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Hanoi Arts and Crafts Escapade - 3 Days

Hanoi Arts and Crafts Escapade

Vietnam · Private Tour · 3 Days
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Private Tour
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culture
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weekend

This 3 days Vietnam tour is great for weekend escape for arts and crafts lovers. Visiting small handicraft villages around Hanoi, you will discover how Vietnamese are still making crafts in traditional ways. Explore Fine Arts Museum and local art gallery, enjoy water puppet show and visit one Pillar Pagoda are some of the highlights of the tour.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Hanoi
Day 2 - Hanoi
Day 3 - Hanoi

What is included

  • Return airport tranfers in Hanoi
  • Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in standard 3*, comfort 4* or luxury 5* hotels
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing places
  • English speaking guide for each area

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Hanoi

Upon arrival, welcome by the local guide at Hanoi airport and check-in at the hotel.

Discover the District of 36 Corporations, a maze of streets composing the old town center of the capital, bringing together several traditional crafts such as making and selling votive papers, bamboo products, etc.

At the end of the afternoon, visit a local artist gallery.

Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
2
Hanoi

After breakfast, explore the capital, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where the remains of the national hero, the father of the nation rest (closed on Mondays and Fridays), his former residence, the one-Pillar Pagoda and Tran Quoc Pagoda.

Then, depart to the Fine Arts Museum, features not only contemporary fine arts, such as paintings and sculptures, but also traditional arts which includes religious sculptures, folk paintings and ceramics.

In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Literature. Then, enjoy a rickshaw tour of the capital and spend some time wandering in the old quarter and its antique shops before visiting Ngoc Son Temple.

In the late afternoon, enjoy a private water puppet show with a local artist and discover the beauty of this unique Vietnamese traditional art.

Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
3
Hanoi

After breakfast, drive toward the Master Pagoda that was built on the slope of a small mountain strictly following the concept of Feng Shui architecture.

Then, drive to the nearby Son Dong village to meet the craftsmen specialized in wooden furniture and sculptures.

In the afternoon, visit the two other handicraft villages. The Chuong hamlet - a typical village of the Red River Delta specializing in conical hats.

Later, drive to Vac hamlet to meet the craftsmen producing small bird cages made of bamboo. Before leaving, meet one of the remaining families of the village making traditional fans.

Then, return back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Depending on the flight schedule, transfer to the airport for the departure flight.

Note: Rooms shall be released in the morning before the departure for the excursion.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Price for standard experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing Basis
4 pax
Double Sharing Basis
7-8 pax
Double Sharing Basis
1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016$347$264$228

Photos

Traditional Straw Hats
Ho Shi Min Mausoleum
One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi
Master Pagoda, Hanoi

Map

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