Half-Day Bat Trang Ceramic Village Tour from Hanoi
What to Expect
Visit two Red River villages known for their handicrafts: Bat Trang and Dong Ky. Learn how ceramics and woodcarving techniques have been preserved for centuries, while you observe local artisans at work. This half-day tour from Hanoi includes a scenic drive into the pristine landscapes of the city outskirts, with round-trip transport from your hotel in the morning or afternoon.
You will leave the center of Hanoi in the morning with your guide and driver for this half-day exploration. This tour will take you into the very heart of rural Hoi An for a special insight into the everyday life of various art villages, surrounded by wildlife and many water palm groves. Bat Trang's porcelain and pottery is some of the finest in Vietnam and has won international renown throughout the centuries due to the exceptional skills and hard work of the local craftsmen. You will be surprised by the wide variety and beauty of all types of china produced in Bat Trang that contain both the history and tradition of Vietnam. Dong Ky these days boasts the ingenuity of its woodcarving and a wide range of sophisticated furniture items produced from various types of wood. You will witness how these masterpieces are born, from different stages of wood treatment all the way to the final product.
You will return in the late morning/early afternoon to Hanoi and your hotel in the city center. This tour can also be booked in the afternoon. You would leave after lunch time and will return back to Hanoi in the late afternoon/early evening.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Hanoi
- Local guide
- Entrance fee
- Transport by private vehicle