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CHUONG CONICAL HAT & VAC BIRD CAGES VILLAGE

CHUONG CONICAL HAT & VAC BIRD CAGES VILLAGE

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: Daily
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: Hanoi
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: Hanoi - Chuong Village - Vac Village - Hanoi
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: Car/ bus
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: IV-NT-HA04
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8.00 AM
: Start from  hotel and drive to Chuong Village located Thanh Oai Dist far from Hanoi Centre 30 km. It takes you more 1 hours to Chuong Conical Hat. If you visit Chuong Village on 4th, 10th, 14th, 20th, 24th and 30th of lunar months, you have chance to join Chuong Market.
This market just sells conical hats and materials made up hats. Chuong Village Market meeting very early, at 6:00am there are many people from village go to there. The market meets in courtyard of Chuong Temple. From around market, everyone happily take products to get together. Market meeting very fast, noisy, boisterous then quickly close after 3 hours. Sellers must go very early, people who come to play also have to go at dawn, to enjoy the boisterous atmosphere of conical hat market.
9.15 AM: Making a hat is a painstaking process, from choosing leaves, to rubbing in sand, then drying them under the sun; afterwards a ploughshare is used to stretch them flat without breaking them. The circle of the hat is made from the bark of bamboo. Each hat has 16 circles, causing the hat to be firm but supple. Hats from Chuong village are now available in every part of the country and exported to China, Japan and European countries. You also have opportunity visit local family and your own eyes learn how the craftman to make a Vietnam conical hat.
 
10.30 AM : Visit Vac Bird Cages next to 3km from Chuong Village. These cages satisfy their three requirements: durability, beauty and luxuriousness. These criteria have d the brand name of a craft village.Vac Village or Canh Hoach Village is situated in Dan Hoa Commune, Thanh Oai District, Hanoi. The craft of making bird cages in Vac Village has existed for a long time and is passed down from generation to generation. Vac villagers are proud to say that bird cages made there won medals at the exhibitions in Hanoi during the French domination. 11.30 drive back Hanoi centre. End trips.
 

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  • English speaking guide
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  • Mineral water complimentary
 
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  • Tips for driver and guide
  • Personal expenses
 
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