- 1 THE NAME OF HUE
- 2 DA NANG TO HUE DISTANCE
- 3 WHAT TO SEE IN THIS TRIP?
- 4 IS HUE WORTH VISITING?
- 5 HUE DAY TOUR FROM DA NANG ITINERARY
- 6 HUE FULL DAY TOUR FROM DA NANG Price, INCLUSION, EXCLUSION
- 7 THINGS TO BRING AND TRAVEL GUIDE
- 8 HOW BOOK HUE CITY TOUR FROM DA NANG?
THE NAME OF HUE
Hue comes from word “Thuan Hoa”. in 1466, King Le Thanh Tong divided Dai Viet into 12 provinces and officially named “Thuan Hoa” region. Later, Thuan Hoa became Thuan Hue and today the Vietnamese people call Hue.
DA NANG TO HUE DISTANCE
Driving distance from Da Nang to Hue is 93km and it will take you around 2hrs 30 minutes to drive.
WHAT TO SEE IN THIS TRIP?
HAI VAN PASS
Amazing pass connect Da Nang and Hue city. Hai Van Pass was included in the top 10 most picturesque drives in the world in 2021 by renowned US publication Travel + Leisure.
LANG CO TOWN
Lang Co means Stork village and it is a fishing village. It is renowned for its pristine long beaches, breezy fresh seafood eateries, and breathtaking scenery.
Thanks to its beautiful location, Lang Co Bay is known as one of 30 most beautiful bays in the world. It got beautiful mountain scenery, pristine, refreshing streams to swim in, and an island to experience with snorkeling.
Thus, Lang Co is truly wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the big cities like Hue or Da Nang.
A big complex used to be the political and working offices for the Nguyen Emperors from 1802 till 1945. These serve as the Nguyen Emperor’s and his family’s houses, theaters, pavilions, and palaces, all of which are lavishly ornamented. The king also built impressive temples to worship his father and ancestors as well as gorgeous planted gardens for relaxation.
Visitors can visit some of the nearly 150 buildings that were left due to recent wars and natural disasters.
THIEN MU PAGODA
Thien Mu Pagoda is well known spot in Hue with a rich history dating back to the 17th century, great Buddhist architecture, a picturesque position atop a hill by the Perfume River. The Phuoc Duyen Tower, which may be found in countless works of art about Hue, is the city’s most recognizable structure.
KHAI DINH MAUSOLEUM
The final imperial mausoleum constructed in Hue in Vietnam is the Tomb of Khai Dinh. It is renowned for having unique architecture and artwork that, at the time, had never been seen in the nation.
Here, timber was replaced by concrete, cement, ceramic, glass, and metal, and gardens, trees, and lakes vanished. Local people claim that these represent the unique personality of the owner, the French-friendly Khai Dinh King. The mausoleum, which was formerly considered a waste of money and an odd-looking structure, now draws a large number of tourists who come to enjoy a priceless heritage. The tomb is a part of the Hue Monument Complex, which Unesco designated as a World Heritage Site in 1993.
IS HUE WORTH VISITING?
Hue is bigger than Hoi An and is more spread out for visitors to explore many landscapes in Hue such as Buddist pagodas, royal tombs, Citadel and much more.
In fact, Hue is less touristic than Hoi An or elsewhere so it is more enjoyable for you to sightseeing Hue.
In addition, all royal palaces, Hue Citadel and royal tombs of Nguyen Emperors have elaborate designs and architectures. Some of them have unique styles and nature-friendly landscapes make Hue Day Trip from Da Nang worth visiting.
HUE DAY TOUR FROM DA NANG ITINERARY
As you know, Hue served as Vietnam’s previous capital during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945). Hue Monuments Complex was added to the World Cultural Heritage List on December 11th, 1993 because it preserved a great deal of history, culture, and architecture from the Nguyen era.
We will kick off our Hue Day Trip from Da Nang with car transfer over Hai Van Pass which you can see Da Nang city and Lang Co town at their best views from Hai Van Pass. Next, we will drive and drop you at a point to have a really wonderful view.
As we transport you to Hue City with the Hue Citadel as the first sight.
Thus, majestic Hue Citadel from the 19th century, which houses the Imperial City, the Purple Forbidden Palace, and several other historic locations. The city and Citadel were severely damaged during the most famous “Battle of Hue,” which took place in 1968 during the Tet Offensive. Reconstruction efforts and signs of this damage may still be seen today.
Next, we then transfer you to try some of Hue’s finest food in a local restaurant and then we will be off for Thien Mu Pagoda.
The Nguyen Emperors found Thien Mu Pagoda, which is perched on a hill overlooking the Perfume River, to be the perfect place to compose some poetry. Today, Hue people still visit this sacred monument to express their desires.
When you get here, you won’t just see the surrounding sceneries; your soul and mind will also be taken by the serene aura of this unique site.
Before wrapping off our Day Trip to Hue from Da Nang, we’ll head over to the Khai Dinh Mausoleum, one of the most elaborate tombs ever constructed. Hence, Khai Dinh Tomb, which took the longest to construct—from 1920 to 1931—remains one of the highlights for our day trip from Da Nang.
When you’re done, the driver and guide will take you back to Da Nang. Our Hue Day Trip from Da Nang will end here.
HUE FULL DAY TOUR FROM DA NANG Price, INCLUSION, EXCLUSION
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- Air con private car
- English speaking guide
- Experienced driver
- All entrance tickets
- Water and tissues
- Vietnamese set menu lunch (optional)
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Other not mentioned in the tour program
THINGS TO BRING AND TRAVEL GUIDE
THINGS TO BRING
- Sun protection cream
- Fully charged cameras
- Insect spray
- Rain coat/umbrella in the rainy season
- Tour itinerary can be customized
- The tour price can be adjusted in peak seasons
- The tour can be cancelled depending on weather
- Personal expenses
- from September to December is rainy season
- Temples in Hue require you to have shoulders and legs cover
HOW BOOK HUE CITY TOUR FROM DA NANG?
So, if you come to Da Nang city, Vietnam and would like to have The Best Hue Day Trip from Da Nang, do not hesitate to contact us:
Premium Travel Vietnam Co., Ltd
International Tour Operator License No: 48-281/2022/TCDL – GPLHQT
100 Tran Van Du street, My An ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
Whatsapp at 0084 979613777 (Mr. Viet – Travel Manager)