Free tour

"Exploring the Hue Imperial City"

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Registered on April 30, 2023

ExploreEra Travel is a local tourism company that was born from a shared love for Vietnam’s culture, history, and beauty. Our team of guides is passionate about showing you the real Vietnam. We make immersive tours that let you experience Vietnamese life firsthand. Our aim is to help you understand and enjoy Vietnam while creating unforgettable memories. Come explore with us and discover Vietnam like never before.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hue Citadel is a historical and cultural site located in the city of Hue, Vietnam. This walking tour in Hue Citadel would offer you an opportunity to explore the ancient architecture and learn about the rich history of the Nguyen Dynasty.

During the tour, you will be guided by a knowledgeable local tour guide who will take you through the various sections of the Citadel, including the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City. You will get to see the beautiful palaces, and gardens that were once used by the Nguyen Emperors.

The tour will also provide you with insights into the daily life of the royal family and the Vietnamese people during the Nguyen Dynasty. You will learn about their customs, traditions, and way of life.

Overall, This walking tour in Hue Citadel is a perfect way to discover the rich cultural heritage of Vietnam and gain a deeper understanding of its history.

* The tour allows for a maximum of six individuals.*

* We will meet you at 8am in front of the imperial city. Please remember to wear comfy shoes and we will be doing a lot of walking.

* our guides will meet you in front of the ticket booth in the imperial city at 9am.

* "Please note that to prevent instances where people book the  tour but do not show up, it is important to provide an accurate WhatsApp number or a Vietnamese number. If we cannot establish contact with you, we will have to cancel your booking." 

* I look forward to meeting you

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  • Meeting point:
    FH9H+3MF, Huế, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam
    FH9H+3MF, Huế, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam
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    I'll be waiting for you at the Impericity ticket booth before the tour starts. I'll send you a quick message describing my outfit to make it easier for you to spot me.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Anne 21 Jul 2024

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
We had a great time exploring Hue Imperial city with Linh. He was very well informed and shared both historic and political information and anecdotes with us.
Ali O’Sully 18 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Great experience! Guide was so knowledgeable about Vietnam history I was very impressed. 10/10 would recommend if you are wanting to visit the Imperial city.
Mark 13 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Can falt our guide fantastic knowledge of history all members of the group enjoyed the tour he kept us all entertained for the full three hours.
Katherine 09 Jul 2024
Kuala Lumpur

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Linh is very knowledgeable about the Imperial City and its history, a great storyteller :)
Michael 07 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Great experience but a fabulous guide who was warm engaging and humorous. Highly recommended
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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  • Cancellation risk
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  • Cancellation risk
    This tour has a high percentage of cancellations by the guru.
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