Hue Imperial City Cyclo Tour

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period:

tour highlights

  • Explore the Imperial city of Hue
  • Stroll the banks of the Perfume River
  • Admire the UNESCO listed Hue Royal Complex
  • Take a cyclo ride through Hue's ancient lanes and charming streets
  • Catch a glimpse of locals going about their daily lives

tour details

Located in central Vietnam, Hue is the former capital of Vietnam’s last dynasty and has an elegant setting on the banks of the Perfume River. Founded as a royal city in 1687, Hue is known for its citadels, palaces, royal tombs and pagodas. Having preserved its cultural heritage, Hue is the perfect city to get a glimpse into imperial court life. Your tour begins with a visit to the Imperial City of Hue and the Hue Citadel, designed exclusively for the Emperor and his household. This 200 year-old citadel provides an insight into the architecture of the time. The Hue royal complex is a sight to behold and is officially recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. You’ll finish your tour with a cyclo ride through the narrow lanes of old Hue, passing homes, shops, hidden caf├ęs and parks.

tour description

Explore the Imperial City of Hue. The Hue Citadel is situated on the Northern bank of the Perfume River and built by Emperor Gia Long it was designed for the exclusive use of the Emperor and his household. The Citadel is a square 2 km wall encompassing 3 walled enclosures; the Citadel, Kinh Thanh Hue, the Yellow Imperial city, Hoang Thanh and in the centre the Forbidden Purple city Tu Cam Thanh where the Emperor lived. The Hue royal complex has been officially recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Then, the cyclo will take you through the narrow lanes of old Hue, passing homes, shops, hidden caf'e9s, bonsai gardens and parks.


Transportation in A/C vehicles
Entrance fees
English or French-speaking local tour guide
(other language guides are available on request and surcharges apply)


      Tour code: HUIDDICC

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