Hue City Tour- Hue City Private Tour

Hue city, Viet Nam.

from/per person

$ 56


Hue City Private Tour is a perfect one-day trip to explore all the must-visit attractions in the ancient capital of Vietnam known as the Unesco World Heritages.

Hue, the former capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945 is famous for the Perfume River, 400-year-old sacred Thien Mu Pagoda, the Hue Imperial Citadel complex, and 7 Hue royal tombs.

If you love Vietnamese history and would like to get a deep understanding of the royal lives of Emperors, concubines, and eunuchs, you should book a Hue City Tour full day with Culture Pham Travel.

After a lovely stay in Hue, you may need our private car transfer services to other famous destinations such as


Tour Highlights

  • Understand deeply the Fengshui of Hue Imperial Citadel, Hue Royal Tombs.
  • Visit the 2 famous and well-preserved Hue royal tombs of Khai Dinh & Minh Mang Emperors.
  • Listen to the scary secret of the Royal Tomb of Minh Mang Emperor.
  • Enjoy the dragon boat trip on the poetic Perfume River.
  • Enjoy the ancient stories about the Nguyen Dynasty Emperors, concubines as well as eunuchs.
  • Our local guide will tell you about the Thien Mu Pagoda love curse, and the Nguyen Dynasty’s fabulous architecture.
  • Sample the specialties of Hue cuisine at a local restaurant.

In the morning:

At 8:00 am: Our excellent local tour guide and Hue private car will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Hue city center and we start the Hue City Private Tour.

Our Hue city tour 1 day will begin with a lovely private dragon boat trip along the Perfume River to visit the 400-year-old pagoda, Thien Mu Pagoda which was built in 1601 by Nguyen Hoang King.

Our local guide will explain to you the Perfume River name and tell you ancient stories and a love curse of this sacred pagoda. Some highlights of Thien Mu Pagoda are its Fengshui setting, Phuc Duyen Tower, the great bell, the giant marble turtle, the three-door gate (Tam Quan Gate); the Dai Hung temple, etc.

After that, at 10:30 am, we will transfer you to explore the complex of the Hue Imperial Citadel includes the Hue Citadel, Hue Royal City, and the Forbidden City- the former working and private residence of 13 emperors, concubines, and eunuchs.

Hue was the ancient capital of Viet Nam which was the center of culture and education in the 19th Century of the Nguyen Dynasty. We will visit highlight attractions in the citadel complex such as the Nine Holy Cannons, the Noon Gate, the Ngu Phung Palace, the Thai Hoa Palace, the Nguyen Royal Family Temple, the Kien Trung Palace the Truong Sanh residence, the Hue Royal Theater, etc.

In the afternoon:

Around 12:00, we will have a lovely lunch at a local food restaurant with 5 specialties and take a short break. After lunch, we continue the Hue City Tour full day by visiting the Hue royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty Emperors such as

Minh Mang Tomb is such a fabulous royal tomb with a lot of meaningful monuments built following the perfect Fengshui. It is renowned for its harmonious blend of traditional Vietnamese architecture and natural landscapes.

The tomb complex reflects the meticulous planning of Emperor Minh Mang, featuring serene lakes, intricate sculptures, and beautifully landscaped gardens that symbolize the emperor’s vision of a peaceful and everlasting resting place. Our local guide will tell you a scary secret about the building process of the royal tomb of Minh Mang.

Last but not least in our Hue City Private Tour is the marvelous Khai Dinh Tomb. This AMAZING royal tomb is known as the most expensive and beautiful tomb in the tomb system of the Nguyen dynasty and all over the world. This is the only tomb you know where the coffin of the Khai Dinh Emperor is.

Nowadays, the Royal tomb of Khai Dinh is one of the new heritages in the world. You would say twice “WOW, WOW” because of its fabulous and unique architecture, and mosaic decorations.

Around 16:00 pm: We will drive you back to your hotel in Hue and finish the Hue City Private Tour 1 day.

Join Hue City Tour Full Day– the best-selling product of Culture Pham Travel to have a great experience in Hue City – Vietnam. At the end of the Hue city private tour, you will have a wonderful album of Hue.

Travel Thoughts:

  • A baby seat is available upon request and it is free of charge.
  • You can choose the departure time but at 5 pm, all Hue attractions will close.
  • If you have any food allergies, please let us know upon booking and a vegetarian lunch is available.
  • Because we will visit the Hue Royal Tombs, pagodas and temples so please wear proper clothes which cover your knees and chest.


  • Door-to-door private car with A/C
  • Dragon Boat Trip on the Perfume River.
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide.
  • Bottle of mineral water.
  • Lunch with Hue specialities.
  • All entrance fees.


  • Gratuities and personal expenses.

Children’ policies

  • Children under 5 years old: Free
  • Children under 11 years old: 75%.
  • Children from 11 years old: 100%.


Hue City Tour Price:

Price Per Person:
Group Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 >=8
USD/Pax 110 74 71 66 62 59 57 56

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4 reviews for Hue City Tour- Hue City Private Tour

  1. Jacophopman

    Great Hue city tour with a local guide. The Tour was excellent covered all highlights in Hue such as: Boat trip on Perfume river, Thien Mu pagoda, the Citadel, Minh Mang and Khai Dinh tombs. The Van was comfortable with A/C. Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I highly recommend this tour company.

  2. Culture Pham Travel Team

    Dear Mr Jacop,
    Thank you so much for your kind and great review! Very happy to know that you enjoyed the tours with us! Wish all the best for you guy and see you in the near future!

  3. Robert Delcanno

    We read many excellent reviews on their tripadvisor and we decided to book the tour via their website. Yes, we did not upset about their services. Everything was well organized and the owner, Mr. Hoa took care of us 24/7. We visited almost the must see sites in Hue imperial city. Lunch was great as well! We highly recommeneded!

  4. Anthony Hamilton

    It was such a great tour to explore Hue attractions such as Hue Imperial Citadel, ancient pagoda, Minh Mang, and Khai Dinh Royal Tomb. Our local guide, Ms. Van was very friendly, knowledgeable, and thoughtful. We learned so much in 1 day. Lunch was included at a nice restaurant. Thank you for a great trip!

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