– Private pick-up & drop-off services
– Private tour with English or French speaking guide
– Visit laterite ancient houses, King Ngo Quyen & King Phung Hung temples
– Culture exchange, rural life experience
– Walking & Sightseeing, photography opportunities
– Daily departure from Hanoi.
About the village:
Duong Lam Ancient Village has a history of about 1,200 years and is well-known for its surviving laterite brick houses, built three to four centuries ago. Laterite is red clay formed from weathered basalt found in northern Vietnam. The village is also famous nationwide as “the hometown of two kings”.
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 house.
This morning we start from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive about 50km from Hanoi to visit Duong Lam ancient village in Son Tay province. Duong Lam, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River Delta. On arrival we take a walk on the village path to visit Mong Phu temple where is dedicated to national heroes, King Ngo Quyen and King Phung Hung temples.
Enjoy special Vietnamese lunch prepared by the host. While you are in the house you can also join the local farmers in producing local specialties such as soft green-lentil cake and rice cake filled with brown onion and enjoy these dishes (depend on the season of the year). Continue to visit Mia Pagoda – built in 15th century and admire 287 ancient statues.
On the way back to your hotel, we will visit Tay Phuong pagoda built in the 8th century, the best example of old typical pagodas in the North of Vietnam, being special with 18 ancient Arhan statues. And Van Phuc silk village, the cradle of best silk in Vietnam once, learn about silk making process and shopping finest silk products in Van Phuc village.
Tour Package includes:
• Private pick-up & drop-off services
• Private transportation
• Excellent English or French speaking guide
• Sightseeing tickets
• Lunch at local house
• Mineral water & tissue on coach daily
• Services charges and government taxes
Tour price excludes:
• Pre & post trip accommodation
• Personal expenses
• Tips and gratuities
• Travel insurance
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