About this experience:
Do paper is used for making the famous Dong Ho folk paintings. Aside from its traditional value, Do paper gained its popularity because of its durability, toughness, and delicate patterns unique to each surface. In this activity, you will have chance to discover many interesting things behind this long-lasting paper craft and, you will learn about the beauty lying under rustic yet sophisticated woven fibers of Do paper.
By booking this tour, you have helped in reviving the dying art. As Vietnam has developed, many of its traditions have steadily declined and are on the verge of fading from people’s memories. This project aims to revive people’s interest in the traditional materials like Do paper and get them to learn more about Vietnamese folk arts. In addition to traditional value, you will also contribute to the local economy by trading products made by ethnic and rural women in this projects. We pledge that our artisans are paid properly according to their products’s worthiness, thus the livelihood improvement.
Note: We have a team of local guides in each communities and one of them will be with you for this experience.
Highlights of the tour:
• Learning through the whole process of making Do paper from the scratch
• Working with craftsmen from the Muong ethnic minority in the North of Vietnam.
• Making your own paper with creativity and decorating your work with flowers, leaves or plants.
• Obtaining an insight of the livelihood of Muong ethnic minority in the North of Vietnam.
8.00 a.m. Pick up at the Hotel
8.15 a.m. Departure from picking up point, arriving in paper making village in Suoi Co
9.30 a.m. Warm welcome from villagers.
Introduce Zó project and paper-making history
Explain paper-making process and practice making paper with Artisans.
10.30 a.m. Make your own paper workshop then bring your work home.
12.30 p.m. Lunch break
2.00 p.m. Resting and walking around the village
3.00 p.m. Come back to Hanoi
Vietnam Community Based Tourism Network (VCBT-N) were established mid-2017 under a project funded by International Labor Organization with the mission to contribute to the formalization and recognition of community based tourism. Since its establishment, the network has been very active in its action to enhance the quality and sustainability of positive impact projects already established and encourage new CBT initiatives in Vietnam. Currently, we are helping our local communities by promoting their tour products on booking platforms in order to attract more travelers. Additionally, this is also a chance for local communities to interact and offer you authentic experiences of Vietnam. Join us to have the best memories about Vietnam! P/s. In the video is one of many projects we established and implemented among our network. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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