Thanh Tien & Sinh Craft Villages of Hue - Half Day Join in Tour

Thanh Tien and Sinh are renowned for its folk paintings and paper flowers, expressing the mystical, nature-based beliefs of the ancient Vietnamese. The methods of producing were taught from one generation to the next to keep the craft alive, which was maintained for more than 300 years.

Experience Code : 10083



  • Duration: 3 Hour(s)
  • No Cancellation
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • Fixed Date Ticket
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up

  • Create a print of your own Chinese Horoscope sign as you learn about the painstaking preparation of the handmade paper, glaze made from shells out of the river, paint tinted by natural colorings and even handmade paint brushes from local bushes
  • Have opportunity of meeting and spending time with the best of the remaining local artisans still working in this ancient trade
  • Visit the village of Thanh Tien - famous for its handcrafted paper flowers
  • Ride through the local paddy fields and pastures where you can enjoy the beauty of the local scenery and see locals going about their daily activities of wet rice cultivation and flower gardening

  • 250 Booked

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Highlights

In the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel and bring you to the boat landing either by car or on foot depending on the location of your hotel. You can relax and enjoy a gentle cruise downstream. You will drift by Dong Ba Market located by the Hen islet and arrive at the Sinh Handicraft Village where you will be greeted by the charming famous artist, one of the few artisans left working in this craft. He is delighted to demonstrate to you this craft of creating prints in an old age style. You will be invited to create a print of your own Chinese Horoscope sign as you learn about the painstaking preparation of the handmade paper, glaze made from shells out of the river, paint tinted by natural colorings and even handmade paint brushes from local bushes. You have this treasured opportunity of meeting and spending time with the best of the remaining local artisans who still work in this ancient trade and, if you choose to, purchasing some of the creations to take home with you as momentum.

We are then taken to our cycles to visit the neighboring village of Thanh Tien. This village is famous for its handcrafted paper flowers especially the traditional flower of Vietnam, the Lotus. These flowers are absolutely beautiful, made with care and precision.

After your stay at Thanh Tien, we will continue on your cycle ride through the local paddy fields and pastures where you can enjoy the beauty of the local scenery and see locals going about their daily activities of wet rice cultivation and flower gardening. We complete the day with a car journey back to Hue and to your hotel.

Dong Ba is one of the most famous and oldest markets in Hue offering specialties from the central regionDong Ba is one of the most famous and oldest markets in Hue offering specialties from the central region
Local experience as you walk through the stalls of fresh fruit, vegetables and meatsLocal experience as you walk through the stalls of fresh fruit, vegetables and meats
Sinh village paintings still proves vitality of a folk culture uniqueSinh village paintings still proves vitality of a folk culture unique
Local artisans and their artworks.Local artisans and their artworks.
The trade village about painting served for worship of local peopleThe trade village about painting served for worship of local people
Create your own print which has been through many sophisticated procedure to become the famous folk paintingsCreate your own print which has been through many sophisticated procedure to become the famous folk paintings
Thanh Tien village is well-known for its 300 years old craft of making paper flowers.Thanh Tien village is well-known for its 300 years old craft of making paper flowers.
The products include daisy, African daisy, Mexican sunflower and LotusThe products include daisy, African daisy, Mexican sunflower and Lotus
Secret of flower paper is focused on the dyeing so that the paper retains lasting colorSecret of flower paper is focused on the dyeing so that the paper retains lasting color
Artisans don’t use the chemical industry; they use saps and leaves to make traditional style dyeArtisans don’t use the chemical industry; they use saps and leaves to make traditional style dye
After leaving Thanh Tien village, continue on your cycle ride through the local paddy fieldsAfter leaving Thanh Tien village, continue on your cycle ride through the local paddy fields
Enjoy the beauty of the local scenery and see locals going about their daily activitiesEnjoy the beauty of the local scenery and see locals going about their daily activities

Experience Info

1) Confirmation

  • Instant confirmation

2) Schedule

  • 7:45 - 8:00 AM Pick up
  • 8:00 AM Departure
  • 11:00 AM End of Tour

3) Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop off
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Boat Trip
  • Entrance fee
  • Mineral water (2 bottles/pax)

4) Exclusion

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion

5) Children pricing policy

  • Infant under 5 years old - free of charge
  • Children are from 5 - 10 years old

You may be asked to show the certificate of birth or equivalent certificate to verify the age of your children by the tour guide.

How To Use

1) How to get to meeting point/pick up

  • Pick up time: 7:45 AM
  • Please wait at the hotel lobby and inform the receptionist/concierge of pick up
  • Remember to indicate your pick up location (hotel name and address) and drop off point during booking

2) How to redeem the e-voucher

  • Show the tour guide your E-voucher or printed voucher

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation or refund.

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