On the boat, you will pass karst forms, many of which are named for animals, such as Phoenix Mountain, Cheo Mountain, which resembles an Indian python. Ngu Nhac Mountain house Trinh Temple, where you can stop and burn incense for the God of the Mountain. Before reaching Tro Wharf, your boat passes by Chieng and Ong Su (Monk) Mountains, Trau Cave, Hoi Bridge and Dau Valley.
Call Hanoi Tours Expert now to book Perfume Pagoda Day Trip with local price. In this Perfume Pagoda Day Trip you can take a small boat upstream of Yen river. On the boat, you will pass karst forms, many of which are named for animals, such as Phoenix Mountain, Cheo Mountain, which resembles an Indian python. Ngu Nhac Mountain house Trinh Temple, where you can stop and burn incense for the God of the Mountain. Before reaching Tro Wharf, your boat passes by Chieng and Ong Su (Monk) Mountains, Trau Cave, Hoi Bridge and Dau Valley.
This Perfume Pagoda Day Trip will bring you the great experience with a huge complex of temple and pagoda and stunning landscape. This complex of pagodas is set amidst mountains, forests, lakes, and caves surrounded by vast green plains of rice. Yen Stream flows between two mountains only for about three kilometers.
The boat then stops at Tro Wharf, where the brook seems to expand as if embracing and earth-cum-limestone mount topped by Thien Tru Pagoda. Built at the end of seventeen century, Thien Tru Pagoda has many poems inscribed on its stone walls. Its bell tower, which is 8.2m tall, is shaped like a lotus flower. The visitor can follow a small path from Thien Tru Pagoda, turn right, and then continue for about a kilometer to Thien Son Pagoda and Giai Oan Pagoda.
Visitors can continue along the path to the Huong Tich Pagoda and Grotto, many consider Huong Tich to be Vietnam’s most picturesque cave; it is deep within a mountain and about 120 steps from the opening, which looks like the mouth of a dragon. Inscribed on the gate is “The Most Beautiful Cave in The South”, reportedly written by Lord Trinh Sam. Inside Huong Tich cave are statues of Buddha and the Bodhisattva Goddess of Mercy made of green stone as well as a big bell, which was cast in 1793.
08:00 Get pick up by your tour guide and bus then depart for Perfume Pagoda (60 km west of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes half way to relax and experience Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer wares, paintings, embroideries…
10:00 Upon arrival prepare your things and start a 40-minute boat ride along the riverside to enjoy beautiful landscapes of streams and paddy fields.
11:00 Leave the boat and do hiking up to the unique pagoda inside the cave (Huong Tich Cave) on the mountain summit (2.5km in height). Reaching the cave, you will have a feeling of entering the holy land of Buddhism. Also, experience the breath-taking views of the mountainous landscape.
12:30 Go back down and enjoy Vietnamese lunch in a local restaurant nearby.
14:20 Visit Thien Tru Pagoda (called celestial kitchen), viewing the beautiful religious architectures.
15:00 Board the boat back to Duc Dock and return Hanoi.
18:30 Arrive in Hanoi. Get dropped off at your hotel. End of services of Perfume Pagoda Day Trip.
Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
Meals as indicated in the program
Experienced English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
All sightseeing fees for mentioned visits
Daily bottled mineral water
Government taxes & service charges
Personal expenses (Laundry, telephone, etc …)
Tips & travel insurance
Bank charge fees for payment
Other services not mentioned
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