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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

Situated 15km to the west of Hanoi, Van Phuc Silk Village is renowned over centuries for its high quality silk that was once used to tailor costume for royal families. In recent years, the village has seen the revival of its craft due to a surging demand for silk in both domestic and foreign markets. Silk is currently enjoying a fashion renaissance, particularly as its many varieties can be made into a wide range of designs suitable for all facets of modern life.

This tour brings you to “the silk road of Vietnam” in Van Phuc village and gives you a glimpse into Vietnamese Buddhism with visit to historic pagodas in Hanoi.


Detailed program


Hanoi pagodas & Silk Village (L)
Pick you up at hotel in Hanoi at 08:00 am and then depart to Thay pagoda (Master Pagoda-30km from Hanoi centre), located at the heart of a picturesque village with nice setting. It is nestled at Sai Son mountain foot and surrounded with lake. Continue to drive to Tay Phuong pagoda in which has the valuable unique statue collection with hundred Buddha statues of wood, representing the quintessence of Vietnamese traditional sculptural art. Take time to study the expression of each statue depicting human sufferings and catch some insights of Buddhism. Have lunch in the local restaurant. After a short break, come to Silk village, Van Phuc. There you will discover how silk products are made with a machinery that existed for over 70 years and find many colourful clothes, hats, bags, tie, scarf, dress …made by silk. You can buy these items for souvenir. Drop off at your hotel. End of services.

 


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  2. From To   19/11/2018


Included

- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- The private English speaking guide
- 01 lunch at the local restaurant
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water


Excluded

- Hotel in Hanoi
- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal travel insurance

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips & personal expenses as drinks, phone, laundry
- Other services not mentioned in the “Inclusion”

Tay Phuong and Thay pagoda

Located in northwest of Hanoi, Ha Tay is a region of  beautiful landscape with rice fields and green hills, these are two pagodas, a few kilometers from each other, are important places of worship and have a remarkable architecture.
 

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