Our Vietnam Art Tour is individually designed for schools/colleges, which is interested in interested in traditional and contemporary art of Vietnam. The tour includes an Art class, architecture walk tour, a pottery and ceramic village in Hanoi, a lantern making class in Hoi An, visit to art galleries in Saigon…No problem if you want to make the tour longer or shorter, just let us know and we will adjust the itinerary accordingly.
Day 1: Arrival at Hanoi (D)
Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, teacher and students will be greeted then transferred to hotel. After a short rest, we enjoy a 1-hour cyclo tour of the French inspired “old quarter”. We will then sit down to enjoy a performance of the city’s famous Water Puppets. After the show, we will have welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant in town.
Day 2: Hanoi City & Art Class (B, L, D)
Today we will venture out to explore Hanoi. First up we will drive to the Ho Chi Minh complex where we will spend time at Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh Museum and One Pillar Pagoda. After that, we will visit Fine Art Museum, Green Palm gallery, Propaganda art shop.
After lunch, we join an art class. Firstly, we stop at Nguyen Art Gallery, have a short talk with Art Collector then we move to the Temple of Literature for our art course. We will spend the night in Hanoi.
Day 3: Wood carving village – Pottery Village – Food Tour (B, L, D)
This morning, we join our food tour. We will not have breakfast at hotel then we have many opportunities to taste Vietnamese food such as: Beef/chicken noodle, banh xeo, banh cuon, bun cha, spring rolls, café sua da, Vietnamese tea and many food gifts of Vietnamese people.
Day 4: Hanoi – Halong (B, L, D)
Today we set off to the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Vietnam’; Halong Bay. Arriving before lunch we will board our boat and then set sail, cruising amongst thousands of extraordinary limestone karst formations. Halong Bay was voted one of ‘The New 7 Wonders of Nature’ in 2011, and once here you will know why it was included in this group.
On arrival in Halong, we will embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing. We will then savor a delectable lunch while V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands. In the mid-afternoon, we will kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau Cave area before going back to the V’Spirit Classic and continue cruising to Soi Sim Island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Soi Sim or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
In the evening, we will cruise back to the main boat for a shower before having dinner and spend the night onboard.
Another travel deal: Halong Cruise for Family