Hoi An – Silk Cloth Produing and Lantern Making

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Key Details
Duration
8 hours
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a trip through the countryside out of Hoi An
  • Visit a silkworm breeding house and learn about how silk is made
  • Watch textile workers weave silk into beautiful garments
Overview
Discover Vietnam's long history of making silk with a full-day tour in Hoi An. Explore the silk village, seeing how silkworms are taken care of and how their cocoons are transformed into beautiful and elaborate handicrafts.
What to Expect
Pick up from your hotel and head to Hoi An Silk Village. Visit the traditional house in Quang Nam and listen to the story of the Job Lady of craft sericulture in Quang Nam. Continue to admire the collection of Vietnamese Ao Dai and costumes of 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. Visit the ancient Champa mulberry and traditional mulberry garden. Learn how to feed the silkworm and see the silkworm cocoons. Explore the unravelled silkworm cocoons in the traditional way. Discovering the traditional handicraft textile of Champa and learn how to make Champa peoples traditional textile crafts. Visit the Vietnamese traditional silk weave house “Cua Dien Textile Machine”. Relax in the lush green mulberry garden and enjoy the local special meal.

 

In the afternoon, you will continue the lantern making tour. This tour gives you a quick but consistent insight of Hoi An Ancient Town and allows you to get in touch with your creative side, as well as provides you with the opportunity to take part in an important aspect of the Vietnamese culture. You will go to the center of Hoi An city where you will visit Hoi An Museum, Ancient Houses and Assembly Hall with Chinese influence, handicraft workshops and the Japanese Bridge. You will move on to the house of a lantern craftsman. There, you can observe the lantern craftsman’s technique before hands-on work through each stage of lantern making under the guidance of the enthusiastic craftsmen: from bending it into frame, cutting cloth, gluing, to completing lanterns. Before this trip concludes, you will have your own lantern created by your own hands. This is the perfect souvenir for you to show off your craftsmanship upon your return home. Once everyone has a well-crafted lantern, you will return to the hotel.

 
What's Included
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English-speaking tour guide – other languages available upon request
  • Travel insurance
  • Full charged for children up 6 years old
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
Meeting Point

Please contact the supplier with your hotel information (including room number) or address of your residence to arrange transfer services. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Cancellation/change charges:
Before 15:00 on the day prior to departure: 50% of tour cost
After 15:00 on the day prior to departure/no-show: charge 100% of tour cost

Group size:
Small group tour with a maximum of 10 persons per group.

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Product ID: 51994