Full day private tour
The ancient village of Duong Lam on the outskirts of Hanoi is also known as a museum of laterite, home to around 300 houses built three or four centuries ago with lateritic bricks.
The village has also been described as the last stronghold of wet rice farming culture in northern Vietnam.
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 architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.
At 8. 30 AM you are picked up at your hotel then drive to Duong Lam old village where you can see traditional house made of laterite, rammed soiled.
Most of the buildings are intact. Here you can enjoy great atmosphere our country life, and receive real life experience from friendly local people.
Lunch is served at local's family place.
Back to Hanoi at about 5pm.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 1 day
Estimated Local Cash Needed
150000 VND - Lunch
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
If you come from cruises, please contact me before make any bookings.
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Junie was outstanding. Very knowledgeable, professional and personable. My wife and I enjoyed our time with her.