Day tour from $ 59 | Single traveller $75
All included Electric bicycle ride + Guide
This original half day tour is dedicated to the Hue’s traditional foody history, experiencing some of its famous dishes from market to mouth! Beginning near the old town we’ll visit Dong Ba market and introduce you to the vibrant colors and smells of the fresh produce from surrounding countryside. We’ll then take an amazing tour around the canals surrounding the Citadel giving you a new perspective on this majestic structure. You get to participate in a workshop with locals in Lua Bao village, famous for production of banh uot, the main ingredient in some of Hue’s most recognized dishes. We’ll take you to nearby Truc Lam Pagoda on route to lunch, where you can enjoy banh uot dishes prepared by experts.
8:30AM / 13:30PM : Please be a ready meeting point in Hue city ( mentioned on service ticket by email confirmation).
01. Dong Ba Market
Dong Ba is the biggest commercial center of Thua Thien Hue Province and the adjacent regions.
02. Citadel Canals
Hue Citadel is an original combination embracing traditional Vietnamese architectural principles, Oriental philosophy, the Chinese principles of Yin and Yang and of the five basic elements of the earth, together with an influence drawn from Vauban-styled architecture of military in the Occident.
03. Truc Lam Pagoda
Hidden in peaceful corner, discover an ancient pagoda.
04. Lua Bao Village ‘Banh Uot’ workshop
“Banh Uot” was maintain through 3 decades in this small village. When coming to workshop, you will discover how it made and have it for lunch at the end.
- Electric Smiles Electric bike rental.
- Professional tour guide- Helmet, water bottle holder, entrance fees (where applicable)
- Coffee, lunch or dinner and one non-alcoholic drink.
Tips, personal insurance, personal expenditure or additional food and drink not mentioned above, basket, raincoat
What do I need to know?
During the period November to March it is advisable to pack rainwear and warm clothing, your camera and lots of batteries.
During the period April to November it is advisable to a pack light rainwear. Furthermore bring your camera and lots of batteries. A wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and other sun protection is advisable.
How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft overnight bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage or at our booking office.....
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