This trip will take you to one of the most famous and beautiful pagoda in Vietnam. Being located in a karst cave amongst the lush forest with trees and deeply in the countryside of Red River Delta, the Ancient pagoda brings visitors not only understanding of Vietnamese spiritual life but also the beauty of agricultural scene

The Perfume Pagoda is a famous tourist 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.

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 beautiful landscapes of majestic mountains, river & rice fields from a rowing boat ride along Yen stream.

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.


  • Enjoy a scenic boat ride with wonderful views of majestic mountains & farming activities along Yen stream.
  • Get to know more about Vietnamese Buddhism & local pratices while visiting Perfume Pagoda, the holliest pagoda in Northern Vietnam
  • Healthy hike on the stone steps & trails to the main pagoda – Huong Tich cave.


8h00 AM. tourguide & driver will pick you up at the hotel and drive out of Hanoi to Perfume Pagoda,the oldest pagoda in Vietnam.

10h00 AM.Arrive at Duc harbour & embark on a scenic rowing boat ride along Yen stream, you can admire lush towering mountains & green farms on both sides of the waterway.

11h00 A.M.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 on the top of mountain, where the main pagoda is located to worship Buddha.

(Notes: you can choose to get to Huong Tich cave by cable car – the expences paid by yourselves).

12h00.Reach Huong Tich cave & its pagoda.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 pray for having son or daughter……

12h30-13h00 PM.We descend and have lunch at a local restaurant on the foot of mountain.

14h30: After lunch time, you will pay a visit to Thien Tru temple and to know about this temple’s ancient architecture in Le Dynasty.

15h00.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



No of travelers 2 paxs 3-5 paxs 6-8 paxs 9 pax ups
Price in USD/person $69 $56 $45 $35

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What’s Included:

  • Air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver
  • Sightseeing with professional English-speaking guides with legal license
  • Lunch of local Vietnamese dishes
  • Boat trip
  • Entrance fees of mentioned visiting places.

What’s Excluded:

  • Tip for guide and driver (recommended)
  • Personal expenses
  • Cable car fees
  • Drinks during meals
  • Meals that are not specified

What to bring:

  • Appropriate clothing for the season
  • A hat and sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking

Child Policy:

  • Free of charge for under 4 years – old children, sharing with their parent.
  • Charge 75% for children from 4 to Under 8 years – old.
  • Children from 8 years – old to over, charge the same as adult.

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