Escape the bustle of Hanoi in a full-day tour to the agricultural village of Duong Lam in the northern Red River Delta. Explore the 1,200-year-old village and its farming community, and enjoy a lovely traditional lunch bursting with regional specialties.
What to Expect
Duong Lam Ancient Village has a long history of about 1,200 years old and is well-known for its surviving laterite brick houses, built three to four centuries ago. Laterite is red clay formed from weathered basalt found in northern Vietnam. The village is also famous nationwide as “the hometown of two kings”.
You will be picked up in the morning at your hotel lobby. You will drive about 65 km from Hanoi to Son Tay province. Duong Lam is a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River Delta. On arrival, you will take a walk on the village path to visit Mong Phu Temple (dedicated to national heroes), Ngo Quyen King Temple and Phung Hung King Temple. You will enjoy a special Vietnamese lunch in an ancient house. While you are in the house you can also join the local people in producing local specialties, such as soft green-lentil cake and rice cake filled with brown onion (depending on the season). You will continue to visit Mia Pagoda (built in 15th century) and admire 287 statues of all sizes before transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.
- Private transportation
- Sightseeing tickets
- Lunch at local house
- Mineral water & tissue on coach daily
What's Not Included
- Pre & post trip accommodation
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance