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Perfume River

Hue, Vietnam
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USD 112.50*
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Private City Tour in Hue Including Kings Tombs and Citadel
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Private Day Trip to Hue Departure from Hoi An or Da Nang
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Sunset on Perfume River and Ancient Hue City Tour by Bike
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“dragon boat” (155 reviews)
“thien mu pagoda” (98 reviews)
“boat tour” (15 reviews)
Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the few tours available in Hue is the dragon boat ride down the Perfume River. The river gets prettier as the boat nears the temples and tombs on the circuit. We felt harassed to spend money everywhere though, and all we wanted was...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very clean, way cleaner that we have seen in ho chi minh, for example. Nice to take a talk and perfect weather in january.

Thank ErikaBarbieri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a boat to the Thien Mu Pagoda and in that sense it worked but as a scenic river or even seeing the source of its name, forget it. Also the crew thought we were a captive market place.

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portion of the Perfume River that we traveled on in a dragon boat was not very blue but rather very brown in color. However, the scenery on the section leading to the Thien Mu Pagoda is quite picturesque and tranquil.

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love cities with rivers, Perfume river is surrounded by a serie of parks in both sides, a night market and great views of the motorbikes flow :)

Thank Pamela Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining the day I took the cruise on the perfume river so I’ll f course on a sunny day I’d be different. I was on a dragon boat which is very cool. The ride is not long so if you have time take...More

Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dragon boat ride was nothing special and the Parfum River didn’t provide any special views for my camera. Very disappointing!

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside from the central part of Hue, this isn't a very scenic cruise, although it did take us to Thien Mu & Minh Mang. Like travelling Vietnam by car, it takes a long time to not get very far.

Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was quite interesting when walking along this river. I also took a boat trip, and it was great. The view was also quite good to see.

Thank Julien81w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s great to take a walk along the river and see the sites or even take the river boat cruise if you have the time. They are a bit pushy but just name your price and let the negotiations begin.

Thank lee w
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Katy B
30 January 2015|
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Response from Ben G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - I didn't do the cooking experience so I can't help you I'm afraid - I did notice on all tours and courses that costs vary wildly depending on whether you book it yourself or if you go through a hotel. Have fun! Ben