Enjoy a private day trip to the suburb villages of Hanoi and visit interesting places.
What to Expect
At 8 – 8:30 am, your tour guide and minibus pick you up at your hotel inside Hanoi Old quarter then transfer to Duong Lam ancient village, 65km away from Hanoi. Stopover on the way to visit Son Dong traditional handicraft village.
Arrive at Duong Lam, the village with a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years. Visit the village gate which is the symbol of a North Vietnam rural village. Visit Mong Phu communal house and know about its featured architecture. You also visit some ancient houses and enjoy local products as rice wine, rice cake …with host. Go 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. Enjoy lunch in an ancient house, or with a local family in Duong Lam village.
Afternoon free time before you visit Son Tay ancient citadel, which was the base of military of the Nguyen Dynasty against the French Colonial army in the 1870-1880. The minibus takes you back to Hanoi. Stopover on the way to visit Tay Phuong pagoda - the best example of old typical pagoda in the northern of Vietnam. Visit Van Phuc silk village in the West of Hanoi. Experience the process of making silk from beginning to end, and the making of conical hats, touch Van Phuc silk which is used for Vietnam garment and textiles and even for making your clothes. You’re transferred back to Hanoi Old quarter.
- Pick-up & drop-off by private car from your hotel
- English speaking tour guide
- Lunch in Duong Lam village
- Admission fees to sightseeing places
What's Not Included
- Tip & other personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Please remember to take with you long clothes for visiting temples and pagodas, umbrella/cap, camera, bottled water.