1. Vietnam
  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An

Half-Day Hoi An Silk Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 36726
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Discover Vietnam's long history of making silk with a half-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.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Please contact the supplier with your hotel information (including room number) or address of your residence to arrange transfer services.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a trip through the countryside outside of Hoi An
  • Visit a silkworm breeding house and learn about how silk is made
  • Watch textile workers weave silk into beautiful garments
  • Eat snack in a lush mulberry garden
  • View a collection of Vietnamese Ao Dai and other costumes
  • Learn how to feed the silkworms and unravel silkworm cocoons using traditional methods
  • Visit the silk showroom to see the finished product
Full description
Travel to the Hoi An Silk Village on a half-day tour that gives you an in-depth look at Vietnam's history of silk production.

Upon arriving at the village, enjoy a welcome drink. Then visit a traditional house in Quang Nam and learn more about this process. Here, you can admire the collection of áo dài (traditional Vietnamese silk clothing for women).

Continue to the ancient Champa mulberry and traditional mulberry garden, followed by a visit to the silkworm breeding house, where you will learn how to feed the silkworm and see the silkworm cocoons.

See how silkworm cocoons are unraveled in the traditional way. At the Cua Dien Textile Machine, you will see how the silk is weaved and transformed into textiles. Visit the showroom of silk products and learn how to differentiate between pure silk and artificial silk. Then relax in the lush green mulberry garden and enjoy a local lunch before returning to your hotel.
Includes
  • Transfers and transportation as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Snack
  • English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses