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Full-day Handicraft Villages: Bat Trang, Dong Ho And But Thap From Ha Noi

Ha Noi City

8.5 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people




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.


  • 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


Tour Itinerary

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 the 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.

Age Requirements

Adult: 11 - 99 years old Child 6 - 10 years old: 50% off Infant 0 - 5 years old: Free Maximum 1 child/infant accompanied 1 adult, the 2nd child/infant will pay the adult price


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ha Noi City Center
  • Transportation with air-conditioning
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Lunch
  • English speaking guides (other languages available upon request with surcharge)
  • Travel insurance
  • This tour will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.


From Ha Noi

Tour's Location

Ha Noi City


Cancellation Policy

ALL cancellation from the customer arise additional charges as follows: For Half-day, Full-day tours: - More than 24 hours before departure: No charges - Less than 24 hours before departure or No show : 100% of the tour For two-day tours up: - More than 60 days before departure: No charges - From 60 days to 30 days before departure: 30% of the tour price - From 29 days to 7 days before departure: 75% of the tour price - Less than 7 days before departure or No show: 100% of the tour


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