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Hanoi Local Tours: Villages/Art Excursion

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Take a unique and local tour of Hanoi, a major city in the north of Vietnam. During the journey, you will visit Bat Trang pottery village, Dong Ky wooden handicraft village, But Thap pagoda and Dong Ho painting village.


  • Discover Bat Trang traditional ceramic village
  • Explore Dong Ky wooden handicraft village
  • Be enchanted by But Thap pagoda
  • Learn about Dong Ho folk painting village traditions


On this excursion, you can savor the most popular local foods in Hanoi, such as xoi xeo, noodle soup, bun thang, bun dau mam tom, and banh cuon. At 8:00 a.m., the driver picks you up at your hotel lobby, followed by visits to Bat Trang pottery village, where shopkeepers will guide you in creating your very own ceramic product. Dong Ky wooden handicraft village, But Thap pagoda, and Dong Ho painting village. Then it's off to Dong Ky, a traditional wood carving village, located in Dong Quang commune, Tien Son district, Bac Ninh province. There, you will be surprised by the beauty, quality, and sophistication of the furniture made by the 'golden hands' of skilled craftsmen. But Thap temple houses various priceless ancient objects and statues, masterworks of 17th-century Vietnamese wood carving. The pagoda has 10 buildings spread over 100 meters, from the three-entrance gate to the bell-tower and back house. Inside the temple are more than 50 statues, the most remarkable of which is the thousand-handed and thousand-eyed Guanyin, one of the sculptural masterpieces of Vietnam. Dong Ho village, also known as Mai village, is very small, with no more than 200 households. Dong Ho paintings are lively descriptions of the beauty of the countryside and traditional customs and festivals. After this, it's back to the hotel for the 5:00 p.m. drop-off.


A/C private car; English-Speaking Driver; Hotel pickup and drop-off with driver; Land Transfer; Bottled water (0.5l/pp/day); Petrol, road tolls, parking fees.

Important Information

  • Trip information: Estimated distance : 80 km Estimated duration: 2 hours Extra 1 hour: N/A Payment: Cash in VND/USD/AUD/EUR… to our driver after end trip Please provide your information including hotel for pick up and drop off, and the driver will meet you at hotel lobby then transfer per your plan.

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