Hanoi Countryside & Village Tours
You worry about a plan for an unforgettable Hanoi tour but you do not get any idea where to go when all the sites of the city you have visited. Your wanderlust urges you to stay away from the dust and also the noise of Hanoi center to revel in the tranquil moments, so Hanoi countryside & village tours are absolutely the new experiences in Hanoi. Hanoi Local Tour would be glad to suggest a countryside village tour to go through the fullest of Hanoi.
The countryside in Hanoi is special in the eyes of tourists because of its ancient colors, peace, and fresh air away from the city. In Hanoi Countryside Tours, visitors can experience the ancient architecture in Vietnam, along with the life and customs of the Vietnamese people. You also enjoin some activities like cycling, planting vegetables, watering plants, feeding chickens,…Besides, there are many traditional meals in Vietnam, which will give you a different experience.
With our Hanoi Countryside & Village Tours, it is far too easy for you to indulge your soul in the beauty of simple life, and listen to every beat of the day. If you cannot find any interest in our tailor-made Hanoi Village Tours below, feel free to contact us then we will together customize the finest Day Trip in Hanoi for you to join in.
Are you looking for an immersive cultural experience in Hanoi? This tour can satisfy your needs! Come with us and watch the traditional Vietnam Water Puppet Show, then immerse in the art space in Nguyen Art gallery, one of the top ten galleries in Hanoi, then join in a traditional Vietnamese calligraphy class, learn how to use the brush from your instructor. And the last destination is Da Si forging village, witness the blacksmith in their work and then participate in the have-just-learn skill into knife making class. We bet that this Hanoi tour will never disappoint you.
Just 6-day tour in Hanoi and understand the essence of its city as well as a part of Vietnam through this cultural and traditional tour. The tour will depart by a special Water Puppet Show, the traditional art of Vietnam. Explore the best of Hanoi from the touristy destinations to the less-visit places. Take a visit to the Vietnam traditional villages in and around Hanoi, experience a hard day when helping locals in their works. Afterward, the relaxation is indispensable in our program, the last day of this 6-day tour is a nice riverboat along Red River, let's see and relax!
Come along with the countryside two-day tour in Giao Thuy, Nam Dinh to see more about the traditional rural life of the fabulous area. Experience the daily life of the locals by visiting their farms and houses, which is an opportunity to learn how people live along the Red River. Moreover, a night staying at the adorable homestay and making friends with the enthusiastic of local people will leave in your mind the unforgettable memories. Join our day tour from Hanoi now!
A visit to Hai Hau district within 2 days will lead you to the best of a coastal district. Hai Hau embraces unique architectural styles illustrating the exceptional talents of the artisans. It is also home to the relic complex which closely associated with the locals’ sea encroachment 500 years ago. Passing hundreds of years, these relics have remained intact. Let’s come and experience Hai Hau with this trip from Hanoi now!
Exclusive 4-day Hanoi tour package is an excellent selection for a couple or small group looking for an extraordinary and premium experience at Melia Ba Vi Mountain Retreat. This exclusive tour leads you to immerse in the beauty of the scenic landscapes in Ba Vi, delve into the stories behind these French relics here. Besides these unforgettable in this wonderland, there stand myriad of professional services included deluxe dishes, body massage & spa in YHI. Visit Duong Lam ancient village to get lost in the ambiance of tradition and culture. Do not hesitate and take this chance to explore the amazing things of Hanoi surrounding areas.
Experience a journey to the West reaching Ba Vi mountainous areas observing as a cultural mixture of Kinh, Muong, and Dao ethnic groups. Thus it has a diversity of language and also costume and ritual, which also explain why Ba Vi has been famous for the myriad of the traditional product. Visit Duong Lam Ancient Town, the sacred land in Vietnamese history - the home to two kings and a ton of cultural as well as traditional values. Unlock all of their mysteries and touch all of their attractions this by 3-day Hanoi trip with Hanoi Local Tour.
Experience deeply and completely Vietnam authentic countryside by different attractions in this wonderful Hanoi day trip. Stroll and cycle around Ky Son Village to get closed to the daily life of locals. Visit Duong Lam Ancient Village with a rich history of about 1200 years and a lot of antique houses dating back up to 400 years. Gain more knowledge of resident communities in ancient agriculture thanks to the main village gate, perennial banyan trees, old wells, and communal house, which are all key and specific factors in classifying Duong Lam Ancient Village.
Bac Ninh province lets you enjoy the typical beauty of the Northern Vietnam countryside. Pedaling along the rural village lanes, learning the way to make pottery, see old-age bronze casting stages and having local lunch will be a remarkable experience. This tour in Hanoi will not disappoint you.
Chuong village is famous for its own iconic conical hat products, also called “Non la” in Vietnamese. Non la is a discreet charm of Vietnamese women from generation to generation, no matter rich or poor, in the big cities or rural areas. The charming image of traditional Vietnamese women with Ao Dai and Non-La impresses overseas visitors a singular characteristic of well-sought Vietnamese culture. Let's come to Chuong Conical Hat Village and find out the secret of Vietnamese culture.
This half-day tour in Hanoi outskirts will offer you a chance to ride out of the bustling and bustling city of Hanoi to take a scenic route, pass the beautiful rice fields of the Red River Delta and head to tranquil vegetable farms nearby. Tour also includes a visit to Le Mat snake village to get a first-hand look at various kinds of the snake and savor on special foods from snake meat.
See another side of Hanoi with a full-day cycling trip that takes you away from the busy chaos of Hanoi’s city center into the nearby countryside. Observe the local life as you cycle through villages and along the banks of the Red River, soak up the flower garden nearby and visit a traditional handicraft village where you will witness their magical traditional way of producing handmade products. Follow our suggested itinerary to have the best experience in your Hanoi Countryside Cycling Tour.
Spend half-day on a journey to find long-established culture and tradition at a village of Hanoi outskirts. Get lost in the world of silk in Van Phuc Traditional Village in Hanoi and take a closer look at the process to make the first-rate products as well as see the actions of silk-making masters.
Things to Do for Wonderful Hanoi Countryside & Village Tours
Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam, is known as one of the most ancient capitals in the world. Being famous for the ancient beauty blending with modern development, it is the best choice for tourists looking for destinations that are rich in the unique culture and profound history. When you travel to Hanoi, if you want to have a more new and interesting experience, getting away from dust, noise and chaos of busy Hanoi’s city center to visit several handicraft villages is a good idea. They will leave an unforgettable impression in the hearts of visitors. The following is the guide to explore the most attractive sights and best recommended activities for your Hanoi countryside village tour.
Bat Trang – Spirit of Pottery Art in Hanoi
Bat Trang Ceramic Village
You should start your Hanoi countryside village tour in Bat Trang ceramic village. Being a small village located on the bank of Red River and about 13 km from Hanoi to the East, Bat Trang is the most famous for ceramic and pottery products of high quality in Vietnam.
Bat Trang ceramics are produced for daily household use such as bowls, cup, dishes, pot, bottle, vases, etc; worshipping, building, or decoration purposes. They are favorite products not only in the domestic market but also in many foreign countries in the world because of high quality, various designs, and types. This amazing village is an ideal place for those who want to get bored with the crowds and chaos in the bustle city life.
Best things to do in Bat Trang pottery village
Visiting this village will give you a great chance to test your skills and creativeness by taking part in a class to make ceramic products as a gift for your friend or beloved one. When arriving, you should be excited about this ancient land with an amazing view of pottery and ceramic products scattering the alleyways all over the special village. Enjoying the peace of Vietnamese traditional villages, visitors can stroll around and go deeply into the village, stop at a small family factory to discover the process of making pottery. Visitors can witness talented craftsmen forming, painting and glazing their products in traditional ways.
After learning about the basic process of making a pottery product, you will have a chance to practice with large moist clay, turntable, mold, and tools to make for yourself a masterpiece. After that, visitors can join the drawing class to decorate their products like other Bat Trang products then take the achievement home. Visitors should not forget to go to the pottery market where you can buy or just have a look of colorful and high-quality ceramic items. Bat Trang pottery is a meaningful souvenir of great significance for relatives and friends.
How to get Bat Trang Ceramic Village
Bat Trang pottery village is in Gia Lam, a district in Hanoi. You can catch the bus 47 (Long Bien- Bat Trang) which runs every 20 minutes. If you ride a motorbike to Bat Trang, it takes about 20 minutes to get there.
Van Phuc Silk Village – Wonderful cradle of Vietnamese Silk
Introduction of Van Phuc Silk Village
Van Phuc silk village, which is situated on the banks of Nhue Thi River, Nguyen Trai Road, near Ha Dong city, 15 km southwest of Ha Noi, is famous over centuries for its traditional weaving techniques and high-quality silk products, making it the most ancient silk village in Vietnam.
Nowadays, this village doesn’t only sell their products for domestic markets, but also export them to many foreign countries around the world. When visiting this village with more than 1200 years old, visitors will be lost in the world of silk with numerous ready-to-wear clothing such as beautiful shirts, dresses, ties, and many handicrafts and souvenirs at reasonable prices made of silk available in the village.
The special feature of Van Phuc silk is that when people wear it, they will feel soft and gentle, warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Ha Dong silk, as well as traditional crafts of Van Phuc, often referred to in many Vietnamese poems, songs, and movies.
Things to do in Van Phuc silk village
When visiting Van Phuc Silk Village, tourists are offered a good chance to explore how the traditional silk be woven from the natural silk, giving the smooth and lightweight. Visiting Van Phuc Silk Village, visitors will feel like stepping back in time when being impressed by some typical things of an ancient with banyan tree, well, communal house, and the sound of power-looms everywhere. Walk along with the silk shop town, it is easy to buy some great silk products & souvenirs for those at home. Travelers can also visit the Exhibition house of traditional silk products to see an old wooden loom from the 19th century.
How to Get the Silk Village of Van Phuc
To visit Van Phuc Village, visitors should travel southwest out of Hanoi center on Nguyen Trai street. This ancient village is about 10 km far from Hanoi center. When reaching the border of Ha Dong district, you should turn right and drive about 3km to arrive in the village. Another choice is catching the local bus 02 or 21 then walk 500m to reach Van Phuc village.
Dong Ho Painting Village – Best Place for Flawless Poonah Paper Paintings
Introduction of Dong Ho Painting Village
Located on the southern bank of the Red River, Dong Ho painting village is the cradle of wood carving and Poonah paper paintings for 300 years of history. Being famous for making unique artwork, Dong Ho Village, as well as its famous paintings, is considered as an aesthetic symbol of traditional value in Vietnamese culture.
Dong Ho folk paintings are printed on Do or Poonah paper. These artworks are lively descriptions of the countryside’s beauty, traditional customs, festivals; colorful scenes of daily life, mythical and historical aspects, symbols of prosperity, etc. They also reflect people’s feelings, dreams as well as wishes for lucks. Dong Ho folk paintings are well-known both domestics and foreign markets.
Best things to do in Dong Ho Painting village
When visitors arrive in Dong Ho, you will have a good chance to enjoy beautiful paintings and learn the process of making Dong Ho pictures. Artisans living here have an impressive printing technique to create unique paintings. Visitors can take part in a drawing class to make a simple picture under the guidance of professional artisans.
In the past, Dong Ho paintings only hang to decorate houses on traditional Tet holiday. Therefore, when you walk around Dong Ho painting village, travelers will feel like the scene and atmosphere of the traditional New Year.
How to get Dong Ho Painting Village
If visitors want to go to Dong Ho village from Hanoi, follow National Highway 5 toward Hai Phong (about 15km) to Phu Thuy station, then turn left, keep going about 18 km to Ho Street - the district of Thuan Thanh district. From here turn left and go about 2km to Ho village. The simpler way is to take the bus 204 (22,000 VND) to Thuan Thanh - Bac Ninh then catches a taxi or a motorbike to Dong Ho painting village.
Da Si Forging Village – The time-honored village in Hanoi
Da Si Forging Village Information
As the most famous blacksmith craft villages in Vietnam, Da Si village is located in Kien Hung Commune, Ha Dong Town. Throughout the ups and downs, this small but famous village still retains its popular crafts with a wide range of knives, rakes, scissors, sickles, hoes, spades, machinery parts, garden tools, or other different kitchen implements.
Having a long history of forging, Da Si gains its reputation because of the skillful steel tempering and the great technique for making a knife-edge, which is handed down from generation to generation. In the past, the biggest markets of Da Sy village were Laos and Cambodia, but now, this ancient village also exports various products to other countries such as Germany, France, and the US.
Best things to do in Da Si Forging village
Visitors come to this Vietnam’s typical traditional craft village will be excited to take part in a class of making knives. Under the guidance and supervision of local blacksmith residents, visitors will learn to make a unique one-of-a-kind knife that can be brought back home. Travelers will be surprised to experience the sophisticated process of forging hand-made crafts using traditional methods. Moreover, head to the village, visitors can see the metal being beaten into knives, scissors, rakes, sickles, and other farms, kitchen or garden tools.
How to get Da Si Forging Village
Da Sy Village, which is situated in Ha Dong, is quite close to the Hanoi center. Thus, it is easy to reach this forging village. Visitors can take a taxi (about $5), or catch a local bus to get there.