Perfume pagoda & Ninh Binh 3 days tour

3 days
Luxury private car
Tour Type:
Private tour
Group size:
Range: 1 - 18 PAX

299 $

This trip start from Hanoi to Perfume pagoda, then drive to Ninh Binh by back road, visit most of highlights in Ninh Binh for 3 days 2 nights then drive back to Hanoi. Stock cost base on group of 2 PAX, if you are a family or less, larger than 2, please contact us for further information.


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  • Duration: 3 days - 2 nights
  • Places to visit: Perfume pagoda, Tam Coc, Thai Vi temple, Mua cave, Bich Dong pagoda, Hoa Lu temples, Kenh Ga (floating village), Van Long nature reserve
  • Tour start & ends: in Hanoi
  • Style of tour: Private tour & sightseeing, culture, historical, study


1. Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Perfume pagoda (-/L/D)
07.30: 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 – Thai Vi temple - Mua Cave - Bich Dong pagoda (B/L/D)
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 grottoes – ancient Vietnam capital area which under submission to be Natural World Wonders. Then cycling to Thai Vi temple. Bich Dong pagoda, then Mua Cave for hiking to the viewpoint for panoramic view. Enjoy the Tam Coc & Ninh Binh scenry from top. Have dinner & overnight at Hotel in Tam Coc.

Day 3: Tam Coc  - Kenh Ga floating - Hoa Lu - Van Long – Hanoi (B)
Breakfast at hotel, Leave to Hoa Lu - the ancient capital of Vietnam, visiting 2 temples (King Ding - King Le) the drive to Kenh Ga (chicken canals) - take about 2 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 theater. Visit too hot mineral-Springs (natural streams). Have lunch at Kenh ga harbor, Have lunch at local restaurant then transfer to Van Long then have a boat trip around natural caves and grottoes, admire the wonderful landscape of the tourist area. Upon arrive, take the boat trip 1.5 hours at Van long nature reserve.
Return by private car to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel. Finish trip at your hotel.

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>> Price base on the group size in USD (Apply from 2023 - 2025) for per person
>> Group size (person) 1 PAX 2 PAX 3PAX 4PAX 5PAX 6PAX Upper
>> Price (USD)/person $512 $299 $262 $245 $218 $209
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  • Family upgrade: require

 4. Tour Includes:

  • Private AC transport round trip
  • Local English speaking guide the whole trip
  • Entrance fee
  • Accommodation (base twin share room on 3 stars hotel or luxury homestay)
  • Boat trips
  • Meals as mentioned(B=Breakfast; L= Lunch; D=Dinner)
5. Tour does not include:
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips, Personal expenses