Bat Trang Ceramic Village – Dong Ky Carpentry Village

April 11, 2011 morki

Tour name:Bat Trang Ceramic Village – Dong Ky Carpentry Village
Duration: 1 Day Tour
Priceplease contact us.

Bat Trang market

Bat Trang is situated on the left bank of the Hong River, about 15 km from Hanoi in Gia Lam District. It is the most famous and longest-standing pottery village in Vietnam. Up to present time, Bat Trang Pottery Village has still been operating and developing ceaselessly. According to legend, the village was first called as Bach Tho Phuong before its name was changed into Bat Trang Phuong. People in the village remember in their memory that the place of their origin Bo Bat Village (or called Bach Bat Village), Yen Mo District, Ninh Binh Province.

Dong Ky Carpentry Village
Dong Ky was at one time known as the ‘firecracker village’. Prior to 1995 (when the Government banned fire crackers) there was always a firecracker festival in Dong Ky. A competition for the loudest firecracker once resulted in the building of a gargantuan 16m long firecracker.
With the firecracker industry now extinguished, the village survives by producing beautiful traditional furniture inlaid with mother-of-pearl. If you wish, you can have handcrafted furniture custom-made here and exported directly to your address abroad. Arranging the payment may prove a bit tricky if you are leaving Vietnam before the final product is produced and shipped. Dong Ky is 15km north-east of Hanoi.

Dong ky festival

Detail itinerary:
Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi, drive to Bat Trang, the famous village is situated approx 15km outside of Hanoi, surrounded by fertile farmland. Watch the artisans forming, painting and glazing their products, which are then baked for several days in huge kilns. Proceed to Dong Ky, the famous traditional wood carving village, Watch carpenters forming, carving and polishing wood products, and making decorated pictures with snailand oyster shells.

Includes:
– Private car/mini van.
– Entrance fees.
– Guide.
– Lunch.

Excludes:
– Drinks.
– Insurance.
– Personal expenses.
– Tip.

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Private transfer for Hanoi Airport to hotel at Halong city

Hello I would like to know what will be the cost for 2 people for Hanoi airport to hotel at Halong .will arrive at 16 sept 21:25pm. And pls left me know also return cost from Halong to Hanoi city 20 sept afternoon.
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Prompt, efficient service

Third time I have used this company. The booking process is relatively simple (the payment link is a little strange but works!). Importantly the pick-up is smooth, on time and the drivers always pleasant and helpful. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Airport and Halong Bay Transfer

We had 4 adults and 4 kids, booked 16 seater van which was just nice for 8 of us and 6 pieces of luggage. The driver who picked us from airport, to and fro Halong Bay wasn't too friendly but still drove safely. The driver who sent us to airport on the last day was nice and appreciative. Anna responded swiftly to my enquiries and request for her to settle an issue during the return leg from Halong Bay. Thank U Anna and HTS! :)

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