, etc.
Our great tour guide will tell you a lot of information and stories about the 13 Emperors, concubines, and eunuchs. We will learn more about royal life, royal culture, cuisine, royal ceremonies, and architecture.
After all, we will finish the Hue city tour 1 day and we will transfer you back to your hotel in Hue. Phong Nha Private Car Travel wishes you a great day trip full of information.
- A baby seat is always available upon request.
- Please let us know if you have any food allergies and a vegetarian meal is available upon request.
- Please wear polite clothes that cover your knees and chest when visiting Hue Royal tombs, pagodas, and temples.
- We are willing to customize the itinerary following your request. At 5 pm, all the relics will close so please choose the proper departure time.