- A guided tour to the most important heritage buildings in Hoi An Ancient Town, admire the unique architecture and learn the history behind them
- Visit the home of a lantern craftsman to learn about the ancient art of lantern-making
- Get in touch with your creative side, make your own lantern to take home, the perfect souvenir to show off your craftsmanship to friends and family back home!
Join us to gain some insight into Hoi An Ancient Town. This tour allows you to get in touch with your creative side as well as allows you to take part in an important aspect of the Vietnamese culture. Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, we will move on to the home of a local lantern craftsman. There, we will have a hands-on workshop to learn the traditional art of lantern making. Lantern making in Hoi An is recognized as one of nine traditional craft villages in Vietnam. The lanterns are made of bamboos and silks. So, in order to make beautiful and durable lanterns, craft men choose these materials carefully. You will be taught how to make lanterns with the enthusiastic instructions from the craft men. We then move to the center of Hoi An city where you will visit the ways of decorating many different colorful lanterns. After visiting the city center, we move to the Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in which many lanterns are also displayed. Whilst walking along this street, we drop at a small café to enjoy coffee and contemplate the lanterns. Next stop is the Japanese Covered Bridge; we will visit this site and take photos with your own lanterns. After visiting the Bridge, we continue to head to other side of the city where many lanterns are sold.