8:00 Leave Hanoi by minibus or car, enjoy landscape and guide story on the way.
8:30 20-min stop at Lang pagoda
in the outskirt of Hanoi. The pagoda is very ancient in term of age, architecture and surrounding.
9:00 Leaving Lang pagoda for Thach That.
9:40 Arrive at the village in Thach That
, greeting the host family and get bikes. Visit the Temple of War Ceremony
, visiting of a village's market.
10:30 Tea stop at the Yen Lac communal house
. This is one of the most beautiful Communal house in North Vietnam. All the specific features of a Vietnamese village are displayed here. Banian trees, river whaft, communal house, front court, village well ... You can make a stop on your request, everywhere we help you talk with people, learn about their life, let you take memorable pictures.
11:30 A noon break with a beer at the host home, relaxing and hanging around in Vietnamese style. Lunch at the village house.
13:00 Start to ride again through beautiful scenery of the village, rice paddies, vegetable field, tree road, bamboo shadows.
Visit another village with a lot of house built from laterit stones. Visit a family that produces rattan baskets.
14:00 Leaving the village, riding on a dike to a bridge, visit another village with 90% houses made of laterit stone. Visit a laterit stone query.
14:40 Visit Tay Phuong ancient pagoda.
The pagoda located on a hill, over 100 years old, built above a good layer of earth (supposed to have a decisive influence on a man's fate).
15:30 Visit a brickfield where the workers produces bricks for building manually.
16:00 Take the bus and back Hanoi.
17:00 Arrive in Hanoi. End of the tour.