Discover Vietnam's long history of making silk with a half-day tour in Hoi An. Explore the silk village, seeing how silkworms are taken care of and how their cocoons are transformed into beautiful and elaborate handicrafts.
What to Expect
Travel to the Hoi An Silk Village on a half-day tour that gives you an in-depth look at Vietnam's history of silk production.
Upon arriving at the village, enjoy a welcome drink. Then visit a traditional house in Quang Nam and learn more about this process. Here, you can admire the collection of áo dài (traditional Vietnamese silk clothing for women).
Continue to the ancient Champa mulberry and traditional mulberry garden, followed by a visit to the silkworm breeding house, where you will learn how to feed the silkworm and see the silkworm cocoons.
See how silkworm cocoons are unraveled in the traditional way. At the Cua Dien Textile Machine, you will see how the silk is weaved and transformed into textiles. Visit the showroom of silk products and learn how to differentiate between pure silk and artificial silk. Then relax in the lush green mulberry garden and enjoy a local lunch before returning to your hotel.
- Pick-up and drop off in Hoi An
- Entrance fees
- Bottled water
- English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
- Local special set lunch/dinner
What's Not Included
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Before 15:00 on the day prior to the tour, a charge of 50% of the tour cost applies
• After 15:00 on the day prior to the tour and for no-shows, a 100% charge applies
Please note, customers cannot receive any type of compensation