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Duration: Full Day

Starting Time:: 07.50am - 08.25am

TRANSPORTATION: Minivan

Pick Up Service: Hotel in Old Quarter Center

Easy Cancellation: Free Cancellation within 24 Hours

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TOUR ITINERARY

Overview

One day discovery off-the-beaten track to the Hanoi Handicraft Villages Tour.

If you are looking for some cool places off-the-beaten track nearby Hanoi with great local vibes, then this tour could be a perfect choice

Quang Phu Cau Incense Crafting Village – The Heart and sould of Vietnam’s Tradition

What to expect at this village:

  • Take photos of the colorful and eye-catching incense bundles.
  • Witness the traditional craft of making incense stick which has been passed down through generations for over a century by visiting the biggest factory in the town.
  • Interact with the friendly and hospitable villagers who are happy to share their stories and experiences with visitors.
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Visit Quang Phu Cau Incense Village

Chuong Conical Hat Crafting Village – The Home of Vietnam’s Iconic

You will be hosted at home of an artisan:

  • Wander around the village, learn more about life at the local crafting village.
  • Enjoy home cook authentic Vietnamese dishes made with heart with fresh ingredients from the village. Veg and non-veg are all well-served.
  • Immerse yourself in the traditional craft of conical hat making and express your creativity and personality on your own hat.
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Visit Chuong Conical Hat Crafting Village

Hanoi Lacquer Crafting Village – A journey into the quintessence of local artwork

What to expect at this village:

  • Learn about the art and history of lacquer painting, which have been practiced in the village since the 17th century.
  • Try your hand at crafting your own lacquer product using natural materials such as bamboo, wood, eggshell and mother of pearl.
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Visit Hanoi Lacquer Crafting Village

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Know before you go

  • Duration: Half day & Full Day
  • Cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Option 1: Half Day Tour: Chuong Conical Hat Village + Quang Phu Cau Incense Village

  • 12:00-12:30: Get picked up from Old Quarter
  • 13:30: Make a quick visit to Chuong village, which has been well-known for the craft of
    conical hat for over 300 years. We are going to meet a local artisan, quick observe how
    conical hats are being made.
  • 14:00: We depart for the Quang Phu Cau village, which has been producing incense for more than 100 years. We will take a walk to the center of the village, see how people are making incense at family scale.
  • 14:20: We are going to stop at a family who specializes in dyeing the incense stick, visit their drying yard and take some cool photos of the incense bundles.
  • 15:20: Say goodbye to the incense-dyeing family, we will be having a factory tour at the biggest incense factory in the town. You will have a chance to see how incense is made from scratch by visiting every production section of the factory, as well as learn more about life of manual worker in the countryside. It is also a chance for you to shop some incense for souvenir at the place it is produced.
  • 16:00: Time to go back to the city center.First place to be dropped off will be the Hanoi Train Street. If you do not want to be dropped off there, please stay inside the bus.
  • 17:00: Get drop off at your hotel in the Old Quarter. Tour finished.

Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop Off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area by comfortable bus
  • English speaking tour guide
  • 01 water bottle/person
  • All entrance fee in plan

Exclusion

  • Other Drinks
  • Personal expenses.
  • Lacquer piece for painting purpose only
  • Your appreciation for service of tour guide and driver

Option 2: Full Day Tour: Ha Thai Village + Chuong Village + Quang Phu Cau Incense Village

  • 7:45 – 8:15: Get picked up by your tour guide in the Old Quarter
  • 9:30: Let’s visit Ha Thai village, which has been producing lacquerware since the 17th century. We will learn more about the traditional artwork as we are going to meet a lacquer painting artisan who is going to host us at his creative space. Immerse yourself into the space by crafting your own lacquer product following his guidance.
  • 10:50: Visit Chuong village which has been well-known for the craft of conical hat for over 300 years. We wander around the village, visit an old veteran to listen to him telling his own story joining the Vietnam war, OR visit some other artisans and learn more about their everyday life (All visit depend on if they are at home or not, and only visit 01 family).
  • Later, we will be hosted at home of a female artisan who has been making hats for more than 30 years. The artisan will cook lunch for us, and if you insist, there will be a small cooking class as you join her making the meal. Home-cooking is a great way to feel the real vibes of local countryside.
  • After having lunch, we are going to express our creativity and artistic talent by painting on our own conical hat Nón Lá, or join/observe the artisan crafting the conical hat.
  • 13:30: Say goodbye to the artisan, let’s make up our day by visiting the incense village named Quang Phu Cau. We are going to walk to the center of the village, visit several old-aged houses, interact with local artisans and take a lot of awesome photos at the dyeing yard.
  • 15:00: Have a factory tourat the biggest incense factory in the town. You will have a chance to see how incense is made from scratch by visiting every production section of the factory, as well as learn more about life of manual worker in the countryside.
  • It is also a chance for you to shop some incense for souvenir. We buy something at the place it is produced!
  • 17:00: Get drop off at your hotel in the Old Quarter. Tour finished.

Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop Off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area by comfortable bus
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Home-cooked lunch( Full Day Trip )
  • 01 Conical Hat/person(full day trip)
  • 01 water bottle/person
  • All entrance fee in plan

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses.
  • Drink in meal
  • Lacquer piece for painting purpose only
  • Your appreciation for service of tour guide and driver

Children policy

  • Kid over 10 years old charge as adult
  • Kid from 5-9 years old charge 75%
  • Kid under 5 years old free of charge
  • 02 adults only share with 01 kid. the 2nd kid will be charged 75%

Cancellation

  • Cancel before 48hrs: Refund 100%
  • Cancel before 24hrs: Refund 50%
  • Other cases: No refund

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