We offer this month in Hanoi a very good car hire, car rental rates for a day trip Hanoi to Duong Lam village and Thay pagoda, in southwest of Hanoi. The car rental prices are made for individual travelers, small group tours, family holidays seeking a more flexible day trip out of Hanoi. We offer this car rental package with private air-conditioned car with driver. Get picked up at your hotel for your full day discovery of the countryside Hanoi.
8.00 am: you will be picked up by our driver at your hotel in Hanoi. car transfer to Duong Lam village, Son Tay. 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.
After about one hour drive you arrive in Duong Lam. There you can have some walk around the village, take a bike ride to Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen temple or visit the Mia pagoda.
After lunch, you will be transferred by car to the Thay pagoda. The Thay Pagoda (“Master’s Pagoda”), also known as the “Pagoda of the Heavenly Blessing”, was built on the shores of the Dragon lake in the 11C to honour the monk Tu Dao Hanh. The hill behind the pagoda is home to several sanctuaries ( Cac Co cave, the upper temple, the windy grotto, and the single-roof pagoda) which can be reached via a path which is very slippery in wet weather. The whole complex is reminiscent of Perfume Mountain, but on a more modest scale. Visit the pagoda. Then return Hanoi. End.