This Hanoi family trip ticks all the boxes, from hands-on activities to educational experiences. Learn to make pottery in a local village, dine for a good cause and explore the fascinating history and culture of a charming ancient village. Wrap up the day by perfecting the art of making banh cuon pancakes, a traditional dish of northern Vietnam.
Family Day in Hanoi - Full Day
Today’s tour begins at 08:30. After a sumptuous breakfast, drive 30 minutes to the ancient village of Bat Trang, a traditional porcelain and pottery community. Start exploring the old charms of the village by walking through ancient and narrow alleys while admiring the unique architecture. Step into a local house and learn the intricate steps involved in making ceramic works of art from skillful craftsmen. Next, sleeves will be rolled up and hands sunk into soft clay while creating pottery using the time-tested techniques of the local craftsmen.
Afterwards, venture deeper into the village to discover a house where locals worship their ancestors. Here, a local elder explains the unique aspects of Vietnamese culture and its spiritual beliefs.
Conclude the trip by learning all about banh cuon or rice pancakes, a dish of northern Vietnam. Pay close attention to the master chef as he explains the art of creating this local specialties, and typically rewards visitors who are able to prepare the best banh cuon. After this fun and rewarding experience, sit down and enjoy a tasty self-made lunch of local specialties..
The trip concludes with a tour of the ceramic market that really puts the influences of Vietnam’s growing economy into perspective. Expected return to the hotel is around mid-afternoon. (L)
- Above prices are per adult travelling in the party.
- 15% discount for children between 2 to under 16 years. Children under 2 years are FOC
- This itinerary is designed for children between 5 and 12 year-old.
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