Escape the busy streets of Hanoi and participate in our suburban tour for a few hours. Explore the areas within 30km from Hanoi’s center, starting with a visit to the traditional pottery village of Bat Trang. Continue to a workshop where you can witness the art of crafting lacquer paintings and even take part in a hands-on class to create your own artwork.
PRIVATE TOUR Bat Trang ceramic & Lacquer painting hands-on experience (quoted in USD/person)
No of travelers
9 pax up
tour by car
tour by motorbike
tour by bicycle
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Transferring as per program
English speaking tour guide
Hands-on class of making lacquer painting, bring home your work,
Lunch at local restaurant
Tips, beverages, personal expenses
Visiting Bat Trang Village in Hanoi, Vietnam offers captivating highlights, including its renowned traditional ceramic craftsmanship, providing insight into Vietnam’s rich cultural heritage. The village offers a hands-on experience, allowing visitors to try their hand at making ceramics and appreciate the artistry involved. Bat Trang is known for its high-quality ceramic products, making it an ideal place to find unique souvenirs. Immersing in the village allows visitors to experience authentic local culture and encounter historical landmarks.
The artistic beauty of the intricate designs and vibrant colors in the ceramics adds to the charm. Despite its popularity, Bat Trang Village maintains a tranquil atmosphere, providing a peaceful escape from the bustling city. Overall, a visit promises an enriching experience, witnessing skilled artisans at work and connecting with Vietnam’s artistic heritage.
Explore Bat Trang Ceramic village and discover the art of handcrafting ceramics. Engage in a workshop for crafting lacquer paintings, where you can participate in a hands-on class to create your own artwork.
At 8:00, leave your Hanoi hotel and take a short 30-minute drive to a lacquerware workshop in the vicinity of Hanoi. Here, you will meet a talented artist known for creating exquisite lacquer pieces. Discover the ancient technique of applying and polishing layers of varnish that has been passed down through the centuries. Tour the workshop, gaining insights into the lacquer making process and observing local artisans as they skillfully craft their works each day.
Next, get ready to actively participate in a delightful and engaging session of creating a folk artwork under the guidance of a talented and humorous host. From selecting materials to drawing, painting, sharpening, and polishing, you will be involved in every step of the process. Witness your creation transform into a beautiful artwork, and feel free to unleash your creativity to craft a perfect gift or keepsake of your memorable journey to Vietnam.
Next, proceed to Bat Trang Ceramic Village, renowned for its exceptional ceramic and pottery creations that are exported globally. Experience the mesmerizing sight of skilled artisans crafting ceramic products by hand, and if you wish, try your hand at creating your own ceramic piece. As you stroll through the village’s narrow alleys, you’ll encounter workshops where you can purchase their exquisite ceramics at incredibly reasonable prices.
At 16:00, bid farewell to the warm and welcoming local hosts, concluding your tour as you return to your hotel.