PRICE: 800.000VND/ PER PERSON
Perfume Pagoda, the biggest pagoda complex in Vietnam, is about 75 km south from Ha Noi. This hosts the Perfume Festival, a Buddhist event that lasts from the first to the third month by the lunar calendar. All year round, you can enjoy marvelous scenery along the Yen River as well as the historical grandeur of the pagoda complex. On the way, if you fancy an invigorating work-out, you can row the boat by yourself.
07:40 - 08:30 Meet your tour guide then depart for Perfume pagoda (60 km west of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs.
10:00 Upon arrival, you prepare your things and start a 50 minute boat ride along the river side 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 while experience the breath-taking views of surroundings.
12:30 Go back down and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant nearby. Visit Thien Tru Pagoda (called celestial kitchen), viewing a beautiful religious architectures.
15:00 Board the boat back to the dock and return Hanoi.
18:30 Arrive back in Hanoi. Get dropped off at your morning places. Tour ends
GETTING CABLE CAR (optional)
ONE WAY CABLE - CAR: EXTRA 105,000 VND (US$ 5) PERSON
TWO WAY CABLE - CAR: EXTRA 168,000 VND (US$ 8) PERON
TOUR INCLUDES: Pick up and drop off air - conditioned bus. Professional English speaking guide.Vietnamese lunch.Entrance fee and boat fee.
TOUR EXCLUDES: Cable-car, drinks, travel insurance, tax. Tips and others not indicated in the tour.
THINGS YOUR SHOULD TAKE: Hiking boots, a hat or an umbrella, sunscreen, cash.