To visit to Duong Lam Village is to experience the very essence of Vietnamese Culture and History - The home village of 2 Heroic Kings: Phùng Hưng (761-802) and Ngô Quyền (897 - 944) you will visit family houses over 400 years old!
After the recognition of Hoi An ancient town, Hanoi Old Quarter, Duong Lam village in Son Tay Town (some 60km to the west of Hanoi Capital) is the first ancient village recognized as a national relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information.
08:00AM: Our driver & tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then travel west of Hanoi to visit Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys; visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses by visiting the ancient houses of Mr Lam, Mr Ha and Mr Huyen. Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house.
PM: After resting, we continue driving to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), 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. Then visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, places dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Driving back Hanoi.
Tour finishes at about 5h00 PM.
All rates are USD per person.
Son Dong village
Duong Lam village
Son Tay citadel
Tay Phuong pagoda
Van Phuc silk village
Transportation: Hanoi – Duong Lam Village (Son Tay town) – Hanoi
Free pick up and drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter
English/ French speaking tour guide
Mineral water during the trip
Drinks, travel insurance
* Children rates:
Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
Surcharge 75% rate of adult for children (5-11 years) sharing bed with parents.
Over 11 years is adult’s rate
* The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
* Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date