Tour Code: AEEC – 03
Type of Tour: Eco tour
Duration: Half day
Itinerary: Thanh Tien Village – Sinh Village – Thuy Bieu Village
Advantage: Cycling, Boat cruise, visits, discovering the daily life of local people relaxing foot massage with medicinal herbs, cooking classes and lunch at local family house.
PACKAGE PRICE IN USD PER PERSON: $ 20
Speaking guide supplement: $ 20/group
- Children (6-12 years): 50% of adult fare
- Children (4-5 years): 25% of adult fare
- Children under 4 years: free
THE PRICE INCLUDED:
- Entrance ticket to the villages, Boat and bicycle
- Lunch on boat
THE PRICE EXCLUDED:
- Personal expenses and other expenses that are not mentioned in the program
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Embarking on boat for cruise along the poetic Perfume River. You will see daily activities of the inhabitants on the shores of beautiful original scenery. Boarding at the old wharf Vinh Bao and local market. Vinh Bao was a very important sea port of Hue in 17th century. Most of old houses in this village were massively destructed. Nowadays, the regional council of Pas de Calais has funded to restore 5 old houses over 200 years old.
Keep biking to Sinh village – about 9 km east of Hue city located in Phu Vang district, Thua Thien Hue province. This village is famous for have been as well-known as Dong Ho folk painting dating more than 4 centuries.
Ride to Thanh Tien village, visits the house of painter, artist Than Van Huy to learn cultural characteristics of a traditional house of Hue people with typical architecture of geomancy. Thanh Tien paper flower village now not has only brought bright colors and spiritual beauty to family in Hue every New Year but also features a unique village culture in the ancient capital of Hue.
Come back on boat for cruise along the poetic Perfume River you can see a pavilion that the king and royal family used to have bath. You also experience the daily life of local people as well as contemplate the beauty of landscapes and fill your heart and mind with fresh air. Main destination of our journey is the iconic Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda) which was built in 1601 – the symbol of Hue city.
Continue our trip to Thuy Bieu village which is the cradle of Hue’s culture. Thuy Bieu is about 6 km from the city center still intently maintaining the tradition.
Then you will be warmly welcomed by a local family and enjoy a cup of green tea before visiting one of three most ancient houses.
Keep cycling toward Thuy Bieu village along verdant paths; you can see local people’s daily life. Thuy Bieu village has been well-known with its immense grapefruit gardens, which its grapefruit is different from other species throughout VietNam. It’s smaller but sweeter and known under the name of Thanh Tra people which was only provided for the Royal Family. Have a nice biking and walking around quiet Thuy Bieu Village, feeling the comfortable relax in a friendly air of local.
Arriving Thuy Bieu and joining cooking class, you will prepare lunch by yourself with our chief’s instruction to make hue specialties.
Have lunch with Hue traditional dishes you have just cooked.
Relax by steeping your foot in medicinal herb water – a traditional therapeutic practice.