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HANOI - DUONG LAM ANCIENT VILLAGE TOUR

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HANOI - DUONG LAM ANCIENT VILLAGE TOUR - THE REALLY USEFUL AND INTERESTING TOUR OF HANOI TOURS

 

08.00: Vietnobletours' guide  and car pick you up at your hotel to start our Hanoi - Duong Lam ancient village tour. Duong Lam ancient village is about 50km away from Hanoi.
09.00: On the way, we stop to visit Son Dong traditional sculpture village statues of which are present in many pagodas and communal houses in the Northern provinces. We visit some households in the village, see master's technique of making wooden statues. After that we walk along village road to visit Son Dong communal house and study about Vietnamese traditional culture with the fecundated cult.
09.30: Continue to drive to Duong Lam ancient village.
10.15: Arrive Duong Lam ancient village, a peaceful and tranquil village with pure agriculture and many hundred-year-old houses. It will be a  special feeling when you walk along tiny ancient alleys or view the Mong Phu village entrance gate - the hundred-year-old symbol of village. We also visit Mong Phu communal house which is dedicated to national heroes. Especially, we will have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses and enjoy local products: rice wine, rice cake.

 

Duong Lam ancient village


12.30: Enjoy a special vietnamese lunch in an ancient house.

After lunch, we go around Duong Lam village to visit some cultural and historical vestiges in this area, such as: Princess Mia palace and temple that was built in 15 th century with 287 statues of all sizes, among which are famous sculptures like the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Then we visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple to learn about the life and work of two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung.
15.00: On the way back, we visit Tay Phuong pagoda - the most typical pagoda for the ancient Buddhist architecture in the Northern of Vietnam with Arhan statues.
16.30: Visit Van Phuc silk village to explore the process of making silk and touch Van Phuc silk which is famous traditional textiles throughout Vietnam and overseas. You even witness the silk from cocoons made into fine silk threads. Then we wander local market in Van Phuc village.

 

Visit Van Phuc village in Hanoi - Duong Lam ancient village tour


17.30: Arrive at your hotel. End Hanoi - Duong Lam ancient village tour.

 

HANOI - DUONG LAM ANCIENT VILLAGE TOUR - THE REALLY USEFUL AND INTERESTING TOUR OF HANOI TOURS

 

Duong Lam village (about 60km to the west of Hanoi Capital) is the first ancient village which is recognized as a national relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information after the recognition of Hoi An ancient town and Hanoi Old Quarter.

A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnamese culture and Vietnamese traditions. This is also the great chance to learn about architecture of village gate and ancient houses while wandering along its narrow alleyways, and learn about the heroic history of Vietnam when visiting temples dedicated of the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, socialize with locals living in the ancient houses.

 

The alley in Duong Lam ancient village

 

Apart from visiting Duong Lam ancient village, you can also visit lots of other interesting spots, such as: Son Dong village - the traditional sculpture village, Tay Phuong pagoda - the well-known pagoda with Arhan statues and Van Phuc silk village - the famous village where makes traditional textiles.

Hanoi - Duong Lam ancient village tour is really a useful and interesting trip for those who love studying about culture, tradition, history of Vietnam.

PRICE: 45 USD/ PAX

INCLUSIVE:

- Vehicle (A/C): Ford transit 16 seats or County 29 seats
- Lunch.
- All sightseeing fee and transfer services as detailed in our itinerary.
- English speaking guide.

EXCLUSIVE:
- All other services not mentioned in our itinerary.
- Beverages.
- Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Tip & Personal expense

Hanoi, VN