HANOI HANDICRAFT VILLAGES
The very best of these ‘factories’ are recognized by Vietnamese people as the best producers of a particular object; and enjoy national recognition for their handiwork. Everything from firecrackers to silk paintings; woodcarvings to ceramics and puppets to pottery are made in these locations and can make unique gifts for friends and family. When paying a visit; you can chat with these artisans and even try the handiwork yourself.
8:00 AM: Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, drive to Bat Trang – traditional ceramic village. You will have chance to see firsthand the ancient art of ceramic making at a workshop. In Bat Trang village, almost of the families producing these fine works of art have been doing so for at least 400 years.
From Bat Trang we return to Hanoi and continue to the south to the village of Ha Thai, which specializes in making lacquered bamboo products.
Nearby is Bang So village, which produces bamboo and rattan goods. Enjoy our picnic lunch at a shady place.
After lunch we head to Van Phuc traditional silk village where the most famous Vietnamese silk is made. We have a chance exploring and purchasing in this ancient village.
Back to Hanoi around 05.00 PM.
All rates are USD per person.
|Group Size||2 – 3||4 – 6||7 – 10||10+|
+ Pick up and drop off at your hotel by air-conditioned bus.
+ Professional English speaking guide
+ Vietnamese lunch, entrance fees.
– Travel insurance
– Tips and personal expenses.