Hue Imperial City Private Tour

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Departs: Da Nang, Da Nang

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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You will visit Hue Imperial City – the ancient capital of Vietnam as well as the accommodation of 13 Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty - the last feudatory Empire of Vietnam.

Taking the trip with Dacotours, you will see how enthusiastic and passionate our tour guides are as we always try our best not only to bring the happiness and to deliver great stories about culture to our customers but also to devote to sustainable tourism development.and give hand to reserve the world heritage.

Visiting Thien Mu Pagoda will give you a clearer view of the spiritual culture of the Vietnamese people and sightseeing the majestic scenery of the Perfume river.

It is also a special spotlight to admire the tombs of Khai Dinh King and experience the architectural & religious influence of France. Such a nice experience to know more about the old time of Southeast Asia culture.

What's Included

Bottled water

Dacotours' English speaking tour guide

Hue Imperial City Entrance Ticket

Khai Dinh Tomb Entrance Ticket


Private transportation

Travel Insurance

What's Not Included


Personal Expenses

Services not mentioned above

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 4
  • YOUTH: Age: 5 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 80

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Da Nang
Welcome to Da Nang fantastic city. We will pick you up and we will drive along the coastal beach of Da Nang Bay before coming to Hue for this amazing trip

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hai Van Pass
On the way to Hue City, we will go through the magnificent Hai Van Pass with impressive landscape of verdant mountain and clear blue sky.
From there, you can enjoy the panorama view of Da Nang City, Tien Sa Port, Son Tra Peninsula. Crossing over a spur of Truong Son mountain range between Thua Thien-Hue Province and Da Nang City, it stands at 500m above sea level, making it the highest pass in Vietnam.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Thai Hoa Palace
Thai Hoa palace is among the most important constructions of Hue Imperial City where Nguyen kings had ruled the country for over 100 years.
Built in 1805, Thai Hoa palace is a typical royal architecture in style of “double houses on one foundation” decorated with enamelled bronzeware, gilding and lacquer. Main decorative patterns of the palace are dragons and clouds together with many symbolic ornaments inside and outside of the building. This palace also houses the throne of all Nguyen kings and a splendid 9-dragon gilded canopy above the throne.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
Located on the northern bank of Huong River, the former capital of Vietnam is an area which is over 500ha, including the Royal and the Forbidden City. Hue citadel was the administrative and political center of Nguyen Dynasty – the last Feudatory Emperor of Vietnam. In 1993, Hue Citadel was admitted “the World’s Cultural Heritage” by UNESCO.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Mieu Temple
Built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang to worship 10 Emperors from the Nguyen Dynasty.
Here, you will listen to the stories of each kings of Nguyen Dynasty and understand more about the culture of ancestors worshiping in Vietnam

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Noon Gate (Cua Ngo Mon)
As an important part of the Hue Imperial Citadel, which was recognised by UNESCO as a World's Heritage Site in 1993, Noon Gate is a huge U-shaped construction consisting of a brick and stone foundation and a wooden pavilion with terracotta tiles.

The project aims to prevent water leakage from the foundation and to preserve the upper pavilion, known as Lau Ngu Phung (Pavilion of Five Phoenixes).

Built in 1837 under the reign of Emperor Minh Mang (1820-40) of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945), the structure seriously damaged during the decades of wars against the French and Americans.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tomb of Khai Dinh
Located on Chau Chu mountain. Khai Dinh Tomb is special with strange architecture, unlike the tombs of the previous kings. It is a mixture of many different cultures. At the first glance, Khai Dinh tomb is like a castle in Europe, because it was built on a concrete slope. Indigenous materials such as wood, stone, brick and lime here are just a negligible amount, overwhelming by the modern materials.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Thien Mu Pagoda
This is the oldest pagoda and also the symbol of Hue city. Right in front of Thien Mu pagoda, you will find Phuoc Duyen tower - 21m tall and has 7 floors, each floor is there a Statue of Buddha . Inside the tower, there is a spiral staircase leading up to the top floor, where a golden Statue of Buddha used to be there.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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