A Day Cycling To Ancient Tombs

Khai Dinh, Gia Long, Tu Duc, Incense Village Thuy Xuan


Depart from hotel at 8:30, ride through along Le Loi Street past the impressive French built Quoc Hoc High School where many important statesmen of Vietnam attended including the father figure of the country Ho Chi Minh. Ride on to Quoc An pagoda, one of the oldest Buddhist foundations in central Vietnam which is typical of the Mahayana sect in Hue. Here visit at a village kindergarten. Follow country lanes into the countryside where Buddhist pagodas and shrines can be seen.

Continue towards Khai Dinh Tomb which is well known for its intricate mosaic tiles as well as the European Influenced Oriental design.

After visiting the tomb, ride onto the craft village of Da Khe which specializes in traditional bamboo handicrafts. From here take a short trip by boat across a reservoir for the 2 km ride to Gia Long Tomb which is well known for its distinctive architecture as well as its stunning, natural setting. Leave the tomb and cycle along the northern bank of the Perfume River among green, aged pine trees then board a local ferry to the other side of the river.

Lunch in a local restaurant then continue to the tomb of Emperor Thieu Tri, the third Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty and the luckiest of the dynasty since he inherited a stable and strong administration from the previous ruler Emperor Minh Mang.

Peddle on to Tu Duc’s Tomb. Emperor Tu Duc considered a Sino-Vietnamese scholar and have created many poets, hence chose a romantic pine tree hill and romantic architectural style for his last resting place. From this tomb, ride to nearby villages specializing in incense stick making and bronze casting before returning to Hue.


  • Bicycle & air-conditioned vehicles.
  • English or French speaking local guide.
  • Meals (Lunch) as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.


  • Any service not mentioned above.

Cancellation Policy

50% charge for cancellation between 8 – 24 hours before departure time, 100% charge for cancellation after 8 hours before departure time.

Price Per Guest (Net) Min 2 Guests
2-4 Guests
Price Per Guest (Net)
5-9 Guests
Price Per Guest (Net)
10 Guests & above
VND 3,445,000VND 2,930,000VND 2,780,000

Prices are in VND, inclusive of 5% service charge and VAT

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