Half Day Bat Trang Ceramic Village
- Enjoy a leisure half-day tour away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
- Discover the ceramic production process in Bat Trang Village.
- Meet the ceramics artisans in a historic village.
- Get a hands-on experience of making your own ceramics.
- Have a chance to buy some lovely souvenirs.
- Age range
- 13 - 90 years old
Bat Trang Ceramic Village is a small village situated on a vital location on the bank of the Red River and about 13 km from Hanoi to the East (Its address is in Gia Lam District, Hanoi). Founded in the 14th century, Bat Trang is the most famous and long-standing traditional handicraft villages in Vietnam and in Hanoi in particular. Today, the village is famed for its high-quality porcelain and ceramic products which have been exported to many countries in the world. Possessing both natural sceneries and aesthetic values, Bat Trang Pottery village is an ideal place for those to getting bored with the crowds and bustle city life.
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Detailed Itinerary of Half Day Tour Bat Trang Ceramic Village
Start at 8:30 AM in the morning or 13:30 in the afternoon, Vietnam Travel's guide will pick you up in Hanoi's Old Quarter and transfer to the riverside Bat Trang village, where distinctive ceramics are made and used throughout the delta region for over 500 years. On arrival, you will be amazed by the view of all pottery and ceramic showrooms scattering all over the village. You firstly stop by Bat Trang communal house which was built under Le Du Tong King’s period (from 1719 to 1720) to admire the ancient architecture of rural villages in the Red River Delta.
After that, pay a visit to the ancient house and workshop of ceramic artist Tran Van Do who has a great contribution to promote ceramic products to be well recognized. Continue your tour to the ancient house of other talented ceramic artists to have a talk with them over a green tea about the history of the village and admire their exquisite handmade ceramic products. The French ancient house built in Bat Trang ceramic village in the 1920s should also not be missed in your tour. The building is highly favored by visitors due to its unique look among traditional houses of roofing tiles and the materials imported from France in the last century.
Take a stroll to watch artisans working with their skillful hands on the crafts as they form, paint and glaze their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns. After learning about the basic process of making a pottery product, you will be handed clay and tools to make for yourself one and take them home.
You are free for shopping before returning to the city center of Hanoi.
The trip ends after arrival in Hanoi around 12:30 PM or 05:30 PM.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
Expert English-speaking local guide.
(Other languages on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Transportation by private A/C vehicle.
• All entrance and sightseeing fees.
• Local English speaking guide.
• A bottle of water per person.
• All taxes and service charge.
• Accommodation with daily breakfast in Hanoi.
• Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
• Tips for guides and drivers.
• Personal travel insurance.
• Visa fee.
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