Perfume pagoda day trip


Perfume pagoda day trip

Perfume Pagoda, named after the mountain in Northern India where Buddhism was born. A regional legend story says that the pagoda was also named with the third female God who occupied in a cave (now called as the Fragrant trace cave) of this mountain range and she raised the cradle of Buddhism since the first century. In the fact that the atmosphere around here year– round is smoky by burning incence sticks.


  • 7.30 pick up at hotel for a dive of 70km northeast of Hanoi.
  • This land drive will take you nearly 2 hrs throughout rural farming villages to the bottom of the perfume mountain, at DUC dock, we will take an oaring boat trip alongside the YEN stream for one and half hours, enjoy the landscapes of high mountains and wet rice fields on both side banks
  • Reach the inner dock, we continue trekking up to the main cave (the Fragrant trace cave), visit the pagoda inside.
  • Need one more hour to trek down for lunch.


  • After having lunch, we will visit Thien Tru pagoda (the Kitchen pagoda), the biggest pagoda of the area, learn about the traditional architecture, enjoy the landscapes blending among culture and nature.
  • Finally take the rowing sampan boat on the river for more different landscapes and breath rice field’s atmosphere on the way back to the dock.
  • Disembark then drive back to Ha Noi
  • Drop you at your hotel, the trip ends at around 18:00

Inclusive service : English speaking tour guide, private car, sampan, entrance fees and lunch.


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