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Hoi An – Lantern Making Discovery - Private tour

A fascinating insight into one of the most important traditions in Hoi An; tour the beautifully preserved ancient town of Hoi An, then visit the home of a local craftsman for a hands-on workshop in the traditional art of lantern making Depart: 08:00 or 13:30
974,402 VND equals 42 USD


  • 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. 


Normal price: 42 USD/person in Group of 2 persons

Single sup: 25 USD

Trip includes

  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance
  • FOC for children 0-5 years old
  • 50% off for children 6-10 years old

Trip excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.

Cancellation Charge:

All cancellation from guest arise additional charges as follows:
- More than 48 hours before departure: No charges
- From 48 hours to 24 hours before departure: 50% of the tour price.
- Less than 24 hours before departure or No show: 100% of the tour price.