Hue – color of folk culture (half day tour)

Discover one of Hue’s many intriguing cultural legacies with a visit to Sinh Village. Located on the outskirts of the city on the lower stretches of the Perfume River, Sinh is known as a traditional woodblock printing village. Visiting family houses you will get to witness the craftsmen at work, meet colorful local characters and discover the tranquil rhythms of Vietnamese countryside life.

cycling around countryside in Hue

Itinerary:

Our guide will meet you at your hotel and bring you to the boat landing either by car or by foot depending on the location of your hotel. Enjoy a gentle cruise downstream to the Sinh Handicraft Village. During your cruise, you will drift by the Dong Ba Market located by the Hen islet.

Continue to travel downstream through the commune of Bao Vinh, an old town that threatened by the urbanization and modern concrete houses. Before we reach the Sinh Village by bicycle, we pay a visit toThanh Tien, a neighboring village. This village is famous for its handicraft of paper flowers, especially Vietnam’s national flower, the lotus. We then continue by cycle off the beaten path to some rice paddy fields and pastures. Here you will get to witness locals as they go about doing their daily activities such as wet rice cultivation and and flower gardening.

paper flowers

At Sinh Village, we visit Ky Huu Phuoc, the most skillful artisan in the village. Here you will have a chance to witness him as he creates paintings by folk brush. You can even try some lines of drawing yourself. Purchasing traditional handicrafts is a valued and great contribution to the economy of these communities and is greatly appreciated.

sinh picture

 

Inclusive of:

  • English speaking biking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel
  • Private boat
  • Bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic/Doctor(10 travelers)
  • Water, cold towers

Exclusive of:

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

Departure dates: Daily

Group size: is minimum 2 and maximum 10 travelers.

TOUR PRICE:
Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

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