TAT VIEN VILLAGE DAY TOUR
7:00 Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and depart for Tien Lu. Enjoy beautiful countryside on the way belong Red river to Hung Yen city.
8:30 We arrive Cho Gao market. Have breakfast and coffee at local restaurant then continue to Thu Sy- Tat Vien village.
9:00 Visit house of most famous fisherman in Vietnam- Luong Son Bac who 81 years old still cycle 100km to other province to sell his baskets.
10:30 Biking around the village and going to rice field with him (full baskets on bike). Enjoy local life and beautiful nature.
12:00 Lunch with local family.
13:00 Get on car back to Hanoi.
14:30 Visit Bat Trang Ceramic village near by Hanoi.
17:00 Arrive in Hanoi. Tour end at your hotel.
Cost in USD per person.
Group Size 1 2 – 3 4 – 6 7 – 10 Price 99 79 69 59
Weaving fish-pots is the traditional job of people in Thu Sy commune, Tien Lu district, in Hung Yen province. In Thu Sy, from the elderly to children, anyone can make this product.
Thu Sy commune is about 70 km from Hanoi and it takes visitors only 1.5 hours to drive from Hanoi, on Highway 5 and provincial road 200 to this place.
Local people have pursued this job for generations. At present, this traditional job still exists in the two villages of Noi Lang and Tat Vien. This is the major source of living of locals during their free time. During the harvest season, they make fish-pots at night.
Weaving fish-pots requires skills and a meticulous manner, but in Tien Lu commune, even small kids can make this product from bamboo.
The average time for making a product is 15-20 minutes.
The price is cheap, only from VND5,000 to VND7,000 ($1 = VND22,900).
The main market for this product are the sunken areas in Tien Lu district and the neighboring provinces such as Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, Hai Phong …
Every year these villages supply the market with about 650,000 products.
You can take a one-day tour to this site. Besides learning about the local craft, you can tour and enjoy the spacious, clean field and atmosphere.