2D Perfume River Cruise - Hue


Most of people once come to Hue think about Perfume River and wish to see why it is the inspiration of many poetry and song. Today, boat’s excursion for more than one hour  upstream the Perfume River  to Thien Mu Pagoda, Ming Mang and Tu Duc emperors’ Tombs become a must for all travelers to Hue. But Perfume River is worth to discover more, its beauty and the life of local people living on are a true charm for those who wish to visit it off the beaten track. Let’s experience Hue and Perfume River with Perfume River Emotion whose outlay is inspired from the traditional sampan of local fishers.


Over View

* Route:       Hue: Perfume River
* Duration:   2 days / 1 night
* Itinerary in brief:

   Day 1: Hue - Thien Mu Pagoda, traditional villages (L/D)                
   Day 2: Return to Hue (B)

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In the morning, pick up at your hotel and transfer to Thien Mu Pagoda visit Thien Mu pagoda, Return to the boat and continue cruising to explore their daily life on 2 river bank. Stop to visit fishing village, Bao Vinh and Thanh Ha Ancient Town – the bustling commercial trading port in the past. Continue with Sinh Village where people make folk for worshiping by walking or cycling and pass through colorful flower gardens, green rice fields. After that visit Thanh Tien Village - where making paper flowers to worship Kitchen God on 23th Dec of lunar month every years.

Back to the boat for Lunch while cruising in exploring the daily life of Hue people on 2 river bank.

Visit Van Mieu temple, then arrive a quiet Thuy Bieu Village – 7 km far from the city - an authentically village representing the countryside of Hue with the clear notion “garden-home”, a nice walking and biking village, visit the garden –home and communicate with local people ancient ancestral temple – cultural features of Hue, homemade incense production to discover the life of farmers while they are working strenuously with joy and enthusiastic, visit the local school. You also have a chance: gardening, talking and drinking tea with local people.

Back to the local house, relaxing by steeping your foot in medicinal herb water – a traditional therapeutically practices, massage by skillful people, it brings an enjoyable feeling while enjoying the sunset. In the evening, start the cooking class, you will prepare dinner by yourself with our chief’s instruction. Have dinner with dishes you have just cooked. Overnight on boat

DAY 2: RETURN TO HUE                                                                    (B)

Breakfast on boat while enjoying the magnificent sunrise on Perfume River.
Disembark at Thien Mu Pagoda. Transfer back to your hotel.

Tour price

FROM: VND 2.940.000 or USD 140.--/pax.
(Minimum 2 pax to go, sharing twin cabin on boat)

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly


· Private car pick up / drop off at hotel in Hue
· Overnight boat cruise in twin share cabin on Perfume River Emotion
· Entrance to places of interest indicated in the itinerary
· Souvenir (a small bamboo craft boat)
· Meals as indicated (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
· Cycling
· Entrance fee
· English speaking Guide
· Medicinal herb water
· Foot massage


· Int’l air tickets & airport tax / Meals and drinks not mentioned in the program
· Accommodation in Hue
· Visa service, travel insurance, tips & personal expenses
· Surcharge for peak season (20 Dec – 05 Jan), compulsory gala dinner on 24 and 31 Dec if required