The Perfume Pagoda is a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains over the last centuries and can only be reached by boat as there are no roads. It is one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam.
Tour code: AN1C
Duration: 1 day
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture
Activity Level Fairly Easy
|Day / Time||Brief|
|7.30am||Private transfer to Perfume Pagoda and take a river boat along the Yen stream. Then visit Trinh Temple,|
|11am||Lunch at local restaurant and then visit the Thien Tru Pagoda|
|3pm||Back to hotel|
- Private transfers, English-speaking guide.
- Entrance fees and lunch as indicated
Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda (L)
Your tour will depart Ha Noi at 7.30am for a two hour drive after which you will board a river boat for a scenic 1.5-hour journey along the Yen stream as there are no roads leading to the Pagoda. Your first stop on the journey will be the Trinh Temple, the Shrine for First Presenting, after which you will make your way to the main wharf and begin the climb up the mountain to the main grotto of Huong Tich where each stalactite and stalagmite has its own legend. A comfortable ride in a cable-car (if required – not included) will see you back down the mountain where you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Thien Tru before moving on to view the Thien Tru Pagoda and the stunning scenery of one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the country. After that, driving back Ha Noi.