When traveling to Hue, you will be amazed by the royal architecture and buildings that are very popular and bring outstanding values of history and culture. However, there are many others beautiful and spectacular natural destinations such as Bach Ma National Park, Vong Canh Hill, Lang Co Bay, Truoi Lake, in which, lagoons are fantastic options to visit as this city has plain running along the sea coast. Being one of the 2 biggest lagoons in Hue as well as very near from the city center, Tam Giang turns out as one of the most attractive lagoons thanks to its diversified sea species, beautiful landscape and tour activities.
Tam Giang Lagoon has an immense water surface of 52 square kilometers, originating from three big rivers O Lau, Huong and Bo before running into the sea through the Thuan An estuary. That’s why the lagoon has a diversified ecosystem that plays an important role in developing local economy. Especially, gracilaria product from this lagoon has been famous and become favorite dish.
Right now, Tam Giang Lagoon is becoming an attractive site for visitors who love nature and outdoor activities. If you love visiting there for full day, it is really fine and you can add visiting to an ancient village.
From Hue city center, it takes you only around 30 minutes to get to the wharf where you can join a busy local market that sells seafood collected from junks and boats fishing in the lagoon. From there, you will take a beautiful boat trip passing fields, bridges to Thai Duong ancient village. Here, you will visit to Thai Duong Ha communal house with nice decoration and architecture mixed from specific features of traditional Vietnamese village and Hue temple that are solemn and sparkle. Another site to visit in the village is Thai Quoc pagoda if you want to have some peaceful moments in mind. The pagoda architecture is combined between modern and traditional features but solemn and quiet. You can also see many big churches with unique architecture as sparkling temple with royal features.
If you are not interested in visiting to the above ancient village with temples, pagodas, churches, then you should choose sunset tour in Tam Giang Lagoon as you can get the best view there. You will also join a boat trip running around the lagoon to see how local fishermen work. You can even try fishing there under instruction of local people. Finally, enjoy delicious seafood in a cottage in the middle of lagoon with fish, cuttlefish, shrimp, etc. Scenery of sunset is the most spectacular beauty in Tam Giang lagoon.
As below, we provide you with our best sunset tour in Tam Giang Lagoon:
16:00 Our tour guide and drive will pick you up at your hotel in Hue and transfer to visit Tam Giang Lagoon in sunset.
16:30 Arrive at the wharf, get on boat and start your beautiful journey on water as well as experience the daily life of local people and their working hard there while enjoying beautiful sunset.
17:30 Take a rest in a cottage and enjoy Tam Giang Lagoon specialties with fish, crab, shrimp, etc
18:30 End your trip and transfer back to hotel. Finish the trip. Our car takes you back to your hotel in Hue.