Exploring Pho Hien – “Tieu Trang An” in the Past
HUNG YEN TOURISM PROMOTION AND INFORMATION CENTER
Address: No. 82 Trung Trac street, Minh Khai ward, Hung Yen city
Tel: 03213.552.517/ 03213.537.777
Visit cultural and historical relics of Pho Hien in the 16th and 17th century;
Explore the ancient space of northern villages;
Enjoy Hung Yen cuisine;
Visit traditional villages;
Means of transport: cruise ship & car;
Time: 2 days, 1 night.
DAY 01: HA NOI – DA HOA TEMPLE – PHO HIEN
0700: Pick up at the rendezvous. You will go to Red River port by car. You’ll go to Da Hoa temple (Khoai Chau district, Hung Yen) by cruise ship. You can view scenes along the river, listen to Quan ho singing.
10h00: Visit Da Hoa temple – the place to preserve sacred love between Chu Dong Tu and Tien Dung princess. The temple’s structure follows the Nguyen’s structure.
11h00: Continue the trip to Pho Hien by cruise ship. Visitors have lunch and take a rest on the ship.
13h00: Come to Pho Hien port. Visitors go to the hotel, check in and take a rest.
14h00: Visit Pho Hien – “Tieu Trang An” in the past. This used to a big commercial port which was formed and reached its highest development in the 16th – 17th century.
Visitors will visit Xich Dang Temple of Literature – the symbol of respecting the learning tradition of the land called “The First is Kinh Ky, the Second is Pho Hien”. Then visitors visit Bell pagoda – the first ranking of Pho Hien, Mother temple – a famous tourist attraction in Pho Hien which is famous for its ancient tree of over 700 years.
17h30: Visit An Vu lake. Visitors can enjoy the fresh air and watch storks in the middle of the lake.
19h30: Have lunch. Visitors themselves can explore Pho Hien by night. Stay at the hotel.
DAY 02: PHO HIEN – UNG TEMPLE – DAI DONG ANCIENT VILLAGE – HA NOI
07h00: After having lunch, visitors go to Phu Ung temple (An Thi district) by car.
08h00: Come to Ung temple – the place to commemorate great merits of General Pham Ngu Lao, an excellent general of Tran Hung Dao.
08h45: Visit Hue Lai silver carving village. Visitors can see the process of manufacturing and view skillful products like: bracelets, rings, anklets, earrings…
10h00: Come back to the hotel. On the way to come back, visitors can visit Cao musk incense making village in Hung Yen city. They can explore and find out materials and the process of manufacturing musk incense.
12h00: After having lunch at hotel, visitors check out their rooms. Then go to Dai Dong ancient village by car.
14h30: Come to Dai Dong ancient village. Visitors can walk along the road, enjoy the peace and quiet of the scene, explore unique customs of an ancient village in Vietnam with many ancient structures such as stone bridge, Nom pagoda, Tam Giang communal house, etc.
16h30: Come back to Hanoi by car. The tour ends!