1 Days | From US$ 68
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Activities: Responsible Travel
Tour duration: 1 Day tour
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- Learn the ancient art of calligraphy, introduced to Vietnam by the Chinese as a unique form of expression that has shaped the local culture. Get a look at how this beautiful form of writing has changed over history to adapt the art to better express the richness of the Vietnamese language.
- Seeing the living flow of the Hanoian, learn more about the history of the city and enjoy the special taste of egg coffee will close your unforgettable day in Hanoi.
This experience lets you learn both Chinese characters, which formed the basis of Vietnamese writing for centuries, and the modern Quoc Ngu script that became dominant under French colonial rule. You can see how calligraphy evolved from a practice of scholars and noblemen while retaining the essence of the art, as different characters gracefully harmonize to change the meaning of a word. Your host, a skilled artist and a calligraphy master, offers you a look back in time to explore an art form that is still revered and respected. Throughout the workshop, you get a chance to give your own strokes form as you learn this ancient art.
Afternoon time is your chance to wander around the Old Quarter to learn about the history of the Hanoi development thru years, see how life of local people going and sitting at a local café shop and enjoy the taste of egg coffee.
Transfer hotel: On foot around the Old Quarter
Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
Price valid till Sep 30, 2020 Exchange rate: 1US$ = 23.500VND (in Jan 2020)
|Price per person|
|2 people||US$ 81|
|3 people||US$ 73|
|4-5 people||US$ 69|
|6-8 people||US$ 68|
|Package Option||2 people||3 people||4-5 people||6-8 people|
|Price per person||US$ 81||US$ 73||US$ 69||US$ 68||More Info|
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- English speaking guide
- AC Vehicle
- Entrance fees
- Bottle of water
What is NOT Included
- Personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned in tour
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Certain parts of the tours on offer are provided by independent third parties, such as airlines, hotels, transport operators and local tourist offices. Active Travel Asia/ Crystal Holidays will not responsible for any loss, injury or damage caused thereby to the tourists, including those occurring outside of the normal touring programmers. Additional expenses incurred due to delay, accident, natural disaster, political actions and unrest shall be borne by the tourists.
We advise that due to frequent flight changes, delays and cancellations by the various domestic airlines and trains we cannot fully guarantee that the proposed itinerary can be carried out as planned. Based on our experience, changes of departure times and/ or cancellations can occur at very short notice even after confirmation of a flight has been received. The same applies for train travel: Schedule changes occur frequently; often without prior notification. In case of schedule changes or flight cancellations we always try everything possible to arrange an alternative program within the framework of the original quoted costs. However, we reserve the right to charge any cost exceeding the original budget to the tour operator/ travel agent or to the participant of a tour after consultation with the agent or clients.
Programmers, prices, services and conditions are based on those valid at the time of proposal submission and are subject to change thereafter without advance notice until all services have been paid in full.
We strongly advise to leave valuable items (money, passport, credit cards, jewelers, sensitive documents, laptop computer, etc.) in the hotel safe. During excursions and roundtrips, personal belongings, especially money and valuables should NEVER be left on vehicles, even during short breaks, and carried around at all times. Active Travel Asia/ Crystal Holidays will not responsible for any loss or theft.