Take a relaxing boat tour along the lovely Thu Bon River, combined with a visit to traditional craft villages. Gain an interesting insight into the traditional manual craft industries that have been providing livelihoods to the locals for centuries.
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Duration 4 hours
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Jump aboard a local-style boat to traverse the waterways from Hoi An to nearby craft villages
Visit Thanh Ha pottery village
Visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum
Watch the hand-crafting of decorative pottery and have a product made especially for you
Travel to Kim Bong carpentry village, where traditional wooden fishing boats are made
See skilled carpenters create handcrafted furniture and carvings
Your driver and guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Hoi An and transfer you to the port.
From the port, you’ll get on a boat for the ride to Thanh Ha pottery village, where you’ll meet the local people and learn about daily life in the village. You’ll have a chance to see how pottery is produced here, and watch as vases, pots, kettles, and cooking pots are made. You'll also get the chance to visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum.
After you’ve observed the pottery-making process, you’ll head back to the boat for a 30-minute ride on the Thu Bon River to Kim Bong carpentry village. See firsthand how wooden fishing vessels are constructed using traditional methods. You’ll also visit the carpentry workshop where handcrafted furniture and a variety of souvenirs are made.
Transfers and transportation as per the itinerary
English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)