Hanoi Traditional Craft & Ancient Beauty (Day Trip)

Hanoi Traditional Craft & Ancient Beauty (Day Trip)
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  • Discover a very different way of living of Hanoians in the countryside.
  • Observe the maker of incense sticks at Quang Phu Cau Village.
  • Visit Thay Pagoda, built in the 11th century during the reign of Ly dynasty.
  • Wander along narrow alleyways of Duong Lam Ancient Village.
Age range
13 - 90 years old

Leaving behind the noisy and busy Hanoi City; let’s join our one-day Hanoi suburban tour to discover a very different way of living of Hanoians. This one-day itinerary will guide you to the incense-making village of Quang Phu Cau, visit Thay Pagoda and wander through peaceful Duong Lam Ancient Village.


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    Vietnam Travel's tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in the centre of Hanoi.

    Firstly, drive 35km from Hanoi centre to Quang Phu Cau Village, where you will have chance to observe the handicraft production of incenses for Vietnamese worshiping rituals. In Buddhist countries like Vietnam, incense is an irreplaceable part of traditional festivals and religious ceremonies.

    Continue your journey to Thay Pagoda, also known as Temple of Heavenly Blessings, home to restore the historical – cultural values of Vietnam country. The pagoda is associated with the name of Monk Tu Dao Hanh, who had great success in teaching and healing the locals as well as organized and established wrestling and water puppetry. Thay Pagoda with the beauty of the natural landscapes and the historical – cultural values actually creates a tourist attraction in Hanoi. On the spectacular mountain scenery of Sai Son, it appears in the tranquility under the dim mist will certainly offer you special impressions.

    Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

    The last stop of your day tour is at Duong Lam, where you will wander around the village and along its narrow alleyways to visit its village gate, Mong Phu communal house, some cultural and historical vestiges. A journey to Duong Lam village will definitely help you to understand the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions.

    Afterwards, transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi. Tour concludes.

    Schedule details
    Duration: 7-8 hours
    Pickup location: Pick up at centrally located hotels in Hanoi.
    Pickup time: 8.00 AM-8.30 AM
    Drop off location: The same place as pick up point.

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    1. Guide

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      English speaking local guide.
      (Other languages on request)

    2. Meals

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      Lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant.

    3. Transport

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      Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.

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    Price Includes

    • Service of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
    • Service of an English speaking guide.
    • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
    • Lunch.
    • Bottled drinking water and wet tissue.

    Price Excludes

    • International flight into and out Vietnam.
    • Accommodation in Hanoi.
    • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Tips for guides and drivers.
    • Personal travel insurance.
    • Vietnam Visa fee.


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