TRADITIONAL VILLAGES & PAGODAS AROUND HANOI OP1

Overview:

Regarded as a cradle of Vietnam's culture, The Red River delta is best known for its handicraft villages and traditional seasonal festivals. We offer you the unique opportunity to see the real rural life of Vietnamese peasants living in these handicraft villages. This tour is also interesting for those who are interested in Buddies philosophy.

Itinerary:

OPTION 1 :Bat Trang pottery village Dong Ho folk painting village But Thap (Pen Tower) Pagoda Dong Ky carpentry village.

BAT TRANG is the most ancient and famous pottery village of Vietnam. Over the centuries, Bat Trang pottery has maintained high quality and has produced mostly items for worship, such as lamps, incense burners and vases, house utensils mostly bowls, dishes and vases and many different types of decorative items, such as hanging dishes, vases, toy animals and reproduction. If you would like to observe workers handmaking ceramic products, just come here. You can also try it yourself!

Bat Trang Ceramic Village   Bat Trang Ceramic Village

DONG HO VILLAGE is a nice village that specializes in making folk paintings that has long come into existence. Dong Ho villagers do not draw but use wood engravings to print paintings. Using the traditional di?p paper and colours derived from nature, craftsmen print Dong Ho pictures of different themes from good luck wishes, historical figures to everyday activities and folk allegories.

dong ho village     dong ho village

DONG KY CARPENTRY VILLAGE is where you can watch hundreds of talented carpenters making beautiful wooden traditional products from precious ebony, rose or pine wood with mother-of-pearl or marble inlays. You can have handcrafted beds, chairs, tables, wardrobes custom- made here and exported directly to your door.

dong ky village   dong ky village

BUT THAP (PEN TOWER) PAGODA features more than 100 compartments and 10 buildings spread over 100 meters from the three-entrance gate to the bell-tower and back house. Inside the temple are more than 50 statues in different sizes and the most remarkable is "thousand-hands, thousand-eyes" Goddess of Mercy (Guanyin in Chinese) made in 1656.

Notes: -Bring good shoes; sunscreen; cap/hat

-Dress modestly and respectfully once visiting pagodas.

Costs include:

Transportation

All meals in tour

Entrance and sightseeing fees

English speaking guide

Costs exclude:

Additional drinks

Tips for guide and driver

Other personal expenses

All other services not clearly mentioned above

No of Pax 1 2 3 - 5 6 - 9 >10
Price(USD) 125$ 150$ 205$ 250$ 280$

 

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