Bat Trang Ceramic Village - Van Phuc Silk Village
Bat Trang Ceramic Village:
On the left bank of Hong river and about 10 km from Hanoi in East (in Gia Lam
District, Hanoi), there situated a pottery village, which is the most famous
and long-standing pottery village in Vietnam for its name of Bat Trang. Up to
present, Ba Trang Pottery Village has still been operating and developing
ceaselessly. According to a legend, the village was first called as Bach Tho
Phuong before its name was changed into Bat Trang Phuong. People in the village
remember in their memory that the place of their origin Bo Bat Village (or
called Bach Bat Village), Yen Mo District, Ninh Binh Province.
Van Phuc Silk Village:
Just 15km to the west of Ha Noi is a place renowned over centuries for its
silk-making and silk products - Van Phuc village in Ha Dong of former Ha Tay
Province (Hanoi now)
In recent years, the village has enjoyed the revival of its craft due to a
surging demand for silk in both the domestic and foreign markets.
It has long been a universal byword of luxury, often worn by the world’s
richest, most powerful citizens, nowadays, the fine and lustrous cloth that
originally comes from the cocoon of the silkworm is much more affordable for
Silk is currently enjoying a fashion renaissance, particularly as its many
varieties can be made into a wide range of designs suitable for all facets of
8:30am. Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi,
driver to Bat Trang, the famous village is situated approx 15 outside of Hanoi,
surrounded by fertile farmland. Watch the artisans forming, painting and
glazing their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns.
12:00pm. Lunch at local restaurant!
1:30pm drive to discover full afternoon in the silk
village of Van Phuc. Taking photos & shopping there until 4:30pm. Leaving
Van Phuc Silk Village to hotel. Arrive hotel at 5:00pm. Finish the
unforgettable trip at your hotel in Hanoi.
Tour Cost included:
Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Vietnamese food, Asian Food basic.
Private transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up
and drop-off at hotel.
English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
All entrance and sightseeing fees
All taxes & services charge.
Tour Cost Non Included:
Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural
calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any
accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc...