Harvesting Day Tour at Duong Lam ancient village in the North of Vietnam

Duong Lam Ancient Village
Tourists in Duong Lam Ancient Village

Have you ever had an experience as a real farmer? Let’s join us with harvesting day tour in Duong Lam ancient village, the first and most ancient village in Vietnam to witness the age old manual processes involved in rice harvesting and have fantastic photos.

 

90% of Duong Lam households still do farming. When May comes, it’s time for them to harvest rice and Duong Lam ancient village is covered with sparkling yellow rice paddies which are ready for harvest when the grain yellows and the start to drop.

Duong Lam ancient village in harvesting crop
Duong Lam ancient village in harvesting crop
tending a buffalo to the rice paddy to carry rice in Duong Lam
tending a buffalo to the rice paddy to carry rice in Duong Lam

During this tour, you will have a great time to enjoy the beauty of sparkling yellow paddies and able to learn about harvest crop in Duong Lam village. You will also be instructed to harvest rice by cutting the rice stalks with an agricultural tool called SICKLE and learning to tie the stalks together.

Harvesting rice by sickle in Duong Lam village
Harvesting rice by sickle in Duong Lam village

After harvesting, you can learn how to separate rice from their stalks by a mechanized thresher.

Seperating rice from stalk by thresher
Seperating rice from stalk by thresher in Duong Lam village

 

You can also learn the way local people make rice and straw dry.

Drying rice by traditional tool in Duong Lam
Drying rice by traditional tool in Duong Lam
Drying the rice stalk to have straw to feed buffalo and cow in Duong Lam
Drying the rice stalk to have straw to feed buffalo and cow in Duong Lam
Harvesting season in Duong Lam ancient village
Harvesting season in Duong Lam ancient village

After learning to harvest rice, you will have chance to cycle around Duong Lam village to experience the peacefulness and spectacular beauty in harvesting season there. It’s also time for lotus pond in Duong lam village showcase its beauty .

Lotus pond at Mong Phu hamlet in Duong Lam village
Lotus pond at Mong Phu hamlet in Duong Lam village

You will also visit the most famous destinations in Duong Lam such as Mia Pagoda (almost 500 year – old one), ancient 400 year-old houses built by mud and laterite, 2 national kings’ temples (Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen), 1200 year-old trees (national heritage tree), etc

more than 300-year-old house
more than 300-year-old house
On Pagoda - almost 400 year-old pagoda at Duonglam
On Pagoda – almost 400 year-old pagoda at Duonglam
Peaceful scenery at Duong Lam village in harvesting season
Peaceful scenery at Duong Lam village in harvesting season

Duong Lam cow pulling a cart with dry straw

Quickly grasp this last chance, harvesting season in Duong Lam ancient village lasts for 2 – 3 weeks. So contact us and book a full day tour in the harvesting season.

Harvesting Day Tour at Duong Lam ancient village in the North of Vietnam
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