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HN-06: Traditional Village and Pagoda Tour

1 day
On your request!
Transport, Entrance fees and English speaking guide.
Experience various handicraft villages to the Pagodas.

Explore the captivating natural beauty and tranquil village life of Vietnam our day tour starts in the capital city, Hanoi, and travels through the quaint countryside to handicraft villages and pagodas.

This trip will enable the tourists to have a good look at and experience various handicraft villages from the pottery village of Bat Trang, the traditional painting village of Dong Ho to the wood - carving village of Dong Ky...

PROGRAM DETAILS

Option 1: Bat Trang - Dong Ho - But Thap - Dong Ky.

8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel lobby by our guide and driver for a spectacular trip to the most famous traditional villages in Vietnam. Many visitors have been seduced by rich in handcraft products which are made dexterous, hardworking and creative qualities of the Vietnamese people. Villages in the vicinity of Hanoi are the cradle of skilled crafts, folk arts and traditional festivals.


The first stop is the pottery village of Bat Trang to see how the beautiful ceramic products are made. Continue to Dong Ho village, which is known for its traditional wooden block printing.
Here they make 'Giay do' paper and paint them with traditional designs. All of paper is made by hand and some, still in the traditional way with all natural products.

 

In the afternoon visit But Thap pagoda and the wood - carving village of Dong Ky. Here they made furniture inlaid with mother of pearl and finished off with layer of clear lacquer. In laying the mother of pearl is highly labour intensive, see how it is delicately sawed info fine fish-bone sliver and paints takingly set into wood.


Return to Hanoi where your full day trip ends.


Option 2: Thay Pagoda, Tay Phuong Pagoda and Van Phuc Village.


8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel lobby by our guide and driver to visit THAY pagoda (Master pagoda) & TAY PHUONG pagoda, a famous one for 79 statues carved after classical Buddhist stories.


On the way back to Hanoi, stop to visit a famous traditional silk producing village - Van Phuc village. Return to your hotel in Hanoi.


Tour ends.

 

* NOTE: You can choose option 1 or option 2 ONLY. These 2 options can not be combined in a day tour.

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