Day trip

From Hanoi: Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An & Mua Cave Day Trip

Activity provider: Vietnamtrip LTD

From Hanoi: Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An & Mua Cave Day Trip

Activity provider: Vietnamtrip LTD

From US$ 60.98 per person

Escape bustling Hanoi on a day trip to the serene Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, Buddha Sakyamuni, and Mua Cave, including a local guide, transportation, meals, and entry fees.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Vietnamese
Audio guide included
English, Vietnamese
Pickup included
- Please wait in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. - The driver will be holding a paper with your full name on it. - Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time. - Shuttle bus will pickup all around Hanoi Old Quarter Hotels


  • Immerse yourself in the limestone karst formations of Dinh Mountain
  • Explore the largest pagoda temple complex in Vietnam
  • Sail upstream to the grottoes of Tràng An by traditional sampan
Full description
08:00 – 08:30 – Our guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the 100 km modern bus journey through the verdant countryside, taking a short-break en route. 11:00 – Arrive at Bai Dinh pagoda complex and take an electric car to view the massive architecture of this site, including – the 500 stone statues of Arhats; the Bell tower with 27 tons and 36 tons bronze bells; and the Golden statue of the Goddess of Mercy. Walk up the mountain summit to the bronze statue of Buddha Sakyamuni – 10 metres tall and weighing 100 tons. The amazing views, sacred atmosphere and intriguing stories of Buddhism by our local guide cannot fail to enchant. 13:00 – Enjoy a lavish buffet lunch in a local restaurant 14:00 – Embark on a 2-hour sampan boat journey in Trang An – a spectacular labyrinth of emerald waters reflecting the towering, jungle-clad limestone outcrops. You will be gently rowed down this exquisite river through numerous caves : Hang Toi, 320 metres long; Sang cave, 90 metres long; and Hang Nau Ruou, 250 metres long. Every turn reveals a new surprise hidden mysteriously within the isolated tranquil valleys which will transport you to another world and time. 16:15 – Leisurely cycling on country lanes alongside the extensive canal network and through small villages with a maze of limestone mountains as backdrop. 17:30 – Return to shuttle bus for return trip to Hanoi 20:00 – Drop off at your accommodation in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.
  • Pick-up from accommodation in the Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Transfer by air-conditioned modern bus, Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi
  • English-speaking guide during the trip
  • A lavish buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes
  • 2 bottles of water per person on bus, and water after cycling
  • Sampan boat trip
  • All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary
  • Beverages, travel insurance & tax
  • Tips for tour guide and personal expences
  • Cycling * (Optional)
  • Anything else not explicitly stated in the itinerary and inclusions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Product ID: 419955