Private Duong Lam Ancient Village Full Day Tour: A Tracing Back To The Origin

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From $48.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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1. The village has been known as a museum of surviving laterite (red clay formed from weathered basalt found in northern Vietnam) with ancient houses aged up to 400 years old.
2. Visiting Duong Lam is a journey to trace back the origin of Vietnam's culture and its traditions.
3. You experience unique architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleys.
4. You also visit temples of the two kings born there, and chat with locals in their ancient houses.

What's Included

Biking in Duong Lam

Bottled water on tour

English speaking tour guide

Entrance fees & sightseeing fees

Lunch at local family

Private car transfer round trip

What's Not Included

Drinks during lunch


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 80

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Hanoi Opera House
8:00 am Tour guide and car from Paradise Indochina Travel come to pick you up at your hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter & Hanoi Opera House. Enjoying the beautiful scenery of the rural areas on the way

• Admission Ticket Free

Duong Lam Ancient Village
09:30 Visit Son Tay citadel built in 1822 - a Vauban fortification and a masterpiece of Vietnamese architecture. Then arrive at Duong Lam village. Visit Mong Phu temple, ancient houses, taste local rice wine, rice cakes. On the way, you see a natural holy “milking-well” storing clear water all the year round. It is believed that childless couple can give a birth if drinking this water.

Today, Duong lam village still retains most of the basic characteristics of a village of Vietnam with port village, trees, courtyard, temples, well, water fields… The roads of Duong lam were special because they have the shape as the bones of fish. Some features are still kept in Duong Lam ancient village is the old village gate in Mong Phu village.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Phung Hung Temple
11:00 Biking along nice road to historical vestiges of Temples of Ngo quyen and Phung Hung.
The temple for worship King Phung Hung was built in Cam Lam commune where he recruited troops and rose up in arms in 791 to combat the domination of China’s Tang.

Phung Khac Thanh of Cam Lam commune says: “King Phung Hung summoned troops here for training and began the uprising. After he died, the villagers built a temple right here. The temple’s precinct used to be very large with lines of big pillars. But during the resistance war against the French colonialists, the locals implemented a scorched-earth policy and the temple was damaged. It was later re-built.”

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Van Phuc Silk Village
16:00 Visit Van Phuc silk village, the cradle of best silk in Vietnam once. You learn about silk making process and experience the local silk market in Van Phuc village.

Van Phuc Silk Village Hanoi is renowned for its traditional silk weaving techniques and high quality products, making it one of the most visited craft village in Vietnam.
Van Phuc was first introduced to the European market between 1931 and 1932 during an international silk exhibition in Marseille, France, where its silk products had gained popularity amongst traders due to its smooth and lightweight texture. When visiting this village, travelers can find ready-to-wear clothing such as dresses, shirts, and ties, as well as handicrafts and souvenirs at reasonable prices. Thanks to its rather authentic setting, visiting Van Phuc Silk Village Hanoi almost feels like you’ve stepped back in time - perfect for those looking to escape the bustling and often chaotic Hanoi city.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Old Quarter
17:30 Drop you off at hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem lake or Hanoi Opera House. Tour ends.

• Admission Ticket Free

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