Ethnic craft & textiles
Trip code: VNTNE10
Day 01-3: Hanoi – Tai & Muong folk
arts and craft
We start the city tour today with a
visit to Ethnology Museum with textile
specialist . Briefing on Tai textiles and
the connection of Dongson bronze with Tai
culture. Explore Muongland
culture with opportunity to see gong beating
and dancing festival.
Day 4-6: Sapa hilltribe villages and textile
View most intriguing work & collection of
ancient designs of local weaver. Enjoy
bast fiber (smashing, bleaching,..) Visit
indigo or hemp farms and s study batik &
tritik technique and H'mong and Dzao
textiles. Enjoy the traditional musical
performance of H’mong people.
Overnight at Victoria Sapa hotel
Day 7-8: Tribal markets and
Visit the market place of northern Vietnam.
Local people, especially young men and girls
wearing their " Sunday best" come from many
corner of surrounding villages in order to
catch up with each other. This is a golden
opportunity for any building photographers
as the diversity of color on display is
truly magnifice. Visit Tailu village at Hon
village. Visit Black Zao and Dzao with
coins in CayDa village.
Day 9-10: Tai textiles
Visit Red H’mong villages at Xalong
Commune. Visit TaiDam in Muong Muon
village in Muong Lay area. Afternoon
visit to Naxon village – Laosnoi subgroup.
Visit Black Tai Village. The next day get
the flight back to Hanoi. Overnight in
Hanoiand departure flight the following day.