Exploring Emperor’s life and history in Imperial Enclosure, ancient architect in Royal toms, Tu Duc tomb, Khai Dinh tomb…, cultural religion in Thien Mu pagoda, Citizen’s studying spirit in Temple of Letters. Relaxing, sightseeing and enjoying magnificent natural scenery in Perfume River, Lang Co beach, Thuan An beach… are all the best Hue will bring to your holiday. Hue City is one of most attractive destinations in Vietnam, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there are no places like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City. Visiting Hue, travelers will be amazed with an ancient, romantic and delicate city, architect, wonderful natural sites, exquisite cuisines and intriguing ancient history. Furthermore, Hue has huge reputation for elegant cuisine; you will get unforgettable memories with Hue’s cuisine such as Bun bo Hue, Mussel rice, Hue sweet pudding, salted rice.
When to go?
The best time to visit Hue city is between March and April, when the weather is warm and the rains have yet to start and climate is not too hot. It is comfortable for tourists to visit landscapes and enjoy cuisine in Hue City. Sept and Oct is also great time to visit Hue.
How to get there?
– By air: Vietnam Airlines is currently the only airline that serves Phu Bai International Airport (about 20 km South of Hue city center). Domestic routes connect Hue to Hanoi – 3 flights daily, and Ho Chi Minh City – 4 flights daily. Travel time is approximately 1 hour, either from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
– By train: Travelling to Hue by train is really a pleasant way; the state-run railway network runs the entire length of Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. There are daily train stopping at Hue, with two tightly departures at 19.00 and 23.00.
– By taxi: Taxi drivers are usually honest, but make sure they turn the meter on: trips start at 15,000 dong for the first 2km and tick upward at 11,500 dong/km.
– By Tour vehicles: You can contact travel agent to arrange private car for your tour around the city or join in coach in group tours. This is most reliable and convenient way to see the city.