Not far away from Hanoi center are many traditional handicraft villages with specific products that are well-known throughout the country. A visit to these villages will offer you a great way to learn more about Vietnamese rich cultures. With the support of a bike, there are lots of funs waiting you ahead. The choice is really yours.
We will take you further away from the busy Ha Noi to explore its vicinities. A half day cycling tour to go Bat Trang village offers you the opportunity to witness daily life of local people as well as experience Hanoi’s traffic, far from Hanoi about 13km to visit a famous Vietnamese traditional pottery. It was found 500 years ago, produces handicrafts of a unique style with special characteristics with the quality of design, color, sculpture, graphics, modeling and workmanship. The history includes many years of research into forms, models, decorations, both coloration and finish gives you the general experience about the Bat Trang pottery. There are many ceramic shops, but walk around down the lane and behind the shops to find the kilns. The price of products at shops here is very reasonable compared with the boutique in town.
You can change itinerary to visit the following traditional handicraft villages:
- Bat Trang Pottery village (20km)
- Dong Ngac village (10km)
- Van Phuc Silk village (15km)
- Ha Thai Lacquer-ware village (30km) – Program to be advised
- Dong Ho Folk Painting village (50km) – Program to be advised
- Cu Da village – Program to be advised
Rate is net in USD per person
Included: Private transportation with English speaking guide/Entrance fee & mineral water/ Bicycle for cycling tour (drive by yourself)