Along with Japanese Covered Bridge – Hoi an, the Tile-roofted Thanh Toan Bridge is not only an ancient architectural remain with highly historic and cultural values but also a tourist attraction. The bridge was built over 2 centuries ago by Tran Thi Dao, the wife of a high-ranking Mandarin in Le Hien Tong’s court and damaged many times by storms, floods and wars. However, the villagers always contributed to repair, renovate and preserve it.
Nowadays, the bridge attracts a lots of tourists because its old architecture, historical and cuturals values.
Let’s go by bicycle to visit Thanh Toan Tile Roof Bridge and enjoy some our services as in detail program.
8h30: Ride bicycles from your hotel with your guide to Thanh Thuy Village where has Thanh Toan Tile roof Bridge, one of the famous ancient bridges in Vietnam. On the way, you will see the rice fields and visit some big temples such as Ngo and Tran Temples.
9h15: Come to our restaurant in Thanh Thuy village with the name of Bridge here, Thanh Toan Restaurant, relax and enjoy our welcome drink. Walking / Biking around the village, visiting local market to well – understand the daily life of people here, Thanh Toan Tile roof Bridge and Agricutural tools Museum with many kinds of tools in the old day when farmers used to work on the rice fields.
Optional 1: Row the boat with the villager on Nhu Y River to enjoy spectaculars scenery and explore how they catch the fish by using some old tools such as fishing trap, casting net…After observing, you will be experienced together with them to catch the fish.
Come back our restaurant and visit the egg incubator to know procedure of hatching the duck egg to duckling (seasonal hatch). After that, seeing the famer’s activities in our garden, learn how they grow many kinds of vegetables and experience together with them.
Optional 2: Go to our rice field near the restaurant to see many activities of farmers working on there and they will show you how to cultivate the rice and you have chance to experience with them. After then, you continue to catch the fish in the rice field by using some tools such as: fishing basket, nets, traps…You can enjoy your products at my restaurant.
11h15: Join cooking class with our chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese special foods. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.
13h30: Come back your hotel by bicycle. End of your bicycle tour and see you again.
• Children (6-10 years) : 50% of adult fare
• Children (4-5 years) : 25% of adult fare
• Children under 4 years : free
• Transfers pick up & drop off
• Boat for fishing
• Museum Entrance fee
• Vegetable garden for experiencing farmer’s workings
• Materials for cooking class
• 01 Bottles of water per day
• English, French or Vietnamese speaking guide (please indicate your your request when making your reservations)
• Personal expenses and other expenses that are not mentioned in the program
Groups: Maximum 15pax. / For all the family, easy tour / Don’t forget the sun cream and a hat o cap / Children’s bicycle and bicycle with children’s seat is available as request
Time and Date: Leave every day, year-round.
· For all the family ride.
· You will follow very easy, small, flat paths with no automobile circulation.
· Tours are about ~15km (with several stops).
· Hat or cap.
· Children’s bicycle is available, 6 years and over.
· Bicycle with children’s seat is available as request.