Perfume Pagoda Private Day Tour: Boat trip, Buddhism, hiking, cable car, lunch

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From $59.00

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Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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1. The Perfume Pagoda located up top of a very revered and sacred site featuring a maze of mainly Buddhist temples built into the limestone cliffs.
2. Visiting the pagoda, you will not only learn about the beauty of religious beliefs, but also enjoy the beauty of the landscape
3. Enjoy beautiful Huong Son and take row-boat trip on the Yen stream around one hour to reach the Thien Tru harbor.
4. Enjoy trekking up/down of the mountain summit for visit Huong Tich cave -the main pagoda.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Boat fees; sightseeing fees

Cable car one way uphills

English speaking guide

Lunch at local restaurant

What's Not Included

Drinks, tips/gratuities

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 85

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Old Quarter
08:00 am Tour guide and car from Paradise Indochina Travel pick up at your hotels in Hanoi old Quater and depart for Perfume (Huong) Pagoda trip.

• Admission Ticket Free

Perfume Pagoda
10.00 Arrive at Duc wharf and start a rowing boat trip along the Yen river for 40 minutes to Thien Tru wharf. Then enjoy your cable car up for visiting the main Cave namely Huong Tich, which is located on the mountain summit, to experience the breath-taking view of the mountainous landscapes.
The Perfume Pagoda, known locally as Chua Huong or ‘inner temple’, is at the centre of a very revered and sacred site featuring a maze of mainly Buddhist temples built into the limestone cliffs of Huong Tich. At the heart of this complex lies the Perfume Temple or Perfume Pagoda in the Huong Tich Cave.
It is believed that the first temple was built here in the 15th century, although legend declares that the site was actually discovered over 2,000 years ago by a Buddhist monk who was meditating nearby. The mountain foothills are an area of great natural and spiritual beauty filled with streams, tropical plants and temples.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Thien Tru Pagoda
After having lunch in a local restaurant nearby, you visit Thien Tru pagoda. Thien Tru Pagoda, also known as Heaven Kitchen Pagoda.

Over time, Thien Tru Pagoda has been adorned the drawings for the magnificent natural picture thanks to unique architectural works. Discovering Thien Tru Pagoda is definitely one of the most unforgettable things to do in Hanoi.

Also called Heaven Kitchen Pagoda, it was built in 1,467 under King Le Thanh Tong. The pagoda was built on a rectangular-shaped piece of land running through the steep courtyard to the wall as the separation between the flat land and mountain behind the pagoda.

The architectural style is known as "5 entrance with 3 steps". The unique architectural works contributes to promote Thien Tru Pagoda to become one of the fascinating tourist attractions in Hanoi. As one of the most famous pagodas in Hanoi, Thien Tru Pagoda owns extremely unique architectural characteristics.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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