Day 1: Hanoi Perfume pagoda
Pick up at your hotel, depart to visit Perfume Pagoda.
The Perfume Pagoda (Chua Huong) is in fact a vast
complex of pagodas and shrines built into the limestone
Huong Tich mountains. From the middle of the second
lunar month to the end of the third lunar month, it is
the site of a very popular religious festival which
draws large numbers of pilgrims. You first start the
trip by boating on a river among a beautiful karstic
landscape, then you hike quite a long trail, which is
all lined up with stands of food and religious
souvenirs, to reach eventually the main sanctuary in a
cave. Along the way, there are a great number of other
places to worship.
Enjoy a 1.30 hours boat trip on Yen (Swallow Bird)
stream and visit Trinh temple before disembarking at Ben
Duc (Duc quay). Following is a short trek to Thien Tru
pagoda (the main pagoda). Get up to the mountain peak by
cable car to visit pagoda inside grotto Huong Tich,
where people often come to pray for health, luck, ...
etc. Return to Thien Tru Pagoda area on foot. Have lunch
at local restaurant. After lunch, explore more Thien Tru
ancient pagoda then boat trip return Yen Vi harbor.
Continue drive to Ninh Binh and check in at hotel.
Overnight at beautiful view hotel in Tam Coc - Ninh Binh.
Have dinner & overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Tam Coc Tam Coc Caves Bich Dong pagoda
Have breakfast at hotel, then take shot cycling to visit
Bich Dong pagoda, have lunch at local restaurant, after
lunch, visit Tam Coc caves, taking boat trip on the
scenic Ngo Dong river to visit Tam Coc which is known as
Halong Bay on land. Boating in a sampan on the winging
river watching the local life is an excellent idea you
should not miss.
Visit 3 caves as water grottos ancient Vietnam capital
area which under submission to be Natural World Wonders.
Have dinner & overnight at Hotel in Tam Coc.
Day 3: Tam Coc - Kenh Ga - Van Long Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel, Leave to Kenh Ga (chicken canals) -
take about 3 hours road ride to the ferry boarding a
boat and cruising along Hoang Long river (that is mean
the Dragon river), watching beautiful shaped limestone
formation, rice paddies to visit the floating village Kenh Ga (Chicken Canals). Enjoy the life and activities
on the river that you can image like water puppet show
on the theatre. Visit too hot mineral-Springs (natural
streams). Have lunch at Kenh ga harbor, transfer to Van
Long then have a boat trip around natural caves and
grottoes, admire the wonderful landscape of the tourist
Return by car to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel.
Finish trip at your hotel.