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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

Duong Lam village is a valuable heritage of Vietnamese ancient civilization. It makes a typical image of a traditional village in the Red River Delta.

You visit an ancient Vietnamese Duong Lam village which is the first village recognized as national heritage site in 2006. The special thing is that almost buildings are made of lateritic bricks such as village’s gate, wells, houses, temple and pagoda...Besides, it is known for the ancient houses dating back up to 400 years.


Detailed program

Duong Lam Village Biking day tour (L)

Our guide and driver pick you up at hotel at 08:00am and then transfer to Duong Lam ancient village. Upon arrival, bike along nice village alley to visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact. Continue riding around village to discover daily life of Vietnamese peasants and enjoy a pure atmosphere here, stop in two ancient houses: the bigger was built 200 years ago and the other dated back to 400 years ago.

After having Vietnamese lunch at the local house, visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Again biking to visit Mia Pagoda (other hamlet in Duong Lam village), was 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. Drive back to Hanoi. End of services
(Total biking distance is about 20km and it takes about 03 biking hours)


Price and Included


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  2. From To   17/01/2019


- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- The private English speaking guide
- 01 lunch at the local house
- Entrance fees & bike
- Mineral water


- Hotel in Hanoi
- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal travel insurance

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
- Other services  not mentioned in the “Inclusion”

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Duong Lam ancient village

Step back in time and visit Duong Lam village where the culture and architecture has been preserved intact, representing the ancient civilization of the Red River Delta.

Group: Cherry Mildred
Aug 18 2012

Although the road to there was not really attractive and quite dusty we all loved this tour which gave us a chance to discover one of the oldest traditional cultural villages in Vietnam. Most of the houses walls were made of laterite and mud in old architecture, a long tile roofed house with 3 to 5 compartments, a small courtyard is set among. The scenery is adorned with areca, bamboo and rice paddy fields. Our tour guide took us to the well maintained nearly 400 year old house which housed 13 generations and told many interesting tales about this village. Thank Visit Wonder for this superb experience.