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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 8.45 hours
Maximum number of people: 10
Location: Vietnam, Hanoi
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A cultural tour that takes an in-depth look into Vietnam’s ancient arts and crafts scene; from famous ceramic handicrafts to traditional folk paintings, and one of Vietnam’s most important religious icons. Depart: 08:00

Tour’s Program

● Visit a village famous for its traditional hand-crafted ceramics; watch the skilled crafters in action
● Move on to another village to watch and learn the process of traditional folk painting
● Lunch on local food
● Visit one of Vietnam's oldest and most important Buddhist pagodas
● Get a snapshot of see country life in Vietnam
Portrait of the Red River countryside - Handicrafts villages

We will drive 15 kilometers East from Ha Noi to Bat Trang Village. This village is very famous for its fine ceramics. On arrival, you will be able to stroll in the small alleys of this old village stopping to watch the local people crafting their products. We will visit some of the houses used as workshops and showrooms, marveling at the selection of ceramic items rich in varieties and styles. After Bat Trang Village, we will drive to Dong Ho, a village famous for its traditional folk paintings. Each painting is printed by hand using an ancient technique and all of the materials used come naturally from the local plant life. Here, you will spend time in an artist’s house to learn about the creative process.

You will have lunch before visiting But Thap, one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam and known as Vietnam's first Buddhist Center. This pagoda is famous for its stunning woodcarvings and sculptures. These valuable objects are considered to be masterpieces of 17th century woodcarving, especially the statue of Tay Thien Dong and the statue of Buddha with a thousand hands and a thousand eyes. Then, we will return to Ha Noi.

Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
Entrance fees
Bottled drinking water
English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
Travel insurance
Free for children 0-5 years old
50% off for children 6-10 years old
Tips and gratuities
Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
All cancellation from guest arise additional charges as follows:
- More than 48 hours before departure: No charges
- From 48 days to 24 hours before departure: 50% of the tour price.
- Less than 24 hours before departure or No show: 100% of the tour.
Please note that from 23-30 Jan 2020, the surcharge 40% will be applied. You can do a payment this surcharge when your reservation is made.