A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions. This is also the great chance explore architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.
Pick up at 8:30 am and travel west of Hanoi to Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. Upon arrival, visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung.
Cycle to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), is built in 15th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, along with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Viagra Deities. Continue riding around the village to discover the daily life and farming working of Vietnamese peasants along the terrace with a stop to visit ancient house back to 200 years ago. Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house.
Walk along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu communal house in Mong Phu hamlet and walk on foot to see local people living in the ancient village. Drive back to Hanoi. Ends tour.
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All entrance and sightseeing fees
Private air con vehicle with driver
Cycling around village by bicycle
A vietnamese lunch at ancient house
Things not mentioned in the program
Tour price: $89 US per person for group of 2 people.