Swap the bustling center of the city to outskirts in Hanoi on this full-day Hanoi Red River Boat Tour. Boating across the river, immerse in fresh atmosphere and feast your eyes on fields of sugarcane and maize along the river bank. A day on the Red River Hanoi will provide you a chance to maze at traditional handicraft village of Bat Trang and well–architectural temples.

Duration: Full day
Departure date: Daily
Start/End: Hotel in Hanoi/ Hotel in Hanoi
Tour type: Cruise, Private tour

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Pick up at our hotel at around 7.30 AM, we will be transfer to a local wharf which is near the city Centre. On arrival, we will embark on our boat and set sails on the Red River passing through some villages in the outskirt of Hanoi.

Tourists enjoy the drink on the deck of the boat

Enjoy the drink on the deck of the boat

At around mid-morning, we will disembark to visit Dam and Dai Lo Temple which was built under the Tran Dynasty, around 700 years ago. Back to our boat and continue sailing down the river to Chu Dong Tu Temple, which worship to Chu Dong Tu, one of the four immortals in traditional mythology of Vietnam.

Chu Dong Tu Temple

Chu Dong Tu Temple

Back to our boat at around noon and have lunch on boat. In the mid-afternoon, we arrive Bat Trang Ceramic village. Get off the boat and get on our bike to ride around the backroads of the village, stops at some local workshops to see how skillful artisans create their own ceramic and pottery products. If you want to try your hands in making your own cup, bowl or vase…After that, we go back to our boat and sails back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 4.30 PM, our guide will drop us at the hotel. Trip ends.

Skillful artisan decorating ceramic product, Bat Trang Village

Skillful artisan decorating ceramic product, Bat Trang Village

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide (other language/s upon requested)
  • Entrance fees & permits for places listed in itinerary
  • A/c Transportation with experienced driver
  • Lunch at local restaurant (please advise if you have special request for food)
  • Reasonable supply of bottled of water

What’s Excluded?

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
  • Others not mentioned