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David Duyen N.

Hue, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam

Dear all valued clients, Warmest Greetings from David - Hue, Vietnam!

My name is David. I was born and raised at Hue city - the former capital of Vietnam from 1802 - 1945 in the central area of Vietnam. I have understood very thoroughly about Feudalism and most aspects of Feudalism. I have worked as an English speaking tour guide in Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, DMZ as well as different regions in Vietnam for 10 years and have been highly recommended by many clients all over the world. I have been trained very well with many important skills for working: Public speaking and Narration; Problem Solving; Language (English); Organizational and Leadership; Communication; Memory and Storytelling; Humor; Passion; Flexibility; Punctuality; Sensitivity. I have also been as an English teacher, translator and interpreter which have helped me understand my valued customers very easily and have good communication for language (English).

Moreover, I love my green country so much and I am proud of its amazing nature, deep orient culture blended with local traditional customs and long rich history. For such reasons, I have joined in ToursByLocals family to bring travellers a deeper history, people, architectures and everything in Vietnam with unforgettable memories and interesting experience. I offer private shore excursions, day trips and tour packages to discover all the beauties and hidden charms of Central Vietnam.

With my tours, every tour is private; go at your own pace; benefit from local's knowledge and every tour is customizable. I guarantee a local perspective that will give you and your family once in a lifetime experience. Please browse this profile to explore some of the special itineraries and testimonials from fellow travelers. Contact me today!


You could plan your holiday in advance with David who is always prompt with his reply. A very caring, helpful and flexible guide! Grateful that we had him for our trip to Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang as the rain was heavy from the typhoon. Given the situation we weren't worried about the journey to our next destination. Message to ensure we were fine in our hotel as it was raining heavily with some floods during our visit. Recommended dinners according to our budget and lunches provided were good. Provided water for the trip and the van had wifi which was great! I'll be having him for my guide to North Vietnam in January. Thanks David from the 14 of us from Singapore!

We are writing today to especially commend one of your guide, David who put his heart and soul into making every minute of our time with him a joy. He was extremely well informed, his English was excellent, his attention to our special needs was amazing and his ability to make small adjustments to our itinerary to suit our particular likes, even when it took a lot of extra time and effort, was outstanding. He made sure to include extra walking which we love, even when it meant making phone calls and shifting times. He ensured that we enjoyed authentic food and that we had lots of tips for our free days. He was warm and welcoming and made us feel really at home in your wonderful country. We can't praise him enough! He is absolutely the best guide we've ever had and deserves to be recognized for his commitment and excellent abilities.

We were lucky enough to have read previous reviews and to have touched base with David re a tour of Hue. Half way through the morning, which included a great visit to a local market and an agricultural museum, my Husband decided that David would be the perfect guide to the DMZ. David added this to the itinerary, showing the flexibility we so appreciated. The tour was great. Basically, with his advice, we saw the three sights we wanted to see, and did so in comfort. We were impressed with his knowledge and lovely personality and took his advice from then on. Highly recommended.

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The two of us spent an astounding two and a half days with David - he had spectacular suggestions as to what to see (Hue, DMZ, local markets and culinary ideas) and readily cared for our needs, preferences, and schedule. He knows a great deal about what he was showing us, and related it to history of interest to us. He was extremely responsive and helpful by e-mail in planning our time together. We recommend him highly for an excellent, creative, personalized tour. His English is accented but very clear.
Edward Ordman

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- International Tour Guide Licence by Tourism Authority of Vietnam (TAV).
- B. A in English in Hue University of Foreign Languages, Vietnam.


DRIVER: I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
CLOTHES: Your knees and shoulders must be covered when we visit temples, Royal tombs, Hue Citadel.

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