Bac Ninh – Bat Trang Pottery Village (1 day)
- Duration:1 day
- Destinations: Bac Ninh-Bat Trang Pottery Village
Motorcycle Tours: HaNoi – Bac Ninh – Bat Trang Pottery Village (1 day)
Bac Ninh is located in the Red River Delta region. It is surrounded by Bac Giang to the north, Hung Yen to the south, Hai Duong to the east, and Hanoi to the west. The topography is quite flat with a complex network of rivers and springs, including Cau, Duong, and Thai Binh rivers. Bac Ninh used to be an ancient town, a trade centre of Vietnam from 2nd to 10th century. Buddhism penetrates into there early and flourished under Ly dynasty. Bac Ninh has tangible and intangible culture heritage. Many pagodas and temples were built such as Phat Tich, Dau, But Thap pagodas, Dinh Bang Communal House, Do Temple. Bac Ninh is cradle of Quan ho folk-song. The popular festivals take place in many pagodas, temples and communal houses, especially they usually are organized in spring. Bac Ninh has some tradition handicraft villages such as Dong Ky Wood, Dong Ho Pain, Dai Bai Bronze, Phu Lang Pottery.
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Bac Ninh Province, 30km in the north of Hanoi to visit Tho Ha ancient village on the left bank of the romantic Nhu Nguyet River. Tho Ha Village is famous for its hundreds of old houses and temple, some of them are hundred of year old. After crossing Nhu Nguyet River by rowboat, take a walking trip to the village to visit the gate to the village, the village’s commune house and a pottery workshop.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon, drive back to Hanoi and proceed to Bat Trang Pottery village on a small road. Bat Trang is famous for its 1,000 years old of a tradition in producing the best quality all kind of pottery products. Take a short walking tour around the village before stop to visit a workshop where you will be guided by the local artisans how to form, paint and enamel your own products. These products are then baked for several hours in huge kilns until become completed products and given to you as souvenirs as for you an unforgettable time in Vietnam.
Tour prices and options
( Prices are quoted in US Dollar/ per person/ Day )
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- Motorbikes (and driver)
- All gas (fuel)
- Trip Insurance
- All entrance fees, tickets, transport on the tour
- Plastic bags, helmets, rain coats
- Food & Drink