Known widely as the former royal capital in 19th century, Hue, a Unesco site since 1994, reflects the old time’s delicacy and conservation with valuable vestiges from the last feufal dynasty, many ancient relics, archeological traces and a poetic, slow-paced rhythm. Despite only 2hrs from the sunny beaches and lively quarters of Danang and Hoian, Hue is still quite different with special tranquil ambience that requires you more time to intermingle with the elegant people, to taste their plentiful dishes, to contemplate royal food décor and visit royal heritages’ ornaments, or just to bike thru quiet gardens and villages. For the Vietnamese, Hue is additionally known as a homeland of beloved musicians and artists, whose art masterpieces are found everywhere in the city.
Not only is an ancient land, Hue is also located in the sunny wind central of Vietnam with interference in culture as well as special cusine. Therefore, every food here has its own characteristics, sophisticated in processing and variety in materials which create unique flavor you can find it nowhere.
Thinking of Hue, people often think about time-worn palaces and temples of the ancient emperors. Everyone wants to travel Hue once to see the vivid evidence of the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam. Not only that, the peaceful nature and slow life here also attract numerous tourists come here every year.
Our pick: Couple of days explore complex of monuments and Kings’ tombs, old palace and Hue Antique Museum. Boat trip in Perfume River and hot sping spa in rural area.
Slow biking inside city and nearby villages, join a boat trip on the Perfumed river.
Hub for heading North to the historical sites and war relics at DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) during the Vietnam War.
Hub for heading North to Phong Nha or Son Doong, the incredible longest cave in the world famous in blockbuster Kong Skull Island.
Stree food tasting, culinary tours, Ao Dai performance and wildlife discovery in Bach Ma national park.