THUY BIEU ECO VILLAGE TOUR ITINERARY BY BICYCLE AND BOAT
Thuy Bieu eco village is an eco village located along the upstream bank of romantic Perfume River. It’s a hidden charm of untouched nature and culture of the city. With the slogan of “Explore the hidden Viet Nam” Hidden Land Travel would love to invite you to Thuy Bieu eco village tour by bicycle & boat.
1. Scenic Cruise along Perfume River by Dragon Boat
2. Enjoy lunch and chat with local people
3. Practice making Incense and rice cake and painting
4. Visit temple of Elephant and Ho Quyen Arena
THUY BIEU ECO VILLAGE TOUR ITINERARY
IN THE MORNING
8:00.am. Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue. After brefing the Itinerary, he will teaches you some basic Vietnamese words to communicate with locals. Start Thuy Bieu eco village tour by cycling to 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.
9:30 am. 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.
9:45 am. 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.
10:15 am. 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 100 years old. The owner will introduce the house while we taseting green tea.
Also, at here you will have chance to experience making sesame candy with their exclusive method. The taste is really unique and delicious than anywhere. Then take a look around the local garden and enjoy various kinds of typical fruits of Hue and Viet Nam. Especially, visitors have chance to trysweet pomelo which boasts refined fragrance and green skin which used to offer to the royal family.
Enjoying local lunch at the local family after visiting Ruong House. The foods here are the special, traditional dishes which are really delicious with Hue foods You will be totally enjoyed in such a simplest way. There are many types of specilities which are suitable for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. It’s time for you to have fun times and to chat with locals to know more about their daily life.
IN THE AFTERNOON
12:30 pm. Continue Thuy Bieu eco village visiting painting familyto 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!
1:00 pm. Keepgoing on the trip to ancient Temple of Elephant in our interesting Hue bike tour. This is truly a unique relic of Hue city. According to legends, here is the where an elephant die after the death of his host.
1:30 pm. Visit Ho Quyen Arena, a real Colosseum-Roman arena within Hue city. The arena was built in 1830 with an aim for the entertainment of the Emperors, the royal family and mandarins.
2:30 pm. Cycling back to Hue city and drop at your hotel. Finish Thuy Bieu eco village tour by bicycle & boat.
- Entrance fees
- Dragon boat
- English speaking tour guide
- Personal expenses