Hoi An to Hue day trip by car is a common option for tourists who have limited time to spend in the area. Central Vietnam holds the most historical places in the country dating back centuries ago. Danang, Hoi An and Hue are the most popular cities in the area due to the number of historical places, new attraction and simply amazing landscape.

Visit the Marble Mountains

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Marble Mountains – Day trip Hoi An to Hue

There are several places to stop during the Hoi An to Hue full day trip. Danang being in the middle of the two cultural cities, would be the first place to be explored. Upon reaching Danang, you can stop at the Marble Mountain. The old pagodas and temples are just additional things to see. Be mesmerized with hundreds of Buddha and other Vietnamese gods while passing through caves within the mountain.

Visit the My Khe beach

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My Khe Danang Beach – Day trip Hoi An to Hue

After seeing the magnificent Marble Mountain,  pass by My Khe and Danang Beach. You can the driver to make a quick stop if you want to plunge into the pristine water of the beach or simply get a refreshment.

Crossing the Hai Van Pass

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Lang Co Beach – Day trip Hoi An to Hue

Get the best panoramic view of Danang city and Lang Co at Hai Van Pass. One of the favorite routes of the adventure seekers, Hai Van Pass route is something you shouldn’t miss when traveling from Hoi An to Hue.

Visit the Lap An Lagoon

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Lap An Lagoon – Day trip Hoi An to Hue

Take a rest and get indulged with scenic view of the Bach Ma mountain at the beautiful Lap An Lagoon. Get a cold coffee or tea, it will add to the already amazing feeling that the wonderful landscape is giving. Lap An Lagoon is usually underrated but it is one of the most scenic place I’ve seen aside from Hai Van Pass.

Visit the Hue Imperial Citadel

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Hue Citadel – Hoi An to Hue full day

Walk along the Citadel of the Nguyen dynasty, the last royal family of Vietnam. Learn the structure and architecture of the imperial city. The imperial city history and emperors are very significant to what Vietnam is today. The abdication of the last emperor Bao Dai at the citadel’s gate paved the way to the reunification of the country.

Whatch the sunset at Thien Mu Pagoda

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Thien Mu Pagoda – Hoi An to Hue full day

Experience the serenity of the oldest pagoda in the city, Thien Mu Pagoda. The pagoda on the top of the hill next to the Perfume river offers a great view of the rural area. Tip: the big bell that can be heard all over the city is being rang every late afternoon, make sure to be close to the pagoda around 5 PM.

Cruising Perfume River

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Dragon Boat

Enjoy a boat trip on the beautiful and scenic Perfume River from Thien Mu pagoda to city center. You can spend a haft hour to make your way with a dragon boat trip and cruise along Perfume River to have ultimate experience. By cruising Perfume River, you can admire the gorgeous beauty of surrounding scenery along with immerse in the refreshing cool weather.

You’ll definitely have a great day from Hoi An to Hue. Get your Hoi An to Hue private car now. You may request your driver to bring you back to Hoi An from Hue or you can simply stay in the city for a night.

You can find all trips from Hoi An at: Car hire in Hoi An

If you want save money when visit Hue from Danang city, you can choose Hue city small group tour from Hoi An.

Hue city tour small group


  • 7:00 – 7:30: We will pick you up at your hotel in Hoi An. Then drive crossing Hai Van Pass and stop at the peak to taking the photo at Lang Co Beach.
  • 11:00: Visit the Khai Dinh tomb
  • 12:30: Lunch at local restaurent
  • 13:30: Visit Imperial citadel
  • 15:30: Visit Thien Mu pagoda
  • 16:00: Cruise along the Perfume River by Dragon boat from Thien Mu pagoda to Hue city
  • 16:30: Return to Hoi An by car
  • 18:15 – 19:30: We will drop you off at your hotel. Finish the trip Hoi An to Hue small group tour

Price: 50 USD/Person


  • High-quality transport
  • Dragon boat cruise
  • Tour Guide
  • Lunch
  • All Entrance fees


  • Drinks
  • Any additional purchases
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Terms & Conditions:

  • <= 5 years old: Free
  • 6 to 11 years old: 75%
  • >= 12 years old: 100%

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