If you happen to travel to Hue during Tet Holiday, these Hue Travel tip should be helpful for your planning to Hue, Vietnam.
Transportation to/ within Hue
Participating in traffic on Tet always contains many risks due to fun and partying. Thus, you should equip essential skills to prevent potential risks when driving.
Here are the best solutions for you to drive safely during spring trips:
1. Select a safe transportation
On Tet holiday, there should be a specific plan if you have to go away. The fact that, motorbikes are only suitable for short distances.
Thus, cars will be a quite safe vehicle when choosing a long way. If the distance is over 300km, you should choose to travel by train or plane.
2. Plan ahead
Planning in advance is necessary because it makes you more proactive including the route, price and number of tickets.
Usually, ticket prices including rental motorbike or car, bus, airplane tend to increase up during Tet. Therefore, if you want to save your money and do not hinder your schedule, then build a detailed plan as soon as possible.
Here are our recommendations if you plan to:
- Travel by bus to Hue: book bus tickets at The Sinh Tourist.
- By train to Hue: book your train directly at Vietnam Railway Official website.
- By plane: try the reliable Vietnam airlines or Bamboo airways.
Hue travel guide in and around:
- By motorbike: rent a good motorbike at Dong Xanh Motorbike Rental.
- Bicycle: visit 33 Le Loi Bicycle Shop.
- By private car: book a modern car with English speaking driver at Bee Bee Travel.
3. Prepare well when driving
If you are riding a motorbike, you have to observe and check the vehicle system. You must make sure that It is really safe before operating.
For private car, many company close during Tet holiday, however, if booking ahead of time, Hue private car by Bee Bee Travel can secure you an excellent driver during Tet holiday.
Hue Travel tip for sighteeing
The bad news: many museums, indoors exhibition place and art houses will be closed for at least 4 days, from January 24 Feb 2019 to 29 Feb 2019. However, Hue Imperial City, all Hue Imperial tombs will be open still.
The good news: beach will be empty, cities will be vacant (on the actual date of Tet) – overall a great time for those who enjoy the tranquility.
You can turn both of these news to your advantage, however, by planning your itinerary accordingly: visit the museums and such just before or after Tet, and during Tet, relax yourself or with your loved ones in a walk around Hue Imperial City or sunbathing in Thuan An beach or Lang Co Beach.
Accommodation in Hue
We recommend you to book home stay during Tet Holiday in Hue to best experience with a local host. Here are wonderful home stays with great hosts that we recommend.
Homestay Mosaic Garden
Address: Van Duong village, Thuy Van commune, Huong Thuy town, Hue city.
Price: 200,000 VND-500,000VND/ Night
Homestay Mosaic Garden is designed follow modern and simple architecture. House’s architecture brings the harmony about colors to the whole house. In addition, a friendly host will give you a real feeling of a family.
Hue Lotus Homestay
Address: Minh Mang street, Hue city
Price: 200,000 VND – 300,000 VND/Night/ Adult
Hue Lotus homestay contains the peaceful features of the countryside. Visitors will enjoy the fresh atmosphere and relax the soul while participating in making many art crafts hosted by Hue artisans at this special homestay.
Not only that, Ms. Hang and her family will treat you with many delicious Tet food and traditions.
Book here: Hue Lotus Homestay
Address: 42 Le Huan street, Thuan Hoa ward, Hue city
Price: Around 140,000 VND/ night/ Adult
Tin Tin Hostel gives visitors curiosity about this strange space. This hostel remains a simple, convenient frame with white and beige tones.
Although it is not too large, however, it is very suitable for those who like warmth, friendly. Hence, if you travel alone, you will not feel lonely because of the warmth house.
Also, in case the above options all booked out, try these wonderful hotels which open during Tet holiday in Hue:
Best Hotels in Hue for Tet Holiday
Address: Chu Van An street, Hue city.
Price: Around 500,000 VND/ Adult
Jasmine Hotel is designed with elegant architecture combined with modern and luxurious space. You will be easy to see the peaceful, charming of Huong River from this hotel. Jasmine Hotel will create unforgettable feelings throughout the journey to discover the beauty of past and present in Hue.
Duy Tan Hotel
Address: 12 Hung Vuong street, Phu Hoi Ward, Hue city.
Price: 600,000 VND-800,000 VND/ Adult
Duy Tan Hotel is located in the romantic Hue city center. It achieves 3-star standard equipped with modern facilities and reasonable price. Coming to Duy Tan Hotel Hue, you will enjoy the friendly atmosphere, professional service style of experienced staff.
Food and drink
Don’t worry about the ideal place! Here are best Hue restaurants that open still during Tet holiday.
Address: 11 Phó Đức Chinh, Hue city
Opening hour: 07:00 – 21:00
In the first time visit romantic Hue city, tourists should start at this busy restaurant to enjoy Hue specialties.
Ordering the five-dish set in the menu (120,000 VND) for a speedy lesson of banh khoai, banh beo and nem lui. These are combo three traditional cake in Hue. No doubt, You will enjoy the taste of Hue in every dish.
Address: 16/34 Nguyễn Tri Phương street, Phú Hội Ward, Hue city
Opening hour: 8:00am
The space is quite wide on golden tones to create a warm feeling. In particular, the restaurant with an abundant system of dishes will satisfy any grumpy customer. It’s a cute restaurant hidden in a small alleyway, check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
Shinosushi Japanese Restaurant
Address: 77 Nguyen Sinh Cung street, Hue city.
Opening hour: 13:30-16:00
You are a Japanese tourist or you come from another country who wants to enjoy the taste of traditional Japanese food in dear Hue city. Kyodai Japanese Restaurant is probably the address you should “pocket”.
Le Jardin de la Carambole
Address: 32 Dang Tran Con street, Thuan Hoa ward, Hue city.
Opening hour: 08:00-22:00
Les Jardins De La Carambole is located in a colonial-era villa. Coming to here, diners can enjoy authentic French, Italian, Vietnamese cuisine in a classy space. Especially, visitors can enjoy the romantic beauty of Perfume River and Hue City Centre from this restaurant.
It will not be difficult if you want to find entertainment location in Hue during this time because Bar will open during Tet holiday.
Here are a list of bars in Hue for you
- DMZ Bar, 60 Le Loi street, Phu Hoi ward, Hue city. Opening hour: 07:30-02:00
- Rustic Bar and kitchen, 46 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue city. Opening hour: 16:00- 00:00
- Cococlub, 53 Ham Nghi, Hue city. Opening hour: 06:30-22:30
- Brown Eyes, 56 Chu Van An, Phu Hoi ward, Hue city. Opening hour: 17:00-00:00
We hope these travel tip to Hue will help you have a safe journey while exposing to our unique culture of Hue.
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