Duong Lam Ancient Village & Pagodas - 1 day
A trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions, explore architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings born there,chat with locals living in the ancient house
Drive through the picturesque of Hanoi outskirt
Climb the Thay Mountain and enjoy a panoramic view of surrounding areas.
Experience the charm and history of twenty century past of Duong Lam Ancient Village, meet and chat with friendly locals.
Discover the historic pagodas of Hanoi.
In the morning:
At 8.00am, our guide will collect you at your hotel. We take a short drive 1 hour (30 km) heading southwest of Hanoi to Thay Pagoda located in a beautiful and tranquil village. Formally regarded as Thien Phuc Tu Pagoda, Thay Pagoda was built in the 11th century during the reign of King Ly. We continue our sight-seeing drive to the Tay Phuong Pagoda. The present structure of this pagoda dates from the 18th century and is renowned for its impressive collection of wooden statues depicting the Buddha and other middle ranking Buddhist deities coated with lacquer paint. From here we enjoy a picnic lunch and soft break which is prepared by our tour guide.
In the afternoon:
We will enjoy the last part of the tour by visiting Duong Lam Ancient village - a rich historical site with fascinating old houses, churches and temple of the two famous Kings, Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen. Despite the passing of time, these old relics are still being well-preserved, having been lost for decades, before becoming one of the main attractions for tourists in the area. We take a walk around this old village, meet the locals and experience their daily life. Return to Hanoi and end of our tour service.
Profestional English Speaking tour guide or other languages upon request.
All transfers and transportation.
Lunch and reasonable supply of bottled water.
All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary.
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
Visa and visa fees.
Tips & gratuity.