Now that you know what Tet is and traditions practiced during Tet, let’s see our ideas below of how you can make it a memorable Tet holiday in Hue.
Before New Year Eve: 20 Jan – 25 Jan 2020
Visit flower market in front of Hue Citadel
If you happen to arrive in Hue in one of those days, walking with family or friend to the Hue Citadel will fill you with spring’s colors and fragrance.
Visitors will immerse themselves in a colorful picture of hundreds of flowers in the market. There are many photo opportunity taken and food corners around the area.
Discovering Hue Imperial City
Traveling in Hue, visitors should not miss a walking tour in Hue Imperial City. Especially, this Hue attractions will be decorated with stunning flower pots as a way to show respect to our Nguyen Emperors from local residents.
Spending an afternoon to conquer Hue Citadel, you certainly will not disappoint if you are a fan of history.
Best to book a tour guide service at the ticket booth or consider booking a Hue Walking Tour in Imperial City here.
New Year’s Eve: 25 Jan 2020
Watch firework at Ngo Mon square
Visitors not only enjoy the old beauty from the royal palaces but also witness 1000 fireworks at Ngo Mon Square at midnight of 4 February. It will be the performances with careful investment in quality, full of promising to tourists in this Tet holiday 2019.
Address: Ngo Mon Square, Hue Citadel.
Time: New Year Eve
You can see the map here
After New Year’s Eve: 25 Jan – 29 Jan 2020
Pray for your health at Thien Mu pagoda
For a long time, going to the pagoda at the beginning of the year has become a cultural feature of Vietnamese people.
In particular, Thien Mu Pagoda seems to have become a symbol of Hue where attracts a large number of tourists every Tet holiday.
Coming to Thien Mu Pagoda, visitors not only enjoy the ancient beauty, the poetic of the Huong River but also listen to the mysterious stories and myths about pagodas to understand about the magical land.
Book a Tet Food Tour with Home visit
If you are in Hue during Tet and wonder how Vietnamese celebrate their Lunar New Year holiday, this is a wonderful option for you.
This special Hue Food Tour is a cultural and experiential tour unlike any other in Hue. You get the chance to visit a local host family home and participate in their ritual tradition in one of their first 5 days of Lunar New Year.
Especially, a feast that has the most delicious Tet food will be a treat for you to reward your keen of learning and curiosity for Vietnamese Tet holiday.
Ring peace bell at Huyen Tran Cong Chua temple
In the warm atmosphere of spring, it’s easy to see images of domestic and foreign tourists on the roads leading to Huyen Tran Cong Chua temple.
Known as a pilgrimage site for peace lovers, Huyen Tran Temple has become a must-visit fo local residents on their many first day of New Year.
You can also come here to take the challenge of climbing on top of Huyen Tran mountain to ring the peace bell wishing for a new year of joy and peace in the world.
Address: 151 Thien Thai, Hue city
Time opening: 07:00
Entrance fee: 50,000 VND/ Adult
Try you luck in Chi Lang Gia Hoi town
If the imperial city of Hue and the tomb of the Nguyen dynasties are the remnants of the old dynasty in the past, the Chi Lang-Gia Hoi road ( see map) is the “imprint” that still not faded of the residents in magic land. Nowadays, on Chi Lang street, many historical relics for Hue cultural flow are still preserved.
In here, you can visit Phuoc Kien and Quang Dong Assembly Hall to try your luck. This is a custom many local residents do as well. If you wonder where it is, read this article about Chi Lang Gia Hoi here.
Cycle to Thanh Thuy Chanh village
The journey takes us to a peaceful countryside with fresh air and leaves the bustling city. Moreover, Thanh Thuy Chanh village is famous for the image of Thanh Toan Japanese Covered bridge.
In particular, coming to Thanh Toan Tile Bridge in Tet holiday, visitors will participate in the “Country Market Festival” and enjoy the Bai Choi Game which promise you a great experience during Tet holiday in Hue.
Book a tour to Thanh Toan bridge during Tet holiday here.
Are you ready experience Tet Holiday in Hue?
Come join us now for many wonderful activities in Hue during our Lunar New Year festival! You will have the opportunity to fully experience traditional Hue cuisine with Tet Food Tour and explore any corner of this beautiful city with local friend.
If you have question or need a company during Tet, do not hesitate to contact Bee Bee Travel now for a joyful time in Hue.