Inside Asia Tours: Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos
Insider Experience: Kite Making Artisanry

Insider Experience: Kite Making Artisanry

Spend your morning with a kite enthusiast who will teach you the fine art of kite-making and decorating.

The imperial city of Hue is known for its beautiful kites, so why not spend your morning getting to know more about this traditional craft?

We'll arrange for you to meet Mr Cu, a third-generation kite maker and director of Hue's 'Kite Flying Club', who will introduce you to his passion: the making and decorating of kites. To begin the day you'll take a tour of his house and the workshop where he makes the kites, then you'll get a chance to try painting your own. Kite painting requires a delicate hand, but with Mr Cu to guide you you're sure to produce a masterpiece. When finished, you can keep the kite as a souvenir.

This experience is a great way to support the traditional arts, and will allow you to learn about the livelihood and lifestyle of a local artisan.

Insider Experience: Kite Making Artisanry

located in Hue

Read more >

Other suggested Insider Experiences

View more >
  • Insider Experience: Explore Angkor with Dr. Damian Evans

    Insider Experience: Explore Angkor with Dr. Damian Evans

    Explore Angkor with one of the world's leading academics on the archaeology and reconstruction of the temples, Dr Damien Evans, who will bring these ancient wonders to life.

    Read more >

  • Insider Experience: An Audience with Arn Chorn-Pond

    Insider Experience: An Audience with Arn Chorn-Pond

    Meet with one of the most inspiring individuals helping to bring back traditional arts to Cambodia.

    Read more >

  • Insider Experience: Art and architecture of Phnom Penh

    Insider Experience: Art and architecture of Phnom Penh

    Meet an art "Insider", a gallery curator, for a deep understanding of Cambodia's evolving art and architecture scene

    Read more >