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Duong Lam is an ancient village in Son Tay, Hanoi. It is the first-recognized ancient village in Vietnam. The ancient village has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years. It will be the most memorable experience to come back to ancient time with Duong Lam village tour. It's waiting for your exploration!
We pick you up at your hotel and depart to Duong Lam Ancient Village, which is far about 45 kilometers away from Hanoi. Duong Lam ancient village is famous not only by having ancient houses with more than a century old; this ancient land also has rustic and delicious dishes, which you can find in a Hanoi Food Tour.
When we arrive, we start by visiting Mong Phu temple, some ancient houses and then enjoy local products such as rice wine and rice cakes. Mong Phu temple was a fine wooden structure with a curved tiled roof, the layout was in the shape of the letter U. Most of the main buildings hardwood floor, often used as dinning hall during village feasts, was elevated a foot above ground, except for the central part where an altar dedicated to Tan Vien, their protector genie, is placed.
After that, you get a bicycle and ride along countryside road. The fresh air here will make you feel relax and peaceful.
We continue visit some historical vestiges such as Giang Van Minh Worship House, Temples of King Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung – two famous kings in Vietnam history. Cycling uphill, you will see a natural holy well which stores clear water all the year round.
Next, you have lunch with a local family and then get ready to return to Hanoi. Another way to find out the hidden beauty of Hanoi is joining Hanoi One Day Tour.
Then, our guide will drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi.
Duong Lam village tour ends. Our guide will say good bye and see you again!
8.30: Pick up at your hotel then depart for Duong Lam ancient village
10:00: upon at Duong Lam ancient village, visit Mong Phu temple, some ancient houses
11:00: Enjoy walking in peaceful countryside road to some historical vestiges and seeing a natural holy “milking- well”, storing clear water all the year round.
12:00: Have lunch in local family, then get ready to return Hanoi.
13.30: Get dropped off at hotels. Tour ends.
Enjoy an ideal meal in Hanoi with Hanoi Cooking Class.
44.00 (per person)