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NHN0025 – Van Phuc Silk Village

The ancient craft of silk weaving remains a rich tradition and way of life for many Vietnamese. This tour takes you to a village near Hanoi that has been one of Vietnam’s prime silk weaving locations for over 1000 years. Watch how it’s made then get the chance to purchase silk products at a fraction of the retail price.

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Highlights:
– Escape the big city to experience Van Phuc, a peaceful Vietnamese Village with communal houses, fish ponds and ancient banyan trees (45 min car ride)
– Visit some local families who are keeping the 1000-year-old tradition of Silk Weaving alive
– Watch & learn every step of the intricate Silk Weaving process

Itinerary:
We will pick you up from your hotel for a 45-minute car ride heading North-West of Ha Noi to Van Phuc silk village. This well-known village is traditionally associated with silk weaving in Ha Dong. The craft of silk weaving was started over 1000 years ago in Van Phuc and remains a rich tradition to this day. You will take a peaceful stroll and enjoy an ancient view of a Northern Vietnamese village, with communal houses, fish ponds and ancient banyan trees all alongside modern houses. Then, we will visit the families for whom silk production is a way of life. Watch, as we learn the stages of producing handmade silk: from spinning and gluing, through weaving and finishing of the silk wares. Afterward, we will visit the shrines of the village where the first masters are worshipped. This tour is a great chance to shop for silk products at reasonable prices before heading back to Ha Noi.
Depart: 08:00 or 13:00

Inclusions:

  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance
  • FOC for children 0-5 years old
  • 50% off for children 6-10 years old

Exclusions:

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.

Cancelation charge:
All cancelation from guest arise additional charges as follows:
– Before 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day: 50% charged of the total tour cost.
– After 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day/no-show: 100% charged of the total tour cost.
– Customers cannot receive any types of compensation in the case of annulations is due to a force majeure.

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