For our tour Ancient Duong Lam – Van Phuc Silk Village, the HTS guide will you pick up 8.30am from your hotel then depart for Duong Lam ancient village. Enjoy a stop-over at Son Dong traditional sculpture village, that produces and supply’s wooden statues to most of the pagodas and temples in Northern Vietnam. Photograph skillful artisans, mastering the technique and making marvelous wooden statues in numerous states.Arrive at Duong Lam ancient village around 10:30am. Visit Mong Phu temple, some ancient houses and enjoy local products, including rice wine and rice cakes.At 11:00am take a soft bicycle ride in the peaceful countryside to some historical vestiges such as: Giang Van Minh worship-house, Temples of King Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Cycle to see a natural holy “milking- well”, storing clear water all year round. It is believed to help childless couples produce a baby after drinking this water.
12:30pm Become a member of the 400-year-ancient house while having lunch there.
At approximately 2:15pm visit the Tay Phuong pagoda built in the 8th century. It is the best example of an ancient pagoda in the North of Vietnam, being special with its 18 ancient Arhan statues.
At 4pm you will visit Van Phuc silk village, the cradle of the best silk in Vietnam. The proprietor of the business you visit gives you an introduction of the silk making process, then experience the local silk market in Van Phuc village.
Our tour ends just after 5pm when you are returned to your hotel.