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Hue, a province located in the middle part of Vietnam, is famous for the most delicious cakes and attractive historical sites. Hue is considered as one of the top tourist destinations in Vietnam, thus you can find it easy to take a local tour guide to Hue all year round.

Hue is the national capital, the political, cultural and religious center of Vietnam under the control of Nguyen Dynasty. There will be many interesting things to do during your tour to Hue. Here I would review must-visit destinations in Hue, which is available in almost all Vietnamese travel agencies like helloVietam tour operator

Imperial City of Hue

Imperial City of Hue

Imperial City of Hue

Hue Citadel is one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Imperial City of Hue has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam. The Capital city comprises of four citadels, including Hoang Thanh (Imperial City) for royal palaces and shrines, Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Purple City) for royal residences, Dai Noi (Inner city) and Tran Binh Dai. There are ten gates for entering the capital city. Tourists normally spend near one day to discover the whole complex

It is relatively convenient for tourists to get to the Imperial City. From Phu Bai International Airport, head straight to 1A Highway and you’ll be standing right next to a massive gate leading its way inside; just prepare 50.000 VND for the ticket

Emperors Tombs

Emperors Tombs

Emperors Tombs

There are several tombs of ancient emperors scattering along the Perfume River: such as Minh Mang, Khai Dinh, Tu Duc, Dong Khanh, etc. On Cam Khe Hill, Minh Mang Tomb was built in 1843. The complex is the area of 18 hectares, 3-meter-high defended wall and comprising of 20 architectural constructions.

Duc Tomb, located in the middle of a pine forest, 8km far from Hue. Imperial Tomb of Gia Long is the tomb of the first emperor of Vietnam. Gia Long tomb is located in the farthest area of Hue city, an in the worst condition. There are others tombs of ancient emperors you also should visit to understand more about the history of ancient Vietnam.

Hue song performance in Huong River

Hue folk song performances on Huong River

Hue folk song performances on Huong River

Hue is famous for the nation traditional music. Hue folk song performance on Huong river attracts many tourists. Besides temples, pagodas, and others historical sites, a tour along Huong River to enjoy the traditional song is a special experience you should not miss. There are numerous tour operators offering paddleboat rentals, boat rides and dinner cruises at various price points.

Obviously, the best way to relax in Hue is to enjoy an evening folk song performance on the Huong River. You can take a boat tour along Huong river, the atmosphere is cool and fresh and very peaceful, gentle melody of Hue folk songs are around you, altogether creates an unforgettable experience. This tour starts in the evening only. Transfer to the wharf and take a traditional Dragon boat trip that departs at 7 p.m or 8.30pm. Enjoy performances by local artists who sing folk songs to the tune of traditional woodwind, stringed instruments and the teacups.

Lang Co beach

Lang Co beach

Lang Co beach

Known as a wild picturesque destination, Lang Co is really the ideal beach for summer vacation and beauty of nature. Lang Co has a reputation for its magnificent natural landscapes with immense mountains, tropical blue sea, and jungles.

In terms of entertainment, there are lots of interesting things to in Lang Co beach due to gentle sloping sea, smooth and clean sand, and great moderate waves. Suggested activities are swimming, diving, sailing or more simply, relaxation by lying down on beaches.

The pick tourism season is between April and July. In months of August to November, it rains quite frequently, while December to March it can get chilly. Lang Co beach is stretching along 1A Highway, easily found and favorable for tourists’ dropping off.

Bach Ma national park

Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma national park

Bach Ma National Park stands at 1450 meters above sea level. This comprises of majestic waterfalls, hiking trails, and dilapidated French villas. It’s an ideal place for to one of the most stunning stretches of jungle walk and mountain ranges we’ve explored in central Vietnam and it’s easily accessible, being midway between Da Nang and Hue and well serviced by cheap tourist buses. Bach Ma is home to thousands of rare plants and wildlife, therefore, visitors can enjoy a full day (or two) of hiking, camping, rappelling, swimming. Come here and enjoy the stunning landscape and the diversity of while floral and coral species.

These are some destinations you may consider for your trip when intending to visit Hue province. This is colorful place in terms of culture, cuisine, history and natural beauty. Choose a tour to guide to Hue city Vietnam; you will have a memorable experience here.

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