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  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An
  4. Hoi An Ancient Town

From Da Nang: Cloth Production and Lantern Making in Hoi An

Product ID: 289235
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Explore a silk village and discover Vietnam's long history of silk-making as you learn every step of the fascinating process. Then, visit some of Hoi An’s most interesting ancient houses and sites before trying your hand at traditional lantern making.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel in Da Nang City Center
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a traditional Quang Nam house to learn about sericulture (silk weaving)
  • Watch textile workers weave silk into beautiful garments
  • Tour some of Hoi An’s most interesting ancient sites
  • Take part in a hands-on traditional lantern-making workshop
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your hotel before you head to Hoi An Silk Village. Visit a traditional house in Quang Nam and listen to the story of the Job Lady of silk farming in Quang Nam. Visit the ancient Champa mulberry and traditional mulberry garden. Learn how to feed the silkworm and see silkworm cocoons. Discover the traditional textile handicrafts of Champa and learn how to make traditional textile crafts of the Champa people. Visit the Vietnamese traditional silk weaving house, Cua Dien Textile Machine. Relax in the lush green mulberry garden and enjoy a local special meal.

In the afternoon, continue on to the home of a local lantern craftsman. There, you can observe the lantern craftsman’s technique before taking part in a hands-on workshop that shows you each stage of lantern-making with the guidance of enthusiastic craftsmen. This is the perfect souvenir for you to show off your craftsmanship upon your return home. After the course, visit the Nguyen Thai Hoc Street where many lanterns are also displayed. Whilst walking along this street, stop at a small café to enjoy coffee and contemplate the lanterns. The final stop is the Japanese Covered Bridge where you will be able to take some photos with your very own lanterns.
Includes
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Organized by

Hoi An Express

Product ID: 289235