Begin your full-day excursion with pick-up at your hotel and visit a traditional hat and incense village. You will have a local people life experience here, and can support some of their products as souvenirs during a visit. Next, see the Minh Mang tomb, claimed to be the most majestic of all of the royal tombs, renowned for its architecture that blends harmoniously into the natural surroundings.
Khai Dinh tomb is unlike Hue’s other tombs, being a synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements. Even the stone faces of the Mandarin honor guards are endowed with a mixture of Vietnamese and European features. Then keep your energy up with the provided Vietnamese dishes lunch.
Afternoon, continue to visit the Hue citadel to see the tallest flag pole in Vietnam and the Ngo Mon gate where Bao Dai ended the Nguyen dynasty. You’ll also see Thai Hoa palace, the Hall of the Mandarins, and the Forbidden Purple City. Thien Mu pagoda, built on a hill overlooking the Perfume River, is an icon of Vietnam and the symbol of Hue city. Cruising on a dragon boat along the beautiful Perfume River to enjoy seeing of local daily life and a magnificent sunset over the river.