Hue Royal Tombs Tour is an ideal half-day tour to admire the most beautiful and well-preserved royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty as well as the Thuy Xuan incense-making village.
By booking our Hue tombs tour, you will learn deeply about the Fengshui setting, royal architecture, building processes, and the ancient scary secrets of the burial areas.
Our excellent local guide will tell you a lot of ancient stories, information about the Emperor’s biography, their contribution to the country, and the uniqueness of each tomb.
Additionally, we also have other Hue tours and Hue private car transfers to provide for your travel needs, such as
- DMZ Vietnam Tour – from 30 USD/ pax.
- Hue Street Food Tour – from 25 USD/ pax.
- Perfume River Sunset Cruise With Dinner – from 45 USD/ pax.
- Hue To Bach Ma National Park By Car – from 73 USD/ sedan car.
- Hue to Hoi An By Private Car – from 94 USD/ Sedan car.
- Hue To Phong Nha Private Car – from 95 USD/ sedan car.
HUE ROYAL TOMBS TOUR
Because this is your private tour so you can choose your convenient departure time. Following your requested time, our local guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in the Hue city center area and we start the Hue Royal Tombs Tour.
We will visit the royal tomb of Minh Mang Emperor- the second emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty who had over 500 concubines, and 142 children. The tomb was built on the Tam Tai Son mountain with an area of 28 hectares. It is the tomb with the typical Nguyen royal architecture blended perfectly with symmetrical fengshui and nature.
After that, we will transfer you to admire the Khai Dinh Tomb– the royal tomb of the 12th Emperor. Totally different from the Minh Mang tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb is boldly European architecture, which is the interference of cultural architectural features of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity.
Completely opposite between the inside and the outside, if the outside of the mausoleum is mossy and ancient, the inside of the mausoleum has modern, bright, and colorful architecture. You will be overwhelmed by the top-notch ceramic mosaic art as well as the unique “Nine dragons hidden in the clouds on the ceiling.
Khai Dinh tomb is the only royal tomb that we know where the coffin of the Emperor is. Our tour guide will help you take beautiful photos here.
Keep doing the Hue Tomb Tour, we will spend time exploring the poetic royal tomb of the 4th Emperor, Tu Duc. Tu Duc was talented at composing poems so his royal tomb is exactly an attractive book. Our local guide will tell you his biography, the country’s situation under his reign as well as his life’s sorry and sadness.
This is the only royal tomb that is not only the burial area but also the send residence of an Emperor under the Nguyen Dynasty. Our local guide will show you the function and meaning of each monument in this Hue royal tomb.
Last but not least in our Hue Tomb Tour is the Thuy Xuan incense village. This historical 200-year-old craft village incense was chosen by the Nguyen royalties because the ingredients are from nature.
You will have a chance to interact with the locals, admire their skills, learn how to make long-stick incense under the guidance of an artisan, and buy some souvenirs for family members.
After all, we will transfer you back to our hotel/ homestay in Hue City and we finish the Hue Royal Tombs Tour. Vietnam Vacation Travel wishes you a great experience with us.
- Please wear proper clothes when doing the Hue Tombs Tour which is covered your knees and chest.
- You can take photos, and videos inside the royal tombs without flashlights.
- In the summer, it will be hot and humid so please be well prepared.