Exploring the Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi
(*Update 24/11) Meeting point for everyone in the West Lake area, from 11h15 AM to 11h30 AM, at Starbucks Somerset West Point, bottom floor, 2 Tây Hồ, Quảng An, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội. Thanks to Peggy Morton will make a sign "InterNations Hanoi, Peggy Morton" to be recognized. Please contact her (via message or phone: Protected content let her know if you will meet there so she would know and wait for you.
The driver will then pickup every one at the current meeting point at 67 Lê Thanh Nghị St.. It might take 30 minutes commute from West Lake to this one.
(*Update 17/11) Quat Dong embroidery craft village in Hanoi
Located in Thuong Tin district, about 25 kilometers south of Hanoi, Quat Dong embroidery craft village is considered the cradle of embroidery in Vietnam with its brand name famous throughout the northern region and nationwide.
Its reputation has remained strong since the 17th century."
Transportation paid by our own: by your motorbike. Let me know if you need to rent a car and share the cost with others and register for the rental car at least one day in advance.
***Update: Total fee for car rental sharing with others from 11h30 AM to 6 PM is 1 millions VND for 7 seats, 1.3 millions VND for 15 seats. The driver could drive us to Quat Dong and 2 other different traditional craft villages in Thuong Tin area depending on our time spending in each village. Please register for car sharing at least one day in advance.
Fee: 100,000 VND (one hundred Vietnam Dong) for a freshman tour guider, Mr. Long (not including transportation fee)
Bring water, snack and wear walking shoes.
You take care of your own other bills, like car renting, snack
You have to take care of your own safety, insurance, needed documents if you travel by your motorbike.
We could stop by other traditional craft villages near by in Thuong Tin, Hanoi
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