The best trip to explore Vietnam traditional handicraft villages, helping you understand the material and spirit values of hand-made products.



  • Visit Vietnam’s handicraft village (ceramics, silk, paper painting),
  • See and learn about the skillful craftsmanship of Vietnamese artisans,
  • Unique shopping opportunities that directly support local economies.


The Hanoi vicinity has many handicraft villages that you can visit.  These villages specialize in a wide variety of crafts ranging from the making of conical ‘non’ hats to the production of fine lacquer wares.  Deep tradition continues to the present day in Vietnam’s famous handicraft villages, and you’ll be amazed by the skill of these artisans.  During your Hanoi time, we encourage you to spare at least a day to experience these villages; they are ideal places to visit if you are in love with local arts and crafts, or are searching for an ideal gift or memento of your journey to Vietnam.

Not far away from Hanoi city centre, tourist will have chance to immerse in traditional local culture with an excursion to Bat Trang and Van Phuc villages, two among the city’s few remaining traditional handicraft villages. Visiting and experiencing way of making pottery as well as choosing some unique souvenirs for your beloved, all are covered in this day trip from Hanoi.


You’ll visit Bat Trang Village in the morning – a famous traditional handicraft village in Hanoi in particular and in Vietnam in general. Our guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi at around 8:30. On arrival at the Bat Trang Pottery Village, you’ll start a soft walking to see how the locals here make pottery products, and then stop at the biggest ceramic market and enjoy shopping for unique gift for your beloved.

After the pottery village, drive to Dong Ho, a paper painting village on the bank of Duong river to see an old type of paper paitings.

You’ll then be transfered back to Hanoi to enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

Our afternoon is spent to experience the Van Phuc Silk Village with the first stop at a local family making silk, seeing the process from silk worm to silk fabric to learn how the fabric is woven, and then continue walking along the village for more interesting experiences in your life. Continuing to visit a pagoda and a temple in the village lets you have overiew on the difference between pagoda and temple in Vietnam. Before getting back to your hotel, you’ll be free for shopping for special silk products to bring home as meaningful gifts from Vietnam.

Back to your hotel at around 17:00 and farewell.


Pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 More than 6
Price/adult 120 68 54 49 43 38 Contact us
·          Children under 5 years old: free of charge

·          Children from 5 to 10 years old: 70% adult’s rate

·          Children above 10: full adult’s rate.

·          Exchange rate: 1 USD = 22.350 VND


  • Private car
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees, Insurance, taxes
  • Local lunch
  • Mineral water


  • Visa arrangements
  • Other transportations not mentioned
  • Tips, personal expenses

Trip notes

  • This is a trip by private car.
  • Guide speaking other languages is subject to availability.
  • Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions.

See how travelers worldwide talking about the tour

Leave a Reply


Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel inside Hanoi Old Quarter

Why Private tour – What are difference between Join-in-group tour and Private tour ?

Join-in-group tour: You join the tour some other tourists. You share the bus, boat, tour guide, so the price is cheaper. You have to be on time and follow the fixed itinerary and timetable.

Private tour: The bus, boat and tour guide is reserved for your group only. The timetable and itinerary can be flexible. (For private overnight trip to Halong bay, when booking please confirm if you want to take private boat or group sharing).

Terms of Tour