- Tour location: Peaceful countryside village of Hanoi
- Departure: 8:30 am
- Tour Duration: 7 hours
- Tour Runs: Minimum 1 person. Maximum on request
Overview of Duong Lam village small group tour
Duong Lam village small group tour is specially designed for people who like the countryside with a particular focus on authentic culture experience of the origin of Vietnam, travel in a budget but want to see Duong Lam village at its best.
What makes this tour different from others tours to Duong Lam village
+ Having lunch in a local family 3 generations with authentic local Vietnamese food
+ First and unique small group company offer tours to Duong Lam village
+ Our guide was born in rural village, who know the land at its best
+ Meet and interact with locals to learn about local living. Most of the tour companies is lack of interacting with locals
+ Walk into narrow alleyways known only by locals
+ It is a responsible tour, when taking this tour, we use local suppliers, giving donation when visiting local temples, families. Your money stays local
General information about Duong Lam village
Duong Lam ancient village is on the outskirts of Hanoi and also known as a museum of laterite, home to many houses dating back up to 400 years. One special thing about the village is that most of the buildings here are made of laterite and mud, two materials that are abundant in the area. The village has also been described as the last stronghold of wet rice farming culture in northern Vietnam.
Activities during village tour to Duong Lam by Hanoi Eco Tour
The ancient houses are run by families who have lived on and worked the land for generations. Enjoy hands-on experiences with your guide such as walking tour, cycling, chatting with locals living in the ancient houses, great local foods supply in tours, visiting pagoda. You will be able to stay amongst the locals and see their daily routines surrounded by breathtaking scenery in a peaceful setting.
Highlights of Duong Lam village small group day tour
- Cycling in the countryside to experience village life, breath fresh air
- Visiting ancient house is a great chance to explore the architecture of ancient houses while wandering along its narrow alleyways
- Visit Mia Pagoda was built during the Tran Dynasty before 1632 and still preserves many ancient artifacts.
- Walking around the village to chat with locals to learn more about their local lifestyle as well as gain an insight into the Vietnamese countryside
Itinerary of Duong Lam ancient village tour
8.30am: You will be greeted at the hotel and travel the west of Hanoi to do Duong Lam village tour, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. . Next, spend a visit to a local house that is almost 400 years old, then have a bicycle ride around this peaceful rural area to discover the daily life and farming works of Vietnamese peasants. we continue riding to visit Mia Pagoda, is built in 15 th century and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculpture such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas as and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities. Enjoy authentic local food in an ancient house.
In the afternoon, we walk around the village to learn more about locals daily life. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. We say goodbye to Duong Lam village and drive back to Hanoi around 4.00pm to finish unforgettable tour in Vietnam
Tour rate : $50 USD/per person for a small group with maximum 8 persons (private tour on request)
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel with modern car with air-conditioner
- A bottle of water/tour/person
- English speaking tour guide
- Plenty of photo opportunities
- Lunch at a local family
- Entrance fees
- Tips and Gratuities
- Personal expenses
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