The Perfume Pagoda is one of the highlights of the Hanoi area and one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam. Every spring following Tet, the Vietnamese New year, thousands Vietnamese pilgrims come here to pray for all the health and property they need the get them through the year.The pagoda itself is built into limestonecliffs and can only be reached by boat or on foot, as there are no roads in the area.
8:00-8.30 am: Our Lisa Vietnam Travel guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel ( Hanoi Old Quarter ) then transfer to Perfume Pagoda. After about 2hrs traveling by bus, we will arrive Ben Duc boat harbor then we take one hour boat trip - rowed by local people on the stream named Yen. We will deeply enjoy the attractive mountain views mirror-image in the crystal water mirror of the stream en route and the nice rice paddies on sides. We get to the main Pagoda - Cave on the top of the highest mountain in the range by cable car to visit a beautiful cave in Huong pagoda's complex.After visiting the cave, we go down to a local restaurant for lunch. Then climb up a little bit to visit the largest and most beautiful pagoda in the complex near by. We get on the boat and go back to the harbor and then drive back to Hanoi. 16.00 :get tarsnfer back to Hanoi by shuttle bus 17.30 arrive to Hanoi - Tour ends.