Hue tours

A tour in Hue mainly shows you the history of ancient dynasties, the colonial past and the fierce wars. Visit the temples, cruise the Perfume River and drive through the DMZ.

The best Hue tours & local experiences

Hue historic sightseeing day tour from Hoi An or Da Nang
Bach Ma National Park tour
Bach Ma National Park tour – Waterfalls, Jungle & Viewpoints
From $38.00
army jeep tour Hai Van Pass
Army jeep tour Hai Van Pass – Transfer Hoi An, Hue & Da Nang
From $230.00
private car transfer hoi an hue
Sightseeing transfer Hoi An – Hue via Hai Van pass by private car
From $79.00
Easy Rider tour Hai Van Pass
Easy Rider tour Hai Van pass Hoi An – Hue
From $49.00

About Hue

The Vietnamese city of Hué was the imperial capital of the country between 1802 and 1945, and that can still be seen. The city is packed with relics from ancient Vietnam, which is why Hué is definitely worth a stopover.

Frequently asked questions about Hue tours

Hue is the city closest to the DMZ. You can visit the DMZ with a day tour or via a sightseeing transfer between Hue and Phong Nha.

The best travel time for Hue are the months of February to April. The rainy season in Hué runs from August to December. During the summer months of May to September it can be very hot in Hué (a lot warmer from Hoi An, for example).

10 Hue tours highlight

Hue imperial gate

1. Hue Imperial Citadel

The highlight of any Hue tour is the Imperial City with the Forbidden City. Huge palaces, high walls and large gates can be explored here.

Lang Co beach

2. Lang Co beach

One of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam is Lang Co beach. It is well worth the 60 km drive, but can also be combined with the Hai Van Pass.

Khai Dinh Tomb

3. Tombs and temples

Besides the Imperial Citadel, there are many other temples and tombs to be found. Most are located along the Perfume River.

Hai Van Pass

4. Hai Van Pass

The Hai Van Pass is the most beautiful coastal route in the country. Drive over the pass by Easy Rider, but you can also take a car or military jeep.

Bach Ma National Park

5. Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma National Park is the perfect place for adventurous hikers. Conquer the peak, cross the jungle and visit the waterfalls.

Dong Ba Market

6. Dong Ba market

At Dong Ba market you will find the authentic life of local residents who come here every day to get their groceries.

Dragon boat trip on the Perfume River

7. Perfume River Dragon boat tour

But a wonderful trip with a drinks boat on the Perfume River. See life on the water and visit the temples along the river.

cycling in Hue

8. Cycling

The quiet city makes Hue the perfect place to explore by bicycle. You can also cycle through the beautiful countryside.

Khe Sanh combat base DMZ

9. DMZ

In the DMZ you will find the scars of the terrible Vietnam War, such as tunnels and abandoned army bases.

Hue abandoned water park

10. Abandoned water park

The urban adventurers can take pictures at the slides and pools of the abandoned water park Thuy Tien.

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