Hop aboard a cyclo and take a tasty trip through historic Hue, the last imperial capital of Vietnam. Explore the city's charms as you ride through alleyways, taste local street food and learn the history of central Vietnamese cuisine.
Get to know more about its Hue's rich culinary culture aboard a traditional cyclo with plenty of stops for local food along the way!
Head out on a relaxing cyclo ride to your first stop, where a tasty banh beo (steamed rice discs topped with shrimp) and ram it (sticky rice dumplings) await. Both of these great flavors will wake up your taste buds in a traditional way as you snack alongside local people.
Continue with a scenic ride across the elegant Perfume River via either Phu Xuan or Trang Tien bridge to reach the Royal Citadel, where you'll have a chance to try the tastiest crispy Hue pancake ever! In business for more than 20 years, the owner Hong Mai is well-known among locals for serving up the most delicious banh khoai, with a unique soybean dipping sauce and fresh herbs.
Sample Bun bo Hue, a typical Hue beef vermicelli soup. Head to a small local snack shop where you'll have the opportunity to prepare for yourself a typical egg rice cracker with beef or pate on charcoal. This treat is a favorite dessert after a main meal for many locals and this is a great place for you to indulge in a local experience and interact with the people of Hue.
Your Hue street food tour ends at a historical pavilion of the Royal Citadel, where you will be immersed in the royal atmosphere and get to enjoy an amazing view of the Imperial City while sipping a lovely royal herbal tea or Vietnamese coffee.
A cup of coffee or herbal tea
Meal (refer to the details in the schedule)
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Pick-up at Your Hotel in Hue
Ride a Cyclo
Take a relaxing cyclo ride to the first stop of the tour, where delicacies of banh beo (steamed rice discs topped with shrimp) and ram it (sticky rice dumplings) are served. Snack alongside locals and savor the flavors of the treats.
Hue Pancake at the Royal Citadel
Cross the Perfume River either by Phu Xuan or Trang Tien bridge to reach the Royal Citadel where guests can sample the tastiest crispy Hue pancake in the business. The owner Hong Mai has been serving locals delicacies for more than 20 years, including banh khoai and its unique soybean dipping sauce.
Small Local Snack Shop
Taste the unique savory flavors of Bun bo Hue, a Hue beef vermicelli soup, before making your way to a local snack shop. Here, assemble for yourself a typical egg rice cracker with beef or pate on charcoal, a favorite dessert among locals.
Royal Herbal Tea or Vietnamese Coffee
Head back to the Royal Citadel and bask in the regal atmosphere while sipping on royal herbal tea or Vietnamese coffee at the historical pavilion.
Drop-off at Your Hotel in Hue
Price & Options
Children below 6 years old are free of charge, however they must share the cyclo and food with the paying adult.
This tour cannot accommodate vegetarian and vegan meal requests. Please indicate other dietary restrictions upon booking.
Please note that this tour visits independent, family-owned businesses whose operating schedules and menus may change. Street food venues and local dishes may vary; your guide will make any final adjustments on site.
You can book a maximum of 12.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.