Van Phuc is not only famous for its sericulture and weaving but also is proud of its patriotism, industry and creation since its foundation. Silk weaving craft in Van Phuc was started 1,000 years ago (from the beginning of XI century)
Van Phuc Silk Village
Itinerary Hanoi - Mai Chau - Van Phuc Silk Village tour for 2 days 1 night:
Day 1: Hanoi - Ban Lac - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh (L, D)
08.00: We pick you up at your hotel and depart for Hoa Binh province. You’ll pass the spectacular scenery along the way and spend the day exploring local villages and enjoying the hospitality of Ban Lac people - distant relatives of tribes found in Thailand and Laos. You’ll lunch in the village with the locals
13.00: After an afternoon hike across a gorgeous valley passing through paddy fields and minority villages.
Learn about Ban Lac's culture, manners and customs.
18.30: Have dinner at Ban Lac with special food.
Enjoy Thai’s music Showing, Thai’s dancing together.
Overnight at House on Stilt.
Day 2: Mai Chau - Van Phuc village - Hanoi (B, L)
08.00: After breakfast in Ban Lac Village, we'll go to Xa Linh village where the Dzao ethnic minority lives.
Lunch in a restaurant in Hoa Binh town
On the way back to Hanoi, we’ll visit Van Phuc Silk Village - the oldest and most famous silk village of Vietnam. Here you can see all the steps to create a complete product by hand
16.00: Return to Hanoi. End of the tour
PRICE: 229 USD/PAX
- Transportation in private van with A/C,
- English speaking guide,
- Entrance fees and
- Meals mentioned
- Personal expense,
- Tips & gratuities
WHAT TO BRING:
- Appropriate clothing for the season
- Hat and sunscreen
- Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking
- Sense of fun and adventure
- Original passport