Enjoy a full day exploring an ancient village during an 8-hour guided tour. The distance to Duong Lam is 60km from downtown Hanoi.
Pickup and drop off is included. Your car is private. Savor a Vietnamese traditional lunch with your small group. If requested, receive a free visa application letter.
Leave your hotel in Hanoi at 8:30am 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.
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), 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. The guided tour finishes at 5:30pm at your hotel!