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Lantern Making Class Hoi An Overview

The art of lantern making in Hoi An is famous all across the world. Take this lantern making class in Hoi An and add a touch of your own personal flair to an oriental ornament that the Vietnamese believe to bring good fortune and happiness when hung in front of your house.

What to Expect from 
Lantern Making Class Hoi an

Create your own Vietnamese lantern
Participate in this activity and use your creativity to create your own lantern. 
Create lanterns shaped like lotuses, triangles, garlic, or diamonds and choose your desired silk style and color.

Believed to be a symbol of luck, happiness & wealth
These lanterns, characteristic of the ancient town of Hoi An, will take you back to the charming streets of the old city at a glance. They are believed to be a symbol of luck, wealth and happiness by the local Vietnamese. 

Choose between express class & full class
Choose between an express class that already prepares the bamboo sticks for you beforehand, or a full class that lets you experience lantern making from scratch!

Verified local operator
The classes are operated by a very experienced and proficient coach. An experienced English speaking instructor will be guiding you every step of the way.

Know Before You Go

Opening hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, daily
Class start time: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm
Duration: 2-3 hours
Address: 8 Tran Cao Van, Hoi An
Getting There: You can walk about 10 minutes from the centre of Hoi An Old Town. Or take a private hire vehicle directly to the location.

Full Class

  • Covers the complete 11 steps in making your own lantern
  • Step 1: Attach 12 bamboo stakes together with wire thread
  • Step 2 and 3: Shape the stakes into a sunrise (inverted triangle) or sunset (triangle) formation
  • Step 4: Insert the bamboo stakes into a hanger and secure the stakes with thread
  • Step 5: Select your desired silk and colour
  • Step 6: Apply glue and let it dry
  • Step 7: Set silk and stretch the silk to cover the stakes
  • Step 8: Fully cover the sides with silk
  • Step 9: Cover the top and bottom of the hanger with silk strips
  • Step 10: Select a tassel for the lantern base
  • Step 11: Finished! Your lantern can also be folded and stowed in your luggage to be brought home
Express Class
  • The Express Class starts from Step 5 where you select the silk you want to wrap around the pre-tied bamboo stakes
- Minimum age to participate: Age 4
- Child and adult tickets are priced at the same rate

Lantern Making Class Hoi An Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Lantern making class Hoi An

    Welcome drink

    The instructor will show you how to make your own lantern

    Choose your desired lantern shape and coloured silk

    Make your own lantern!

    End of class, take your lantern home


  • Lantern Making Class Hoi an

Other Inclusions

  • Lantern making class Hoi An
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  • Traditional Vietnamese tea
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  • One foldable lantern (30cm in length) per person
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  • All required materials and tools
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  • A special gift
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  • English speaking guide and instructor

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia voucher
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  • Camera
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  • ID proof


  • Minimum age to participate: Age 4
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  • Child and adult tickets are priced at the same rate
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  • If you were unable to join, please inform our customer service team to reschedule your class

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Lantern Making Class Hoi An: Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity

Lantern Making Class Hoi An: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Lantern Making Class Hoi An: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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