Explore the tranquil beauty and magic of Hue Vietnam when you go on an exciting ecotour that introduces you to life outdoors. You’ll enjoy the gentle exercise of bicycling through scenic areas; you will fish beside seasoned locals; and learn how to prepare delicious dishes you can recreate at home. This vacation, indulge in fresh air and the simple life.
- 6 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 8:30 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English,Vietnamese
Set your sights on Hue, Vietnam if you’re anxious to get your share of culture and adventure. Here, old meets new and the Perfume River runs through it all. Remnants of feudal empires remain, and most notably include the UNESCO-listed tombs and an ancient citadel. Architecturally stunning pagodas and exquisite cuisine are also in ample supply.
Vietnam’s Outdoor Living
Venture outside of the city centre, and you’ll find yourself in tranquil fishing villages dotted with rice paddies and other agricultural endeavors. Here, locals enjoy a simpler way of live, closer to nature as they earn their keep and sustenance from the land. Get acquainted with their everyday with the following pleasant itinerary:
Ecotour Staff will pick you up from your hotel in Hue Center City and take you to your tour’s check-in point. You will then check your bicycle, warm-up, and begin the first leg of your adventures.
You will bicycle to Thanh Toan Village — home of the famous “Thanh Toan Tiled Roof Bridge.” Built over two centuries again, this bridge continues to be lovingly cared for by local villagers. As you make your way tot the bridge, you’ll pass by the hustle and bustle of the morning market, emerald green rice fields, gracious family temples, and observe daily life as you zigzag your way through town.
Arrive at Thanh Toan Eco Home for a rest break and welcome beverage. You will then walk and bike along a canal; meet the friendly farmers of the local market,;cross the incredible Thanh Toan Tile Roof Bridge; and visit the Thanh Toan Museum, where you will learn about Vietnames life, culture, and agricultural tools.
Time to hit the water and work your arms as you help a villager row a boat along the Nhu Y River. Enjoy taking the scenic route before you learn why traditional methods such as fishing traps, net casting, and more are still the tools of the trade. Then, try your hand at catching your own fish alongside the pros.
Return to the Eco Home where farmers will teach you about the cultivation of vegetables including fiber melon, gourd, Malabar spinach, and morning glory. Then you will participate in farming activities with them.
Time to pair your fishing and agricultural skills with a cooking class. Learn the traditional ways of preparing three of Hue’s most beloved specialities. Make sure you cook these dishes with care, because you will be enjoying them (and additional dishes) for lunch.
Enjoy one more bicycle ride through this tranquil land as you make your way back to Hue, officially ending your Thanh Toan Village excursion.
Tasty Meals, Precious Memories
This vacation, slow down and soak in the experience. Enjoy bicycle rides in fresh air, stunning architecture, friendly people, wonderful meals, and more when you add this unique adventure to your Vietnam itinerary. It’s easy to unplug when your Anywhere Local Expert manages your tours, accommodations, and transportation. Explore Vietnam’s charming villages when you add this add this biking, fishing, and cooking excursion to your travel itinerary now!
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8h30: “Thanh Toan Eco Tour” staff will pick you up at your hotel around Hue Center City and take you to the appointment point. Check your bike, warm up and let join the trip with us.
8h45: Start biking to Thanh Toan Village where the famous “Thanh Toan Tiled Roof Bridge” is located. On the way, you can’t help surprising to catch the images of the bustling morning local market, the green rice fields, majestic family temples as well as the daily life of local people crossing the zigzag path of the village.
10h00: Arrive at Thanh Toan Tile roof Bridge – a truly unique ancient bridge in Vietnam, and visit Thanh Toan Museum with a wide variety of agricultural tools exhibited to explain the details of Vietnamese life and culture.
10h30: Row the boat with the villager on Nhu Y River to enjoy spectacular sceneries and explore how they catch the fish by using some old tools such as fishing trap, casting net, etc. After observing, you can join hand with them to catch your own fish.
Get back to our “Eco Home” where you can see around the vegetable garden with many kinds grown by local farmer such as: Malabar spinach, gourd, fiber melon, winter melon, fig…
12h00: Join cooking class to learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Hue specialties . After the lesson, enjoy what you have just cooked and some other dishes
13h30 - 14h00: Ride back to the city. End of your Eco trip to Thanh Toan village and see you again