Duong Lam Ancient Village has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back 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. Laterite is used on house walls, gates, wells, temple walls, and so forth. The mud is taken from ponds.
- Visit Tay Phuong pagoda – the best example of old typical pagoda in the northern of Vietnam
- Visit the gate, Mong Phu communal house, one of typical local ancient house
- Van Phuc Silk, the most famous traditional village for weaving silk of Vietnam
08:00 Pick up at your hotel then transfer to Duong Lam ancient village about 50km away from Hanoi. Visit the gate, Mong Phu communal house, one of typical local ancient house, see daily life and enjoy local products. You can also take part in preparing the lunch with the host and learn how to make spring rolls, have lunch here with the host.
Touring around the village to visit some cultural and historical vestiges in Duong Lam such as: Giang Van Minh worship-house, Princess Mia Palace and Temple, Mia pagoda, Phung Hung king’s temple, Ngo Quyen king’s temple and tomb. Stopover on the way to visit Tay Phuong pagoda – the best example of old typical pagoda in the northern of Vietnam
In the afternoon we back to Hanoi to visit Van Phuc Silk. the most famous traditional village for weaving silk of Vietnam. Discover how they create the perfect silk products, a complex technical process includes several work stages such as sewing, weaving and dyeing silk. Have free time for shopping at Van Phuc Silk Village. You can also buy the silk products as souvenirs to bring home.
- Transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel
- Entrance fees
- Lunch at the local family in Duong Lam village
- English speaking guide
- Drink water on car
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance