Discovery Duong Lam Ancient Village in Hanoi

A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions. This is also the great chance explore the architecture of ancient houses while wandering along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated of the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.

After the recognition of Hoi An ancient town, Hanoi Old Quarter, Duong Lam village in Son Tay Town (some 60km to the west of Hanoi Capital) is the first ancient village recognized as a national relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information.

Itinerary :

08:30AM: Our driver & tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then travel west of Hanoi to visit Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys; visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet – the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Have some talks with the locals in their ancient houses by visiting the ancient houses…

Enjoy your special lunch with Vietnamese foods in an ancient house.

PM: After resting, we continue driving to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), 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 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. Driving back Hanoi.


Price in USD/pax 1 2-3 4-6 7-10 12-14
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– Transportation: PrivateVan/ Car

– Entrance fees

– Lunch

– English/ French speaking tour guide

– Mineral water during the trip


– Accommodation

– Tip for Driver and Tour guide

– Visa arrangement

– Drinks, travel insurance

– Personal expenses.

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Vietnam’s capital races to make up for time lost to the ravages of war and a government that as recently as the 1990s kept the outside world at bay. Its streets surge with scooters vying for right of way amid the din of constantly blaring horns, and all around layers of history reveal periods of Read more

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  • vietflametours

    We started in the streets, tasting and buying some fruits and local produce. We sat down for some tea and more things to taste. We visited an old temple, we then went for a walk throughout the village and stopped by the kindergarten for our little boy to meet the children there, this was the highlight of his day.