Home Vietnam Tours Day Trips Ha Noi CYCLING BUT THAP PAGODA – DONG HO PAINTING VILLAGE

CYCLING BUT THAP PAGODA – DONG HO PAINTING VILLAGE (1 Day)

  • Tour Code: DT HN07
  • Tour route: Ha Noi Capital Long Bien Bridge, But Thap pagoda, But Thap Pagodas, Dau Pagodas, Dong Ho village,Nguyen Dang Che’s house Ha Noi Capital

Running away from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi capital, let leave it for a while and join our cycling tour to the countryside with traditional handicraft villages and pagodas for some refreshments. This day trip will take you to one of the most famous pottery villages in Vietnam called Bat Trang and the only folk-painting village in Vietnam named Dong Ho. You will also have chance to visit the cradle of Vietnam’s Buddhism with the most ancient pagodas, Dau Pagoda and But Thap Pagoda

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 CYCLING BUT THAP PAGODA - DONG HO PAINTING VILLAGE

chua-but-thapDeparture from Hanoi at 08:00 and transfer by vehicle across the river to start cycling (for those who wish, the cycling can start from the downtown Hanoi over the Long Bien Bridge). Have the bike fitted and start cycling to But Thap pagoda along the Duong riverside. You will visit But Thap and Dau Pagodas.   From here you can either cycle or transfer the 8km to Dong Ho village where artisans have been practicing the craft of woodblock painting since the 17th. Once in the village, a visit craftsman Nguyen Dang Che’s house. You will explore the art of Dong Ho paintings which rely on local materials such as traditional shell-coated “Gio” paper and natural pigments. These folklore paintings depict the wishes of laypeople, historical figures, allegories and daily life and learn the traditional Vietnamese arts of wood carving and sculpture. In the late afternoon transfer back to Hanoi by vehicle.

Meals included: Lunch

Tour Price

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Inclusion & Exclusion

Our services include:

  • English speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Traditional Vietnamese Lunch (4-5 dishes)

 Our services exclude:

  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

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