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    Hue Airport.

    by cachaseiro Written Mar 7, 2013
    Hue Airport.

    Hue airport is tiny and is very easy to find your way around.
    It's officially an international airport but it only serves a few domestic flights a day and if you can get lost there then you can get lost in a phonebox.
    It's quite ok though and things usually move very quick there.
    It's quite a way out of town which is a little annoying.
    All in all i am quite happy flying to and from there though, when i work in Vietnam.
    Absolutely no thrills and usually not any trouble either.

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    Thang Long City Tour

    by cal6060 Written Aug 2, 2011

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    Instead booking tour with Sinh Cafe, you can consider to book Hue tours with this local agency as they are the one that organize the local tours to DMZ and City Tour visiting Tomb.

    This agency also provide accommodation, check its website:

    16 Pham Ngu Lao Street,
    Hue City, Vietnam

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    Laos to Hue, Vietnam

    by lotharscheer Written Jul 25, 2011
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    The most easy bordercrossing from Laos to Vietnam would be Savannkhet to Lao Bao (border) to Dong Ha to Hue. There is a throu bus from Savannkhet to Hue, or lokal bus to border, cab to Lao Bao busstation (2-3km), lokal bus to Dong Ha, quality of buses and roads is not the best.

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    Airporter bus Hue

    by balhannah Updated Apr 11, 2011

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    Don"t pay the $12 for a taxi the hotels want to get you from the Airport.

    I got the Airporter bus, cheaper again, at only 35,000dong, dropped off at your Hotel. A good service. They have a desk at the Airport, you can't miss them.

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    Scooters in Hue

    by DSwede Written Feb 14, 2011

    Typical rentals are $8~10 to start. License will not be checked or required, typically just show your passport. Helmets are given and recommended, but you will not incur any problems if you do not wear them. Hue is not a large city and in my opinion is easy to navigate. The hotel or wherever you book your scooter can give you a map.

    I've ridden with 3 grown westerners on scooter in Quang Ngai and its not easy... its comical, but not easy or very safe. Stick to two people.

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    HIGHWAY ONE

    by mtncorg Written May 11, 2010

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    Highway 1 runs from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City directly through Hue. This, along with the neighboring narrow-gauge single track rail line, is the most important transportation link in the country. It is said that there is no discernible method to the traffic system in Vietnam, but compared to India or Nepal things seem downright disciplined. Like most of Asia, the horn is constantly used both in warning and sometimes just for the heck of it. There are 86 million people living in Vietnam and wisely the country makes it very difficult for families to own cars. If they used cars instead of motor scooter, chaos would sink the country in lieu of a infrastructure.

    Driving on Highway 1 day after day, I found it amazing that the country could function on such a small road - this is after a lot of money has been sunk into improvements - where vehicles can rarely get out of third gear. I did see new freeway construction - actually probably toll ways - in Ho Chi Minh City but the eventual reconstruction of Highway 1 will be some time in the offing.

    The neighboring narrow-gauge single track line which passes for Vietnam’s rail system was also linked to upgrade stories in papers I read. One project - which cost $54 billion and/or $28 billion in the same article - is supposed to re-engineer the rail system so a trip between Hanoi and Saigon would only take five to ten - again the same article! - hours instead of the present 30-40 hours.

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    Train station

    by Willettsworld Written May 9, 2010
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    Hue train station is at the south-western end of the town off Le Loi and was built by the French colonists during the French Indochina period. The station is influenced by French architecture and is today considered one of the most beautiful railway stations in Vietnam. Destinations include Ninh Binh (205,000d, 12.5 to 13.5 hours, three daily), Vinh (143,000d, up to 10 hours, seven daily), Dong Ha (25,000d, six daily) and Danang (40,000d, 2.5 to four hours, seven daily). A second-class sleeper ticket from Ho Chi Minh City on the much superior 'express' SE2-SE6 train to Hue costs between 588,000 & 740,000 dong depending on the level you're on (1,2 or 3).

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    Paseo con comida incluida

    by elpariente Updated Aug 21, 2009
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    Para visitar el rio del perfume se cogen unas barcas que te hacen todo el recorrido
    Tienen la caracteristica de que en ellas va toda la familia y al salir te preguntan lo que quieres comer y la señora en una parada llama a una barca de remo que la lleva al mercado , compra la comida y luego durante el viaje la prepara

    %To visit the Perfume river there are some boats that you all the way
    It has the characteristic that there is a whole family in the boat and after the departure , they are asking you what do you want to eat and the lady at a call goes on a rowing boat up to the market to buy food and then she prepare it in the boat during the trip

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    Need wheels?

    by stamporama Written Jul 31, 2009

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    Nam Thanh's bike rentals

    Hue is a far bigger place than Hoi An but small enough to go around by bicycle instead of by taxi or xe om, if you'll limit yourself to the vicinity of the citadel and the banks of the Perfume River. However should you wish to rent a bike, rent directly from one of the shops along the street. Hotels normally charge double the cost and they get the bikes from one of these shops anyway.

    So for US$ 2, you could rent a bike for an entire day from Nam Thanh. His shop is on 48 Le Loi St. right in front of the Century Hotel.

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    Biking around Hue

    by DSwede Written Jun 14, 2009

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    Bicycles are readily available and cheap in Hue. You can ride your bike nearly everywhere, but be smart and lock it properly if you leave it unattended.

    You cannot bring a bike into the Forbidden City. But you can bring a bike inside the Citadel. The Citadel is an open network of streets, allowing free traffic, motorized and otherwise.

    I heard that the boats will allow you to bring bikes along, but you may have to negotiate so that they do not try to charge you a bit extra. Bikes are not allowed inside the temple compounds.

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    Bus trip from Hoi An to Hue

    by betska Written Oct 24, 2008

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    The bus picked us up from outside our hotel in Hoi An at lunchtime. The trip to Hue took around 3 hrs with a pit stop half way.

    The scenery was great, following the coast most of the way. We went thru the Hai Van tunnel, so missed the view that we were hoping to see. Have heard that some of the slower tourist buses will stop at the top of the pass.

    The bus trip was US$4 each. Can't remember the name of the bus company.

    A word of warning on arrival in Hue - if you don't have a hotel booked, the touts will actually get on the bus before you have the chance to get out. So finding a room shouldn't be too much of a problem!!!

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  • Hue to Da Nang Airport

    by S-vines Written Jul 16, 2008

    We booked a car transfer from the hotel and it cost us US$65 but very comfortable. But compared to the trip getting to Hue from Hoi An which we paid US$45 - this is expensive. So you might want to ask around.

    Note you should ensure that the price you get include the tolls payable along the way.

    Also, the view on the mountain road between Da Nang and Hue is beautiful, if you take the tunnel you will miss a good part of it. Given the distance, the journey may longer than expected due to the strict speed limits. The mountain way is about 3hrs, by tunnel 2+ hours.

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    Stop and Go Cafe: Tour Guide + Motorbike ride

    by kenningst Updated Apr 21, 2008

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    I contracted their service after getting a tip from a fellow VTers. I enjoyed my trip with them because they are willing to tailor to my requirements and the guide is very experienced. Their standard price is USD 8 but I manage to get it down to USD 7.

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    City by cyclo

    by balhannah Written Mar 21, 2008

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    Nice building
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    I hired a cyclo for an hour, 30000dong. A nice man, could speak english and was informative. He took me past the sights, and stopped for me to take photos. I asked to be dropped off at the market which he did for me.

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    Dragon boats

    by call_me_rhia Updated Jul 26, 2007

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    our dragon boat
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    The boats taking travelers and tourists along the perfume river are called dragon boats, because they are all adorned with dragon designs. Boats come in all shapes, larger ones which can accommodate 10-15 people for cheaper tours, and smaller ones for private tours.

    All these boats are owned by local families, who also live on the boat... and are docked by the riverside in the new part of Hue, where most hotels are. It doesn't matter which boat you take, there's no added luxury to any, since you'll be sitting on plastic chairs, no matter how much or little you have paid.

    If you take a tour by a travel agent (we paid it 5 dollars) a light lunch is included... this is rice and vegetables. The lady of the boat, during the cruise, will come round with a menu... you can choose extra food and she'll hop off at some stage to go buy it... and prepare it for you at lunchtime.

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