Ancient Phuoc Tich village & Thanh Toan bridge in Hue (1 day)

A relaxing day tour takes you to some of the most outstanding treasures of Hue. With this tour you will visit to the 18th century Thanh Toan covered bridge and the 500 year old Phuoc Tich village. This two places, off from the beaten tracks, are great attractions you should not miss when in Hue.

The cultural, religious, and educational centre of Vietnam, Hue has a lot of historic sites waiting to be discovered. Just 8 km from Hue centre in the middle of stunning country scenery standing the ancient bridge built from 1776. This is one of three bridges of this type remain in the country. More than 40km in the north of Hue, by the bank of the O Lau River is the ancient village of Phuoc Tich that founded from 1470 where a system of cultural and religious architectures such as village temple, pagoda, family shrines, ancient private houses of hundreds years old as well as a unique Vietnamese traditional lifestyle remain intact. Join in and experience the true taste of a traditional and authentic Vietnam


  • Thanh Toan ancient bridge and local market
  • Local farming exhibition house
  • Phuoc Tich ancient architectures
  • Traditional handicraft of pottery making in Phuoc Tich
  • Spectacular country sceneries along the way
  • Great learn about Vietnamese traditions and life style

Detail program
Depart from your hotel in Hue at 8.00AM. We will drive southwards out of the city centre toward the countryside for our morning visit to the Thanh Toan morning market that located in beautiful and very poetic scenery of Hue’s country. Built two centuries ago the covered bridge of Thanh Toan is unique in that only two exist in Vietnam (the other being in Hoi An). Built as a tribute to the villagers by the wife of a high ranking Mandarin, the bridge has survived storms, floods and wars however after it was damaged, the villagers always contributed to repair, renovate and preserve it.

Wander through the aisles abundant with fresh products; experiencing the atmosphere and learn about local life style. There, within the market area are the most charming ancient covered bridge and a farming exhibition house, spend some time to learn, enjoy and have interaction with locals.

After visiting Thanh Toan, drive about 1 hour to the 500-year-old village of Phuoc Tich. Once famous and prosperous because of its pottery, the village has dozens of homes that are from 100 to 200 years old and several old temples, pagodas, worship halls and communal houses still remain. Many imprints of Champa and ancient Viet cultures are still preserved such as lingas (a very complex symbol of Hinduism). The religious culture of the village is seen via families, which have their own ancestor worship halls, each worshiping five direct generations. Enjoy lunch at friendly family.
Transfer back your hotel in Hue center at afternoon. Trip ends around 4pm.

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Type of tour





  • Private air-conditioner vehicle
  • Lunch at local  home.
  • Entrance fees
  • English Speaking guide
  • Snack at open-air market
  • Mineral water (01bottle/pax) & tissue on  car.


  • Personal Expense
  • Insurance
  • Tips.

Packing lists

Polite  clothes at temples, pagodas & mausoleum. Sun-glasses and hat, Sandal