Duong Lam Ancient Village Tour

Duong Lam Village 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 wandering along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated of the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.

In the morning: Leave your hotel in Hanoi 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, bike along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Continue riding around the village to discover the daily life and farming working of Vietnamese peasants along the terrace with a stop in two ancient houses: the biggest ancient house was build 200 years ago and the most ancient house back to 400 years ago.

In the afternoon: After lunch and resting, visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Again biking to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), which is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Drive back to Hanoi.

Number in Group Validity until 31 December 2013 (US$/Pax)
1 2-3 4-6 8-15 16-20
Price per pax
69 55 42 36

Duon Lam Village
Inclusions: Meal as mentioned in the itinerary: Vietnamese food and Asian food basic; Private transfer with air-con; English speaking guide (other languages on request); All entrance and sightseeing fees; All taxes and service charges

Exclusions: Drinks; Insurance; Personal expenses; Tipping / Gratuities