The annual Hue balloon fest themed ‘The Beauty of Hue Citadel‘ is taking place at Ham Nghi Yard inside the magnificent Hue Citadel from April 13 to 20, as part of the Hue Festival 2023. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the beauty of Hue Citadel while enjoying a hot-air balloon ride!

Twelve gigantic hot-air balloons will soar into the heavens above the city during this year’s festival.

Domestic and international tourists can enjoy two different types of aerial experiences in Hue City: tethered balloon rides and free-floating ones. With tethered rides, visitors are able to take in the stunning views of the city while still being firmly rooted to the ground. On the other hand, free-floating rides provide an unparalleled sense of adventure, allowing travelers to drift through the air and marvel at the beauty of Hue City from up above.

A free-floating balloon ride is priced at VND4 million (approximately US$171) for a duration of 40-60 minutes.

Notably, the rides start at 6:00 am every day, with up to three passengers and a pilot on board a balloon, allowing visitors to admire the breathtaking scenery of the city at dawn.

A tethered balloon ride is an experience that is truly unforgettable! For just VND200,000 ($8.5) per passenger, you can soar up to a height of five minutes. Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding area as you drift through the sky. Make sure to bring along your camera and capture the breathtaking scenery! Book your balloon ride today and enjoy a unique and thrilling adventure.

The exciting activity of watching balloons soar up to 20-30 meters is available from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm every day! Be sure to come and witness this amazing spectacle.

The festival will also feature an exciting electronic dance music show, featuring the participation of renowned rappers and artists.

The upcoming food festival in Hue is set to offer tourists a wide array of Hue specialties and local delicacies. Held at the Thua Thien-Hue Sports Center between May 5th and June 5th, this festival is sure to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend! With the opportunity to sample dishes from the region, visitors will be able to experience the unique flavors of Hue cuisine. So, mark your calendars and get ready for a delicious journey of exploration through the culinary delights of Hue.

The festival will feature an array of 20 different booths, each offering an array of delicious dishes and flavors. From local specialties to international cuisines, every tastebud will be tantalized!

Statistics from the Thua Thien-Hue Department of Tourism revealed that the province welcomed an impressive 2.05 million tourists in 2022, representing a staggering 296 percent increase when compared to 2021. Local media reported the impressive figures, showing that the province has become an increasingly popular tourist destination.

Of the total, 263,000 international visitors traveled to the province last year.

The province aims to welcome 3-3.5 million tourists in 2023.

To achieve this goal, the province will launch a variety of tourism programs and services, as well as develop new tourism products, in order to attract vacationers.

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Excitement is building for the upcoming Hue International Balloon Festival, giving balloonists, sky lovers, and adventure seekers a unique opportunity to take hot-air balloon rides and marvel at the stunning panoramic views of the Hue Imperial Citadel City in Thua Thien-Hue Province, central Vietnam.

The annual Hue balloon fest themed ‘The Beauty of Hue Citadel’, which takes place at Ham Nghi Yard inside the Hue Citadel from April 13 to 20, is part of the Hue Festival 2023.

Twelve large hot-air balloons will soar into the sky above the city during this year’s festival.

Domestic and international tourists alike can experience the beauty of Hue City through either tethered hot air balloon rides or free-floating ones. With either option, they can admire the stunning skyline and other majestic views from high up in the sky.

A free-floating balloon ride is priced at VND4 million (US$171) for a duration of 40-60 minutes. Enjoy the majestic views of the sky as you float through the air for an unforgettable experience.

Notably, the rides start at 6:00 am every day, with up to three passengers and a pilot on board a balloon, allowing visitors to admire the stunning scenery of the city at the break of dawn.

A tethered balloon ride costs VND200,000 ($8.5) per passenger for five minutes. Enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience as you ascend into the sky, taking in the stunning views of the landscape below.

The activity, in which balloons will soar to an altitude of 20-30 meters, is available from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm every day.

The festival will also feature an electronic dance music show, with the participation of multiple famous rappers and artists.

The food festival in Hue is an event not to be missed! Held at the Thua Thien-Hue Sports Center between May 5 and June 5, it promises to be a delicious experience for tourists. With a wide array of Hue specialties and local delicacies, visitors will be able to sample the unique flavors of the city and its surrounding areas. So come and join us at this one-of-a-kind event and discover the culinary delights Hue has to offer!

The fest will feature an incredible selection of 20 booths, each offering a unique and delicious array of dishes.

Statistics from the Thua Thien-Hue Department of Tourism have revealed that the province welcomed an impressive 2.05 million travelers in 2022, representing an incredible 296 percent increase compared to the previous year. Local media have reported on the impressive figures, showcasing the province’s potential as a popular tourism destination.

Of the total, 263,000 international visitors traveled to the province last year.

The province aims to welcome 3-3.5 million tourists arrivals in 2023.

To meet this goal, the province will launch a variety of tourism programs and services, as well as create new tourism products to attract tourists. This will help to boost the local economy and encourage people to explore the area. Additionally, the province will work to ensure that these programs and services are accessible and safe for all visitors.

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