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The Perfume River traverses its way across the flood plains around Hue. It is spectacular and at certain times of the year the perfume from lemon grass can be smelt along the riverbanks. A visitor to Hue will see it and the colourful dragon boats...More
Quite a spectacular river with interesting gardens and sculptures alongside, making for pleasant early morning or evening walks. The downside was to see it being used as a rubbish tip by the tourist boat operators.
After a tiring tour of the citadel and tombs it was bliss to enjoy a very good relaxing lunch of several courses which included the best fried fish in sauce that I’ve had in Vietnam. The ship had very good quality local items for sale...More
We organised the trip with our homestay for a private boat and a private car after.
The boat was super loud (we had to shout to have a conversation), and we were hassled by the woman asking us to buy something. Eventually she got annoyed...More
We took a short trip on the Perfume River as part of a day long tour in Hue. The boats are pretty cool, emblasoned with colourful dragon motifs, but the river journey itself is nothing spectacular. On a stinking hot day in August it was...More
Hi there - I didn't do the cooking experience so I can't help you I'm afraid - I did notice on all tours and courses that costs vary wildly depending on whether you book it yourself or if you go through a hotel. Have fun! Ben