Hue – the dream city has long been the destinations for artists for its stunning landscapes, romantic Huong River, green Ngu Binh Mountain. Today we are excited to share with you some best tips when traveling in Hue. So if you intend to visit the ancient city and enjoy tasty Hue food, then do not miss this Vietnam local tour operator article.

Like other regions in Vietnam, there are two distinctive seasons in Hue city. The dry season is from March to August, when the weather is quite hot, sometimes it can be up to 40 degrees Celcius. You can pay a visit to Hue this time but do not forget to prepare for yourself a floppy hat and suncream to avoid skin burned. The rest months are in rainy season. And from July to September is the best time to travel to Hue, since it usually rains but too much and the weather is quite cool in these months. Besides, from the middle of January to the late of February is also the precious time to pay a visit to Hue.

Hue is well-known for many tourist attractions, and here are some that you must pay a call on.

Hue Citadel

Hue Citadel is the place that you cannot meet when stepping in Hue City. It was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1993. Today it is considered to be a symbolic image associated with the ancient capital. Inside the Citadel, there are 3 mains areas namely Kinh Thanh Hue (Hue Capital Citadel), Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel).


Hue Citadel

Tu Duc Tomb is one of the most beautiful buildings of the Nguyen Dynasty. You will not believe in your eyes when coming here since this place is really beautiful as a large park with an amazing architectural beauty harmonious with the beauty of nature.

Khai Dinh Tomb

Many years ago, King Khai Dinh built many palaces which shows an amicable architectural style with high aesthetic, typically Ung Lang. This is another name of Khai Dinh Tomb which has a smaller area than other tombs.


Khai Dinh Tomb

Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda is extremely famous. This Pagoda is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Hue and first-ranked spot in many Vietnam local guides. From the olden days, this sacred pagoda was mentioned in many Hue songs. That is also the reason why it attracts a lot of tourists every year.


Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien An Hill – Thuy Tien Lake

Thien An is a hilly and undulating area located in the south of Hue City, on the route heading to Khai Dinh Tomb. If you do not satisfy with the aforementioned architecture, then do not hesitate to pay a call on Thien An hill near Thuy Tien lake, which is romantic but also extremely mysterious.


Thien An Hill – an ideal place for camping

Thuan An Beach

Thuan An Beach is located 15 km from the East of Hue City. When stepping here, you will surely be surprised by its gentle beauty. Though beaches in Hue are not as famous as other places, they still have their own beauty.


Thuan An Beach

Bach Ma (white horse) Mountain:

Located 60 km away from Hue City, Bach Ma Mountain is famous for its streams and many spectacular waterfalls. Especially, two sides of Do Quyen waterfall is full of azaleas on summer days. In the center of the resort is Bac (silver) waterfall which is 10 m high and 40 m wide. Standing on top of Bach Ma Mountain, visitors can also take admire panoramic views of Hai Van Pass, Tuy Van Mountain, Cau Hai Lagoon and the shimmering light of Hue City at night


Bach Ma Mountain

Cau Hai Lagoon

Not as famous as Chuon lagoon or Lap An lagoon, Cau Hai lagoon nestles on the National Highway 1A, running from Cau Hai to Phu Gia Pass. Cau Hai lagoon is immense as the sea, catching water from the rivers in Thua Thien Hue. Thus the water in this lagoon will transfer from freshwater to the brackish one in the dry season.


Cau Hai Lagoon in the early morning

Voi (Elephant) Stream

Driving from Hue city to the south about 60 km, across Thua Luu area, Loc Tien commune, Phu Loc district, tourists will get to Voi stream. This is a stream with many large waterfalls under a forest. There is a rock shaped like an elephant dropping his trunk down the water at the foot of the waterfall. There is also a freshwater lake named Voi Lagoon. This is a natural lake between two waterfalls about 30 meters wide, 2 meters deep with the clean water that you can see the bottom.


Voi Stream

These are some attractive places that we would like to introduce to you on this Vietnam local tour. We really hope that you will have an unforgettable trip to this fairyland.

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