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Perfume River, Hue

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Fragrant flowers from nearby orchards drop into the gently streaming water of Perfume River, giving it a specific aroma and a peculiar name. The meandering river originates in the Truong Dong Mountains and runs very slowly for 30 km (18.6 mi), until it darkens, deepens, and hastens near the Ngoc Tran Mountain. Go on a boat excursion to observe the surrounding villages and colorful natural wonders. Some boaters may insist on selling you their wares and souvenirs, so either prepare to bargain, or kindly refuse their persistent offers. Put Perfume River at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hue travel itinerary maker.
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  • I didn't thing it was a "must" but if you have the time, take the time and ride on the perfume river and over to the Citadel. The boat locals will try to sell you stuff during your boat ride but just ...  more »
  • We had a boat trip from the city to the pagoda and it's not worth it. Except for the fact that it is a wide river, there's nothing to see along the way. Instead we got a sales trip. The wife of the bo...  more »
  • If you want to avoid uncomfortable situation then don't go on a private boat trip with the locals. Be careful also if your hotel recommend this tour. They charge you around 500k while the locals only ...  more »