HUE IMPERIAL LEGACY - explore the history and spectacular beauty of Hue
This excursion is a day trip to explore the fascinating history and spectacular beauty of Hue. Your adventure on the back of the vintage Vespa scooters will be filled with stories along the trail of Hue’s history and the pace of Hue life.
Depart for a visit of lively local traditional market to see most people come to purchase food for whole day. Continue to come to Imperial Citadel and mausoleum of Tu Duc King are main historical attractions before making your way on back streets to a hilltop where offering the most beautiful point view overlooking to Perfumer River. Followed by an authentic lunch of local dish before we visit a local temple to learn more about the traditional life and the practice of worship.
Review from Okuntze, Switzerlan:
"We (Family, two Children 16 and 14) did a Vespa Safari with Tu from Vespa Safari and his team.... A really great and unique experience and authentic too. Thank you very much Tu. This was great!"
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What's included :
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
- All Fees and Taxes
- Travel insurance
- Entry/Admission - Tomb of Tu Duc
- Entry/Admission - Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Tomb of Tu Duc, Tay Nhat Hamlet, An Cuu Village, Hue 530000 Vietnam
Tu Duc Tomb, also known as " Tomb of Modesty", is one of the most impressive mausoleum in Vietnam regarding the size, the extreme high building cost and philosophy of its owner, Tu Duc Emperor. With the thinking of " life is permanent but death is eternal", with the sadness in life with weak health, no children, losing a part of territory to French Colony, Tu Duc decided for constructing the tomb at the very early age (35 years old) and spent 16 years in his old tomb. The architecture of the tomb reflects the romance and the talent in literature and art of Tu Duc Emperor. Tourists visiting the tomb will be amazed with the beatify harmony of nature, monument, art ad freedom.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Hue Imperial City (The Citadel), Hue Vietnam
The Imperial City a walled enclosure within the citadel of Hue City, is the administrative venue for Nguyen Emperors to rule the country from 1802 to 1945. At the same time, this also accomodated the living of Nguyen Dynasty Royal Family inside the Purple Forbidden City. It took 29 years( 1804- 1833) to complete the whole construction the complex . The imperial City was badly attacked by weather, natural disasters and wars in Vietnam history with Indochina war and Vietnam War. Today, tourists can visit the Imperial City to know more about the last feudalism reign in Vietnam.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all travelers at their hotels
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.