Perfume Pagoda Tour

The Perfume Pagoda is one of the highlights of the Hanoi area and one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam. 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.
From: 35 $ 1 day 3 star standard

The overview of Perfume Pagoda Tour 1 day

Perfume Pagoda Tour is a nice trip to the biggest and holiest pagoda in Hanoi.The jouney to know more about Vietnamese religious belief & practice in Buddism.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

The detailed itinerary of Perfume Pagoda Tour 1 day

To Vietnamese locals, perfume pagoda tour is a holy journey to the land of Buddha but to foreign visitors, it is a nice trip to get to know more about Buddish practice of local Vietnamese people and to enjoy impressive setting of majestic mountains along Yen river by an hour rowing boat trip to reach Perfume Pagoda.

Perfume Pagoda Tour

It is convenient to get to Perfume Pagoda, just 60km far from Hanoi capital or 2 hour drive by car , you can do a visit to Perfume Pagoda,the most beautiful pagoda in Vietnam.You will be impressed by the beauty of rivers, paddy fields, limestone mountains, forests, valleys… many temples and pagodas lying on the side of the mountains or inside the caves.It is like an experience of life or a spirit, 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 row - boat trip to go visit that land on the Yen river ' romantic time ' about 1 hour to Thien Tru harbour .

Then you will enjoy 1,5 hour trekking up and down, steps by steps you will reach Huong Tich cave - the main pagoda to worship Buddha on the top of the mountain. You can pray Buddha for good health, wealth or happiness; view many beautiful stalamites & stalatites 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 trek 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 the Heaven Kitchen pagoda and to know about Buddhish ancient architecture in Le Dynasty.

Perfume Pagoda Tour - kitchen Pagoda

Then you will come back by rowing - boat trip. 2 hour road trip back to Hanoi and arrive at your hotel in Hanoi about 18h00.The end of Pefume Pagoda Tour.

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  • Round trip private A/C Transportation
  • Local speaking English tour guide
  • Round trip boat row
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • A bottle of water/person


  • Personal expenses, drinks, tips
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