Explore Hue Citadel and Thien Mu pagoda from Da Nang

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If Da Nang is modern, beautiful and busy with amusement parks, tall buildings and impressive bridges, Hue is ancient, peaceful and charming with the Perfume River and the Kings’ tombs. Hue In A Day From Da Nang tour will bring you explore the poetic and beautiful Hue city of Vietnam. You will have the opportunity to explore the city history through Hue Citadel and Khai Dinh tomb and learn more about Vietnamese religion with Thien Mu pagoda. Hue is an ideal place for you to relax and enjoy atmosphere that makes you feel free and forget tiredness in daily life.



  • Spend one day to visit highlight places of Hue city from Danang 
  • Explore Khai Dinh tomb with beautiful and delicate architecture  
  • Visit Thien Mu Pagoda and learn more about Buddhism in Vietnam 
  • Discover Hue Citadel with long historical stories  
  • Immerse into peaceful vibe of Hue city 

Brief Itinerary

7.30 - 8.30: Pick up time from your hotel in Danang city center area for starting the tour.  

9.30: Arrive in Hue city. You will visit Khai Dinh tomb, one of the most beautiful royal tombs of Nguyen Dynasty’s Kings. 

12.30: Have lunch at the local restaurant and take a short break time.  

13.30: After that, we will continue to visit Thien Mu Pagoda which considered as the symbol of religion and spirit of Hue people.  

Move to Hue Citadel which was recognized by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage in 1993 and take time to explore.  

17.30: Return to Danang city. Tour ends. 


In the morning, driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Da Nang center and depart to Hue city, the dreamy city of Vietnam. 

Upon arrival Hue, you are ready to start Hue city discovery. Hue city is located in the central of Vietnam. Hue city was used to be a capital of Vietnam in 400 years, Hue had splendid periods but still had difficult periods at the same time. That’s why this city has rich culture and long history that you will find interesting to discover. 

When you arrive in Hue, you will move to visit Khai Dinh tomb, one of the most beautiful royal tombs of  Nguyen Dynasty’s 12th Kings. This tomb took 10 years to complete all of details, from 1920 – 1931. Khai Dinh tomb is a combination of many characteristics between Western and Eastern such as French style, Indian style, etc. Many materials for this tomb were delivered from China, French, etc. Unique value of art of the tomb lies with the decoration skill obviously seen in the Thien Dinh Palace. Its interior decoration features colorful mosaics made of millions of ceramic chip. 

 The, you will visit the Imperial Citadel, famously being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is a huge complex covering an area of 520ha and comprising three circles of ramparts, Kinh Thanh Hue (Hue Capital Citadel), Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel). Standing for over 200 years and consisting of over 100 fascinating architectural works almost remained unchanged, the Royal Citadel is an ideal place for those wishing to better understand an architectural and cultural beauty as well as an important history of Vietnam. 

Have lunch to recharge the energy anÄ‘ take a break in restaurant. 

After that, we will continue to visit The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady (Thien Mu Pagoda). Located beside the picturesque Huong River, Thien Mu Pagoda, with its ancient architecture, adds its charm to this beautiful natural setting. Not only does it go on romantic poems or Hue characterized lyrics, Thien Mu is also considered as a sacred pagoda and the sight not to be missed by any tourists when setting foot in the ancient capital. Let’s pray some wishes for yourself and your family! 

Return to Danang. Day trip to Hue from Da Nang ends. Our guide will say goodbye and see you again! 


  • Pickup and drop-off at the hotel in Danang city center area; 
  • Transfer by a good-condition coach;
  • Good English Speaking Guide;
  • Lunch in a local restaurant;
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing;
  • Mineral water.


  • Personal expenditure, Gratuities tips and others not included in Inclusions.

Please Note

  • Please wait at your hotel lobby at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time; 
  • Hotel pick up time of this Hue day trip will be varied from 7:30 – 8:30. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them. 
  • If you stay outside Da Nang city Center, there will be transfer round trip surcharge which depends on your hotel location or you will go to the meeting point to meet tour guide. Our operator will contact to you directly the most convenient option for both you and us; 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on traffic, weather and other factors; 
  • You should bring hat, sun cream and cash; 
  • Please wear polite in pagodas. No short pants/shirts and tank top; 
  • If you want to stay in Hue city, please let us know; 
  • The price is not applied in holidays. 

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