Let’s discover the beauty of Vietnamese traditional culture hidden in narrow alleys, delicious food and the hustle and bustle of Vietnamese in Hanoi. To understand more deeply about the beauty of Vietnam, the journey will be continued with a visit to Bat Trang Pottery Village, a famous traditional village for pottery production, that has existed through hundreds of years of history to this day.
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DAY 1: HANOI (Lunch/Dinner)
Welcome to Hanoi!
The private vehicle and ABI’s guide will welcome you at Noi Bai International airport. After check-in at the hotel, we will visit Van Mieu (the Temple of Literature of Vietnam), the first university in Vietnam and also the place that held important exams for Vietnamese people in the past.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
We continue to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where the body of the great leader of the Vietnamese nation is kept. This is also where he lived and worked during his lifetime. At the end of the visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the vehicle and guide will take us to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, which is associated with an interesting legend in the history of the Vietnamese nation against foreign invaders. In Hoan Kiem Lake, we can walk around to visit The Huc Bridge, Ngoc Son Temple.
In the afternoon, the car and guide take us around the old town area to immerse in the nostalgic beauty of the collective houses, the hustle and bustle of life through the sound of motorbikes and cyclos. At the same time, we can also enjoy Vietnamese street food at Dong Xuan Market such as “bún chả”, coffee,… End the visit with a viewing of a Water Puppet Show, a traditional Vietnamese art show at Bong Sen Theater or Thang Long Theater.
Evening, our vehicle and guide will take you back to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI – BAT TRANG POTTERY VILLAGE (Lunch)
Our vehicle and guide will pick you up to visit Bat Trang Pottery Village. Bat Trang pottery village is located on the left bank of the Red River, in Gia Lam district, more than 10 km from the center of Hanoi capital to the east – south. This is a famous pottery village and has existed for more than 500 years.
Upon arrival, we will visit each small alley in the village and admire the pottery making process of the people here. We can take photos at the handicraft workshops here to keep memories. To understand more deeply about pottery culture, we can experience pottery making by ourselves under the attentive guidance of artisans. Then visit Bat Trang pottery market to see the pottery items on sale or buy souvenirs for friends and relatives.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, after check-out at the hotel, our guide and vehicles will transfer you to Hanoi (Noi Bai) Airport for your departure flight.
We wish you many good trips and hope to welcome you back to Vietnam soon!