This adventure will leave you wanting more!
Minimum Age: 15 Year(s)
Together with the magnificent monuments and heritage sites, Hue has a lot of untouched area where you can seek for the authentic life and culture of the local people. The pathway with lots of curves surrounded with the picturesque landscapes through the heritage site to the countryside makes your cycling trip so exclusive and unforgettable. Noticeably, you will have a chance to visit Thanh Toan Village where the famous tile-roofed Thanh Toan Bridge is located. It is not only an ancient architectural remain with highly historic and cultural values but also a tourist attraction. The bridge has stood there over 2 centuries with lots of ups and downs of the history and it is also the place where the local residents come to find their relieved moments resting and looking over the endless rice field.
8:00 AM: Tourist guide picks you up at your hotel and then start biking to the villages on the green shaded roads, passing by the public houses along the rivers, canals and through the rice fields to the first stop Thanh Thuy Chanh village with Thanh Toan Bridge, agricultural museum. Taking a walk around the village to see how the local life is and most remarkably the domestic market.
After visiting Thanh Toan, we continue biking to Khai Dinh Tomb – a memorial of the 12th king of Nguyen Dynasty. Unlike Hue’s other tombs, the grandiose concrete structure, built between 1920 and 1931, is a synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements. Even the stony faces of the Mandarin honor guards are endowed with a mixture of both features.
In the afternoon, you will take a bike ride to The Citadel Complex of Hue, which was built up and operated by Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945, is now among the most valuable relics of the Hue ancient Capital – the World Cultural Heritage.
The last place to visit is Thien Mu Pagoda built in 1601 in a pine forest by Perfume River is one of the oldest and prettiest pagodas of Vietnam. Walking around to enjoy the peacefulness and the strange stories of this pagoda. Take a nice dragon boat trip on Perfume River back to the city center. Tour finish at hotel around 5:00 PM