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.