– Scenic cruise along Perfume River by Dragon Boat
– Practice making Incens, painting and making pomelo skin jam
– Hue City is well known for its ancient houses. This tour will introduce visitors to one of these
houses with living witnesses and exhibits.
– Relax your feet with the herbal foot bath after the cycling trip is among tourist activities in response.
– Cycling from downtown Hue to Thuy Bieu village under the shady canopy is both beneficial
exercise for your health and environmentally friendly action.
Tour guide, bicycle, dragon boat and experience on Thuy Bieu village, lunch and bottled water, travel insurance.
Drinks during the meal, sportive bicycle, other personal expenses, tip for tour guide and driver.
Thuy Bieu Village is an ancient village situated on the southern bank of Perfume River. Merely 7km from Hue city centre, Thuy Bieu is a hidden gem of untouched nature and culture and is mostly famous for its mild sweet Thanh Tra, a special kind of pomelo with refined fragrance and green skin.
8h30: Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue. Departure to Thuy Bieu village from Toa Kham boat station. Having 1 hour dragon boat ride on romantic upstream perfume river. Its time to admire the real lives of Hue people on the river banks.
9h30: Upon arriving Thuy Bieu Wharf, you will cycle through shady pomelo farm to the first place of Thuy Bieu eco village tour: Luong Quan temple. This is arepresentative village hall construction that worshiping the Tutelary and ancestors who have found and lived here hundreds years ago. Visiting here give you the solemn and ancient feel. Also, you will be admired the yin-yang architecture, carving of dragon-horse shapes.
10h00: Visit incense making family to discover and experience the daily life of local people of Thuy Bieu village. They are working strenuously with the deep passion and enthusiasm. The incense sticks here are forming from different kind of aromas, including the popular agarwood, cinnamon and pine. In order to make good incense, they cover a small stick of bamboo which has been dyed and dried with a mix of scented powder. The products were handmade a long time ago and now people use machines to make more sticks to enhance quantity.
10h30: The next activity to do in Thuy Bieu eco village tour is visiting Ruong House. This is kind of apartment house in Thuy Bieu village Hue and alsorepresents as the typical architecture of the city which has the system over 150 years old. The owner will introduce the house while we taseting green tea.
11h00: Continue visiting painting family to see the countryside painting art of the young local artists. The paintings here mainly reflect an aspiration for a peaceful, happy and prosperous life and often depict the animals in people’s lives such as cows, pigs, dogs, cats and chickens. Obviously, you should not miss the chance to try your drawing talent to make your own painting products.
11h30: It’s time to relax your feet after a 4-hour ride. You will have 30 minutes of herbal foot bath.
12h00: Enjoy a local lunch in the garden. Dishes are made from local ingredients by skillful hand of women of poetic Hue. Then take a rest.
13h00: You will learn how to make pomelo skin jam under the guidance of the house owner. Then you can enjoy what you make.
13h30: Leave Thuy Bieu village and come back to the city by car. Don’t forget to say thank to the friendly people and skillful women, who gave you an impressive experience in Vietnam countryside.
14h00: Drop at your hotel. Finish the tour. Thank you and see you next time.