The Duong Lam tour is designed for travelers seeking to rediscover the roots of Vietnam’s culture and traditions, offering a unique opportunity to explore the remarkable architecture of its well-preserved ancient houses made from laterite bricks and mud. These two locally abundant materials are found throughout the area, adorning house walls, gates, wells, temple walls, and more.
This Duong Lam tour offers the chance to explore the architecture of a typical Vietnamese traditional village, complete with narrow alleyways.
Interact with friendly locals to understand their lifestyle and gain insights into the Vietnamese countryside.
Relish an authentic meal with a local host, experiencing their warm hospitality.
The tour also includes visits to King Ngo Quyen temple, King Phung Hung temple, and Mia pagoda in a single day.
Departing at 9:00 am from your hotel, the tour takes you approximately 50km outside of Hanoi to explore the ancient village of Duong Lam in Son Tay province. Known for its agricultural roots, the village lies in the Northern Red River Delta. Upon arrival, take a stroll along the village path to visit Mong Phu temple, a sacred site dedicated to national heroes, King Ngo Quyen, and King Phung Hung temples.
Indulge in a unique Vietnamese lunch thoughtfully prepared by your host. Inside the house, you can even partake in making local delicacies like soft green-lentil cake and rice cake filled with brown onion, savoring them afterward (availability varies with the season). Next, explore the 15th-century Mia Pagoda and marvel at its impressive collection of 287 statues. Finally, the tour concludes with a transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.
During the journey, you have the option to make a stop at Tay Phuong pagoda, an ancient 8th-century pagoda representing the typical style of Northern Vietnamese pagodas. It is renowned for its collection of 18 ancient Arhan statues. Additionally, you can visit Van Phuc silk village, the historic center of Vietnam’s finest silk production. Here, you can learn about the silk-making process and purchase the finest silk products available in the village.
Duration: 6 hours Visit to an authentic rural village to experience rural life of Hanoi
Seat in coach tour: N/A
Duong Lam tour in private group:
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Private transfer as specified in the itinerary,
English-speaking tour guide,
Lunch with a local family at their house,
Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program,