Duong Lam Ancient Village Tour from Hanoi

1 Day


Join us for a Duong Lam village tour, where you can explore the ancient houses, pagodas, and worship houses of a traditional agricultural village in the Northern Red River delta. You will meet local families, learn about their history and culture, and enjoy a mini cooking class and a delicious lunch. You will also have a chance to cycle around the scenic countryside and visit the temples of two ancient kings. This is a unique opportunity to experience the authentic rural life of Vietnam on a UNESCO site.

* Note: If you aren’t able to take a bike ride, we can take a car ride instead.


  • Visit an ancient house and have tea with a local family
  • Explore Mia Pagoda and admire its 287 statues
  • Learn about Vietnamese education at Giang Van Minh worship house
  • Make Che Lam, a local specialty, and enjoy lunch in an old house
  • Cycle around the rural area and see two King temples


Day 1 :

- 8.30 am: Pick up at the hotel to travel west of Hanoi to do the Duong Lam village tour, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. We will start a walking tour around the village.

- First, pay a visit to an ancient house and have a cup of green tea with a local family with three generations who witness all history of the village.

- Secondly, visit Mia Pagoda, built in 15 th century, and admire 287 statues of all sizes, among with are famous sculptures such as the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra Deities.

- Next, have tea time with an old man who takes care of Giang Van Minh worship house to learn about Vietnamese education in the old days. Then we walk around the village to learn more about locals’ daily life.

- It will be your unique experience as you walk along tiny ancient alleys where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. Next, get to the oldest ancient house over 300 years old to take part in a mini cooking class to make a local specialty: "Che Lam" and enjoy lunch with authentic local food at this UNESCO site.

- In the afternoon, then have a bicycle ride about 5 kilometers around this peaceful rural area to discover the daily life and farming works of Vietnamese peasants. we continue riding to see the two King temples of Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen.

- 16:00: Back to your hotel.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Duong Lam Ancient Village Tour from Hanoi