Explore Bat Trang Ceramic Village and Dong Ho Paintings One Day - in Hanoi - LikeALocal Guide

Explore Bat Trang Ceramic Village and Dong Ho Paintings One Day


50 USD

Not only can you have a chance to explore the biggest and oldest brickyard, practice how to create your own peace of art but you also can immerse yourself into the beauty of the colorful folk painting and challenge your painting skills.

Duration: 8 hours
    Available in
  • French,
  • Chinese,
  • English


  • Go deeply into the daily lives of craftsman in Northern Vietnam
  • Discover the ceramic production process in Bat Trang village
  • Get a hands-on experience of making your own ceramics under experts’ guidance
  • Admire the beauty of traditional paintings and learn the philosophy of Vietnamese art
  • Play as folk artist to create your own peace of art with Zo paper – a famous paper used to make paintings

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08:00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and start your journey to Bat Trang Ceramic Village

08:45 Arrive in Bat Trang village,

- Visit Bat Trang communal house which was built under Le Du Tong King’s period (from 1719 to 1720)
- Visit the ancient house and workshop of ceramic artist Tran Van Do
- Visit one of the oldest “pregnant brickyards” dated back over 100 years ago
- Witness craftsmen forming, painting and glazing their products in traditional ways
- Give a try to make your own cap, vase or bowl and take them home.

11:00 Have lunch at a local restaurant

12:00 Drive to Dong Ho Painting Village

- Discover the Dong Ho painting technic. They engraved the images on wooden boards rotproof modest size.
- The printing was done on papers of different colors, obtained from bamboo, mulberry bark or rhamnonuron (Do paper).

16:00 Drive back to Hanoi

17:00 Arrive at your hotel. Tour ends

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What’s included & not included

  • Private pick up & drop off at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter with an experienced driver
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • All Entrance and sightseeing tickets
  • Vietnamese must-try lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks on meal (if any)
  • Other expenses not clearly stated in the itinerary

Meeting point

Hanoi Old Quarter, Hanoi French Quarter, Hanoi Centre

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50 USD
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
  • Pay by credit card or PayPal

Tour operated by: Up Travel Vietnam