Hoi An Lantern Making - Half Day Tour

A fascinating insight into one of the most important traditions in Hoi An. Walk through the beautifully preserved ancient town of Hoi An, then visit the home of a local craftsman for a hands-on workshop in the traditional art of lantern making.

Experience Code : 10087



  • Duration: 0.5 Day(s)
  • No Cancellation
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • English
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up

  • A guided tour to Hoi An, admire the unique architecture and learn the history behind them
  • Visit the home of a lantern craftsman to learn about the ancient art of lantern-making
  • Make your own lantern, the perfect souvenir to show off your craftsmanship to friends

  • 281 Booked

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[SPECIAL OFFER ON THURSDAY] Group from 2 pax - Join in Tour

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Group from 2 pax - Join in Tour

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Exclusive service for 1 pax (Pick up in Hoi An)

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Exclusive service for 1 pax (Pick up in Da Nang)

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Group of 2 - 6 pax - Private Tour (Pick up in Hoi An)

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Group of 2 - 6 pax - Private Tour (Pick up in Da Nang)

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Group of 7 - 10 pax - Private Tour (Pick up in Hoi An)

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Group of 7 - 10 pax - Private Tour (Pick up in Da Nang)

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Highlights

Join us to experience the beauty of Hoi An Ancient Town. We will visit the house of a local lantern craftsman and learn how to make colorful traditional lanterns. We then move on to the center of Hoi An - Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in which lanterns are displayed everywhere. Whilst walking along the street, we will drop by a small café and enjoy the Vietnam coffee. Lastly, visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, a beautiful historical piece of Japanese architecture, where you can take photos with your own lanterns.

Brilliant lanterns with many colors in the old town of Hoi AnBrilliant lanterns with many colors in the old town of Hoi An
Hoi An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canalsHoi An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals
Japanese Covered Bridge- 18th-century wooden bridge featuring elaborate carvings & a pedestrian passagewayJapanese Covered Bridge- 18th-century wooden bridge featuring elaborate carvings & a pedestrian passageway
Hoi An locals believe hanging lanterns in front of their houses will bring luck, happiness and wealth to the family living in the houseHoi An locals believe hanging lanterns in front of their houses will bring luck, happiness and wealth to the family living in the house
The main materials used are bamboo and silk which are familiar images in Vietnamese people’s lifeThe main materials used are bamboo and silk which are familiar images in Vietnamese people’s life
Visit the local lantern craftsman and bring home your own version of colorful handcrafted silk lanternVisit the local lantern craftsman and bring home your own version of colorful handcrafted silk lantern
See how all the lanterns are crafted beautifully by handsSee how all the lanterns are crafted beautifully by hands
Join hands-on workshop to learn the traditional art of lantern makingJoin hands-on workshop to learn the traditional art of lantern making
Get in touch with your creative side, make your own lantern to take home with youGet in touch with your creative side, make your own lantern to take home with you
Stroll around the old town with your lantern after dark, where lanterns are strung above your head, from one side of the alley to the otherStroll around the old town with your lantern after dark, where lanterns are strung above your head, from one side of the alley to the other

Experience Info

1) Confirmation

  • Instant confirmation

2) Schedule

Join in Tour

  • Pick up time: 7:45 AM (Morning session) / 1:15 PM (Afternoon session)
  • End of tour: 11:30 AM (Morning session) / 5:00 PM (Afternoon session)

Private Tour

  • Pick up time: 8:00 AM (Morning session) / 1:30 PM (Afternoon session)
  • End of tour: 11:30 AM (Morning session) / 5:00 PM (Afternoon session)

3) Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop off
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • All required materials & tools for making the lantern
  • One lantern with 30cm in length per pax
  • Travel insurance
  • Mineral water (1 bottle/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

  • Join in Tour - Pick up time: 7:45 AM (Morning session) / 1:15 PM (Afternoon session)
  • Private Tour - Pick up time: 8:00 AM (Morning session) / 1:30 PM (Afternoon session)
  • 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

For Join in tour, please get to the meeting point 30 mins prior to your time slot. Meeting point:

  • Tourist in Da Nang City: 108 Bach Dang St., Hai Chau Dist, Da Nang City
  • Tourist in Hoi An City: 30 Tran Hung Dao St., Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province

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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