Trekking Perfume Pagoda
1 DAY 0 NIGHT
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Hidden 60-km southwest of Hanoi among lush paddy fields, limestone karsts and picturesque villages. The Perfume Pagoda covers a complex of mountains, rivers and streams, villages, pagodas, and grottoes surrounded by the Huong Tich Mountain Range, This is one of the highlights of the Hanoi area, specially this is one of the most important religious sites of Vietnam Buddhism.
Duration: Full day
Transfer time: about 1.5 hours one-way drive from Hanoi to Perfume Pagoda
Meals: 01 Lunch
Depart at 8:30. Along the way enjoy Vietnamese villages’ daily life.
Arrive at the Duc wharf and join your private sampan, enjoy a relaxing one and a half - hour journey down the river, along the way stop at the Den Trinh (Temple of Representation).
Journey further down the river and arrive at the foot of Huong Tich Mountain (Mountain of the fragrant traces). A stone flagged path takes you to Thien Tru (The Heaven Kitchen), built in the 17th century and dedicates to the Goddess Quan Am.
The trek a famous Buddhist Pagoda in one of the most beautiful grottoes in Vietnam - Huong Tich Grotto (Pagoda of the Perfumed vestige) is both interesting and rewarding. The pagoda is one of the most important to the Mahayana Buddhists of Vietnam.
Lunch after climb down the mountain, join your waiting sampan and relish the much deserved two hours trip back up the stream to your waiting vehicle.
SERVICES INCLUDED: Private car/ English speaking guide/ Visiting boat/ Entrance fees /01 lunch at local restaurant/ Cable car return ticket/ Mineral water served in the car.
NOT INCLUDED: Drink/insurance/Tip and personal expenses.