Immerse in ancient Vietnamese culture with an excursion to Duong Lam,
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Immerse in ancient Vietnamese culture with an excursion to Duong Lam, one of the country's few remaining ancient villages. Situated northwest of Hanoi, a tour through Duong Lam is a great way to explore the area's twelve-hundred year history. Explore houses over 400 years old, wander the village's narrow alleyways, visit local temples, and most interestingly of all, chat with friendly locals. On the way back to Hanoi, stop at Tay Phuong Pagoda, one of the first pagodas built in Vietnam and home to beautiful architecture, as well as ancient unique sculptures.

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+ Bathroom or room for you to fresh, take shower between the trips.
+ Breakfast every morning you back from the trip
+ Welcome drink & fresh fruit
+ Luggage storage


Depart 8.30 for the 1.5-hour drive west of Hanoi to Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta which still preserves many hundred-year-old houses.

Visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu commune - the only hamlet whose original village entrance remains intact. Continue on through the narrow alleys to see the old laterite houses which make up this charming village. For lunch enjoy a local style meal in a 100-year old house.

After inclusive lunch, continue driving to Mia Pagoda (another hamlet of Duong Lam), built in the 15th century, some 287 statues of all sizes can be seen here, among which are famous sculptures such as the statue of Buddha 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.

On the way back to Hanoi stop at Tay Phuong Pagoda. The pagoda offers beautiful architecture and ancient and unique sculptures. It was one of the first pagodas built in Vietnam. Note the dragons and demons carved into the wooden roof. From here it’s a 45-minute drive back to Hanoi.  Lunch is inclusive

*Note: As an optional extra once in Duong Lam this tour can be done by bicycle.

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Our services include:

Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Vietnamese food, Asian Food basic.
Private transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at hotel.
English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
Cycling around village by bicycle
All entrance and sightseeing fees
All taxes & services charge.

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Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Tipping/ Gratuities

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