An easy biking tour to visit the traditional La Chu village, interact with friendly people, learn about the authentic farming life and have the chance to taste many famous dishes, a great choice for a trip to Hue.
Pick up at your hotel then travel to La Chu Village, which is 9km to the north of Hue city and well known for its vegetable and aromatic herbs such as onions, chives, coriander and basin.
Arrive at the gate of the village, and then take a bike ride. First stop to visit a family making votive papers which are offered for our traditional worship. Continue to a small local dailymarket to visit the meat, spices and fresh vegetable stalls, accompanied by the genuine smiles of women who rarely see foreign tourists. After that, visit the vegetable fields where you can meet and talk with the villagers who are always happy to take a picture with you. You will totally immerse yourselves into the typical landscape of the Hue countryside between vegetable fields, rice fields, banana trees, rivers and lotus ponds. Visit a family who specialize in making Banh Bot Loc, a kind of cake made from rice powder mixed with shrimps. Make conversation with the host and try to make some local specialties. It will truly be a memorable day.
At noon, enjoy a lunch in a family restaurant in the middle of rice field. Then, macerate your feet in warm waterwith traditional medicinal herbs while soaking up the picturesque rice field landscape.