Take a walk through the fascinating ceramic village of Bat Trang, situated on the bank of the Red River just a short drive from Hanoi. See the workshops that produce ceramic items popular around the world, and try your hand at the potter’s wheel as well.
What to Expect
You’ll depart Hanoi in the early morning for the 10-kilometer northeasterly drive to Bat Trang ceramic village on this 5-hour excursion.
Bat Trang is a 500-year-old community located on the left bank of the Red River. The village is known for producing the best pottery in Vietnam and the items produced here are shipped all over the world.
Begin your tour with a visit to the Bat Trang pagoda, where locals worship the ancient artists who founded the village. Take a walk to a workshop where you’ll see how the ceramic products are made, from start to finish.
As you explore the village further you’ll stop to learn how to throw a pot on a potter’s wheel. Take home your new creation as a souvenir of your time in Bat Trang.
Finally you’ll head to the market to see the variety of beautiful ceramics produced in the village before returning to Hanoi in time for lunch.
- Minivan transportation
- English-speaking tour guide
- Mineral water
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Free pick-up at your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi is provided. If you are staying outside this area, please make your way to the tour office at 7 Dinh Tien Hoang.