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Discover rural and farming life in Tam Giang Lagoon - Full day

Tam Giang lagoon has 24 kilometers length with an area of 52 square kilometers, Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Huong Tra, Thua Thien Hue. Stemming from Thuan An harbor, small boat sweeps on O Lau river along the length of the lagoon. More than 15 kilometers, fields and bridges along lagoon, we come to Thai Duong Ha village. After 30 minutes, the boat comes to island on the lagoon; there has Thai Duong ancient village. At the wharf, there is the animated market with a plenty of market area in city, especially in the afternoon, junks and boats comeback along with shrimp, fish, cuttle-fish. Thai Duong Ha communal house village is complex with traditional Vietnamese village and just has specific culture in decorated temple of Thua Thien Hue, they are solemn and sparkle. Each three years, Thai Duong Ha communal house village holds "Cau ngu" festival on January 12th lunar. Thai Quoc pagoda has a combination between modern and traditional architecture but solemn, quiet in the space with many trees. Village road is very clean which is paved with concrete, both sides have many small villa, in front of the house, they worship ancient people. In the village, there have many big churches, unique architecture as sparkling temple. Thai Duong Ha village often brings surprises for tourists when standing “tombs city” which was built as small villa with beautiful patterns. Some “house” is lit up throughout the day. After go along lagoon, tourists can enjoy specialties in this place. Fish, cuttle-fish, shrimp are displayed. Scenery of sunset is the most spectacular beauty in Tam Giang lagoon. The violet of heaven covers the lagoon which creates the beautiful pictures “Tam Giang lagoon”. A number of visitors stop in this place to take some photos; they want to have some pictures about sunset with sparkling view here.

On this daily tour, we will venture off the beaten tracks and get excellent insight into the countryside of Hue. Escape the hustle and bustle of Hue for a peaceful village known for its beautiful architecture, stunning surroundings and friendly locals. After a short safety briefing, you’ll hop behind an experienced motorbike driver to head out and enjoy the ocean wind in your hair. This amazing ride will take you out to the villages, winding through quaint towns, and past the majestic Tam Giang Lagoon.

First off, we’ll call in to a farming family to witness their traditional lifestyle and challenge yourself to some farm work. We’ll reward you with a taste of Hue’s most famous specialty snacks and honey tea.

Our daily motorbike tour continues to a so-called Phantom City, where more than hundreds of tombs have been built and beautifully decorated over centuries. Here you’ll learn its secrets and the beliefs and history of the local people. Back on our motorbikes, we continue this Hue tour to a wild beach to relax on a white sandy beach next to the translucent emerald water. This is a quiet escape from the crowds and a perfect place for an ocean dip.

Before the sun sets, we’ll take you to Tam Giang Lagoon where a sampan is waiting to take you out for a fishing harvest. We’ll stop by a fish and prawn farm to help the fisherman haul up their catch ready to sell at market. Learn how to thrown a fish net and try your luck at catching one in the lagoon.  

Our day in the Hue countryside ends with fresh fruits and tea prepared by our local host as we bid farewell to the last rays of sunshine and ride back into the city.

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, entrance fees as indicated, transportation as indicated, snacks, and fresh fruits

Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, tips / gratuities for driver or guide.  
Dress standard: Light and comfortable clothing is recommended. Swimming gear is necessary.

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