Yen River at the Perfume Pagoda
Yen River at the Perfume Pagoda

Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda - 1 Day

Our day tour to the Perfume Pagoda is a one full day adventure tour to the pilgrimage destination of Perfume Pagoda, 60km from Hanoi.

The Yen Stream at the Perfume Pagoda
The Yen Stream at the Perfume Pagoda

Highlights of the tour include:

  • A rowing boat trip on the scenic Yen River with amazing mountainscape around;
  • A not too hard hike through sacred pagodas built into limestone cliffs along the path;
  • Sacred atmosphere and rich spiritual life of locals.

0800 A.M We travel 60 Km (2 hours) from Hanoi to the Perfume Pagoda. Upon arrival, we board rowing boats and row 1.5 hour on the Yen river surrounded by mountains to the Perfume Pagoda. On the way, we visit Trinh Temple just right on the river bank. We get out of the boat at the base of Huong Tich mountain and from there we hike to the top of the mountain which is 4,000 m away to visit the main pagoda. We also visit many pagodas built in to limestone cliffs on the way to the top.

Scenery on the waterway to the Perfume PagodaScenery on the waterway to the Perfume Pagoda

What's included
English-speaking tour guide;
Private transportation by car or van as indicated in the program;
Rowing boat trip on the Yen River;
All admission fees in the program;

What is not included
Insurance of any types;
Food, drinks or personal expenses;
Others not clearly specified in the inclusions;

The Huong Tich Cave (Vestige of Fragrance)Vestige of Fragrance