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Hoi An Handicraft Tours

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Hoi An, Vietnam
About Hoi An Handicraft Tours
Hoian Handicraft Tours provide many classes where you can learn and explore handicrafts in our ancient town of Hoi An. These include: Lantern making, pottery making, wood carving, bamboo root sculpture and cooking classes. An excellent chance to interact with craftsmen and create your own special make-it-yourself souvenirs under the instruction of our host that you can take home with you.
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Lantern Making Class

Colored lanterns are a symbol of Hoi An, where locals believe they bring happiness, luck, and wealth. Bring home a souvenir with a difference, a lantern that you made yourself, after this fascinating class. Choose from a wealth of different silks then work with your instructor to craft a bamboo frame and create your lantern, which will fold away neatly into your luggage. Your class includes a Vietnamese tea tasting.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $16.42

Vietnamese Culture and Coffee Making Class

Just walk up the street and you’ll run into a coffee shop in every corner. Drinking coffee is part of one’s daily routine and it is a considered a ritual by older Vietnamese.
You’ll find that the Vietnamese drink coffee at all hours of the day and coffee shops are usually crowded in the mornings.
To start this class we will listen to may stories on this two-hour tour and learn about the journey of coffee from crop to cup. Discover what makes Vietnamese ground coffee, fined Robusta, different to other types around the world. Learn the steps needed to roast dark beans so that they mix perfectly with sweet condensed milk, which is an improvisation made due to the limitations on the availability of fresh milk at French colonial time.
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2 hours
from $15.39

Traditional Painting and Lantern Making Class

Learn traditional styles of Vietnamese painting with tips on painting techniques provided by a talented local artist. We will show you how traditional oriental watercolor painting differs from western style art and In this Experience, you will learn calligraphy in Vietnamese Language and/or English also.
After paiting class finished we will take a rest and tasting our tea then go ahead to Lantern Making Class.
We provide the bamboo that forms the base of your frame; you do the rest. Your instructor will show you how to make your lantern from the first to the last step and how to make your own Hoi An lantern. We provide beautiful silk so that you can choose your own color pattern, and design.
Once completed, these lanterns are easy to fold, carry, or put in your luggage. Take an original, enjoyable, hand-made souvenir home from your visit to Hoi An.
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3 hours
from $32.83

Traditional Painting Class

To start, you will take a chance to tast the traditional Vietnaemse tea and enjoy the various flavors of tea during the paiting class.
We will show you how traditional oriental watercolor painting differs from western style art and I n this Experience, you will learn calligraphy in Vietnamese Language and/or English also.
You will be taught the techniques on how to hold the brush, how much ink to use, and the proper strokes to write Vietnamese script and/or English characters
Create a beautiful bamboo script that you can take with you. Whatever your level of artistic skill, you’ll come away from this class with a unique and priceless memento of your trip to Vietnam.
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2 hours
from $20.52
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olawale Famakin wrote a review May 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
Really great nice place comfortable housing nice view about d environment cool place nice food comfortable rooms
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Date of experience: May 2020
Christine P wrote a review Mar 2020
19 contributions
My boyfriend and I booked this class when we stayed in Hoi An. Such an amazing experience! We both enjoyed making these from the frame to adding the silk onto the bamboo (with lots of help). The staff were amazing and patient with us! I would definitely recommend everyone trying
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labradors wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Four of us spent a delightful couple of hours making a vietnamese lantern from scratch. I am so glad we booked it, I was concerned it was too grown up for my 11 year old child but the instructor was amazing and very patient and we all came away with amazing lanterns. Thank you
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Erika G wrote a review Mar 2020
Bondi, Australia10 contributions1 helpful vote
A would recomend everyone to do this while in Hoi An. It is so much fun to make your own lantern and with the help from the staff not so difficult. You get to bring the lantern home with you when your done, nice and folded to fit in your bag. The staff is friendly and helpful.
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Aifric N wrote a review Mar 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
Myself and my boyfriend signed up for the lantern making workshop. We chose the one where you make the frame too. I would highly recommend this class! There were only 3 others in the class and we all nearly had 1:1 help from the staff. They were so so friendly and so helpful.
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