Traditional Village and Pagoda Tour

With Vietnamese, the countryside is the most peaceful place evoking the peasants’ simple lives, the image of bamboo trees, communal houses, and banyan trees, the ferries and traditional villages such as Bat Trang pottery village, Dong Ho folk painting village, Dong Ky carpentry village etc.... The people in the countryside are very skilful with many handicrafts contained the Vietnamese culture, the traditional usages and customs.

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

Vietnam Tours->Hanoi Daily Tours->Traditional Village and Pagoda Tour8h00 Pick up from your hotel. BAT TRANG - an old pottery village, DONG HO - a painting village, 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. BUT THAP pagoda, DONG KY - carpentry village. 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.


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

8h00 Pick up from your hotel to THAY pagoda (master pagoda) & TAY PHUONG pagoda, a famous one for 79 statues carved after classical Buddhist stories. 
PM: On the way back to Hanoi, stop to visit to a famous traditional silk producing village - Van Phuc village. Return to your hotel in Hanoi.

Type of tour: Private tour Only
Departure:    Everyday 
Meeting Point: Pick up at your hotel 

Inclusive: Transportation, Entrance fees to any applicable tourist sites, English speaking guide, Cold mineral water during the trips


Exclusive: Drinks, Insurance, Personal expenses, Tip.


Tour cost per person (in US$ Dollars) - Valid from 1st Nov, 2010

 Number of Persons in Group/Pax

1 pax

2 - 3 pax

4 - 5 pax

6 - 8 pax

9 - 12 pax

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Tariff for this trip: The tariff may differentiate according to number of participants and the high or low seasons in Vietnam. Please contact our travel consultant for the price of this trip.