FULL DAY BAT TRANG CERAMIC VILLAGE & VAN PHUC SILK VILLAGE TOUR
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 "ordinary" folk.
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 modern life
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.
|Tour Name||Bat Trang + Van Phuc Village|
|Tours Code||STS – HN 05|
|Features||Culture, daily life, traditional villages|
|Travelling Gears||casual, easy clothes.|
|Difficulty Level||Level 1.|
|Tours Summary||HANOI - BAT TRANG – HANOI - VAN PHUC - HN|
8:00 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, transfer to Bat Trang pottery village
9:00 Enjoy observing the artisans forming, painting and glazing their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns.
11:00 Transfer back to Hanoi
13:00 Transfer to Van Phuc silk village
14:00 Discover full afternoon in the silk village of Van Phuc. Taking photos & shopping there
16:00 Transfer back to Hanoi
17:00 Drop off at your hotels in the Old Quarter
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Group price policies:
- 5% discount for any groups from 6 to 10 people
- 10% discount for any groups from 11 people or more
- Special promotion: 5% discount for all groups booking from 1 May to 30 September
All the prices are valid in 2011, subject to change without prior notices
- Modern A/C transportation
- Entrance fees for sightseeing,
- Water + wet towels on route
- Local English, French, Chinese speaking guide (other languages upon request)
- Personal expenses for drinks, food, phone, etc.
- Tips for guide and driver
- Any others not mentioned above