Morning, free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight to Hue.
Arrival Hue, meet our guide and transfer to hotel for check in. Lunch at leisure (not included in tour price).
Afternoon, city tour to visit Hue Citadel - Vietnam’s former imperial capital and recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. With an area of 500ha and a system of three circles of ramparts, namely from outside to inside: Kinh Thanh Hue (Hue Capital Citadel), Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel)
Then, we cruise along the Perfume River. Being the former royal capital, Hue's surrounding countryside contains several of the tombs of the former. Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda, It is an active Buddhist monastery with its origins dating back to 1601. Overnight at hotel in Hue
End of day, the group will enjoy home hosted with cooking Demo.
With a short drive from your hotel, you will be welcomed by a friendly local family. It is a typical traditional house located in a village just 5 km far from the Hue city. Surrounded by evergreen trees, it has been the home for three generations which it has been seen very often in Vietnam. Getting acquainted and experience a home cozy atmosphere while interacting with the local host, seeing the family album to learn about the family’s culture customs. Some minutes later the host will demonstrate how traditional dishes are cooked, together we participate in setting the home meal if you wish. Enjoy a lunch or dinner meal featuring some local delicious specialties made from all natural ingredients.
A typical menu includes:
- Banh Beo cake which is made from rice flour with shrimp broth and prawn chopped ( another
- option could be “Banh Cuon” known as spring roll)
- Fig salad is a healthy food mixture of fig, peanut, sesame and basil.
- Beef noodle is also well-known locally as “Bun Bo”, noodle soup with beef chopped in slices,
- Crab paste and meat broth.
- Dessert with local fruits which even are home grown ones.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner at local home
Overnight hotel at Eldora