Most travelers traveling to Hue would like to visit the royal tombs, palaces, pagodas and temples. To introduce you the different experience to visit these relics, we offer Perfume River Tour on the dragon boat.
Through many different historic periods, Hue city is more and more varied and diversed with many precious heritages as Hon Chen temple, Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb, which are influenced by Western and Asian culture.
Enjoy a wonderful trip on the Perfume River. Floating on the river, enjoying the daily life on the river, you will know the history, culture and life of Hue city.
* Sitting in the dragon boat on the charming Perfume River flowing through Hue city, what an interesting experience!
* Visit the most beautiful places where carry charm and mysteries.
* Taste the rustic local dishes in the style of the Hue people who live along the Perfume River.
* Duration: Full day tour (6 hours to eight hours)
* Pick up time: Morning
* Pick up and drop off location: hotels in Hue city center
Details of itinerary:
At 8:30am (suggested time), you will be pick up from hotels to the boat station to take a dragon boat to start the tour on the Perfume River. We will stop at Thien Mu Pagoda where is the most ancient and famous pagoda of Hue with poetic beauty and many mysterious stories.
Then, we continue the tour on the boat upstream the Perfume River with charming and gentle scenery to come to the Hon Chen temple lying on the Ngoc Tran Mountain to discover its history and legendary.
After that, we have lunch on the boat with the rustic local dishes in the style of the Hue people who live along the Perfume River.
After having lunch, we will visit Minh Mang Tomb, one of the most beautiful mausoleum complexes with excellent feng-shui architecture. We continue visiting another famous tomb Khai Dinh which was built from 1920 to 1925. It is the last tomb built under Nguyen Dynasty in Hue with the attractive architectural style of Asia and Europe West. After discovering Khai Dinh tomb, we come back the boat to relax and to go back to the city center. Do not forget enjoying beautiful sunset on the river during dry days
We will finish Dragon Boat Tour at the boat station in Hue city center, then, we god back to the hotels. Thank you very much and see you again.
Note: Another option is after visiting the Khai Dinh Tomb, we can come back by taxi. This way is faster. If you like this, please let me know when booking the tour.
Inclusions: Local English speaking guide; dragon boat; pick up from the hotels, boats; a mineral water bottle; wet tissue; lunch with local food.
Exclusions: Items of a personal fees; tips / gratuities for drivers or guide; tourist insurance; drinks on lunch; tickets into visiting places Khai Dinh, Minh Mang and Hon Chen Temple.
– Under age of 5: Free
– Age 5 to 9: 50% per ticket.
– Over age 9: 100% per ticket.