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Perfume Pagoda 1 Day Tour

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Duration: 1 Day| Departure Point: Hanoi
Route: Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi

Trip overview

Located 70 km from Hanoi capital, Perfume Pagoda is the biggest pagoda complex in Vietnam and the very place for travelers who would like to discover Vietnamese Buddhism and enjoy the rural landscape in one day. This is a unique system of pagodas and temples scattering on Perfume Mountain. The main pagoda is located uniquely in a cave at the top of the mountain. The pagoda is regarded as one of the holiest in Northern Vietnam. The Perfume Pagoda 1 day tour is one of the highlights when you visit Hanoi and Northern Vietnam.

Our Perfume Pagoda 1 day tour will not only let you learn about the story of the region and Vietnamese Buddhism but enjoy the breath-taking landscape as well. It will also be a fantastic experience when you go waterways along Yen river to get to the pagoda. The picturesque surroundings with mountains, rivers, ricefields and waterlily flowers are such a reward in your trip.

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Things To Do

Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel at 8 AM. Now start a 2-hour drive to Perfume Pagoda. Arrive at Ben Duc wharf where you begin your boat trip along the Yen River to get to the main pagoda.

On the waterway, good time for you to enjoy the picturesque landscape with multi-shaped mountains, the rice paddies on the sides, and the local people going about their daily lives on small boats. You will then reach the wharf from which you have to walk or go by cable cab to the top where the Perfume Pagoda is located.

Once you have reached the pagoda, time for you to discover the unique pagoda inside the beautiful limestone cave with lots of stalactites and stalagmites.

Get down hill for lunch after that before a visit to the Thien Tru Pagoda (means Heaven Kitchen) to explore the ancient architecture of Vietnamese temples and pagoda. Finish your Perfume Pagoda 1 day tour with a boat trip back to Ben Duc wharf where you say goodbye and come back to Hanoi.


This rate is based on double/twin occupancy. Valid from 01 Jan 2021 - 30 December 2021. If you have any special requests, please contact us to customize your trip.

Please take a strong note that the quotation below is for reference only in normal time. During the Covid-19 time, we offer such a great discount for people who are living and working in Vietnam, who book the trip with us.

Currency: USD

Solo or > 25

Trip Includes

  • Private A/C car transfer during the trip
  • Drinking water on car
  • Licenced English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • All sightseeing tickets; travel permits and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Cable Cab 2 Way
  • 24/7 hotline support

Trip Excludes

  • Beverage on meals
  • Other personal expenses: drinks, souvenir, etc…
  • Tips & Gratuities


You shouldn’t visit the Perfume Pagoda in the first three months of the Lunar Calendar because there is a local festival and it will be very crowded.

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