Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Hue Perfume River Cruise is a two days off-the-beaten path itinerary we provide for you trip in Hue. The overnight cruise offers the chance to visit major highlights of Hue while staying on board of the comfortable boat-house Hue Perfume River Emotion.
DAY 1: DRAGON BOAT CRUISE ON HUE PERFUME RIVER
Around 08: 00 AM our tour guide will pick you at your hotel for the Perfume River Emotion cruise. Embark on boat at Thien Mu Pagoda wharf, check in and visit Thien Mu pagoda.
Visit Sinh village where people make folk painting for worshiping, then walking or cycling through colorful flower gardens and green rice fields. Visit Thanh Tien Village – where paper flowers are made to worship Kitchen God on 23th Dec of lunar month every year.
Back to the boat for lunch while cruising to enjoy Hue’s scenery on river bank.
Arrive a quiet Thuy Bieu village – 6.5 km from the city centre – a laidback village famous for growing the Thanh Tra fruit (a kind of small pomelo), visit many garden houses, a unique feature of Hue countryside, and enjoy a nice walking and biking around the village. Visit an old communal house, pass by several ancient ancestral temples and communicate with local people. Visit an incense making family and discover the daily life of local people while they are working strenuously with joy and enthusiasm. You may also join their activities: talking and drinking tea with them.
Back to Thuy Bieu restaurant, relax by steeping your foot in herbal water – a traditional therapeutic practice and enjoy excellent massage by blind people.
In the evening, join our cooking class and prepare dinner by yourself with our chief’s instruction. Have dinner with dishes you have just cooked.
Overnight on board.
DAY 2: DISEMBARKATION
You will have breakfast while enjoying the magnificent sunrise on Perfume River. Disembark at Thien Mu Pagoda wharf, end of tour at around 08:00 am.