Perfume Pagoda Tour

The Perfume Pagoda is a famous attraction in Hanoi capital and one of the most important religious sites in Vietnam Buddhism. The pagoda itself is built into limestone cliffs and can only be reached by boat and foot, as there are no roads into this area. You will glide along scenic waterways and walk up steep mountain paths visiting the pagodas and temples that were built in this area over the last centuries.
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The overview of Perfume Pagoda Day Trip from Hanoi

Perfume Pagoda Tour is a nice trip to the biggest and holliest pagoda in Hanoi.The journey to know more about Vietnamese religious belief & practice in Buddhism.After lunar new year, Vietnamese do massive pilgrimage to this perfume pagoda to pray for a new year of happiness, good health and success.And the festival of this pagoda lasts for three months from lunar January to lunar March yearly so when we do trip to perfume pagoda, to avoid the crowd, you should not visit Perfume Pagoda in this time of year.The best time to do trip to perfume pagoda is from August to December when the weather is cooler with less local pilgrimage.You can connect Perfume Pagoda Tour with a visit to highlighted attractions of Ninh Binh, Mai Chau or Halong Bay altogether in a 5- 6 day tours with peaceful villages and nice natural beauty as well.

Perfume Pagoda Tour- rowing boat

Special experiences of this perfume pagoda day trip

  • Pleasant rowing boat trip along Yen river with a wonderful view of majestic mountains & farming activities along the boat journey.
  • Learn more about Vietnamese Buddhist Practices & visit the holliest pagoda in Northern Vietnam
  • Healthy exercises with reasonable walking on the stone steps & trails.
  • Explore natural landscapes of mountains & Huong Tich cave - the land of Buddha

Boat ride & walk/cable car to visit Perfume Pagoda

The detailed itinerary of Perfume Pagoda Day TRip from Hanoi

To Vietnamese locals, Perfume pagoda tour is a holly journey to the land of Buddha but to foreign visitors, it is a nice trip to get to know more about Buddhish practice of local Vietnamese people and to enjoy impressive setting of majestic mountains along Yen stream when doing a scenic rowing boat trip to reach Perfume Pagoda.

Perfume Pagoda Tour

Perfume Pagoda is 60km far from Hanoi capital and in 1.5 hour car transfer, you will reach Perfume Pagoda,the most beautiful temple in Vietnam.You will be impressed by the beauty of river, paddy fields, limestone mountains, forests, valleys… many temples and pagodas lying on the side of the mountains or inside the caves.It is a holly temple that each Vietnamese has to visit this sacred land at least one time in his or her life.

Perfume Pagoda Tour 1 day

- AM : Departure at 8h00. Car/van pick you up at hotel and take 2 hour road trip to Perfume Pagoda. Then you take  a rowing boat ride to go along Yen stream enjoying beautiful landscapes of lush towering mountains & green farms on both sides of the waterway.

After one hour boat ride, you will reach Thien Tru pier and start 1 hour hiking journey on steps up and down to reach Huong Tich grotto - the main pagoda to worship Buddha on the top of the mountain.(Notes: you can choose to get to Huong Tich cave by cable car - the expences paid by yourselves).You can pray the Buddha for good health, wealth or happiness; view many beautiful stalamites & stalagtites inside the grotto and open your imagination of the shape how they look like. To locals, they see Golden Rice tree where they touch for good wealth or bumper harvest; Boy or Girl mountains where they touch and pray for having son or daughter...... After Huong Tich cave, we will hike one hour down.

Perfume Pagoda Tour -Huong Tich Cave

Have lunch in local restaurant on the foot of mountain.

- PM: After lunch time, you will see Thien Tru temple and to know about this temple's ancient architecture in Le Dynasty.

Perfume Pagoda Tour - kitchen Pagoda

Back to Thien Tru pier, meet your boat rower to return Duc pier, where our van with driver is waiting.He picks you up and journey back to Hanoi.The trip of Pefume Pagoda Day Tour will be finished when the van drops you back to the doorsteps of your hotel.See you in another trip with Golden Holiday Travel.

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Inclusions of this day trip:

  • Return car transfer Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi.
  • Local English speaking tourguide.
  • Round trip boat ride Duc pier - Thien Tru pier - Duc pier.
  • Lunch of local Vietnamese dishes in local restaurant.
  • Entrance fees of mentioned visiting places.

Exclusions of this day trip :

  • Personal expenses, drinks, tips, cable car fees......

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