HUE THANH TOAN VILLAGE – DAM CHUONG LAGOON
Visit Thanh Toan covered bridge, interesting local market and traditional agricultural museum
Visit one fishing family in Tam Giang area to learn lifestyle of local people, children, different kinds of fishing traps, nets, gears …
Boat cruise on Tam Giang Lagoon to daily fishing activities, corral system, stilt houses on the Lagoon … to see how beautiful and peaceful the Lagoon is
Tour details: Your guide and driver pick up you at your hotel to explore the rural countryside surrounding Hue. Leaving the former Royal Capital to Thanh Toan village, a quintessential Vietnamese village with a picturesque covered Japanese-style bridge built during the reign of Emperor Le Hien Tong in the mid-18th century. Your guide will explain the history behind the bridge plus there will be time to visit the village’s small museum and interact with the local population.
Continuing to Damchuong Lagoon, an ancient village with more than 600 years of history. Of note is the village temple, which was recognised as a national relic in 1994 and typical of the architectural style during the Nguyen Dynasty period, and the nearby local market. But the highlight for many is the wonderfully situated Chuon lagoon. A world away from the regular tourist circuit and part of the breathtaking Tam Giang lagoon system, Chuon lagoon is an important source of fishing and income for the local residence. Boarding a small motorised sampan, you will cruise around this peaceful pool of water, joint catching fish with fishermand, stopping at stilt houses here and there to meet with local families and learn about their daily lives. Have lunch at Tam Giang Lgoon, enjoy a simple yet delicious brunch of Khoai Cake (Hue style Vietnamese Pancakes) will be served before returning to the shore and transfer back to Hue.
Notes: Age groups Child (3-11) and Adult (12-95 )