Half-Day Tour Of Thuy Bieu Eco-Village From Hue

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in central Hue
  • Return Details :
    Hotels in central Hue

Overview

Disconnected from Hues bustling centre, Thuy Bieu is an example where traditions, sustainability and gaining an insight in ancient values are preserved inside a village compound. A blessing for those seeking some Vietnamese serenity for just half a day.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local

Know More about this tour

Thuy Bieu is an ancient village renowned for its cultural heritage and rustic greenery. There are plenty of well-preserved communal and ancestral houses where the aesthetic wooden architectures and Feng Shui-based immense gardens suggest a mingling of the delicate art of living and the deep rooted local traditions. Aside from its strong lineage to its deeply-rooted traditions and heritage as well forming a green place for serenity outside Hue, Thuy Bieu makes for an excellent, relaxing and meaningful half day trip within short distance from downtown Hue.

We will leave in the early morning from your Hue hotel and drive through the rural land scape in the direction of Thuy Bieu (translated as Bottle of Water, linked to its proximity to the Perfume River). Guests who enjoy a relaxing day out and about have made the right choice ample time is available to enjoy the local scenery as you move by bicycle from your hotel to Thuy Bieu. The concept of creating and preserving of times of a bygone era, in close proximity of the village, has resulted in the creation of this place of serenity and gives you ample opportunities to explore some typical heritage closely linked to the rise and fall of the Nguyen dynasties. Honored traditions such as handicrafts are still handed over from generation to generation and families still cherish the more traditional means of agriculture. Particularly the hands-on experiences, from tasting seasonal fruit or get a one-on-one introduction into mastering local handicraft are among the most sought-after highlights with your guide alongside you and explaining the importance of this for society and bringing a slice of ancient Vietnam over to its visitors. During this half day excursion, a home-hosted meal is included.

This leisurely cycling tours (maximum 10 kilometers) on peaceful shady paths, meeting local family, tasting seasonal local fruit (Like the sweet Thanh Tra, a kind of pomelo which boasts refined fragrance and green skin which used to offer to the royal family), getting your hands dirty when trying out your local handicraft skills and above all, helping to prepare a local lunch are unforgettable delights thoughtfully designed for a relaxing but enriching experience. After pedaling around and following your guide, cruising the poetic Huong River back to your Hue hotel makes it a worthwhile ending the day out and about.

Inclusions

  • A half day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.
  • Transportation by and use of a well-maintained bicycle during the tour, complete with helmet.
  • Use of a well-maintained bicycle during the tour, complete with helmet
  • Short boat ride towards Hue
  • All entrance and donation fees for visits as mentioned in the description.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Local-hosted meal at a home is included (food only)

Exclusions

  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.
  • Compulsory Christmas and/or New Year dinner at included hotels
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included: this includes mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 02 people per booking is required

Minimum age is 13 years

This tour is operated on private transfer basis from and to the starting point but will join with other customers on tour.

The majority of the tour is done by bicycle, including pick-up and drop-off to your centrally-located Hue property.

Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside Hues City Centre and from the Pilgrimage Village outside Hue. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside the capital, harbour and the Hues Airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.

The boat and bicycle tour in and around this eco-village are approximately 10 kilometres in length. Customers who prefer to tour around the village by cyclo, additional charged are to be paid on spot.

Customers are advised that during the TET celebrations (celebration of Vietnamese New Year), excursions and tours may be subject to supplementary charges and/or may see longer waiting times than normal.

We will do all possible to comply with any dietary requirements during this excursion; it may not always be possible to confirm your wishes in advance based on the choice of local restaurant.

Due to the nature of this tour, we regret to inform you that this excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users. Guests are advised that some walking is required during this excursion; we always ensure that we take the most comfortable ways from the entrance of the sight to the sight itself.

Customers booking this this leisurely bicycle tour may expect some light hills, unequal terrain and/or some bike carrying along the way. A minimal degree of fitness may be needed to enjoy this excursion to the fullest.

We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.

Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.

Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.

It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 48 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 48 hours may be on request.

In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 48 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.