Hoi An - Crafts Village by Boat

Activity 19 Phan Chau Trinh Published on: 08-02-2018

08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
First-time visit
4 hour
Walking Car Rental Boat
Customer hotel
Highlight of the city
Cultural & Theme
Half day Tour
Walking & Biking
31.00 USD

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A relaxing boat tour along the lovely Thu Bon River, combined with visiting traditional craft villages; gain interesting insight into the traditional manual craft industries that have been providing livelihoods to the locals for centuries.

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Why Hoi An - Crafts Village by Boat is special ?

Jump aboard a local-style boat to traverse the waterways from Hoi An to nearby craft villages

Visit Thanh Ha pottery village, famous for formally providing decorative pottery to the palaces of the Nguyen Dynasty.

Visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum

View the hand-crafting of decorative pottery; teapots and cups, vases and bowls; and have a product made especially for you!

Travel by boat to Kim Bong carpentry village to watch how traditional wooden fishing boats are made

See skilled carpenters create handcrafted furniture and carvings

What to explore at Hoi An - Crafts Village by Boat?

Guide and driver will pick you up from hotel to transfer to the port in

Hoi An. From the port, we will depart for Thanh Ha Pottery Village where you can learn about and take part in the daily life of Thanh Ha people. Thanh Ha Pottery Village has over 500 years of history from the establishing period up to now. With the gifted hands of the craftmen, they create the products with different shapes. Here, we will observe the necessary steps used for producing pottery products such as vases, pots and kettles. After learning about pottery making, we visit Thanh Ha Terra Cotta Park museum. The museum is a continuous shift where past, present and future influence each other. 

We will then take another 30-minute boat ride up Thu Bon River where we will head to the Kim Bong Carpentry Village. This is a traditional craft village in Hoi An and formed in the 15th century by Vietnamese from the Northern Provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh. Visit and learn about the shipbuilding area where wooden fishing vessels are built using traditional techniques. You will also have a stop at the carpentry workshop where carpenters create handcrafted furniture and sculptures. 

Addtional information

Cancellation charge:

All cancellation from guest arise additional charges as follows:

- More than 48 hours before departure: No charges

- From 48 hours to 24 hours before departure: 50% of the tour price.

- Less than 24 hours before departure or No show: 100% of the tour price.


  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance
  • FOC for children 0-5 years old
  • 50% off for children 6-10 years old


  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.

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168.20 USD
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